Batman: Return to Arkham
23 Games Like Batman: Return to Arkham
Red Dead Redemption by Rockstar Games is a Third Person Shooter, Action-Adventure, RPG and Open World video game. The game takes place in the year 1911 and follows the protagonist John Marston previously known as an outlaw, now in the custody of Bureau of Investigation. Agency offers him liberty in case he hands over his old gang members to the authorities. Marston sets out to capture Bill Williamson and confronts him in the vicinity of Fort Mercer, Bill shoots him and leaves him there to die. Bonnie Mac Farlane picks him up and heals him. He wakes up after several days and starts working with U.S. Marshall Leigh Johnson and starts doing different tasks for them in return of their help in the arrest of Bill who is hiding in Fort Mercer. Marshalls agree to his terms and they all start working together. John starts a new wave of attacks but gets defeated in countless attempts and finally after a huge brawl and gunfight with Bill’s accomplices, encounters Bill and kills him after bloody combat. Returns to the Bureau of Investigation and after the confirmation picks up his immunity and leaves. Red Dead Redemption provides a western style action and adventure packed game-play along with a well-written story.
Just Cause by Eidos Interactive is the very first Marvel in the Just Cause series. The game offers a brilliant combination of Action, Adventure, Stealth and Third-person Shooting elements and is available to play on multiple platforms such as Microsoft Windows, Xbox, and PlayStation. Just Cause features a huge game map and allows the players to explore an area of 250,000 acres or 1,012 Km square, and enjoy 21 missions and almost 300 side missions. The game features the character of Protagonist as Rico Rodriguez who works for a mega organization known as “The Agency.”. After the outrageous actions and brutality of San Esperito’s Dictator, Salvador Mendoza, The Agency calls on Rico and orders him to meet the Commanding Officer Tom Sheldon. Sheldon needs Rico’s help to overthrow the Dictator and free the nation of San Esperito. The ultimate goal of the game is to Kill Mendoza and to complete the objectives, Rico must act as the story suggests. The players are tasked to control Rico, Team up with Tom Sheldon and Maria Kane, Find the Guerrilla Group and Rioja Drug Cartel, Stage the rebellion and fire up the already raging Civil War against the Government of Salvador Mendoza. As the story furthers, after a massive defeat to Mendoza and all of his Black Hand Mercenaries, Mendoza escapes from San Esperito. Leaving back the governmental affairs trembling, Mendoza escapes in his jet to his Private Island. The player then gets tasked to follow Mendoza and Kill him to end the War and stabilize the government of San Esperito. Just Cause offers a fantastic amount of hardcore Action and Thrill in the game. With an open world environment, a huge arsenal of weapons, blasting action and addictive nature of the game, Just Cause is one of the most epic creations of this particular genre.
Assassin’s Creed is a 2007 hit video game that offers a brilliant combination of Action, Adventure, Stealth, RPG and Shooting elements. Set in the Fictional Alternate history of real world and the events, the game tells the story of a centuries old struggle and battles of the Assassins and the Templars. Both of them are struggling for one goal but with the different ideologies and ways. The Assassins are fighting for peace with the help of their advanced skills and the Templars are struggling for peace by seizing control. The story of the game revolves around the character of the protagonist named as Desmond Miles who happens to be part of the Third Crusade in the Holy land in the year 1191. The protagonist relives the memories of his ancestors by the use of a machine named as Animus, goes on to the journey of past and acts as one of his ancestor named as Altair Ibn-La’Ahad, a key member of the Assassin’s Faction. This transcendence from one timeline to another takes the protagonist to the raging conflict between the Knight Templars and Assassins over an ancient Artifact known as the Piece of Eden, used to control the minds. Your task is to lead your faction, engage in epic battles with your enemies and defeat them to get to the Piece of Eden, confiscate the artifact and lets the league of Assassins control immense power. Assassin’s Creed is a brilliant Action, Adventure, Stealth and Shooting video game that literally takes you to the world of wonders and allows you to act as one true hero the world has ever seen.
Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare, developed by “Rockstar San Diego” and published by “Rockstar Games” is an Action, Horror Survival and a Western Style Shooting video game. The story of the game revolves around the character of the protagonist “Jhon Marston” who tries to find out the cure for a zombie plague that erased half of the population on earth. The game features different kinds of zombies like “Humanoid, animalistic and mythical creatures” and a game-play with a third-person perspective in which the protagonist roams in an open world fighting and killing the zombies. As the protagonist mostly travels on foot, he interacts with different game objects and engages in combats using the melee tactics and weapons and where required, he uses different firearms to kill the enemies in a western style shootout spree. “Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare” provides with a well written storyline, an engaging game-play and rich graphics along with single and multiplayer gaming modes. “Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare” is available to play on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gaming platforms. You can try this game as one of the best alternatives to “Resident Evil 5”.
Darksiders is one amazing Action-Adventure and Hack and Slash video game that offers wonderful RPG elements and allows you to be the main protagonist named as War who is one among the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse. The game is set in an apocalyptic era and allows you to roam freely in an open world, combat and slash your way through the equally equipped enemies, defeat enemy bosses and earn experience points plus the game currency. The game world is divided into numerous parts and every part of the game world has its own enemy boss and Darksiders lets you defeat every boss and acquire its weapon and skills to enhance your powers. With a special weapon, a boomerang-style throwing blade is your primary weapon in the game that helps you target your enemies from a brief distance and kill them in order to get more points. With a wonderful story, cool mechanics, brilliant visuals and an immersive game-play, Darksiders is a superb Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and RPG game to play.
Far Cry is a Fast-paced Action and War-based Tactical First-person Shooter (FPS) video game series developed by Crytek and Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. With a lot of similarities to the Battlefield and its predecessors, Far Cry is one of the best Action games to play. The whole series features the character of a protagonist who single handedly or with teams, battles against the hostile enemies and uses the weapons of his choice as he advances according to the story of any game of the series specifically. The game features striking open world environments that cover the lands from the Himalayas to Africa, lets the players edit or create totally new maps, most sophisticated sets of graphics along with a compelling storyline and multiplayer gaming option. If you really want to experience an impressive and thrilling game-play, you must try Far Cry and enjoy the ultimate Action, Thrill, Shooting, and Drama altogether. Far Cry is available to play on
Infamous, Stylized as inFAMOUS is an Open World Action-Adventure video game by the Sucker Punch Productions. The game revolves around the character of the Protagonist named as Cole McGrath who works as a Bike Messenger. Cole gets caught up in a massive explosion in the center of the city that wipes off several City blocks. The Empire City plunges into Chaos and Cole finds himself in control of some impressive Electricity-based Super Powers. The game allows the players (Cole) to use the Powers for both Good and Evil purposes (Based on the player’s choices). The game’s Karma System decides what outcome the players gets by making decisions that affect character’s growth throughout the game. As the game is an Open World Action-Adventure marvel, it allows the players to interact with the environment, interact with the people, get into action filled combats against the enemies and use the powers to do some good. The game allows the players to have experience points by completing various types of missions or tasks, performing stunts, use the experience points to enhance the powers and enjoy the game even more. Because of electricity-based powers the players cannot use any vehicles or use weapons but it has loads of other advantages such as climbing the building with ease, getting zero damage on falling from higher places, etc. Infamous offers “Good and Evil” mission separately and allows the players to select any of them and enjoy exploring the world while on a mission. With a variety of elements, Infamous offers plenty of room for gameplay, character modification options, loads of fantastic upgrades, an addictive gameplay and all the other fun things to enjoy.
Assassin’s Creed III by Ubisoft Montreal is an Action-Adventure, Stealth and Shooter video game. The game takes place in the 21st century in a fictional history of the real world events based on the several centuries old struggle between the Assassins and Templars who fight for peace and free will of the humans. Game features protagonist, Desmond Miles who with the help of a machine named Animus relives the memories of his ancestors to prevent the apocalypse due in 2012. The player runs, hikes on mountains, climbs trees in an open world and fights off the enemies in close combats duel wielding his weapons and using the best stealth skills. With an inventory full of sharp edged weapons and stealth techniques, the protagonist Desmond Miles gets into the shape of two of his ancestors and kills the enemies with different sets of skills. Tomahawk, Guns, Bow and arrow, a rope dart and hidden blades are the primary weapons that the protagonist uses in his combats. Assassin’s Creed 3 provides with a well written storyline, eye catching ultra HD graphics and a lot of other goods to make you feel the awesomeness while playing the game.
