Amazing Spider-Man review thread

#1 Edited by Sackmanjones (4742 posts) -

So Igns review leaked but only in video format, so I decided to just make a review thread for the game in general!  
EDIT: Here is a pretty good round up of the game from somebody who got their hands on it early. Pretty excited for tomorrow! Amazon better move their asses!
 
IGN: 7/10 
 EGM: 8/10
Gamespot: 7.5/10 
G4: 4/5
 Cheat Code Central: 4/5
Marvel Tv 87/100 (I don't take this very seriously but I think the review does have some good info, anyway) 
  
From the IGN review it sounds like a good (or to me great) spiderman game and the positives outweigh the negatives. Pretty excited to get my hands on it honestly.

#2 Posted by Anupsis (303 posts) -

I love how as they say the game spoils parts of the movie and to beware they SHOW a fucking spoiler.

Assholes.......

#3 Posted by LiquidPrince (16020 posts) -

I think I'm going to wait for the PC version of this one, to get the best out of the city visuals.

#4 Posted by Toads (1 posts) -

You know, I really want to play the game. That being said it REALLY puts me off when a company goes out of its way to keep reviews off the net until the game is released.

#5 Posted by cb1115 (127 posts) -

If I remember correctly, Spider-Man 2's graphics weren't that impressive and the boss battles sucked in that game as well. So...yeah. Doesn't sound too bad.

#6 Posted by agc8602 (36 posts) -

@Toads said:

You know, I really want to play the game. That being said it REALLY puts me off when a company goes out of its way to keep reviews off the net until the game is released.

Especially since IGN's review isn't going up until 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern according to Greg Miller on Twitter.

#7 Posted by Harpell (174 posts) -

Man, I really want this to be good. I've been craving a good open-world Spidy game since Spider-Man 2.

#8 Edited by Zacagawea (1600 posts) -

@Toads said:

You know, I really want to play the game. That being said it REALLY puts me off when a company goes out of its way to keep reviews off the net until the game is released.

God, it must suck to be you

Anyway, glad reviews are fairly positive.

#9 Posted by Sackmanjones (4742 posts) -
@Zacagawea

@Toads said:

You know, I really want to play the game. That being said it REALLY puts me off when a company goes out of its way to keep reviews off the net until the game is released.

God, it must suck to be you

Anyway, glad reviews are fairly positive.

I've actually seen some really good scores from places I'm not familiar from ( which is by I haven't added them. But overall the game is lookin to be pretty awesome
#10 Posted by MightyDuck (1523 posts) -

I'm curious to see how this one turns out.

Although, I feel like nothing can top the PS1 Spiderman game that came out back in 2000.

#11 Posted by HistoryInRust (6338 posts) -

@Anupsis said:

I love how as they say the game spoils parts of the movie and to beware they SHOW a fucking spoiler.

Assholes.......

I always thought it was kind of weird that they marketed the game as taking place "after" the events of the movie.

It's sort of like, er, I guess Spider-Man wins at the end of the movie, then?

#12 Posted by Zella (776 posts) -

I will probably trade some stuff in for it, doesn't seem like it's worth 60 bucks but for 20-30 I'm cool with it.

#13 Posted by Masha2932 (1242 posts) -

waiting for a price drop

#14 Posted by Sooty (8082 posts) -

@cb1115 said:

If I remember correctly, Spider-Man 2's graphics weren't that impressive and the boss battles sucked in that game as well. So...yeah. Doesn't sound too bad.

Spiderman 2 was amazing, it looked good at the time too. 3D open world was a fairly new concept.

#15 Posted by Landon (4152 posts) -

I'll probably rent it.

#16 Posted by Rafaelfc (1382 posts) -

Last time a Spiderman game got me excited it was the ultimate spiderman for the ps2, I really loved that game when it came out, I cleared the map of every single boring sidequest and everything there was to be done. Hope this one is any good, I'm due for some more web swinging

#17 Posted by Toxin066 (3304 posts) -

That swinging mechanic seemed like such a simple solution. I feel like letting Spidey swing from the sky is just plain lazy. But I like a lot of what I read in the Marvel Tv review, so I dunno. I'll have to read more before making my decision on the game.

#18 Posted by addictedtopinescent (3645 posts) -

Damn I loved spider-man 2 and I really want to play this, I'm not sure I'd pay 60 for it though

#19 Posted by deadeyes (71 posts) -

I've removed everything from my rental list, just to make sure when my next game is sent out its this one.

Looks pretty cool, seems to be taking influence from bats though which can only be a good thing

#20 Posted by cb1115 (127 posts) -

@Sooty: Not denying that. I fucking loved that game.

