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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  • Watch Out Spidey, Venom Pinball is Coming!

    Watch Out Spidey, Venom Pinball is Coming!

    Yup. It’s back to the Marvel universe again for the next pinball table from Zen Studios, following a break on other licenses that recently brought us the wonderful tables set in South Park and The Walking Dead. Spider-Man’s already got his own table, so now […]

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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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