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Although Spider-Man: Web of Shadows shares some features as previous Spider-Man games there are also many differences including no movie connection for starters.

A flashback in the beginning reveals how a fight with Venom causes some symbiote to attach to Spider-Man giving him greater strength. Spider-Man then meets Luke Cage who helps train him to defeat the city gangs. During an attempt to save some gang leaders from assassins, Spider-Man is attacked by residents who are controlled by symbiote. The symbiote substance terrorizes the city as it spreads and attaches to innocent citizens. Spider-Man begins a quest to save New York City.

He sees the epidemic sweeping the streets below as he’s able to swing over and between buildings with great speed and agility hunting down baddies. Don’t worry about falling from buildings as Spider-Man seems to be unaffected by the plunge. When under attack, just mashing the X button enables Spider-Man to punch and conquer. The player has the ability to change suits easily where you can defeat bad guys as either the red Spidey using his web or the black Spidey using the tendrils from the symbiote. Other destructive combo attacks are the same regardless of suit color. Choosing one suit color over the other is more of a player’s personal choice for each fight and doesn’t have an impact on the game’s outcome. However, the player will be forced to make decisions during the game that are equal to Spider-Man’s red suit or black suit morals. The choices made at these times will lead the player to different endings based on the paths taken. Points are earned as he fights crime and advances to help upgrade moves and actions.


Spider-Man: Web of Shadows Windows Venom
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows Windows Luke Cage
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows Windows Thugs to beat
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows Windows Main Menu

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Spider-Man: Web of Shadows Screenshot
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Alternate Titles

  • "Человек-Паук: Паутина Теней" -- Russian spelling
  • "Spider-Man: Le Règne des Ombres" -- French title

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GameZone PlayStation 3 Oct 22, 2008 8.3 out of 10 83
Impulse Gamer Xbox 360 2008 8 out of 10 80
Cheat Code Central PlayStation 3 2008 4 out of 5 80 Windows Oct 31, 2008 78 out of 100 78
Gameplanet Xbox 360 Nov 19, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Gameplanet Wii Nov 19, 2008 7 out of 10 70
GameFocus Wii Nov 13, 2008 7 out of 10 70 Wii Oct 28, 2008 57 out of 100 57
Gamestyle Xbox 360 Feb 10, 2009 4 out of 10 40
AusGamers Xbox 360 Nov 05, 2008 3 out of 10 30


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