The Dark Knight Rises game now available on Android

The Dark Knight Rises game now available on Android
Every new blockbuster movie has to have a game tie-in, that's been a rule of law since the early days of gaming. The last Christopher Nolan Batman is no different, and Gameloft made it official today by releasing The Dark Knight Rises into the Google Play Store. This is a premium game from Gameloft, meaning it is big, detailed, and pretty expensive for a mobile game. 

The game follows what has become a pretty standard, but effective formula that games have used for both Spiderman and Batman recently. You get an open world (Gotham) in which you can swing around or coast from place to place either playing random instances, or following along with story missions. The story has you saving the city from Bane with the help of Commissioner Gordon, Catwoman, and of course Morgan Freeman Lucius Fox. 

The game looks amazing, but when we say it's big, we mean it. The game is 1.8GB, so be sure you are on WiFi and have the space before purchasing. And, as for the purchase, the game will run you $6.99 in the US, £4.99 in the UK, and other prices in other denominations depending on where you live and where the game is available. 

Oddly, this morning Gameloft had announced that 10 of its best titles were optimized for use on the Nexus 7, but when The Dark Knight Rises launched, it wasn't compatible with Google's new tablet. Luckily, Gameloft has already pushed an update bringing compatibility for the Nexus 7, so no more worries there. 

If you're interested, just grab the game from the Google Play Store.

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21 Comments

1. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

i had to scroll up to check again that it was for android.. wow

9. iWorld

Posts: 85; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

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2. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

lol. morgan freeman. this is awesome!

3. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Harvey Dent.....Can we trust him?

4. rycx365

Posts: 37; Member since: Mar 18, 2011

Let the games begin!!!

5. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

just SAW THE MOVIE IT WAS BAD ASS!!

10. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

To me, it wasn't that good

18. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

actually you're right. i meant to say CAT WOMAN WAS BAD ASS. my fault. BANE ACTUALLY suck through out the movie

6. Tjey007

Posts: 86; Member since: May 22, 2012

1.8 GB !! thats why G nexus 7 should have a micro sd slot.

7. Lift_Off

Posts: 152; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

are you serious? it's only 850 mb on iOS... why is there a difference?

11. Tjey007

Posts: 86; Member since: May 22, 2012

IDK....maybe the android version will have more levels or details :\

14. thebest

Posts: 231; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

no, i have downloaded it on both the ipad and my new nexus 7, both the games look roughly the same...apple version has better graphics and elegance but the android version is brighter...this is strange because all the apps are bigger on ipad, actually i prefer bigger apps for ipad than the nexus 7 because(unfortunately) i have the 8 gb nexus 7

16. Tjey007

Posts: 86; Member since: May 22, 2012

so whats the reason behind killing 1 GB space !! thats a lot of space.

19. thebest

Posts: 231; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

i think they have designed it to run well on all screen resolutions,which is consuming unnecessary space..... i used to have an app on my iphone 4 that was 49mb in size, but when the new ipad was released,the size was increased to 57mb because they had to optimize it to work well on the ipad's retina display, but it was just a waste of space for me because i didn't get anything new.......generally apple apps look much better than android apps,developers say that apple's xcode,sdk makes it possible to make more beautiful apps and games....so now,what should android developers do? maybe they can't do much about the quality of the apps, but they can do something about the games, they can feed in the extra code and effort that will definitely consume more space, but you will get a good game.....so everyone who wants to buy a good tablet should wait for the smaller ipad or just buy a 16gb nexus 7.....i have an 8gb version and its really not sufficient

20. Tjey007

Posts: 86; Member since: May 22, 2012

rather say 5.XX GB nexus 7.

21. thebest

Posts: 231; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

yes, the 5.92 gb nexus 7, i just have two games and five apps, now i don't even have space for music

8. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

its a good game

12. Shubham412302

Posts: 569; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

the download was 1.79gb really big game

13. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

Almost as good as Arkham Asylum. Gentlemen, those days are not far away ;

15. robocopvn

Posts: 504; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

not meant to be drama, but thinking of 12 people killed when watching this movie keeps me away from the movie and the game also :|

17. zyxela

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 21, 2012

Perfect on XPERIA Arc :)

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