Format: Xbox 360 Genre: Fighting/Stealth/Adventure Released: 2009 Developer: Rocksteady Studios
SCENE: WAYNE MANSIONS. BILLIONAIRE BRUCE WAYNE, THE SECRET IDENTITY OF THE BATMAN, SITS IN HIS LIBRARY, BROODING. HIS FAITHFUL MANSERVANT, ALFRED, HANDS HIM A RED TELEPHONE…
COMMISSIONER GORDON: ‘Batman?’
BATMAN: ‘Yes Commissioner Gordon?’
C. GORDON: ‘It’s the Riddler, he’s sent us a message. It’s addressed to you…’
BATMAN: ‘Read it to me Commissioner, this might be important’
C. GORDON: ‘Riddle me this Batman – What can everyone listen to yet no one does? On what do people laugh constantly despite what they say not being amusing? What lasts 25 minutes but seems to last forever?
BATMAN: Oh no… Commissioner, inform the Mayor… THE RIDDLER INTENDS TO STEAL THE 7th 101 VIDEO GAMES MADE MY LIFE SLIGHTLY BETTER PODCAST!’
C. GORDON: *GASP*
Yes, after mentioning Batman in practically every podcast they’ve done, Lew and Ian finally devote an entire episode to the Dark Knight, in particular Batman: Arkham Asylum.
Though Lewis and Ian being Lewis and Ian they couldn’t help but ramble, so you also get with this podcast discussions about football games, superhero games in general, the new Spider-Man game, Ian’s idea for a Judge Dredd game and the usual homoerotic undertones.
As the Riddler alludes to above, it’s a long one, nearly 25 minutes. Though Lewis and Ian make no apologies – it’s Batman. It needs to be talked about…
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Ian & Lewis