Tomb Raider Originally developed in 1996 by Crystal Dynamics proved its worldwide prominence and likeness among action game enthusiasts. This mighty Action and Adventure video game ended up with a lot of world famous sequels and spin-offs. Recently in 2013 the game series Rebooted and the new Tomb Raider made its way to the markets with countless new features, slightly different storyline and a new face of the protagonist “Lara Croft”. Once again the game progressed in Crystal Dynamic Studios and Eidos Montreal, Nixxes Software, United Front and Feral Interactive did all the additional work. Game was published by Square Enix and “Feral Interactive” in early 2013. The storyline of the game tells us about Lara Croft who happens to be on the island of Yamatai to rescue her friends, while on the island she fights off against a vindictive cult of forgotten and most notorious beings. She must survive in order to free her friends and escape this God forsaken island for good. The game features a remarkable blend of Action, Adventure, RPG and Shooting Elements, addictive and quite fascinatingly action packed game-play, an open world gaming environment with a 3rd person gaming perspective and state of the art, eye catching graphics. Player controls the protagonist Lara Croft and gets caught in the act as the game advances on its course. This super cool and highly anticipated piece of art allows the players to play game in single or multiplayer mode and is available on different platforms like PC (Microsoft Windows), OS X, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Watch Dogs is an Action-Adventure, RPG, Stealth and Third-person Shooter video game created by Ubisoft. This extraordinary game takes you to an alternate reality and lands you right into the fictitious setting of United States where you act as a vigilante named Aiden Pierce. Watch Dogs tasks you to act as the protagonist and infiltrate the network systems of mega corporations who store all the data of online behaviors of humans to its mega servers. The hackers faction, Watch Dogs helps you get into the systems and after a little time you get to know that the mega corporations and other high ranking people are the responsible for the death of your niece and countless other people. This information pushes you to the limits to burn down the mega corporations and all the enemies of humanity. You start a war against them using your hacking abilities and act as the story of the game suggests. Watch Dogs provides you with a thrilling and action filed game-play, a great story and an open world to play and enjoy the game to the limits. Do try it out if you haven’t played it yet.
Saints Row: The Third is an Action and Adventure packed game developed by Volition, Inc. and is available to play on PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Saints Row: The Third is one of the best games of this specific genre that offers versatility in almost every single element present in the game. The game is set in an imaginary city of SteelPort. SteelPort is the house of Saints Row: The Third from centuries. Saints Row: The Third features super realistic graphic details, open world gaming environment, inspiring storyline and a thrilling game-play. The storyline of the game is quite like Mafia II with a whole different game-play and environment. In the game, the player leads the gang of Third Street Saints who are fighting a gang war against the 3 most notorious gangs of SteelPort named as Morningstar, Luchadores and Deckers. With a variety of weapons and vehicles they have a huge advantage over the enemies. After a very long gang war the Syndicate (Trio of the enemy gangs) is defeated and now the governmental Special Anti-Gang force starts hunting the Saints and a new war between Law Enforcement Authorities and Third Street Saints begins. Saints Row: The Third proves to be a really great game to play and enjoy, you should totally check it out.
Deus Ex is an Epic Cyberpunk Action-RPG (Role Playing Game) and FPS (First Person Shooter) and Stealth video game, developed by Ion Storm and published by Eidos Interactive in collaboration with Aspyre and Square Enix. With Unreal Engine 1, this game is available to play on PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac OS X, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 and Cloud OnLive. The game is set in an apocalyptic era in the year 2052, and features UN’s Anti-Terrorist Special Task Force agent JC Denton as the protagonist. JC Denton sets out to fight against the notoriously dangerous and mighty terrorist organizations prevalent in a world that is almost going to collapse. Denton being entwined deep into the world of ancient conspiracy, fights against the terrorist organizations such as Hong Kong Triads, Illuminati and Majestic 12 as he further paces into the game. With the bestselling sequel of the game, Deus Ex: Invisible War and a prequel named as Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Deus Ex have sold over 2 million copies worldwide till date. Deus Ex offers a fantastic Story-driven gameplay, great visuals and game mechanics. Do give it a try, you’ll love it.
