Xbox One | 360 | XBLA  PS4 | PS3 | PSN  Wii U | VC    3DS  PS Vita  iOS    PC    Retro    


  » news
  » reviews
  » previews
  » cheat codes
  » release dates
  » screenshots
  » videos

  » specials
  » interviews

  » facebook
  » twitter
  » contests

  » games list
  » franchises
  » companies
  » genres
  » staff
 

Will you buy an Xbox One X on November 7?

Yes
No
Undecided


Game Profile
INFO BOX
PLATFORM:
Multiplatform
PUBLISHER:
Activision
DEVELOPER:
Beenox
GENRE: Action
PLAYERS:   1
RELEASE DATE:
September 07, 2010
ESRB RATING:
Teen


IN THE SERIES
The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

Spider-Man: Edge of Time

More in this Series
 Written by John Scalzo  on March 18, 2010

News: One theory on the next Spider-Man game...





After taking last year off, Activision executives have started talking up Spider-Man's return to video games in 2010. That talk will become something more solid in a few weeks as the cover to GamePro's May issue features a mention of something called Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions.

Subscribers will get all the details when the issue is mailed out to them next week, while it will be available on newsstands on April 6. But what exactly is Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions? I have a theory...

Back in 1998, the Spider-Man animated series came to a close with a two-part finale that dealt with the Spider Wars, a heavily modified version of the Clone Saga that featured six dimension-hopping Spider-Men (including Ben Reilly, the Scarlet Spider) trying to stop Carnage from destroying all reality.



Could this be what Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is all about? We won't know for sure until next week, as Spider-Man is not usually one to get involved in cross-dimensional shenanigans. Although there was also the Secret Wars, but I'm not sure that story could be considered a "Spider-Man" game.

There's also the possibility that Activision will team up with Sony Pictures to sow the storyline seeds for the planned 2012 Spider-Man film reboot. But considering the Shattered Dimensions subtitle and the film's focus on an Ultimate Spider-Man-styled Peter Parker in high school, this seems unlikely.

There's also the question of just who will develop the game as Activision shut down Spider-Man: Web of Shadows developer Shaba Games in 2009 and Treyarch is busy working on Call of Duty 7. Prototype developer Radical Entertainment was rumored to be working on the game, but nothing has been heard from them in a while. Still, they seem like the most likely candidate.

We'll have more soon.



User Comments

WWE 2K18 Review - Your Return to the Ring Yields Mixed Results


Xbox One X Feel True Power Television Spot Released by Microsoft


September 2017 Top 10 NPD Numbers Revealed With A Sequel Leading the Way


Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility Arrives on Xbox One Tomorrow


Middle-earth: Shadow of War Review - Return to Mordor to Try and Stop Sauron


HEX: Card Clash Arrives on PS4 From Hex Entertainment


Nintendo Rolls Out Firmware 4.0 for the Switch Bringing New Features to the Console


Cities: Skylines Green Cities Now Available From Paradox


Fire Emblem Warriors Arrives on Nintendo Switch and 3DS Tomorrow


Syberia 1 and 2 Will Be On Nintendo Switch This Fall From Microids






Home    •    About Us    •    Contact Us    •    Advertise    •    Jobs    •    Privacy Policy    •    Site Map
Copyright ©1999-2012 Matt Swider. All rights reserved. Site Programming copyright © 2004 Bill Nelepovitz - NeositeCMS