Excerpt: Activision’s previous Spider-Man games have been very good to us, with both Shattered Dimensions and Edge of Time providing hours of enjoyment. Still, we couldn’t help but long for that “go anywhere, do anything” feeling from Spider-Man 2 … and we were wondering when it would return. The development team at Beenox has answered that question by introducing The Amazing Spider-Man , a game that will tie in with the forthcoming Sony film due for release on July 3. Except,...
Excerpt: The last couple of Spider-Man games from Beenox and Activision have been pretty good ones, between the character-changing Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions and the time travel-laden Spider-Man: Edge of Time . But a lot of gamers have been pining for a game that resembles the “good ol’” days of Spider-Man, like the ones that offered a world of free exploration. (That would be Spider-Man 2 , more than likely, and it was good.
Excerpt: First web-slinging into the comic book panels back in 1962, the story of Peter Parker is something millions across the globe have come to adore. Bitten by a radioactive spider, Spider-Man is sporting superhuman attributes that allow him to effortlessly dance around fools and knock just about anyone's lights out with a single strike. Through the years, dozens of not-so-nice characters have risen to face-off with the web-head.
Spider-Man: Total Mayhem in Review – Ooooh, my spidey-sense is tingling…
7 December 2010
Excerpt: Gameloft, infamous for its array of games “inspired” by various successful PC titles has lately been on a roll, releasing games under licensed franchises. Some are better, some are worse, but a surprise hit has been the adaptation of one of the most popular comics ever – Spider-Man as a 3rd person Brawler in Spider-Man: Total Mayhem . Comic game adaptation have suffered a fate similar to many movie-inspired titles with below par releases across all platforms.
Pros: Superbly polished gameplay, Excellent graphics true to the comic-books, Authentic voices, Very addictive and fun
Cons: No GameCenter integration, Some hints on boss battles would be nice
Summary: Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is one wild and webbed ride through four different dimensions. Each version of Spider-Man is unique, and their different levels help propel an otherwise lacklustre story.
Pros: The unique visuals and play-style associated with each Spider-Man, The epic boss battles, The voice overs and narration
Cons: The frequent camera and control glitches, The repetitive gameplay elements, The underwhelming plot