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Batman: Arkham Asylum Collector's Edition - $91/$94 at Amazon


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#1 earvcunanan

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:07 AM

Eligible for FREE shipping with Amazon Prime:
Xbox 360 - $90.99
PS3 - $93.99




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  • 14" Batarang with stand
    • Matches the Batarang’s in-game design
  • Arkham Doctor’s Journal
    • 48 pages of notes on Arkham’s inmates
    • Embossed leather dust jacket
  • 2 Sleeve Digi-pack, including:
    • Game disc
    • Behind-the-scenes DVD
  • Code for downloadable Challenge Map
  • Exclusive “Crime Alley” map, available immediately
  • Full-color Manual
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#2 gomikeoh

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:08 AM

These collectors editions, just keep rising in price. I am even surprised theres a collectors edition for essentially a new ip.

#3 newlu

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:09 AM

$100??
Who's gonna bite?

#4 earvcunanan

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:10 AM

$100??
Who's gonna bite?


Depends on the quality of the Batarang...

#5 crzyjoeguy

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:10 AM

i want a batarang.....but not spending that much
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#6 David Hibiki

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:13 AM

Depends on the quality of the Batarang...


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#7 maximus101

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:13 AM

I'll stick with my 35 dollar pre order with WB.

#8 earvcunanan

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:13 AM

http://www.gamerevol...controllerb.jpg


Haha, if the PS3 version of the CE came with that.. I'd so be in for one.

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:14 AM

http://www.gamerevol...controllerb.jpg


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Haha, if the PS3 version of the CE came with that.. I'd so be in for one.


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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:14 AM

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:15 AM

I'm not gonna lie, if it ends up coming with the game in a steelbook, I'll probably grab it.
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#12 sendme

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:26 AM

Well look at it this way, if it is the same DC Encyclopedia that is listed on Amazon for 26.40 and Borders for the full 40 dollar price it is not a bad deal when the game is 60. However you get DLC that chances are is already on the disc a DVD that really will you watch it. I do for movies but games I have about a 1% chance to watch a making of. The 12" Batarang as of right now no one knows what it is made out of. Also I'm wondering how large the Batarang would really be. In the new movies that have come out they seem to be about a good size. So if they are 12" then ok but 12" just seems to large.

However for the game and Encylopedia it might be worth it if your a big DC fan and if the game is good. Yet if you are a big DC fan then chances are you have the Encylopedia already if it is the same.

I might bite on this if I remember about it, the money situation gets better and I find out more about what is in it. As long as the game is good and the Encylopedia is the same as the one that the MSRP is 40 bucks for it might be. I'm sure the DLC will be 5-10 bucks or that much in points atleast.
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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:33 AM

Would be pretty sweet if this ended up being like another Halo Legendary Edition, even if I have to wait over a year to get that Batarang for cheap. Game looks good, but not $100 good.

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#14 ohram

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:36 AM

Can I take out thugs with this batarang? And will it come back to me? No? I might still bite. I don't know.
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#15 holyhyperion

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:36 AM

Why is the DLC Pack 1 included in the Collector's Edition for $99 + tax?

Does the regular edition of Batman Arhkam Aslyum does not include the DLC pack 1?

I think companies are overstepping their boundaries with how they handle DLC. Just in the last month, SF4 and RE5 have had these huge DLC controversies.

I think RE5 especially really overdid it. Even though the DLC is just 400 MSP ($5), the fact that they announced a multiplayer component of the game that is being released for DLC BEFORE the official release date of the game itself is ridiculous and greedy.

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:37 AM

Freaking ridiculous.

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:37 AM

I am down, unless the batarang is a let down, but being a huge Batman fan and the inclusion of the DC encyclopedia is making it real hard not to jst go ahead and order it from Amazon.

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#18 riddler

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:38 AM

what is on the DLC?

#19 hhhdx4

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:40 AM

$100 for what is looking like a very mediocre game? a steal!
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#20 ohram

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:45 AM

I disagree about the game looking mediocre, but I was a big fan of the Animated Series, so the voice cast alone is enough for me. But I'll pass on this. You could buy a set of high quality metal batarangs for 75 dollars on amazon (maybe they still sell them) and the game for 60. More batarang for your buck.
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#21 sliknik27

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:45 AM

My poor, poor wallet... Why do I buy this kind of crap? Oh, right...
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#22 h3llbring3r

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:50 AM

A Batarang could be potentially so cool:
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#23 dyeknom

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:53 AM

Pre-order purchase, if the batarang will fit onto my utility belt.

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 02:01 AM

Why is the DLC Pack 1 included in the Collector's Edition for $99 + tax?

Does the regular edition of Batman Arhkam Aslyum does not include the DLC pack 1?

I think companies are overstepping their boundaries with how they handle DLC. Just in the last month, SF4 and RE5 have had these huge DLC controversies.

I think RE5 especially really overdid it. Even though the DLC is just 400 MSP ($5), the fact that they announced a multiplayer component of the game that is being released for DLC BEFORE the official release date of the game itself is ridiculous and greedy.


you are acting like it is something new. The DDR games and Katamari got DLC available on day 1.

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#25 Lord_Kefka

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 02:01 AM

$100?!? Crazy. Sounds awesome though.

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#26 riddler

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 02:04 AM

you are acting like it is something new. The DDR games and Katamari got DLC available on day 1.


Regardless of whether this is new or not, it stinks...it stinks reeaaallll bad.

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 02:05 AM

lmao!

probably crap too.

#28 Hybrid5006

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 02:10 AM

I will be very disappointed if my collectors edition RE5 does not come with a Batarang...

#29 Z_meista

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 02:10 AM

need to see the batarang first.
$100 is still expensive

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 02:14 AM

This looks like a great deal to me, as long as a) the Batarang isn't utter trash and b) we're actually getting the full DC Encyclopedia and not some scaled-down throwaway.

As far as DLC goes, I really don't care about companies going this route. As long as they release a game that I am satisfied paying retail for, I don't how much DLC is "on the disc."