Batman: Arkham City is the sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum, both by Rocksteady games. In it, a section of Gotham City has been quarantined as an expansion of Arkham Asylum, hence the name of the game. Batman goes in to deal with the nefarious plans of his rogue's gallery, including Two-Face, Penguin ...

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How do I scare the pants off some henchmen?

In Batman: Arkham City, to earn The End of the Line predator challenge's Scare Tactics medal, you have to Appear out of nowhere to surprise a terrified henchman. What are the best techniques to ...
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Is there any reason to play Batman in story plus mode?

I finished "Batman: Arkham City" last night. So after that, New Game mode opened as "Story+". Why should I play that? What differences are there between this and the main story mode?
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Can Special Combo Takedown be used on any enemy?

In Batman: Arkham City you can execute a variety of special combat moves once your combo meter is up (e.g. that multiple batarang move, the super bat stun thing, etc.). One of these moves is the ...
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Reading ninjas' attacks on NG+

The Situation Ninjas have the option of either doing a regular attack (blue squigglies) or a multi-swing move (yellow squigglies). Picking the appropriate response is simple enough when you have the ...
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How do I destroy structurally weak areas above my head?

I know how to break through plywood off the ground but how do I get through the structural weakness when it's above my head/on the ceiling? Any attempt to use the Explosive Gel while pointing the ...
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How to deal with riddler trophies

There are numerous riddler challenges in Batman: Arkham City. Some of the riddler trophies are caged and you have to open the cage by activating the related mechanism. For example, there are ...
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Why can't I equip new suits in Batman: Arkham City?

I've been playing Batman: Arkham City for a while and I have just bought some new suits, but I can't equip them. The only suit I can equip is the Batman Inc. suit. I have even tried the cheat codes, ...
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How do I equip my batman outfit?

I've been playing batman arkham city for a while I beat the campaign and I even bought some skins but I can't equip them I even did the cheat code (2x left, 2x down, 2x right, left, 2x up and down) ...
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Getting back in the waste exchange in batman arkham city.

How would I get back into the waste exchange after the tower has been blown up?
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How do I change the graphics settings after the initial launch of the game?

The game gives me the option to adjust graphics settings the first time it's installed. However, when launching the game the second time, it goes straight into the game instead of giving me the ...
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What causes weapons to become unusable?

In combat challenge maps, there may be weapons for the enemies to use. I've noticed that over time, the enemies stop using some of them. I've been constantly taking out enemies that have picked up ...
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Cheat to unlock all gadgets in Batman: Arkham City?

I was watching YouTube recently and saw a guy who pressed the F1 and got all the weapons at the very first mission. He proposed adding bminput.ini in the game files. I added this but nothing has ...
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How can I break plywood off of the ground?

There seems to be a lot of plywood walls off of the ground with Riddler Trophies behind them, and the Batclaw seems to have lost it's multi-line extension from Arkham Asylum. I've had limited success ...
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What is the most efficient way to take down a Titan?

I'm playing in the Joker's Carnival combat challenge stage, which has a time limit. Once the top level has been reached, a Titan will spawn out of the gate. I've usually thought that pounding the ...
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How to change skin to Batman Beyond?

I've finished Batman Arkham City (now with 63% complete yet), and I still don't have any option to change the skin. How can I change my default Batman skin to Batman Beyond (or other skins) ?
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How do I beat the Joker in Arkham city? [duplicate]

I'm stuck at the Steel Mill in Joker's Funland trying to beat the Joker, inmates and Titans. I can't figure out how to beat the Titans. I'm playing the Xbox 360. How do I beat them?
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How to get Steam to recognize existing game files from a different source?

Let's say I have a game bought on retail/other digital download and installed on my hard drive. I buy the same game (or a minor variant of it, say the GOTY edition) on Steam. It should be possible to ...
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What causes Joker to become a ghost?

Randomly, Joker, in the Joker's Carnival DLC combat challenge stage, will become unhittable. He'll still move as though he is fighting, but he'll never attack, he ...
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How to know that Catwoman side mission is done?

I finished Batman Arkham City main mission and now playing Catwoman side mission which it is, get her loot back. There is read bar to indicate how much jewels have you get back. If I'm not wrong, ...
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Ambient occlusion options in Batman: Arkham City

The Batman: Arkham City launcher appears to have two different toggles for ambient occlusion (AO). One is titled "ambient occlusion" and the other is "DirectX 11 features" (which enables MVSS and ...
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What is the shortcut to toggle fullscreen to windowed?

I accidentally pressed some key combination that caused Batman: Arkham City to enter fullscreen mode from borderless windowed mode. Because I don't know what key combination caused it, I restarted the ...
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How do I unlock the final gadget?

I've finished the game (main story at least), but there's still one slot that's locked on my gadget unlock screen. There's also a spot left open to the top left of my gadget selection menu AND one ...
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Playing Batman Arkham City with Xbox controller on OS X

I want to play Batman Arkham City on my MacBook Pro. Is it possible to play it with Xbox controller? I'm planning to buy it from the AppStore, not via Steam.
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How to change control from keyboard to Xbox controller on Batman Arkham City for PC

Do I have to change any property from "true" to "false" in game file, or the game will detect if the controller is connected?
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How do I get Riddler trophies blocked by steam jets?

