Spider-Man The Movie 2

Key events

16th September 2005

Spider-Man 2

30th July 2004

Spider-Man 2

6th July 2002

Spider-Man: The Movie

Spider-Man 2

Spider-Man 2

How does Peter Parker perform on PSP?

So here we have the first of what will no doubt be zillions of comic book movie tie-ins for Sony's shiny new handheld. The good news: it's fun to play and nice to look at, and does a fine job of showing off what the PSP can do. The bad news: it's all over in the time it would take you to nip down Blockbusters, rent a copy of the movie and watch it. Skipping the credits.

Which means, even if you knock a tenner off the RRP of Ł34.99, you're still looking at paying more than ten pounds an hour for your entertainment - and while Spider-Man 2 is a fairly decent game, it's not worth that kind of money.

Unlike the console games, the PSP version of Spider-Man 2 isn't set in a free roaming city - instead there's a linear mission structure, with 19 levels to play through. The game kicks off with you swinging through a forest of skyscrapers, attempting to shoot down a helicopter as you go.

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Spider-Man 2

Spider-Man 2

Web slinging free-form genius or a frustrating cursed mess? Both, actually.

Version Reviewed

Xbox (also available on PS2, Cube)

Publisher

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