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The Amazing Spider-Man

Platform(s): Movie, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Wii, WiiU, Xbox 360
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Activision
Developer: Mercenary Technology
Release Date: Nov. 19, 2013

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'The Amazing Spider-Man' (ALL) Also Coming To Vita - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2013 @ 10:55 p.m. PDT

Created as an epilogue story occurring entirely after the events of the movie, The Amazing Spider-Man features the return of free-roaming web-slinging all over the city, as the newly anointed Spider-Man is plunged into an all-new storyline charged with protecting Manhattan from a variety of criminals.

The Amazing Spider-Man takes place after the events of the movie and features a new, original story. It mixes all-out, freeform brawls and stealth-based, stalk-and-strike challenges with a fast-paced momentum that puts Spidey front and center in the action. If you caught the game when it first launched, you already know The Amazing Spider-Man gives you free roam and free reign over the isle of Manhattan, a bustling and beautiful open world teeming with sights to see, citizens to aid and colossal bosses to rip down.

The PS Vita release of The Amazing Spider-Man is a virtual playground in your pocket, maintaining that same spirit of the console edition while adding new energy through Vita’s special features. Tying it all together is the Web Rush system, slowing down time in a heartbeat and opening up a variety of superpowered combat and movement actions on-the-fly. That unparalleled sensation of soaring above New York, stringing up an unsuspecting thug with a Web Strike or somersaulting clear of an incoming attack feels even more natural now thanks to the responsive, touchscreen controls Vita brings to Web Rush, allowing for quick and precise decisions with the tap of a finger.

Peter Parker’s smartphone plays an integral part in how you interact with the city around you, and PS Vita’s unique form reinforces these elements. The pinch-and-zoom support afforded by Vita’s multi-touch capabilities makes navigation a breeze, allowing you to effortlessly drag around the mini-map, set waypoints and track your bearings, just like you would with a real smartphone’s map app. And Vita’s gyroscopic functionality lets you snap front-page photos by aiming the device like an actual camera, zooming in and out with a simple touch.

The Amazing Spider-Man will be available in North America for $39.99.



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