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Batman: Arkham City

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Big Head Mode

Take out your cryptographic sequencer. Once out, hold both triggers, and rotate your sticks in opposite directions. After a while you'll have a big head. Your enemies will also have a big head.

Contributed By: Keverlasting.

Play in any costume, even before finishing the game.

To unlock this, simply press the following combination on the Main Menu screen (after you have selected your save slot): - Left, Left, Down, Down, Left, Left, Right, Up, Up, Down. You will get an audio confirmation and when you continue your game, you will get the option to select your favorite skin.

Contributed By: templar393.

Unlockables

New Game+

New Game+ allows you to play through the story again on a harder difficulty with all of the tools you already acquired in your first game. Note that this will not prevent you from playing your original save as well -- the New Game+ is separate.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Beat the story mode on Normal or Hard difficulty.New Game+

Contributed By: DDJGames.

Easter Eggs

Cryptographic Sequencer Cipher (SPOILERS)

If you open up your Cryptographic Sequencer, you can find three broadcasts from a slightly fuzzy and robotic voice saying seemingly random numbers. These numbers are actually a cipher, numeric representations of the alphabet. Two of the broadcasts are garbage, but the third one says: "9 23 9 12 12 18 5 20 21 18 14 2 1 20 13 1 14" which translates to " I WILL RETURN BATMAN".

Contributed By: Frances_Bean.

Scarecrow Room

On a ship near the complete bridge going between the Industrial District and Amusement Mile, there is a tiny raised area on it. If you stop on this little platform and take out your Cryptographic Sequencer, you will start hacking something. This hack is very tough, but after you get it the trapdoor opens. When you go down you'll see several hundred bugs scurrying around and a dead henchman. If you zoom in on the henchman he will move a little bit. To the right of the henchman is a clipboard with Dr. J Crane's name on it, and an order for several thousand of those bugs.

Contributed By: KoHfam.

Achievements

Achievements

AchievementDescription
Complete a combo of 50 moves (any play mode, any character)50x Combo
Save the damsel, but is she in distress?Acid Bath
Stop all assaults in Arkham CityAggravated Assault
Complete all augmented reality training exercisesAR Knight
Reunite the separated coupleBargaining Chip
Rescue the fifth hostage from RiddlerBrainteaser
Destroy it allBroken Toys
Obtain 24 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Batman)Bronze Revenge
Obtain 24 medals on the original Arkham City campaigns (as Batman)Campaign Bronze
Obtain all 108 medals on the original Arkham City campaigns (as Batman)Campaign Gold
Obtain 72 medals on the original Arkham City campaigns (as Batman)Campaign Silver
Find someone to play remote Batarang catch withCatch
There is only one way inChimney Sweep
Clear the airwavesCommunication Breakdown
Stop the contract operativeContract Terminated
Rescue the first hostage from RiddlerConundrum
Stop the phone booth killerDial Z For Murder
Answer the call for helpDistress Flare
All the world is a stageExit Stage Right
Complete one combat challenge without taking damage (any character)Flawless Freeflow Fighter 2.0
Collect enough evidence to locate the gun for hireForensic Expert
Don't look downFreefall
Collect all of Batman's gadgets and upgradesFully Loaded
Use 5 different Quickfire gadgets in one fight (any play mode)Gadget Attack
Rescue all the hostages from RiddlerGenius
Fight for survivalGhost Train
Last man standingGladiator
Obtain all 72 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Batman)Gold Revenge
Jump off the tallest building in Arkham City and glide for 1 minute without touching the groundGotham Base Jumper
A deadly game of hide and seekHide And Seek
Become the BatI'm Batman
Rescue the fourth hostage from RiddlerIntellectual
Solve the first riddleIQ Test
Uncover the secret of Arkham CityLost And Found
Mastermind (20)Mastermind
Reveal the mystery watcherMystery Stalker
Hammer the point homeOne Armed Bandit
A moment of remembrancePay Your Respects
Perform a perfect combo including all of Batman's combat moves (any play mode)Perfect Freeflow 2.0
Main Story, Side Missions, Upgrades, Collectables, New Game Plus and Riddlers Revenge (as Batman)Perfect Knight - Day 2
Rescue the third hostage from RiddlerPuzzler
Answer a ringing phoneRing Ring
We are legionSand Storm
Save the medical volunteersSavior
Track down the serial killerSerial Killer
Obtain 48 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Batman)Silver Revenge
Time is running outStop the Clock
Have 12 murderous dates with Calendar ManStory Teller
Complete New Game PlusTwice Nightly
Stop the unstoppableWrecking Ball

Contributed By: R351D3NT3V1L4.

Catwoman DLC Achievements

AchievementDescription
Drop in on an old friendArkham City Sirens
Campaign Kitty (25)Campaign Kitty
Retrieve your stolen goodsFamily Jewels
Obtain all 72 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Catwoman)Feline Revenge
Steal the score of a lifetimePick Pocket
Complete all 40 of the Catwoman Riddler grid itemsSphinx' Riddle

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Robin DLC Achievements

AchievementDescription
Obtain 114 medals on the Arkham City ranked maps (as Robin)Campaign Wonder
Obtain 72 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Robin)Robin's Revenge

Contributed By: Guard Master and KFrosty3.