"It should have been brilliant: take the wonderful Batman Arkham combat, transpose it into a 2.5D side-scrolling metroid-vania and release it on the ideal platform, the PS Vita. And it’s difficult to know exactly where things went wrong, because it almost works; indeed, at times it really does work. But a combination of an unshakeable feeling of rushed work along with committing the ultimate video game sin means that it just doesn’t. That ultimate sin? Being boring."