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Spider-Man

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MobyRank MobyScore
Atari 2600
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Odyssey 2
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Description

The Green Goblin has set a super bomb at the top of a high voltage tower located on the top of a skyscaper! As Spider-Man, you need to scale the building and defuse the bomb. Use your web to climb the building, but be careful of Green Goblin's villians which appear in the windows trying to stop you. If your web line goes too close to a villian, it will be cut and Spider-Man will fall. If you're careful, you can swing back and forth to capture the villians for bonus points. When you reach the top of the building, it's time to climb up the high voltage tower which is booby trapped with bombs. The bombs can be defused or avoided to get to the top, but just make sure you aren't too close to one that explodes! Once you arrive at the top of the tower, Green Goblin himself will be protecting the super bomb he has planted there. If you can sneak past Green Goblin and defuse the super bomb, the level is complete and you then move on to the next, more challenging level.

Screenshots

Spider-Man Odyssey 2 Swinging as he reaches the last floors.
Spider-Man Atari 2600 Climbing the building...
Spider-Man Odyssey 2 Level 2 - notice the building changes color
Spider-Man Atari 2600 Watch out for the Green Goblin!!

Alternate Titles

  • "Spider Man" -- Odyssey 2 in-game title

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The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 May 25, 2002 B+ 83
Tilt Atari 2600 Mar, 1983 5 out of 6 83
TeleMatch Atari 2600 Mar, 1983 2 out of 6 80
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Atari 2600 Dec 10, 2003 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide Atari 2600 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
VideoGame Atari 2600 Oct, 1991 6 out of 10 60
Defunct Games Atari 2600 Jul 23, 2014 C+ 58

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Trivia

Parker Bros. developed an Odyssey² version of Spider-Man which was planned to be released by the same time as the Atari 2600 version. Nearly twenty years later a Dutch collector named Bas Kornalijnslijper bought a box of Odyssey² stuff with some EPROMs. Among them was a version of Spider-Man. Bas made some copies and released it in April, 9th 2006 at the Retro Computer Meeting in Schiedam (The Netherlands). You can read the full story at his website.

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