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Spider-Man: The Movie

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
75
3.4
GameCube
79
3.9
PlayStation 2
78
3.8
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Description

Spider-Man, the classic comic book co-created by Stan Lee, is now a major motion picture. This conversion of the movie to the video game world takes the major storyline, characters and artwork of the Spider-Man movie and adds a lengthy backstory and new characters.

The Green Goblin is the main villian here, and as Peter Parker you must defy gravity using your spider crawl, web-slinging and spider-sense abilities to track down Spidey's nemesis through the skyscapers of New York City.

The major inclusion for this title over the previous Spider-Man series (on Playstation also by Activision) is aerial combat. Attack the enemy mid-air while web-slinging, rise and decend while swinging and banking around buildings create a greater emphasis on Spidey's greatest asset, the spider web.

Screenshots

Spider-Man: The Movie PlayStation 2 Delivering a much needed face punch to Vulture
Spider-Man: The Movie PlayStation 2 The unfortunate result of swinging into one of Green Goblin's bombs
Spider-Man: The Movie PlayStation 2 Tracking a helicopter
Spider-Man: The Movie GameCube Web up bad guys during fights

Alternate Titles

  • "ספיידרמן" -- Hebrew spelling

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User Reviews

A worthy adaptation of the movie that builds upon Spidey's proven formula for success Windows Zovni (9367)
A decent but awkward film conversion with some irritations. Windows Sycada (175)
Not as good as the originals PlayStation 2 James Kirk (159)
Doesn't matter which system you put it on, it is grat in every way. PlayStation 2 Exodia85 (2167)
Welcome to the true world of Spiderman. Windows ThE oNe (178)

The Press Says

GamePro (US) Xbox Apr 22, 2002 4.5 out of 5 90
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Jun 05, 2002 85 out of 100 85
4Players.de Xbox Jul 05, 2002 80 out of 100 80
GameSpy Windows May 17, 2002 78 out of 100 78
IGN GameCube Apr 18, 2002 7.6 out of 10 76
Game Revolution GameCube May, 2002 B 75
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Apr 18, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
ActionTrip Windows Apr 26, 2002 71 out of 100 71
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Jun, 2002 7 out of 10 70
X-Power Xbox Apr 29, 2002 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

In the PC version of the game, two cheat codes, one that made you have big head and feet and another that made your character tiny-sized, are disabled by the 1.1 patch to the game. The reason for this is unknown, possibly to improve game stability or something like that.
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