After losing contact with his explorer friend Virgi, our fearless alien hero Spidy heads to Earth in his spacecraft to find her. While entering the Earth’s atmosphere, his spacecraft suddenly fails and starts to break up, causing Spidy to crash-land on the strange planet, with his craft scattered across forests, throughout ponds and into dark caves. Spidy finds himself alone on an alien world and faces the epic challenge of tracking down Virgi, battling strange new enemies and finding the missing pieces from his spacecraft in order to repair the damage and make their escape home. The stage is set for the adventure of a lifetime as Spidy embarks on a perilous journey through a visually stunning 2D/3D world, where quick reflexes and fast-paced platform action create a fun and rewarding gameplay experience, which is easy to pick up, but challenging to master.
Alien Spidy is a devious little platformer that would've undoubtedly fit right in alongside other equally punishing titles during the NES era. Unfortunately, in 2013 it's hard to find a place for a game that suffers from some truly taxing mechanics, tedious physics, and oftentimes cheap difficulty. That's not to say that Alien Spidy doesn't make for a fun time. Developer Enigma has crafted a game that's more of an acquired taste than anything else, but even despite some awfully foul gameplay, there are a number of moments where you can't help but think that Alien Spidy is pretty good. You take on the role of an intergalactic arachnid who finds himself stranded without his ship or his partner. You must traverse roughly 60 levels spanning three worlds.... Read Review