Spider-Man Archive

  • Review: Marvel’s Venom Pinball

    Spider-Man took the spotlight in the initial Marvel Pinball pack, and now, over four years later, Zen Studios finally brings the series full circle with a table dedicated to Spidey’s archenemy, Venom. Although Venom gets top billing in the latest addition to the Marvel Pinball […]

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  • Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    Superhero video games can be a dicey proposition. Prior to Batman: Arkham Asylum, superhero titles were typically nothing more than licensed cash-ins. After Rocksteady’s Arkham series, there is now a pretty good chance that any superhero title will do whatever possible to ape their winning formula. When it […]

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  • Amazing Doesn’t Even Begin to Describe this Spider-Man Action Figure

    Amazing Doesn’t Even Begin to Describe this Spider-Man Action Figure

    After recently unveiling a killer Raiden action figure based on Metal Gear Rising, Hot Toys is back at it again with another 1/6th scale (that’s approximately 30 cm tall) collectible figure. This time it’s for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, a movie-accurate figure modeled after the […]

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  • Watch 5 Minutes of The Amazing Spider-Man Web Slinging on PlayStation 4

    Watch 5 Minutes of The Amazing Spider-Man Web Slinging on PlayStation 4

    Beenox has dropped a gameplay walkthrough video featuring all-new footage of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 running on PlayStation 4. Color me surprised, because it actually looks a lot more impressive than I expected from a movie game that is also being made for last generation […]

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  • GameStop Offering Exclusive The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Pre-Order Costume Pack

    GameStop Offering Exclusive The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Pre-Order Costume Pack

    If you’re already planning to pre-order The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ahead of the game’s April 29th launch, GameStop is now offering a little extra incentive to make it the go to retailer for your early adopter shopping. When reserving a copy of the game for […]

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  • Kraven’s on the Hunt in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    Kraven’s on the Hunt in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    Russian supervillain and big game hunter extraordinaire, Kraven the Hunter joins the cast of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in a pivotal role as what seems to be sort of an antagonistic mentor who will help train Spidey to become the ultimate hunter. His prey: Electro, […]

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  • The Amazing Spider-Man Swings Into the Next Generation with a Movie Game Sequel

    The Amazing Spider-Man Swings Into the Next Generation with a Movie Game Sequel

    The Amazing Spider-Man 2, sequel to last year’s good but forgettable The Amazing Spider-Man movie tie-in game, is set to swing onto video game machines during the spring of 2014 when the Sony Pictures film of the same name crawls into theaters. Activision and developer […]

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  • The Amazing Spider-Man Swings Onto Wii U Next Spring

    The Amazing Spider-Man Swings Onto Wii U Next Spring

    By next spring this summer’s The Amazing Spider-Man movie tie-in game isn’t going to have much relevance, but that’s not going to stop Activision from trying to milk every last cent out of the Wii U hype with a low-risk port. Beenox’s open world Spidey […]

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  • Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

    Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

    A common perception about games that are released in conjunction with any blockbuster movie is that they are often forgettable cash-ins not worth playing.  Shortened development periods constrained by the release date of the movie often leave a tie-in game relatively empty and unpolished.  While […]

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  • The Amazing Spider-Man PS3 Box Art Reveals PS Move Support

    The Amazing Spider-Man PS3 Box Art Reveals PS Move Support

    Late Friday, Activision PR dropped a box art download into my inbox for The Amazing Spider-Man. I didn’t think much of it at the time because, well, it’s box art, and as much as I enjoy seeing what game covers look like, I had sorta […]

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