#21 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7617 posts) -

@Rafaelfc said:

Last time a Spiderman game got me excited it was the ultimate spiderman for the ps2, I really loved that game when it came out, I cleared the map of every single boring sidequest and everything there was to be done. Hope this one is any good, I'm due for some more web swinging

Ultimate Spider-man was pretty great. It helped that it was based on the comics and actually had a good story, unlike the Spider-man 2 game, which was pretty horrible when you weren't just swinging around. I really wish they'd do a sequel to that. Isn't their a cartoon series they could base it off now?

#22 Posted by BormahAl (68 posts) -

@WinterSnowblind said:

@Rafaelfc said:

Last time a Spiderman game got me excited it was the ultimate spiderman for the ps2, I really loved that game when it came out, I cleared the map of every single boring sidequest and everything there was to be done. Hope this one is any good, I'm due for some more web swinging

Ultimate Spider-man was pretty great. It helped that it was based on the comics and actually had a good story, unlike the Spider-man 2 game, which was pretty horrible when you weren't just swinging around. I really wish they'd do a sequel to that. Isn't their a cartoon series they could base it off now?

Kind of off topic, but I'd love another Batman game that takes place in the Batman Forever. If it had an open world similar to Arkham City I'd but it in a heart beat.

#23 Posted by ckeats (489 posts) -

@WinterSnowblind said:

@Rafaelfc said:

Last time a Spiderman game got me excited it was the ultimate spiderman for the ps2, I really loved that game when it came out, I cleared the map of every single boring sidequest and everything there was to be done. Hope this one is any good, I'm due for some more web swinging

Ultimate Spider-man was pretty great. It helped that it was based on the comics and actually had a good story, unlike the Spider-man 2 game, which was pretty horrible when you weren't just swinging around. I really wish they'd do a sequel to that. Isn't their a cartoon series they could base it off now?

The Spectacular Spider-Man that got canned a few years ago was really great. A game based off it would be awesome. The new Ultimate Spider-Man show that's not based off the actual Ultimate Spider-man isn't so great

#24 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7617 posts) -

@BormahAl: Lego Batman might be what you're looking for, if you don't mind the Lego thing.

It's pretty much guaranteed we'll get an open world Lego Avengers/Spider-man game at some point too.

#25 Posted by Sackmanjones (4742 posts) -
@Hizang

I'm really excited for this, god I hope its awesome.

As am I. In fact my hype for this game came out of no where. I just saw the e3 video and had flashbacks of spidey 2 and knew I had to get it
#27 Edited by Jazzycola (662 posts) -

@Toads said:

You know, I really want to play the game. That being said it REALLY puts me off when a company goes out of its way to keep reviews off the net until the game is released.

It really puts me off when a person is so paranoid that he thinks it's some sort of conspiracy to hide the score when the company has an embargo on game reviews. They put the embargo in place to get on the front page of the site on release day (AKA free advertising). And when people see it they hopefully say "OH SHIT I CAN GET THAT NOW". Otherwise you see it then a day or so goes by and you've moved on. Not to mention how god damn hard it is to find anything on IGN once it's off the front page.

#28 Posted by BormahAl (68 posts) -

@WinterSnowblind said:

@BormahAl: Lego Batman might be what you're looking for, if you don't mind the Lego thing.

It's pretty much guaranteed we'll get an open world Lego Avengers/Spider-man game at some point too.

Maybe I should have been more specific. I want a Batman Beyond game with they same gameplay style as Arkham City.

#29 Posted by cb1115 (127 posts) -

I see that it's getting good reviews. Well-deserved. Game is a blast.

#30 Posted by Sean2206 (264 posts) -

I'm glad to see Beenox made another good spidey game and the tie-in curse didn't overly harm it. Excited to play this at some stage.

#31 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

If this game can capture the open world feel of Spider-Man 2 I'm sold.

#32 Posted by Shindiggah (350 posts) -

@MightyDuck said:

I'm curious to see how this one turns out.

Although, I feel like nothing can top the PS1 Spiderman game that came out back in 2000.

I'm not sure any superhero game has topped the amount of fun I've had with that one yet. That game kicked ass!

#33 Edited by SockLobster (456 posts) -

Its sequel was even better though? So you should go play that.

#34 Posted by Barrock (3545 posts) -

One thing I loved about the PS1 Spider-Man games was they had the different unlockable costumes that we're wildly different in the way that they looked but they also had different stats.

#35 Posted by GoofyGoober (937 posts) -

Guess we all agree that if it is as good as Spider man 2 it is worth it.

#36 Posted by Bloodgraiv3 (2712 posts) -

Seems fairly decent, I might pick it up.

#37 Posted by VideoGamesEncyclo (6 posts) -

Here is my Review:

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