The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Reviews Summary

Summary: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 does not soar anywhere near as high as its titular hero. Critics are all saying its gameplay is lacking, tedious and just not worth the price of admission

Rating Summary

Based on 57 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

53

Top Critic Average

4%

Critics Recommend

Based on 57 critic reviews
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Kotaku

Top Critic

No
May 5, 2014

The tried and tested Spider-Man formula is beginning to wear thing.

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ACG

Top Critic

Rent
May 2, 2014
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B-
May 18, 2014

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is fun, but flawed. It doesn't deliver a very unique experience, nor does it at all deliver a faithful adaptation of the film it's supposed to be based on. But as a longtime Spider-Man fan, I still had a really good time with it.

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Unscored
May 1, 2014
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2 / 10
May 6, 2014

Maybe we've simply done everything there is to do with Spider-Man in a video game and all that's left is diminishing returns. And that kills me. It really does. Even in the worst of recent Spidey games there was always that fragment - that little sputtering flame of childlike excitement - that could kick in once you swan-dived off a skyscraper, clad in iconic red and blue. It's gone. Sullied by lacklustre gameplay and trampled by technical shoddiness, this time Spidey hasn't been done in by the Sinister Six, but reduced to a Terrible Two.

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Ray Carsillo

Top Critic

2.5 / 10.0
May 8, 2014

Easily Beenox's worst outing with the Spider-Man brand. Nearly every game system is a step backward from the previous three Spidey games—this one isn't worth your time or effort.

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3 / 10.0
Jun 5, 2014

Lazy, shoddy and rushed this is a Spider that could do with a good blast of Raid.

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May 20, 2014

As flawed as Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is, its video-game counterpart is even more of a disappointment.

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3 / 10.0
May 8, 2014

Let me put it to you this way. I actually stopped playing The Amazing Spider-Man 2 to do some other work. I'd play a mission, decide I couldn't take any more and go do something else instead, just to get away from it. Quite frankly, that's the opposite of what a game should be.

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4 / 10
May 8, 2014

During the moments when things run smoothly, there's the semblance of a good game, and we'd be lying if we didn't admit to having fun quite often throughout our playthrough, but it's all far too buggy and rushed to recommend with a clear conscience.

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