In "Spider-Man: Edge of Time," Spider-Man faces one of his greatest challenges ever - saving Spider-Man. Developed by Activision-owned studio Beenox, Spider-Man: Edge of Time challenges the player to take on the roles of both classic Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2099 to correct a time stream gone awry and prevent a catastrophic future brought on by the early and untimely death of Peter Parker. "Spider-Man: Edge of Time" is a focused, action-packed adventure set in two connected and evolving timelines, from the contemporary times of the Amazing Spider-Man to the corrupted future world of Spider-Man 2099, against the backdrop of a rich, tightly crafted narrative by acclaimed Marvel veteran Peter David (co-creator of the comic book series Spider-Man 2099). The game features all-new "cause-and-effect" gameplay, where players will see how the immediate and sometimes unexpected effects of their actions as one Spider-Man changes the timeline of the other Spider-Man.
With the Nintendo 3DS line-up looking as frail as it is, it never hurts to have a superhero in your arsenal. That’s why the timing behind the release of Spider-Man: Edge of Time couldn’t be better for the format, as the hero comes swinging to the 3D platform in two forms – as both the Amazing Spider-Man and 2099. While the game isn’t as technically sound as we were expecting it to be, it’s still a better superhero affair than, say, Thor: God of Blunder…er, Thunder, sorry. In the game, Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2099 team up unexpectedly when a villainous scientist named Walker Sloan vows to travel back in time in an attempt to create his corporation years ahead of his time, cleaning up the cash in the process. The... Read Review