DescriptionFrom the ingame intro:
"Doctor Octopus is plotting the crowning caper of his criminal career... to rule the world. He has reunited the Sinister Six and with these super-villains together again, nothing stands in their way - except Spider-Man!"
Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six is a side-scrolling game which puts you in the role of Spidey throughout six levels against Electro, Sandman, Mysterio, Vulture, Hobgoblin and Doctor Octopus respectively. Some puzzle solving (like finding a key) is necessary to beat some levels. Spidey can duck jump, climb walls, punch, shoot webs to swing (by pressing punch and jump together) and perform a jump kick (by pressing the punch button twice). Collecting web cartridges allows Spidey to shoot limited web projectiles.
Although hard to die, Spidey has only one life, there are no items to recharge life (but killing some guys will do so) and only one continue.
Part of the Following Groups
|The Slightly Above Average Spider-Man||NES||tom Jefferson (51)|
|Poor Spidey, What Did They Do To Ya?||NES||ETJB (447)|
|An inferior port of an above average NES game.||SEGA Master System||Magus_X (104)|
|A decent NES Spider-Man||NES||Magus_X (104)|
|N-Force||NES||Oct, 1992||85 out of 100||85|
|GamePro (US)||NES||Oct, 1992||4 out of 5||80|
|Nintendo Magazine System UK||NES||1992||70 out of 100||70|
|Power Unlimited||Game Gear||Sep, 1993||7 out of 10||70|
|Video Games||NES||Dec, 1992||65 out of 100||65|
|Video Games||Game Gear||May, 1993||61 out of 100||61|
|Video Games||SEGA Master System||Jan, 1994||59 out of 100||59|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Game Gear||Jun, 1993||7 out of 12||58|
|Mega Fun||Game Gear||Jun, 1993||57 out of 100||57|
|The Video Game Critic||NES||Apr 17, 2006||D||25|
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Spider-ManAlthough Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six came late in NES' history (1992), it is its one and only Spider-Man licensed title for the system.
Related Web Sites
- Game Map (Sega Master System) on SMS Power! (Maps of all the levels of the Master System version.)
- Video review of Spider-Man-based games (WARNING: Language) (The Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe, reviews Spider-Man-based games, including Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six on NES.)