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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 ...
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How do I get control over my character back?

I'm stuck at BM:AC where Ras al gul keeps Talia under siege to provoke batman. But I'm stuck at that scene. I can only move my camera, all other controls are gone. I can acess the main menu, but ...
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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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Do the thugs on the streets respawn?

I just started Batman: Arkham City, and I notice a lot of thugs on the streets. If I take a group down, will it respawn later? And if it does, How long does it take it to respawn? Is it a matter of ...
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Completed campaign, but still don't have access to restricted area?

I've completed the main campaign, but I still can't access the restricted area. I want to earn the Gotham Base Jumper achievement. What am I missing? If it's relevant, I'm running on Mac OS X.
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Why can't I Switch Batsuit? [duplicate]

I finished the game and I have downloaded all of the bat suits. But it doesn’t give me the option to change suits.
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How to enable GFWL overlay on Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012?

I have Batman: Arkham City through Steam on Windows Server 2012, but unfortunately I cannot get the GWFL overlay when playing. That means that although the game works perfectly, it does not save my ...
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Batman Arkham City Riddler's Death Trap

While I'm tracking the Ra's Al Gul ninja, I found Riddler's trophies. But I touch the question mark button, the door closes, Riddler gave me the question and then gas came out(what the hell?) ...
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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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What's the deal with the cure delivery on the rooftop in Arkham City?

So I've been playing Arkham City recently. Near the beginning of the game, Much of the rest of the game is spent What did I miss?
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Where are the TITAN Containers?

I am having a problem finding the titan containers in the subway tunnel and world tower. When I go to subway station there is no place to get into the subway tunnel. What route do I need to take to ...
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How do you enable Big Head mode?

In Batman: Arkham City, there is apparently a secret big head mode. How is that mode enabled on each platform?
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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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Will any copy of Arkham City activate on steam?

With the holidays coming up and games likely to go on sale, I'm interested in picking up a copy of the PC version of Arkham City. I've had good experiences with Steam as a way to keep my (very few) ...
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How do I hide the menu bar?

How do I hide the Menu Bar in Batman: Arkham City GOTY? It shows up when I am full screen. I've searched the preference file and didn't find a relevant key nor can I find an option in the startup menu ...
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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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Can't change Batman skin with code

I'm trying to change the skin on Batman Beyond Arkham City by using this code and it doesn't work. Press the following combination on the Main Menu screen (after you have selected your save ...
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How much health do Lieutenants have?

In Batman: Arkham City, there are big brutes that are fought, and the second biggest of them all are Lieutenants. They are one-armed and either wield a sledgehammer or a scythe. Attacking them counts ...
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How do I keep my old saves for Batman Arkham City?

Due to Microsoft shutting down Games for Windows Live (I wish they did it right after they launched and spared everybody the headache), Batman Arkham City has been retooled for Steamworks. This is ...
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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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What determines your level in the “The Joker’s Carnival” map?

In this challenge map, is your level raised based on the score you're getting (thus making it more important to make the most out of each opponent) or is it raised based on how many opponents you take ...
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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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How do I get the Batman Beyond X skin? [duplicate]

On multiple forums, I have seen pictures of Batman Beyond X. Does anyone have idea from how to get that skin? I've found various links to download it, but they're all dead. This is what it looks ...
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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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How do I get skins in Arkham City? [duplicate]

When I put in the code in Batman Arkham City for all of the skins, I hear the confirmation sound that I've done something, but when I chose to select continue game I didn't get the option to change ...
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How do I glide in “Batman: Arkham City” during the “Demon Trials”?

I am playing Batman: Arkham City on the PC (Windows). I am stuck on the Demon Trials level where one has to follow a blue path through the air by alternating between gliding and dive bombing. I have ...
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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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Is there a Batcave in Arkham City?

In Batman: Arkham Asylum there was a small, but functional, Batcave. Is there any Batcave or other Bat-place in Arkham City?
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Which achievements are missable in Batman: Arkham City?

Before I get started with games, I always like to know beforehand if there are missable achievements, especially regarding the storyline. For example, in Arkham Asylum, there was the Party Pooper ...
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How are high scores achieved?

In Batman: Arkham City, there are Riddler challenges, which comprise of things like predator (stealth) and combat challenges. Combat challenges have a scoring system which tallies up your score based ...
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What is the procedure for taking down Titans?

In Batman: Arkham City, there are big brutes that are fought, and the biggest of them all are Titans who've become big because of the TITAN formula. To attack them, one must stun them with three stuns ...
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How to use the boats as Batman in Free Roam Mode

Basically, I have beaten the games' campaign, so I am in Free Roam/sandbox mode. As Batman, I try to go across that huge lake, yet can't because the two rafts are out of reach of my batclaw. How do I ...
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How long does it take to recharge the Disruptor to detonate proximity mines?

After detonating 2 proximity mines in order, the Disruptor cannot be used. I guess that some time must pass for recharging until I can re-use it. How long does it take to recharge the Disruptor?
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How can I disable Riddler's Proximity Mines?

In Batman: Arkham City, some Riddler trophies are found behind Riddler's Proximity Mines. When Batman gets close, they explode. These mines must be disabled in order to reach those trophies. I use ...