The Amazing Spider-Man

Critic Score User Score
Commodore 64
67
4.1
Atari ST
...
4.0
Amiga
56
4.5
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Description

In The Amazing Spider-Man, Spider Man has to rescue his girlfriend Mary Jane who was been kidnapped by the super villain Mysterio. The whole game takes place on a film set studio.

This game is primarily a platforming game in which Spider-Man fights against various enemies. Those can be stunned with Spider-Man's iconic web substance, but touching them or other hazards in the game world will decrease his health. Another important part of the gameplay are puzzles, mostly with the goal to deactivate some of Mysterio's gimmicks, e.g. changed gravity, to clear the path. Spider-Man can climb walls and shoot grappling hooks.

Screenshots

The Amazing Spider-Man DOS High scores.
The Amazing Spider-Man DOS Watch out for the mummy
The Amazing Spider-Man Amiga Title Screen
The Amazing Spider-Man Atari ST A hole in the floor and a mummy...

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User Reviews

Not what you'd expect, but enjoyable puzzle/platformer DOS brian cronrath (3)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Dec, 1990 87 out of 100 87
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1991 74 out of 100 74
64'er Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Jan, 1991 7.4 out of 12 62
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jan, 1991 7.4 out of 12 62
Power Play Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 62 out of 100 62
Power Play Amiga Feb, 1991 60 out of 100 60
Power Play DOS Feb, 1991 60 out of 100 60
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jan, 1991 42 out of 100 42

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Trivia

Bugs

The game can be theoretically beaten in about five minutes due to a glitch that allows the player to go through several walls.
Contributed to by Kabushi (136894) and emerging_lurker (136)