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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.

Screenshots

Ultimate Spider-Man Windows Spidey's had enough of Venom's tentacle raping
Ultimate Spider-Man Windows Following Rhino's trail of destruction
Ultimate Spider-Man Windows Game Over!
Ultimate Spider-Man Windows These bozos won't even know what hit them

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User Reviews

A great spider-man game that should go in your PS2 library PlayStation 2 Jordan Quinn (4)

Critic Reviews

Mygamer.com Xbox Oct 22, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
MAN!AC GameCube Dec, 2005 82 out of 100 82
GameDaily Xbox Sep 29, 2005 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Xbox Sep 23, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct 24, 2005 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Oct 05, 2005 73 out of 100 73
GameCity PlayStation 2 Dec 02, 2005 70 out of 100 70
X-Power Xbox Nov 19, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Game industry News (GiN) Xbox 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Cheat Code Central Xbox Sep, 2005 3.5 out of 5 70

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – Best Use of License of the Year (PC)

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