Excerpt: Spider-Man 2 was a step (or should that be swing) forward for not only Spider-Man, but also superhero games in general. It was the first time that authentic web swinging had ever been featured in a Spidey game, meaning as you swung through the city your web actually attached to buildings rather than...
Excerpt: The age of the PS2 definitely shows, but the fact that it still keeps on kicking is a tribute to its staying power. Disney Pixar's Wall-E does a very fine job of keeping with the times as best it can graphically with some great environments and characters.
Excerpt: Spidey's here. In living color. If you're a 'true believer' who's waited for a decent looking Spider-Man game since the dawn of video games, it has arrived. Spider-Man , the game, is 'Official Movie Merchandise'.
Conclusion: is without a doubt, the best Spider-Man game that I have had the pleasure of spinning a web to. The gameplay is addictive and a blast, the voiceovers are amazing and the graphical style encompasses everything that�s great about the comic books.
Excerpt: Not based on a movie this time, Ultimate Spider-Man instead pulls from the pages of the comic book series of the same name, which itself is a revisionist version of the original Amazing comics that first starting appearing back in 1962.
Conclusion: Ultimate Spider-Man is a better game than Treyarch's previous efforts, but it still relies too heavily on the novelty of swinging around the city and beating up the same bad guys over and over again--a novelty made less so by the simplification of both mechanics.
Pros: Colorful, crisp cel-shading gives the game an awesome comic book-inspired look, Some excellent boss fights, Sharp voice acting and writing, Good story.
Cons: Too many lame race and chase missions, Too few story missions--remaining side missions aren't good enough to warrant much replay value, Camera can sometimes make combat a pain.
Excerpt: He is perhaps the most popular red-suit wearing, city-slinging, web-shooting, and one-line-cracking super hero in existence. Stan Lee's "Spider-Man", a super hero that is every bit as recognizable as Superman or Batman.