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
|Poor Spidey, What Did They Do To Ya?||NES||ETJB (387)|
|An inferior port of an above average NES game.||SEGA Master System||Magus_X (104)|
|A decent NES Spider-Man||NES||Magus_X (104)|
The Press Says
|N-Force||NES||Oct, 1992||85 out of 100||85|
|GamePro (US)||NES||Oct, 1992||4 out of 5||80|
|Power Unlimited||Game Gear||Sep, 1993||7 out of 10||70|
|Nintendo Magazine System UK||NES||1992||70 out of 100||70|
|The Video Game Critic||NES||Apr 17, 2006||D||25|
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TriviaAlthough Spider Man: Return of the Sinister Six came late in NES' history (1992), it is its one and only Spider Man licensed title.
Related Web Sites
- 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.)