Just Cause 2 is an excellent Action-Adventure, Stealth and Third-person Shooting video game by Avalanche Studios. The game offers a unique gaming experience by continuing the adventures of agent Rico Rodriguez, a field operative of the agency after the events of Just Cause. The game lets you shoot enemies, run, walk, fight, snatch vehicles and even fly a plane etc. Being a hardcore action thriller, Just Cause 2 puts you in the middle of the ballistic action and adventure you have ever experienced. You get a free hand to engage yourself in super-fast-paced action and do what all the heroes normally do in thrill packed action movies like jumping off the helicopters, crashing cars, blowing up the bridges, crushing the statues and killing enemies etc. Just Cause 2 is a total blast in the line of action gaming. You get to use the most sophisticated and futuristic weapons, vehicles and aircraft against your enemies and a marvelous addition to the inventory is the Grappling Hook that lets you tether yourself with anything. Just Cause 2 provides with an amazing story-line, super fine graphics and an open world to engage yourself in the best action depiction ever.
Prototype is an Action-Adventure, RPG, Stealth and Third-person Shooter video game by Activision. The game offers an Open World Environment, and it is set in Manhattan, USA. Prototype follows the character of an Amnesic and powerful Shapeshifter named as Alex Mercer, who sets out to fight against the Blacklight, a deadly plague that consumes the humanity of Individuals and converts them into altered ferocious monsters. Alex keeps on fighting the monsters as well as finding the truth about his lost past. Struggling hard against the monsters, Alex also comes into massive conflict with the US military and the operatives of Blackwatch, a Black operation force. With the freedom to roam free, Alex keeps on getting farther into the enemy territory and finding the secrets while the player controls the character of Alex Mercer. Prototype offers plenty of room for gameplay along with sophisticated weaponry, fantastic graphics quality, and excellent combat mechanics. Prototype provides the ability to experience the game in Sandbox style while playing it and enjoy it even more. With its amazingly addictive nature, Prototype is one of the most played and liked Action-Adventure, Stealth, and Shooter video game. It also has a sequel named as Prototype 2 that expands the story to further distances and enhances the great experience. Do try it out.
Far Cry 3 is an Action-Adventure, RPG and First Person Shooter video game by Ubisoft Montreal. The game is set on a tropical Island situated between Indian and Pacific Oceans and features the protagonist Jason Brady who travels to the Island to free his friends from the pirates. The objectives of the game are to rescue the friends and escape with the artifacts currently in the possession of the pirates. This third installment of the series provides with an awesome crafting system and allows you to use both futuristic and traditional weapons and gain skill and experience points that will eventually help you buy upgrades from the in-game stores. Advance mechanics of the game let you use new tactics and advances skills along with the stealth option. Stealth helps you hide behind different structures (Walls, Crates etc.) to keep yourself safe from enemy fire. Far Cry 3 provides with an amazingly addictive and engaging game-play, a well-written story, great visual details, a lot of exciting side missions, a lot of collectibles and upgrades etc. This super thrilling game is a stunning addition to the series and will definitely entertain you if you play it.
Infamous 2 is an extremely hardcore Action and Adventure packed game by Sucker Punch Productions. The game is a sequel to the 2009’s famous game Infamous and the story of this thrilling game presents the scenario of a battle with zombie like alien creatures Aka. Beasts. The protagonist Cole MacGrath from a different future along with countless other humans who possess some special abilities gets in the line to fight against the creatures. This spendthrift piece of art, Infamous 2, features an amazingly engaging and quite captivating game-play, enhanced graphics, open world gaming environment and a user friendly interface. Infamous 2 supports only single player gaming mode and is available to play on PlayStation 3 only. Try it out if you haven’t yet ane enjoy the ultimate fun.
