In a unique story set alongside the events of the second film, Spider-Man discovers he's not the only one tracking down Manhattan's criminals. The underworld has been turned upside down with a one-man campaign of violence and murder that has captured the city in an iron grip of fear. Villains from the film as well as fan-favorite, classic Marvel characters are woven together in a twisted web of adrenaline-fueled, free-roaming, web-slinging action that puts players on a collision course with an evil far beyond Spider-Man's reckoning.
You know that scene in Spider-Man 3 where Tobey Maguire is walking down the street, dancing and shooting fingers from his hips to music? The Amazing Spider-Man 2 video game never approaches that level of bad, but considering what it could have been, it's quite a disappointment. There are some wonderful concepts, but the game feels rushed and there's a lot of poor execution. The game starts off by teaching you to walk and look around as you move towards your Uncle Ben's demise. It's the set up for a story that has Spider-Man searching for his Uncle's killer and encountering enemies in a plot to pit gangs against each other, take down Spider-Man and run the city. The problem is that the story never gets very interesting. The most captivating part of the story is... Read Review