Excerpt: Thanks primarily to the additional power developers have had to play around with, since Spider-Man 2 came along; games of our favourite web crawler have been a marked improvement over earlier offerings.
Conclusion: Other times, it’s more a hindrance to your gameplay. Frequently, I was solicited by an APC driver to accompany him on a mission to rescue civilians trapped out in the city by symbiote creatures.
Excerpt: Spider-Man: Web of Shadows Developed By: Treyarch/Shaba Games Published By: Activision Released: October 21, 2008 Available On: PC, PS3, Xbox 360 (reviewed) Genre: Action-adventure ESRB Rating: T for Teen: Animated Blood, Drug Reference, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes, Violence Number of...
Pros: Achievements/Trophies, completely open New York City, nice auto-save system, evil Spider-Man?
Cons: The rest of the game: repetitive combat, poor voice acting, glitchy, etc…
Summary: A bump up from its predecessors, Spiderman: Web of Shadows has broken free of its chains of mediocrity. It has set the precedent for improvement in the series of Spiderman games, but still has a ways to go before it reaches its full potential. This game is a good start towards a better future.
Excerpt: Playing super hero games usually always goes something like this: get excited about a new game featuring some of the best super heroes around; play said game and realise there's nothing super about the gameplay; and turn off game wishing you hadn't bought it in the first place.
Conclusion: I will admit that the voice acting is well below par but this does not reduce my enjoyment in the slightest. Never the less I think this game is highly underrated, true it is far from perfect, its no Arkham Asylum but there are much worse ways to spend your time.