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is an Action and Adventure, Stealth and Thirdperson Shooter video game developed by Ubisoft. Just like all of the games in Assassin’s Creed series, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is also set in a historical era. Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is the 6th and most recent addition to the series and the story of the game revolves around the family of the Assassin’s Creed 3 protagonist. According to the storyline, The game focuses on centuries old struggle between the Assassins and Templars. The Assassins fight for peace with a free will and the Templars believe in peace through Control and that is what is the root cause of conflicts between the two most powerful factions of the time. Set in the 21st century’s Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag lets you be an Abstergo Agent and relive the events of 18th Century that dates back to the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean, follow the footsteps of a notoriously dangerous and Heroic pirate Edward kenway, The Grand father to the Father and Grandfather to the Protagonists of Assassin’s Creed III, Haytham Kenway and Ratonhnhake:ton, who both were part of the massive conflicts between the Assassin’s and Templars. Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag offers a bit of different gameplay and mechanics as compared to the previous games in the series and allows you to focus on Ship-based Exploration in a widely Open World, experience wonderful Third-person land-based Exploration, hack and Slash and Shooting elements, Melee Combats, and fantastic Stealth elements as well. The Multiplayer mode of the game is back and offers more versatility in gameplay in land-based exploration on the game map consisting of three main locations such as Nassau, Kingston and Havana, a number of Islands, Forts, Sunken Ships, etc. With a very interesting and well-written storyline, superbly realistic visuals and a gameplay that forces you to get involved into it, Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is one amazing inclusion to the Assassin’s Creed Series.
Uncharted, developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment is an Action-Adventure and a 3rd Person Shooter video game. The story of the game is about a group of treasure hunters Nathan Drake, Victor Sullivan, and Elena Fisher. Nathan Drake acts as the protagonist in the game, Victor Sullivan is a skilled and a senior treasure hunter and Elena Is a journalist. The trio travels across the world along with their other companions in search of treasures and to find the truth about some famous and historical mysteries. The series consists of four main games (Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted: Drake’s Deception & Uncharted 4: Among Thieves) and some spin-offs and is sold over 17 million copies worldwide. Uncharted offers different and quite engaging and appealing storyline for all of the games with hardcore action-adventure and shooting elements. With all the fantastic environments, locations and depiction. Uncharted offers fantastic stories across the series, amazing characters, loads of upgrades, worlds to discover and hordes of various enemies to fight against along with very immersive gameplay and handcrafted visuals, etc.
To all the Fans of Just Cause Series, Your favorite Hero Rico Rodriguez is back with a Bang in Just Cause 3. This time, the game lets you have the Freedom of Exploring a 1000 km² world where you can reach to the limits of Skies or uncover the secrets on Seabed, Unleash your Wrath and spread Chaos in ways that are unimaginable to the most. According to the Storyline, You as the protagonist Rico Rodriguez are once more required to travel to the Republic of a Mediterranean vicinity of Medici that is being engulfed into the unlawful and brutal reign of a Power Hungry Dictator and the most Brutal individual history has ever seen, General Di Ravello. Your task is to reach simply to Medici, infiltrate into the close circles of General Di Ravello, and destroy his power and hold on Medici to save it. To complete the addictive and exciting objectives of the game, Just Cause 3 offers amazing Perks, a huge arsenal of Advanced Weapons, fantastic new gadgets, Vehicles and much more to discover. With splendid new and old features such as the ability to Sky Dive, Base Jump and Free Dive, Use Grapple, Parachutes, and Wingsuit to minimize the distances, the ability to cause massive explosions and to destroy military bases, mega structures, harbors and any other things you want, Just Cause 3 allows you to be part of a fantastic and quite brilliant world where you’ll experience Action and Thrill that you seek for.
