Gameloft has announced the availability of Dark Knight Rises, an iOS game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

The game is now avalable for download from the App Store and allows gamers to take control of Bruce Wayne as Batman, and fight characters featured in the upcoming movie.

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Dark Knight Rises enables gamers to explore the city of Gotham, and take part in main story quests and side missions such as dealing with hostage situations, bomb squads, jailbreaks and car chases. You can also use Batman's arsenal of weapons including Baterangs

You can also explore the city using Batman's vehicles including the Bat-Pod and The Bat (for aerial travel).

The game costs £4.99 and is available from The App Store.

The Dark Knight Rises iOS

The Dark Knight Rises enables gamers to explore the city of Gotham and fight crime

The game is also available for Android devices on the Google Play Store. 

Gameloft has also placed a video of Dark Knight Rises on Youtube.