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  • Summary: Mysterio, the Master of Illusion, is using his powers to change New York City into his very own sinister amusement park. Lucky for the Big Apple, he's forgotten one thing: you're Spider-Man, and for one power-hungry super-villain, that means playtime's over.
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  1. A fantastic and playable miniature Spider-man that’s fun and visually appealing. What more could you ask for in a game?
  2. 90
    Each web action has its own distinct sound, and swinging through Manhattan on a web line is feels and sounds just right.
  3. 89
    It offers an imaginative, well-conceived design wrapped up in a very pretty package.
  4. [It] has a steep learning curve and isn't terribly lengthy, but outside of these main gripes, it is also a solid platform for Marvel's Spider-Man character.
  5. Spidey looks great in this format, the animations are excellent and the game play is solid.
  6. It just performs exactly like a superhero-based game should, delivering solid gameplay, a smooth learning curve, and enough variety to keep the levels fresh.
  7. Short-lived, but a decent portable Spidey game. [Oct 2001, p.158]

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  1. Apr 21, 2012
    Not as good as the later GBA Spidey games, but it's still a damn good one. It is short. but the upgrade system is so near perfect, you will want to play the 7 stages again to get them all. The great thing about the upgrade system is that you have to figure out in which order you have to get them. The only real problem I have with this game is that the game doesn't save, it uses passwords. Even with its problems, this is a must own. Collapse

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