Cosmic Spider-Man and Iron Spider-Man were pitted against
each other as opposing retailer pre-order bonus characters? Further complicating the continuity of
a not-so-tidy superhero storyline
, Amazon is offering
to manipulate the appearance of the Iron Spider-Man costume in Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions' 2099 dimension
for your pre-order purchase of the game. In other words, "you'll receive a code to unlock Iron Spidey early," explains HeroHQ
, Activion's Marvel games web base. Amazon will also ship you an art book.
Sulking there in the background, the previously revealed
GameStop pre-order bonus, Cosmic Spider-Man, is playable in all four of the game's dimensions (of which still
only three have been revealed). Cosmic Spidey will actually have a unique look in each dimension and is being advertised as a true "exclusive" for GameStop pre-order purchases (but is not listed as a bonus for the Wii version of the game).
Not such a thrilling "What If"
scenario, after all. Now, if
we add Spider-Ham
to the equation ...