I'm exploring the Steel Mill zone, and I've found 2 Riddler trophies behind steam jets that I can't seem to deactivate. One is in the Assembly Line area, near some bumper cars, and the other is in ...
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The application was unable to start correctly 0xc00007b

I have been encountering the following error when I try to launch Batman Arkham City; The application was unable to start correctly 0xc00007b I have tried reinstalling the Game. Installed ...
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How to get in Wonder Tower after explosion?

I completed the main campaign of Batman Arkham City. Now looking at the map, I have 2 riddles remaining on Wonder Tower, but I can't find a way up after the explosion. Do I lose access to these ...
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Can't climb on dumpster to get to the ladder in the first mission

I cannot climb on the dumpster to get to the ladder in the first part of the game as Bruce Wayne. I have tried everything to no avail. Is the game bugged?
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How to grab onto a ledge without climbing up

In Batman Arkham Origins (and AC incidentally), if I try to grapple onto a ledge from below (in order to silent-kill a guard), about half the time I'll hang from the ledge and the other half of the ...
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How do I complete the Mister Freeze and Penguin mission?

I was playing Batman: Arkham City, and I went to rescue GCPD undercover cops in the mister freeze and penguin mission. After I freed three in the torture chamber I went to the armoury and eliminated ...
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Is it possible to fail Cold Call Killer?

I'm getting pretty close to being able to trace the call for the sidequest Cold Call Killer. However, I was wondering if it was possible to fail the trace? It seems like there is ample opportunity to ...
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How many hits can an armoured thug take?

In a beatdown attack, how many beatdown hits can an armoured thug take before being finished?
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Batman Arkham City Watcher in the Wings side mission is impossible?

I have recently started the Watcher in the Wings side mission. I have found all four locations for Azrael and found his final location, but I didn't scan the symbol behind him. Now, when I try to scan ...
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Can you transfer Batman Arkham City saves from PS3 to Steam?

When Batman Arkham City first came out, I bought it for PS3 and beat the game while finishing a few extra side missions. Since then, I've gotten rid of my PS3 copy and got a steam version. I still ...
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Is there any benefit to completing the “Advanced” Augmented Reality Training?

I'm still early in the game, but I stopped for a few minutes to finish up the Augmented Reality Training challenges. Completing the first set of them earned me a new gadget. However, a bunch more ...
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Display Drivers Crashing

I am running windows 8.1 with a nvidia 660. When I play Dead Island or Arkham City, after a short amount of time, my display drivers crash, and the game stops responding. Both games have worked fine ...
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I am only 70% complete, but have finished all the side missions, what am I missing?

I have finished all secondary campaigns in Batman: Arkham City (including Riddler trophies/challenges) and have almost everything (level 41), but am only 70% complete. What major things could I be ...
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Can the Mystery Watcher still be found?

I have played through the main storyline of Arkham City, and somewhere along the course of the game I missed the mission for the Mystery Watcher. According to this website, he still spawns after the ...
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How do I get the elevator in the Wonder Tower Foundations to work?

I've now defeated and on my way out of Wonder City, I noticed that the elevator in the Wonder Tower Foundations has now appeared. There is a panel with a green power symbol on the elevator that is ...
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How do I get back into the Confiscated Goods vault?

I've been attempting to complete riddler challenges, and noticed that there are at least two collectibles inside TYGER's confiscated goods vault that I missed (map below). I've looked for a way in, ...
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When can I tune in to Vicki Vale's broadcasts?

I love soaking up the ambiance in Arkham city. As an eavesdropper, I usually listen in on every henchman dialogue I can find. Vicki Vale occasionally broadcasts on Gotham FM which you can listen to ...
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Can I enter the “restricted area” early in the game?

I generally like to work on side quests before the main quest. So far I've started a couple (Bane's and Zsasz's quests, for instance) that have objectives inside a big red "restricted area" on the ...
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How do I get to Riddler's second hostage in the Enigma Conundrum side mission?

I've rescued Riddler's first hostage from the courthouse, and gone to the location of the second hostage, outside the Black Canary. However, I've search all over the building and can't find any doors ...
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How do I scan riddler question marks?

I've played through all of Arkham Asylum and I still don't remember how to do this - I see question marks all over the place in detective mode, but holding down "L2" doesn't seem to scan them no ...
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Batman Arkham City Augmented Reality (PC)

So I was trying to do the Augmented Reality side quests. I did the first ones just fine and got the upgraded grapple. Now I'm on the Advanced missions. I looked online and saw on here and other forums ...
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Does Batman have unlimited ammo?

I don't see any ammo counter on my Batarangs, Remote Batarangs, Explosive gel, etc. Owing to Bruce Wayne's vast fortune, does Batman have an unlimited amount of these items, or am I just missing ...
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Where are all the cats in Arkham City?

You have to use cats to switch between Catwoman and Batman in the main story, but I've seen only seen one group of cats, the ones right next to Catwoman's apartment. It's a hassle to fly back there ...
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Does it matter whether Catwoman chooses to save Batman or not?

I'm at what I assume is the end of the 3rd Catwoman mission. I've beaten down the guards, I have two suitcases full of loot, and I'm apparently having a moral dilemma regarding whether I should leave ...
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What are benefits of the pre-order playable characters, Catwoman and Robin?

In Batman: Arkham City, there are different playable characters that are available with pre-orders. It appears they are either Catwoman, or Robin. I've seen mention of Nightwing, but I think that's ...
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Does it matter how well-timed Catwoman's jumps are?

Most times I try to swing to somewhere, it'll require me to jump a few times to get up there. It'll also say how good my timing is on jumping. Is there any reason to try to do it well, or should I ...