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Ultimate Spider-Man

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When 15-year-old Peter Parker was bitten by a genetically altered spider he became faster, stronger, more agile and gained the spider-like ability to cling to walls. Add web shooters and a costume and Peter becomes Spider-Man. Eddie Brock, Jr. is Peter’s childhood friend. In search of his scientist father’s legacy, Eddie came in contact with a symbiotic suit which transformed him into the monstrous Venom. Ultimate Spider-Man follows both their Brian Michael Bendis-scripted adventures, as Spidey attempts to prevent Venom from killing innocents while Venom seeks to avoid S.H.I.E.L.D.’s machinations.

The Ultimate version of the Spider-Man mythos revamps the franchise, bringing in edgier (and often younger) versions of famous superheroes and supervillains. The Human Torch, Wolverine, Electro, and Green Goblin are some of the Ultimate characters who make appearances. Ultimate Spider-Man features a fully rendered, cel-shaded Manhattan open to exploration.

With few exceptions, Spider-Man and Venom can explore Manhattan and Queens, climbing, jumping, and web swinging away. Story missions show up as hot spots on the map as do other in-game objectives. When the player is done patrolling (or destroying) the city, they can hit these hot spots to advance the story. Between story missions, Spider-Man and Venom can follow race paths, go on combat tours, discover and collect hidden icons, and help (or hurt) the citizens of New York.


Ultimate Spider-Man Windows Spidey's had enough of Venom's tentacle raping
Ultimate Spider-Man Windows Venom Vs Electro
Ultimate Spider-Man Windows Main Menu
Ultimate Spider-Man Windows No one is safe from tentacle raping!!

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The Press Says Xbox Oct 22, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
IGN GameCube Sep 22, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
GameZone GameCube Oct 11, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine GameCube Nov, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Jolt (UK) Xbox Nov 05, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Xbox Sep 26, 2005 7.1 out of 10 71 Windows Oct 14, 2005 14 out of 20 70
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Nov, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Cheat Code Central Xbox Sep, 2005 3.5 out of 5 70
Official XBox Magazine Xbox Dec, 2005 6.4 out of 10 64


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