In the gaming world, we are guaranteed to see a Spider-Man game every year. If it is not directly connected to a movie, then the video game will have its own unique story based on the comic book series or a cartoon about Spider-Man. Recently the Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U and Xbox 360, which coincides with the movie of the same name now in theaters.
If you don’t know who Spider-Man is then here is a quick recap. A teenager is bitten by a radioactive spider, which in turn gives the boy super abilities, like super strength. Through the course of some unfortunate events, he decides to use his powers for good and becomes a superhero.
Spider-Man is a comic book character created in 1962. Since then, he has become one of the most iconic characters in comics, video games and cartoons, due to his comedic nature and relatable personality.
With the newest iteration of the web crawler in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, we will be able to see the world through his eyes. Even though this won’t be the first time you play as Spider-Man, this is the first time he is on the next-generation consoles. Which means high definition graphics and superior performance in gameplay.
No matter what system you use to play, this game will be fun. You will be able to swing, climb, jump, investigate and rescue civilians in an open world environment centered around New York City. Also, Spider-Man has web-
slinging abilities and he has crafted some neat techniques. Players can use different webbings to freeze enemies or even shoot web grenades to blow things up on impact.
This particular title is loosely based on the movie because you will face more bad guys and take on bigger missions. Individuals who know the comic book storyline will appreciate popular villains who have been dropped in for you to take down.
The best aspect of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is how family-friendly it is. It will be fun as entertainment for any age. And the controls will be easy to pick up and the game offers a fun tutorial for anyone to pick up and learn.
As a longtime fan, I recommend any of the Spider-Man games because they are all a joy to play. The newest one doesn’t disappoint and it is still hot on the shelves.
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