Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

PlayStation 3

  • US 25th Aug 2009
  • EU 28th Aug 2009
  • JP 14th Jan 2010
Also Available On
Controller Support


  • Review Batman: Arkham Asylum (PlayStation 3)

    Dark Knight chronicles

    When the Joker escapes Arkham Asylum (again) and gives himself up without a fight, you'd be right to assume something's not quite right. Of course, this being the start of the game, your assumptions would be correct. The Joker tricks Batman inside Arkham Asylum of which he subsequently takes control. Cue one of Batman's most...

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Batman: Arkham Asylum News

  • News Evidence of Batman: Arkham PS4 Remaster Appears

    Time to play a little game

    Riddle us this: would you buy a Batman: Arkham Anthology for the PlayStation 4? We heard rumours regarding the hypothetical remaster earlier in the year, when the collection was "confirmed" by IGN Italy's supposed sources. However, now we have a little more evidence to feed into the Bat Computer, as one

  • News Batman: Arkham Collection Will Glide Across the UK Next Week

    Just in time for the holiday season

    Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has announced that the Batman: Arkham Collection Edition – a compilation of the main Batman: Arkham series – will be swooping onto the PlayStation 3 next week. Stealthy. Due for release on the 22nd November in the UK, the bundle will include Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batman:...

  • Feature Must-Have PlayStation 3 Games - Darren's Picks

    Monster trucks and caped crusaders

    To introduce you to the team we've put together here at Push Square, we asked each team member for two PS3 games they considered absolutely essential. Here, operations director Darren Calvert reveals two of his favourites. MotorStorm: Pacific Rift: MotorStorm: Pacific Rift picks up the adrenaline-fuelled racing...

About The Game

In Batman: Arkham Asylum the player assumes the role of Batman as he delivers The Joker to Arkham Asylum.

There, the imprisoned super-villains have set a trap and an immersive combat gaming experience unfolds. With an original script penned by Emmy Award-winning Batman writer Paul Dini, the game brings the universe of DC Comics' detective to life!

Batman: Arkham Asylum exposes players to a unique, dark and atmospheric adventure that takes them to the depths of Arkham Asylum — Gotham's psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane.

Gamers will move in the shadows, instigate fear amongst their enemies and confront The Joker and Gotham City's most notorious villains who have taken over the asylum. Using a wide range of Batman's gadgets and abilities, players will become the invisible predator and attempt to foil The Joker's demented scheme.