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Game review
The Amazing Spider-Man
Web based brawling
by Harry Slater 16/7/2012
Product: The Amazing Spider-Man
Developer: Gameloft
Publisher: Activision Blizzard
Format: Mobile
Genre: Action, Fighting, Film/ TV tie- in
Players: 1
File size: 10.71MB
Version: Europe
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It's no real surprise that The Amazing Spider-Man mobile game is a side-scrolling beat-'em-up.

It's the safe option, and the one that lets Gameloft translate the visceral thrill of being super-powered in the quickest way possible.

Essentially, Spider-Man is way more powerful than some ordinary thugs, so the game gives you a bunch of ordinary thugs to pound into the ground.

What might come as more of a surprise is the fact that the game is actually pretty good.

Punch, kick, swing

Eschewing the plot of the film, the game takes you on a whistlestop tour of a variety of nondescript New York locations. There you have to beat up a stream of goons before tackling a tougher super-villain foe. ...
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A solid side-scrolling brawler, The Amazing Spider-Man might not quite have the blockbuster trappings of its inspiration, but it is an awful lot of fun
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 7
Overall: 7
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