Summary: For its few shortcomings, the title did succeed as far as providing new gameplay mechanics for the Spiderman videogame franchise that can be built upon in the future to make some fantastic games.
Pros: Great original story, Fun and accessible combat system Swinging around the city is a delight.
Cons: Occasional technical issues with graphics and sound and camera occasionally come unstuck.
Summary: You would think that a universe as rich and deep as Spider-Man's would translate well to the world of interactive video games. Yet for some strange reason Activision has had nothing but problems lately bringing this comic book character to the game consoles.
Summary: Spider-Man: Web of Shadows is far from a perfect game, but its problems shouldn't keep you from having an amazing time swinging around the fictional New York City. Throw in some of the best boss fights of the year and you have a game that will get your Spidey senses tingling.
Excerpt: finally gets a worthy successor. In fact, Activision’s (with development duties shared by Shaba and Treyarch) latest web-swinging effort is far and away the best Spider-Man title to ever grace the gaming universe.
Excerpt: After three less than heroic console follow-ups— Ultimate Spider-Man , Spider-Man 3 , Spider-Man: Friend or Foe —the solid Spider-Man 2 finally gets a worthy successor. In fact, Activision’s (with development duties shared by Shaba and Treyarch) latest web-swinging effort is far and away the best...
Summary: Spider-Man is back and this time he's in a whole world of trouble. Games Xtreme takes a look at Web of Shadows and finds out that the game is actually worth playing, if someone repetative at times. Join us as we take it for a spin (pun intended!)