Amazing Spider-Games Pt. 2: Shattered Dimensions and Edge of Time

No Comments

Hello folks and welcome back to my little look at the recent history of great Spider-Man games. YOU CAN READ PART ONE HERE, where I established the premise and looked at the first two games I wanted to cover. Ultimate Spider-Man is an all time classic and Spider-Man: Web of Shadows was a stumbling follow up with a misguided premise.

Today, we're checking out the first two games produced by Beenox, which are actually two of a pair! One is a sequel to the other. A stripped back, disappointing, studio damaging sequel. We'll get to that. These games are built off of the extended universe of alternate Spider-Man stories. Both games feature our classic web slinger as well as the far off future Spidey of 2099, Miguel O'Hara. Shattered Dimensions mixes in two additional Spiders-Man, the grim dark Spider-Man Noir, and our old friend Ultimate Spider-Man. Other than that though, they're pretty different. Not just in terms of quality, but in terms of characters, and even structure.

So let's go folks, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions.

                                                                                Source: wallpapercove.com

10. Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions: The Story

In Shattered Dimensions, Spider-Man manages to stop Mysterio from stealing an all powerful tablet, but the fight results in it shattering across four alternate earths.

So Madame Web draws four Spider-Men together to recover the pieces from twelve supervillains who've each stolen a piece, granting them new powers. The Spider-Men recover the majority of the tablet and then team up to do battle against Mysterio in a dimension spanning fight to the finish.

As a plot, it's mostly an excuse to loosely connect a smattering of different fights in a variety of locations.  Each Spider-Man has a loose plot arc as well kinda. Spider-Man Noir is tracking a criminal enterprise that leads back to Norman Osborn, Spider-Man 2099 is delving into the evil being done by Alchemax, Ultimate Spidey is trying to figure out the new Venom symbiote bonded to him, and Amazing Spider-Man is… uh… I guess just trying to catch Mysterio. Look, again it's an excuse to do story stuff. We should all be aware of this already.

Next »
Previous Post
Every Comic Book Movie Ever, Reviewed: Part 2
Next Post
Amazing Spider-Games Part 3: Amazing Spider-Man 1 & 2
[Find Us On Facebook]
[Popular]
Menu

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By agreeing you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.

Privacy Settings saved!
Privacy Settings

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Control your personal Cookie Services here.

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.

In order to use this website we use the following technically required cookies
  • wordpress_test_cookie
  • wordpress_logged_in_
  • wordpress_sec

We use Google Tag Manager to monitor our traffic and to help us AB test new features.

Decline all Services
Accept all Services