The Arkham Asylum Files: Panic in Gotham City is a first-of-its-kind game that seamlessly blends state-of-the-art AR technology with immersive storytelling. This epic new form of at-home entertainment combines the best elements of collaborative play to immerse players deep inside Batman’s universe in a way that revolutionizes game night.
The Arkham Asylum Files literally “comes to life,” overlaying digital content on physical elements using a free app on your iPhone or iPad. Hosted by The Joker, the easy to use app unlocks animated and live-action story scenes, 3D graphics, gameplay, an original score and other fun surprises. The box holds over one hundred game elements, including top secret Arkham Asylum files, classified Gotham City police evidence, custom game boards, mysterious artifacts, and collectibles. The adventure will also have expansion packs and downloadable content to extend The Arkham Asylum Files experience over time.
In Panic in Gotham City, there’s a new threat in town and it’s up to you to solve the mystery and save the day. The story unfolds over 7 action-packed chapters, which can be played separately or binged like your favorite television series in one session. Players join forces with HARLEY QUINN to unmask Gotham City’s most infamous villains by digging deep into their Arkham Asylum files. Working together with family and friends, players will build Gotham City and solve mind-bending puzzles to match wits with The Joker and unravel a brand-new, visually stunning epic story behind Arkham Asylum’s most notorious inmates.
—description form the publisher
Justin’s first “mixed reality experience” game hit the table recently; find out what he thinks about the new Gotham City experience in this spoiler-free review.