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Batman: Arkham Asylum: Game of the Year $9.99 on Amazon.com!


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#1 CaoPi

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 11:30 PM

Just ordered one, 2 of my gamestops were gutted copies. Good deal for those who are looking for a sealed copy.

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#2 legendarydogs

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 11:45 PM

thanks op, in for one. i have arkham city from $10 best buy and have not played it since i still have not beat the first one.

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 11:50 PM

Thanks CaoPi, got myself one. It says 2-3 weeks for shipping, not a big deal since I have plenty of games to play right now.

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#4 UnlockPotential

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 12:22 AM

a year ago I got this as a lightning deal for $19.99. now its $9.99. if you haven't played it.. you need to. its the reason I bought an XBOX.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 12:30 AM

Maybe someone can answer in this thread: Are save files from the vanilla edition incompatible with this edition? Also, if I already got the platinum trophy for the vanilla :ps3: version, will I be able to earn a second set of trophies for the GotY :ps3: version? I read somewhere that someone was able to get the trophies a second time on the GotY.

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#6 Brother Daz

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 12:33 AM

Maybe someone can answer in this thread: Are save files from the vanilla edition incompatible with this edition? Also, if I already got the platinum trophy for the vanilla :ps3: version, will I be able to earn a second set of trophies for the GotY :ps3: version? I read somewhere that someone was able to get the trophies a second time on the GotY.


I'm not sure if it's the same for the ps3 but that's how it is on the Xbox.

#7 Kendro

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 12:37 AM

Any difference between PS3 and 360 versions?

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 12:39 AM

Thanks OP, managed to cancel my order for AC GOTY and combine it with this to save on shipping xD
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Posted 03 August 2012 - 12:40 AM

The vanilla saves are not compatible with the GOTY. Not sure if the trophy list is different.

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#10 Yars

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 01:02 AM

Any difference between PS3 and 360 versions?


Technical differences aside, the PS3 version has exclusive Joker levels.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 01:07 AM

I'm not sure if it's the same for the ps3 but that's how it is on the Xbox.

Thanks, but I'd really appreciate an answer for the :ps3:; if there isn't a second set of trophies, then I'll just wait for my cousin to return the vanilla copy I loaned him, but if there is, I'll get the GotY just to have an excuse to play AA again before going through the AC GotY. :D

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#12 CaoPi

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 01:17 AM

did you guys find the link for Amazon GOTY's for 360? I couldn't find it for some reason

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#13 justinTlME

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 01:43 AM

Damn! Lol. Another game I have to consider just to have on my shelf....Ahhh! I've already been going crazy deciding on Arkham City...l

I've beaten both but not finished them both 100%. Only have like 345 achievement pts for AC... :0. Decisions!

#14 Solid Kilvas

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 01:51 AM

Thanks, but I'd really appreciate an answer for the :ps3:; if there isn't a second set of trophies, then I'll just wait for my cousin to return the vanilla copy I loaned him, but if there is, I'll get the GotY just to have an excuse to play AA again before going through the AC GotY. :D


The GOTY edition is like a whole other game; different trophy lists, save data and installs/dlc. If you got the vanilla copy I'd recommend sticking to it, because the 3D effect isn't very good. Ruins the games color pallet and is only noticeable on batman himself.

3D effect can be turned on/off, so GOTY edition is only worth it if you don't have a copy already.
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Posted 03 August 2012 - 02:44 AM

i bought mine at GS for 10. it was gutted but case and game are in great condition so who cares :D im trying to beat it and get all trophies within 7 days and return

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 03:38 AM

The GOTY edition is like a whole other game; different trophy lists, save data and installs/dlc. If you got the vanilla copy I'd recommend sticking to it, because the 3D effect isn't very good. Ruins the games color pallet and is only noticeable on batman himself.

3D effect can be turned on/off, so GOTY edition is only worth it if you don't have a copy already.

If it's like a whole other game, then I think I might pick it up (worthless 3D effect notwithstanding :roll:); I already platinumed the vanilla copy I loaned and it'd be cool to play through it again to try for the "second" platinum trophy. ;)

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 06:13 AM

Thanks OP... snagged a copy and then locked in a trade for $8+ for my vanilla PS3 copy. Worked out well I think.
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#18 Tane

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 06:36 AM

The GOTY edition is like a whole other game; different trophy lists, save data and installs/dlc. If you got the vanilla copy I'd recommend sticking to it, because the 3D effect isn't very good. Ruins the games color pallet and is only noticeable on batman himself.

3D effect can be turned on/off, so GOTY edition is only worth it if you don't have a copy already.


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#19 ProAnon

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 06:46 AM

Maybe someone can answer in this thread: Are save files from the vanilla edition incompatible with this edition? Also, if I already got the platinum trophy for the vanilla :ps3: version, will I be able to earn a second set of trophies for the GotY :ps3: version? I read somewhere that someone was able to get the trophies a second time on the GotY.


Despite what has been said, I'm actually pretty sure there is only one trophy list, unless of course you get the Japanese version of the game.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 06:51 AM

Despite what has been said, I'm actually pretty sure there is only one trophy list, unless of course you get the Japanese version of the game.


I remember reading something about this on a 360 achievement guide site. From what I remember, this game is separate from the vanilla edition, meaning you can earn all the trophies/achievements all over again. Saves are incompatible between each other as well.

Come to think of it, I remember yesterday seeing someone's post of all 6500 gamescore points they got from all the different versions of Batman on PC and 360.

#21 kaaaaiiii

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:47 AM

You can get 2 sets of achievements for having vanilla and GOTY

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:51 AM

Was waiting for Amazon to match this! Thanks a lot OP

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#23 ProAnon

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 09:59 AM

You can get 2 sets of achievements for having vanilla and GOTY


I remember reading something about this on a 360 achievement guide site. From what I remember, this game is separate from the vanilla edition, meaning you can earn all the trophies/achievements all over again. Saves are incompatible between each other as well.

Come to think of it, I remember yesterday seeing someone's post of all 6500 gamescore points they got from all the different versions of Batman on PC and 360.


Yes, this only applies to achievements for PC/360. This unfortunately doesn't apply to PS3's trophies.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 12:26 PM

If you haven't played this game yet and don't buy it for $10, what are you doing with your life?

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