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 Boss fight! Hit the weak point!
Ultimate Spider-Man Windows Special guest star: Wolverine!
Ultimate Spider-Man Windows Jog in central park= Tentacle rape by Venom
Ultimate Spider-Man Windows Completing challenges upgrades Spidey's abilities

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Extreme Gamer Xbox Oct 09, 2005 9 out of 10 90
IGN Xbox Sep 22, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
4Players.de Xbox Oct 27, 2005 83 out of 100 83
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Nov, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Playback Windows Nov, 2005 4.75 out of 6 79
Thunderbolt Games Xbox Oct 19, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Windows Oct 11, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game industry News (GiN) PlayStation 2 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game industry News (GiN) Xbox 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 2005 68 out of 100 68


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