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It's lonely out here. I'm one of a handful of game critics that will, with little provocation, defend most of Activision's Spider-Man series (Friend or Foe can eff right off). We are not a well-liked or understood group, united only by our love of swinging through a virtual New York and our ability to forgive punishingly repetitive gameplay. With Spider-Man: Sh...

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Activision pulls several Marvel games from Steam, XBL, PSN

Activision began the new year by removing several Marvel-licensed games from digital storefronts, including the six-months-young Deadpool. The departed Marvel assortment includes Spider-Man games Edge of Time, Shattered Dimensions, Friend or Foe, and Web of Shadows, as well as X-Men entries Destiny...

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Future Spider-Man games to be developed by Beenox

Activision today announced that Shattered Dimensions developer, Beenox, will be in charge of the publisher's future Spidey efforts. "Beenox's creative vision reinvigorated the Spider-Man gaming experience among critics and fans in Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions," Activision senior VP Patrick Kell...

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions on PC is Walmart exclusive for Thanksgiving weekend

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is getting a PC release right around Thanksgiving this year -- kind of. According to the game's official Facebook page, the North American PC version will only be available at Walmart over the Thanksgiving weekend, which means if you want it, you'll have to brave th...

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Cosmic DLC shatters Spider-Man's dimensions today on XBLM [update: Screens and trailer

You're playing Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions and you're thinking, "Man, all these different Spider-Men are confusing." Get ready to ease your addled mind: The Cosmic Spidey costume pack conveniently unifies all Spider-Men into one "Cosmic" being ... uh, with slightly different "universal" looks....

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions 'Cosmic' costumes coming this month

During the still-in-progress Marvel Games panel at New York Comic Con 2010, Beenox creative director Thomas Wilson revealed that the previously GameStop-exclusive (with pre-orders) "Cosmic" costumes for Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions will be made available as paid DLC sometime before the end of t...

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions review: Mo' spiders, mo' problems

It's lonely out here. I'm one of a handful of game critics that will, with little provocation, defend most of Activision's Spider-Man series (Friend or Foe can eff right off). We are not a well-liked or understood group, united only by our love of swinging through a virtual New York and our abil...

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Mafia 2 is top UK earner for third week

Take-Two's Mafia 2 whacked the competition to hold the top of the UK sales charts for a third week in a row. Making that feat even more surprising is the fact that Chart-Track notes the mob epic had a 58 percent drop in sales for the week. Second place went to Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2, which, after ...

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Spider-Man shatters the PC dimension later this year

PC gamers may have noticed their collective Spidey senses tingling earlier this week, as Activision quietly announced that the PC version of Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions would not be releasing alongside its console counterparts. According to the launch press release, the PC version will arrive ...

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions DS Preview: Hand not held

At a recent preview event for Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Activision had all versions of the game playable but, for the life of me, I just couldn't put the DS game down. Developed by Griptonite, the DS version is heavy on the exploration and features a light, fluid combat system. The DS ga...

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Shattered Dimensions creative head interested in Noir or 2099 Spider-Man game

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is like a Costco-size sample platter of four different Spidey universes, but Beenox Creative Director Thomas Wilson wouldn't mind focusing on just one of the wall crawlers for a game. During Gamescom the developer told us that if he could, he would want to focus on ...

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