It really has been a long couple of weeks, playing campaign after campaign, after campaign. I’ll be honest I’m tired and trying to get one hundred percent completion. Boy oh boy is Batman Arkham City taking its toll but I’m so close, I’m almost there…
Nightwing, while he looks cool just seems to lack anything that’s actually worthy of mentioning. His gadgets are no where near as impressive as Batman’s or Robin’s all though in the same breath it does have its uses. I found Nightwing to be rather limited despite him having more gadgets than Catwoman.
You’re strategies have to change quite a bit with Nightwing as he has no cape so he cannot glide which at first threw me off. I ended up jumping straight into a henchman on my first play-through with him.
The objectives that Nightwing has are sometimes tricky to pull of yet to be honest i found myself zooming through the combat and predator maps at an alarming rate. One objective comes to mind which isn’t difficult but you have to be precise. “Knock a henchman off of a ledge or walkway using you’re electrical blast.” You’re positioning and timing has to be perfect to pull this off without error, however not as challenging as aiming for the head using your wrist dart. That gadget has no auto aim and it moves around which makes it realistic and when playing through the campaign, if you don’t hit your mark the first time you need to change you’re strategy on the fly to adapt.
At the end of the day i was able to get through Nightwing’s campaigns rather quickly with a few hiccups along the way. I’m currently at ninety two percent complete.
Catch up on earlier episodes of Batman Arkham City: A Journey
- Review: Batman: Arkham City (2011) DLC: Harley Quinn’s Revenge (gamesrewired.wordpress.com)
- Batman: Arkham City Preview (epicagames.com)