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7.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 14
  2. Negative: 2 out of 14
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  1. AleksTodorovic
    Nov 24, 2008
    10
    I am definitely baffled as to how this game has been placed lower than other spider-man titles.
    Having played every spider-man title on the DS, i can confidently state that this is by far the best of them all.
    True, the game itself is a basic 2d side scroller (which is what works for this kinda game, tho some want that 3d malarkey), but the graphics are stunning for a hand held.
    I am definitely baffled as to how this game has been placed lower than other spider-man titles.
    Having played every spider-man title on the DS, i can confidently state that this is by far the best of them all.
    True, the game itself is a basic 2d side scroller (which is what works for this kinda game, tho some want that 3d malarkey), but the graphics are stunning for a hand held.
    As well, the controls are solid, and loose enough to create some customizable combos to deliver web fueled ass kicking.
    The games story is decent, although not winning any prizes. However, it is a bit short, but hey, its best to keep these kinds of games quick and simple.
    All in all a great time and something you can get friends addicted to.
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#53 Most Discussed DS Game of 2008
Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Web of Shadows takes Spider-Man into new territory with an enjoyable action adventure romp that's over too soon.
  2. 80
    Once again, DS owners prevail. Console owners have to deal with a sloppy 3D experience, but on the handheld we get ourselves a tight and satisfying experience that has nothing to do with the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, or Wii games of the same name.
  3. Sadly, for as great a game as Web of Shadows is on the DS, it is over far too quickly and leaves you with no immediate reason to revisit anytime soon.