I felt extremely lucky when I heard the nightmarish stories of other PC players trying to enjoy Batman: The Telltale Series – Episode 1: Realm Of Shadows. I hadn’t had any issues at all, a privilege that allowed me to enjoy all the chapters of Telltale’s rendition of Gotham in one sitting. I got similarly lucky with the second episode, and while I may not have enjoyed the narrative or gameplay in that entry quite as much, it was still nice to run unencumbered through a game many others seemed to have technical issues with. I should have known, of course, that my luck was going to run out sooner rather than later. I should have taken my good fortune as a sign that, this time around, it was my turn to deal with the glitches.
Yep… it finally happened.
Despite multiple attempts to finish Batman: The Telltale Series – Episode 3: New World Order, I’ve simply not been able to get past the first chapter. This time around, I’ve had numerous technical issues that aren’t game-breaking — NPCs going headless, for example, and a framerate that drops down to slideshow levels — but despite these, I would still have been happy to see the episode through to the end.
Unfortunately, thanks to repeated crashing, I’m going to have to sit this one out until I can get some support from the folks at Telltale; the loud, garbled audio that occurs upon crashing has threatened to blow out my speakers one too many times.
Needless to say, we’ve reached out to Telltale Games for support with these issues, and will aim to have a proper review up as quickly as possible. In the meantime, feel free to sate your thirst for Batman content with our reviews of Episode 1 and Episode 2, not to mention this awesome fan-made trailer for Ben Affleck’s The Batman.