Excerpt: Did you ever play
those old Gameboy Spider-Man games that were so hard and frustrating
that you wanted to throw your Gameboy out the window of a moving car?
Did you like it? If your answer to both of these questions was, "Yes.
Excerpt: for the DS is based on the hit movie from this past summer except with some added missions to increase the length of the game. There are a number of missions that are played in succession and can be selected from the main menu once you have completed them.
Excerpt: Developer: Vicarious Visions Publisher: Activision Features: Cartridge Save 1 Player Dual Screen Compatible Introduction Being a fan of the Spider-Man movies I was intrigued to see how a game based on the famed webslinger would transfer to Nintendo's new handheld, the DS.
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: Spider-Man 2 is badly-realised, frustrating, confusing and repetitive. It makes no use whatsoever of the touchscreen, little use of the potential of the Spider-Man license and full use of an arbitrary level template that gets old very fast. What a waste.
Conclusion: While I berate the developers for their design choices they sure did do a great job on Spider-Man himself and the accompanying animations. He can pretty much do everything he should be able to do: Swing on a web, climb up walls and on ceilings, enter a heightened Spider-Sense when confronting...
Excerpt: The pickings are pretty slim so far in terms of Nintendo DS games, but there are a couple of decent titles out there that will make DS owners proud. Sadly, Spider-Man 2 isn't one of them. Find out all about it right here.
Conclusion: To put this whole thing together, Spider-Man 2 is a game that has the potential to be a great game, but when it all is said and done the game just doesn’t come through like it had the potential to do.