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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.


The Amazing Spider-Man Atari ST Title screen
The Amazing Spider-Man DOS Watch out for the mummy
The Amazing Spider-Man DOS High scores.
The Amazing Spider-Man DOS It's Mysterio!

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

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jan, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Dec, 1990 79 out of 100 79
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1991 74 out of 100 74
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1990 74 out of 100 74
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jan, 1991 7.4 out of 12 62
Power Play Amiga Feb, 1991 60 out of 100 60
Power Play Atari ST Feb, 1991 60 out of 100 60
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jan, 1991 42 out of 100 42
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 33
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1990 18 out of 100 18


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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 (163155) and emerging_lurker (136)