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1I’m Batman.

Best batman games

I can’t imagine that there are many more people left on the planet who are still yet to find themselves innocently walking along the street, sitting in a café or just generally resting at home before at some point gruffly whispering under their breath, “I’m Batman”.

Why do we do this? Because although society for the longest time has tried its hardest to teach us to take pride in being ourselves, it’s always all too tempting to just be Batman. As the old adage goes: always be yourself, unless you can be Batman. Then be Batman.

And thanks to the wonder of video games, we can. We can forget our regular, mediocre lives where we have to wear regular clothes that don’t incorporate a cape, and pretend for a few hours that we are, indeed, the caped crusader. Of course, some games do this better than others – not all Batman games are created equally. And so here’s our pick of the ten best Batman games, old and new.

When Aaron isn't busting out his parents' old Sega Megadrive and playing way too much Mortal Kombat II in an attempt to re-live the classic days, he usually spends his days up to his neck podcasting about movies, covering events and of course writing about video games. Primed to take on anyone who critiques the genius of 2005's Timesplitters: Future Perfect, Aaron is the epitome of the term "Pop Culture Nerd" with the collection of comics, games and statues to prove it