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Spider-Man 2: The Game

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
55
5.0
Windows
50
2.5
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Description

Spider-Man 2 is an almost completely different game for PC than its console counterpart. This is not a console port as expected, but a different 'kiddie' version brought to you by 'The Fizz Factor' and Activision.

As Spider-Man you must battle out through 8 chapters of mischief and mayhem to succeed. Along the way you will encounter and have to battle old foes like Rhino, Mysterio, Puma, Doc Ock and more. The game interface consists of a simple point and click system coupled with keyboard movement. Unlike it's console counterpart there is no free swinging movement but one designed with kids in mind.

Fighting consists of basic punching, kicking, jumpkicks and a power meter that lets you do a supercharged attack. 'Spidey' can also zip to walls and objects and use his web to do basic attacks on enemies.

Screenshots

Spider-Man 2: The Game Windows Bonus. Collect all spider symbols.
Spider-Man 2: The Game Windows Disable the Kidnappers' Van.
Spider-Man 2: The Game Windows Super strength.
Spider-Man 2: The Game Windows Your first enemies: bandits.

Alternate Titles

  • "Человек-паук 2" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

Godawful. Windows Tomer Gabel (4388)

The Press Says

Génération 4 Windows Sep, 2004 61 out of 100 61
PC Action Windows Aug 20, 2004 60 out of 100 60
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh Aug 16, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Nov 18, 2004 6 out of 10 60
GameStar (Germany) Windows Aug, 2004 56 out of 100 56
Games4Mac Macintosh 2004 54 out of 100 54
Game Captain Windows Aug 06, 2004 50 out of 100 50
Macworld Macintosh Nov 22, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Joystick (French) Windows Sep, 2004 3 out of 10 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Nov, 2004 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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Trivia

Packaging

Because of similar box appearance and back cover text, many people have mistaken this game to be the same one found on the console versions.

Awards

  • Computer Games Magazine
    • March 2005 - Worst Game of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2004 – The Bait and Switch Award (PC)
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