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  1. Sep 21, 2010
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    This is the best Spider-Man in the Spider-man games, I'm referring to the controls in Spider-Man's movement, there is no other game where you can control Spider-Man with such ease, I mean the running on walls the web zip and the ability to continue fighting in mid-air was done very well, the story and the idea of having Spidey in the black suit at will is a really really good one, it lacksThis is the best Spider-Man in the Spider-man games, I'm referring to the controls in Spider-Man's movement, there is no other game where you can control Spider-Man with such ease, I mean the running on walls the web zip and the ability to continue fighting in mid-air was done very well, the story and the idea of having Spidey in the black suit at will is a really really good one, it lacks in other aspects such as music, number of fighting moves and overall polishing. You unlock moves and costumes but this could've been done smarter like Shattered Dimensions, it is a game with huge potential and Spidey web slinging looks phenomenal but you can't backtrack through the story, however choosing what path you want to take in the stoy is genius too. I hope they make a sequel or other Spider-Man games with the engine they created this one to add to Spidey's abilities and agility. And keep the symbiote costume. Expand
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63

Mixed or average reviews - based on 20 Critics

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  1. 52
    Activision and Treyarch were given a blank slate to create whatever Spider-inspired tale they wanted, and they put together a game starring a whiney hero, a foggy story, repetitive gameplay, and a focus on pretty combat combos instead of engaging combat mechanics.
  2. Web of Shadows keeps the Spider-man gaming legacy going but with some bumps and bruises. Depending on your tastes the bruises might be more of a compound fracture.
  3. The best part about Spider-Man: Web of Shadows is the total freedom you are allowed in not only choosing what to do and when to do it, but also how to do it and what you wear while you're doing it. And when you mix this freedom of gameplay with a massive sprawling city that reaches to the clouds, and an endless supply of intelligent evildoers, there is no end in sight to the superhero action waiting for you in this latest Spider-Man adventure.