Reviews and Problems with Spiderman: Web of Shadows
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A Slow Starter That Eventually Hits Its Super Hero Stride
22 September 2009
Conclusion: Concept: A combat-focused game that gets old quick
Graphics: Camera orientation problems and animation glitches abound
Sound: The voice acting is as bad as it gets
Playability: Repetition is the name of the game.
Conclusion: Little else can be said about Web of Shadows except that unlike previous Spiderman titles, this one is intended for teenagers instead of younger kids, and it doesn’t help it along. Boss battles are not memorable and the few cameos other superheroes make are not particularly worthwhile.
Summary: I know Spider-Man likes to joke around, but he should start taking his video game career more seriously. Web of Shadows plays like a bad joke. Spider-Man's voiceover is so whiney and crackled he sounds like he lost his puberty, the missions are repetitive, the framerate chugs in certain spots, and...
Excerpt: Unless you live under a rock, you've no doubt heard the famous lines "Spider-Man, Spider-Man. Does whatever a spider can." In the Marvel universe, this statement is absolute truth. But for some reason, video games haven't been able to allow Spider-Man to do whatever a spider can.
Excerpt: Imagine you’re Marvel. I mean, imagine you’re someone who works for Marvel, or you’re a director of the company. You have this little comic book called Spider-Man that has been quite popular over the years.
Summary: Fun for a while, but the repetition will wear you down. With more variety in the action, Web of Shadows would have been a very good game. As it is, it's hard to recommend for anything other than a hire.
Excerpt: Spidey está de regresso ao universo dos vídeojogos. Após um Spider-Man 3 fraquinho, a Activision está de volta com mais uma aventura de Peter Parker. Desta vez, estamos perante uma história criada de raiz, sem os limites impostos por uma longa-metragem.
Excerpt: Comic-Umsetzungen genießen einen ähnlichen Ruf wie Movie-Games. Ausnahmen bestätigen nur die Regel, und eine dieser Ausnahmen ist Activisions »Spider-Man«-Reihe. Die Actiongames rund um den Spinnen-Mann heben sich schon immer durch ordentliche Machart und gute technische Umsetzung von Dutzendware...