The Amazing Spider-Man (Game Boy)

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Description

One of Spider-Man's enemies has discovered his true identity, Peter Parker, and kidnapped his girlfriend Mary Jane. Unfortunately for Spidey, exactly who has kidnapped her is a mystery. So, you must guide Spider-Man through five levels to find where she is hidden.

The Amazing Spider-Man is a side-scrolling action game. Spider-Man can use his web making abilities to either hang from the ceiling or shoot webs out like bullets, but most of his attacks are punches or kicks. Also included are two vertical-scrolling building climbing segments in which Spider-Man has to avoid enemies and falling objects which try to knock him down. His spider sense rings a few moments earlier so you have enough time to react.

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The Amazing Spider-Man Game Boy Opening Cinematic
The Amazing Spider-Man Game Boy Title Screen
The Amazing Spider-Man Game Boy First Boss
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An Enjoyable Platformer Dbchannel (93) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars
Good enough david stepanian (30) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars
Good times ETJB (450) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Player One Mar, 1991 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1990 29 out of 40 72
Raze Nov, 1990 68 out of 100 68
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1991 8 out of 12 67
Jeuxvideo.com May 02, 2012 12 out of 20 60
Video Games Mar, 1991 53 out of 100 53
All Game Guide 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Retro Archives Oct 01, 2017 10 out of 20 50
Power Play Feb, 1991 42 out of 100 42
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1990 3 out of 12 25

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Alternate Boss

Originally, the Green Goblin was going to appear in the game as a boss. A screenshot of the villain can be seen in the instructional booklet. Yet, the Hobgoblin was ultimately the villain used in the game.

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quizzley7 (21719) added The Amazing Spider-Man (Game Boy) on Feb 20, 2002