Activision Reveals New Spider-Man
The web-slinging hero has been involved in some decent titles already, but we're hoping for a truly outstanding production from Beenox and Activision.
Activision has announced the newest Spidey entry, which will be known as Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions. Slated to launch in September 2010, players will traverse four different worlds from four distinct universes in Marvel lore, two of which will be The Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man Noir. We'll be looking at diverse gameplay and "dramatic environments;" The Amazing Spider-Man boasts innovative web-based fighting and also "pays tribute to the classic era of the legendary superhero." Standing in stark contrast is Spider-Man Noir, which "features a cunning and covert depiction of Spider-Man," who uses the shadows and remains unseen as his foes suffer surprise attacks. It's a "1930's-influenced, black-and-white cinematic environment," and if you want to catch a glimpse of it, check out the debut trailer. Said Rob Kostich, Head of Marketing at Activision:
"Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions delivers an original storyline that bridges four unique worlds. Each action-packed universe will have its own detailed art design and thrilling missions, challenging gamers to use new skill sets to defeat enemies as they unlock powerful new moves and progress through the game."
Handling the script is Marvel comic book writer Dan Slott; you will be tasked with the mission of capturing the Tablet of Order and Chaos, which has been shattered and spread across all the parallel universes. Recognizable villains such as Kraven and a cool Noir version of Hammerhead will be included as well and in short, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions appears to be a definite nod to the loyal fans. For more info, feel free to visit the game's official site.
3/31/2010 9:07:39 PM Ben Dutka