Darksiders 2 is a brilliant Hack and Slash, RPG and Action-Adventure video game by Vigil Games. This game belongs to the Darksiders series and lets you be the protagonist Death, one of the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse. The game amalgamates interactive puzzle elements with the super thrilling Action, RPG and Hack and Slash game-play and tasks you to go through various environments consisting of things such as Doors, Elevators, Portals, and Platforms etc. In an open world environment, Darksiders 2 lets you explore the game world on foot or your special Horse named as Despair, traverse through a number of dungeons, complete a number of quests and side quests, engage in epic boss fights along with thrilling PvP melee combats with other enemies and enjoy immersing yourself into a brilliantly engaging game-play. Darksiders 2 offers multiple means of travel and one of them is teleporting from one location to another. Your primary weapons are two sharp edged Scythes that you can use to slice up your enemies or you can use your secondary weapons (Hammers, Axes, Maces etc.) as well. With a very interesting and very well-written story line, fantastic visuals and an immersive game-play, Darksiders 2 is one of the best games of Action-Adventure, RPG and Hack and Slash genres. Do try it out.
Saints Row 4, is an open world Action-Adventure, Sci-Fi, RPG and third person shooter video game. Saints Row 4 kicks off from where the Saints Row: The Third concluded. Third Street Gang’s Boss becomes the president of U.S and changes everything. The gangs, defeated by Third Street Saints are now forming alliances and an alien invasion is just about to happen. The protagonist multiplies his efforts with the Third Street Saints to act rationally and killing all the enemies for the sake of United States and the Third Street Gang. After a long lasting war with the aliens and the rival gangs combined, the President (Third Street Saints Boss) confronts Zinyak and kills him in the end of a bloody battle and moves towards the alliance of the Gangs of Steelport, eradicates them with all his might and man power and conquers the Zin forces. After the surrender of the Zin forces, the Boss becomes their new leader, acquires the Zin Time Trave Device and restores the order in present by going to the past and correcting all the errors. Zin invasion never happens and the gangs never show up on the surface of the earth, only Third Street Saints rules as a unanimous power and the boss still becomes the president of United States.
Far Cry 4 is a best Action and FPS (First Person Shooter) video game that offers a brilliant amalgamation of Action, RPG and First-Person Shooter elements. The game takes place in an open world in the city of Kyrat and puts you right into the character of the protagonist who returns to his homeland and gets stuck into an ongoing battle between the Govt. and a rebel faction named as Golden Path. Soon after finding out the truth, the protagonist joins the Faction and starts fighting against the Govt. an all of its operatives. An era of destruction begins and the protagonist gets himself engaged in hardcore battles and combats with the Royal Army of an unlawful Govt. Far Cry 4 provides with a great story, a Fast-Paced and Thrill-Packed game-play with modified mechanics and a lot of new weapons. A great new feature of “Far Cry 4” is that it lets you fly by the help of a WingSuit that actually helps you travel to long distances in less time. A huge amount of weapons, enhanced game mechanics, visuals and upgraded inventory is what makes this game stand out as one of the best FPS games ever built. Play this game for an unforgettable shooting game experience and you’ll love it.
Sleeping dogs is an Action-Adventure and Third Person Shooter video game that takes you to the environmental wonders of the Hong Kong. The game features the protagonist Wei Shen an undercover police officer who infiltrates the Sun On Yee triad to take down their organization. The game lets you experience an awesomely engaging and thrilling game-play by using your fighting, shooting and parkour skills against your enemies. You can walk, run, fight with pedestrians, drive different vehicles and even fly planes in an open world. As being the police officer and a criminal at the same time, Sleeping Dogs lets you get into both law enforcing and criminal activities and this makes the game more engaging. You get a handful of different weapons, melee and firearms both at your disposal all the time. Sleeping Dogs is one of the best Action-Adventure and Shooter video game that provides with super realistic graphics, an amazing story, an open world and a thrilling game-play. Do try it out.
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Batman: Return to Arkham is an Action-Adventure, Superhero, and Single-player video game developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Interactive Entertainment. This title serves as the return to Arkham and lets the players experience the two prominent titles of the last generation such as Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, with updated graphics. The game offers a set of the complete version of both previous titles, and it comes with all previously released additional content. The game exposes the player to the dark world and sets out on an epic adventure that takes him into the depth of Arkham Asylum, the high-security psychiatric hospital of Gotham City for the criminally insane. During the gameplay, the player needs to use the legendary of Batman to strike from the shadows and confront the Joker, the most notorious super villain. The player navigates the environment from a third-person viewpoint, and his main aim is to drive out all villains from the city to restore the peace.