"Blackgate is the world's most lukewarm Arkham game parceled up in the world's most confused Metroid game."
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate was not treated kindly during its initial run on handhelds last year, and the most common criticism was the map. Having not played the original version, I can't comment, but I understand the concern. In an exploration-heavy Metroidvania type, you need to be properly orientated, and whatever issue initially plagued Blackgate was apparently major enough to send developer Armature Studio back to the drawing board for the game's rerelease on consoles and PC, dubbed "Deluxe Edition" (officially extending the title to six words). This is what they came up with:
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