The Amazing Spider-Man Archive

  • 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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  • The Amazing Spider-Man Battles Iguana in a Manhattan Playground

    The Amazing Spider-Man Battles Iguana in a Manhattan Playground

    After a dismal showing in Edge of Time, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is heading back to the sprawling city of New York and returning to his open-world, web-swinging roots. He’ll even be doing battle with classic Marvel Super Villains, such as the recently revealed reptile […]

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  • Screenshot Saturday: Sorcery, Starhawk, Spider-Man, BF3 DLC & More

    Screenshot Saturday: Sorcery, Starhawk, Spider-Man, BF3 DLC & More

    Happy Saturday, folks. We’re back with another weekend screenshot round-up for your perusal! Some cool stuff to check out, too. We’ve got pics of Sony’s awesome-looking PlayStation Move title, Sorcery. Plus shots of other PS3 exclusives like Starhawk and the long-awaited Ratchet & Clank Collection […]

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  • Spike TV Video Game Awards 2011 Trailer Round-Up

    Spike TV Video Game Awards 2011 Trailer Round-Up

    As I say every year, the only reason to watch the Spike TV Video Game Awards is for the trailers, and the trailers are always online shortly thereafter so you shouldn’t even bother tuning in to begin with. This year’s show was no different. 14 […]

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  • Spider-Man’s Free-Roaming Web-Slinging Return to NYC

    Spider-Man’s Free-Roaming Web-Slinging Return to NYC

    Spider-Man’s two most recent video game appearances have been mixed bags of surprisingly solid and disappointingly lousy. But Activision and returning developer Beenox, rushing to get another yearly installment out the door, will attempt to recapture the magic of Spider-Man 2 in next summer’s movie […]

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