Spider-Man: Web of Shadows.

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  1. used44

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    So I just picked this up for Xbox 360 for $25 at Target. It's way more fun than you would assume.

    The GR review: B

    Anyone else tried this?
     
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    I have it, but I haven't played it yet. I got it when my 360 was broke, and forgot where I put it.
     
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    I've never purchased a superhero themed videogame.
     
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    I bought Web of Shadows for my brother for PC for like, $27 AUD. He said it was good, but he was annoyed at the quick time events of the game, in particular the final fight (apparently it's one giant quick time fest). I would try it out but when he's home my brother tends to be on his PC so fair enough.

    I heard that a lot of reviewers (other than GR) didn't really like Web of Shadows, while fans of Spider-Man and video games alike have enjoyed the game.
     
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    I just started playing it, and while I like it so far my only problem is Peter has a super whiny voice.
     
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    I wanna find it at that price lol.
     
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    Back in the PS2 era I bought Ultimate Spider-man based off the comics so that my little cousins would have something to play when they came over. All I had were Mature games or Final Fantasy which they hated.
     
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    I checked it out at the store. It looked okay. Tell me more Used, is it worth it if I can't get it for 25 bucks?
     
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    Read that GR review. It sums up my thoughts perfectly. I haven't played but past Chapter 2 yet so I'm not far enough in to really give a full review, but it's definitely a fun game. I probably wouldn't spend $60 on it, but if you can get it for under $40 then go for it.

    I know I say this a lot, but I think I might actually write a review for this one!


    Oh man I know. It gets better, but that first part (and every other part when he's talking to MJ) is so embarrassingly whiny. Man up, Parker. The rest of the voice-acting is pretty good though. And the dialogue is pure Marvel Spider-Man cheesiness, so it all works well together.
     
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    Yeah it does. I just beat act 1 and I have to say, I am liking this game. I wish there was just a little more to what you can do. It's good, it isn't as good as Spiderman 2, which kicked serious ass, but it is still good.
     
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    The combat is wonderful. Chaining aerials, to ground, to walls, then back up to the air is a major highlight.

    Longo, you probably just unlocked the Web Strike or whatever its called (the Y button). Get ready to grin ear to ear for the rest of the game. That's the coolest shit ever.
     
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    I've had that for a while. I'm chasing Black Cat right now, which has to happen once in each Spiderman game. Yeah, it is pretty good. The one thing I wish I could do more with is the Dark Suit tentacle attack. Like grab them after and throw them off a rooftop.
     
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    I was actually surprised GR gave it a B. Gametrailers (who I consider 2nd to GR) gave it like 5.2
     
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    I don't know, it got some good scores, too. It's by no means a perfect game, and it has its fair share of glitches and annoyances. Overall, though a very enjoyable (and occasionally amazing) experience.

    It's one of those games that gets a lot better after you've played it for a few hours.
     
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