Activision Reveals Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

Activision Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Entertainment have released the first details of "Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions," the newest entry of non-stop heroic action to star the iconic wall-crawler. The video game is scheduled for release in September 2010 and will allow players to travel through four different worlds as distinctly different versions of Spider-Man from four universes across Marvel lore, two of which are announced today: "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Spider-Man Noir."

As Spider-Man, players will experience a wide variety of gameplay and dramatic environments. "The Amazing Spider-Man" experience delivers innovative web combat and visuals in a world that pays tribute to the classic era of the legendary Super Hero. In contrast, "Spider-Man Noir" features a cunning and covert depiction of Spider-Man, who utilizes shadows to perform stealth takedowns in a 1930’s-influenced, black-and-white cinematic environment.

"’Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions’ delivers an original storyline that bridges four unique worlds," said Rob Kostich, Head of Marketing, Activision Publishing, Inc. "Each action-packed universe will have its own detailed art design and thrilling missions, challenging gamers to use new skill sets to defeat enemies as they unlock powerful new moves and progress through the game."

Penned by acclaimed Marvel comic book writer Dan Slott, the story takes players on a mission to capture the magical energy of the Tablet of Order and Chaos, which has been shattered and scattered across parallel universes. Gamers are challenged to battle fan-favorite villains such as the lethal Kraven and a custom, never-before-seen Noir version of Hammerhead, in a quest to restore the fabric of reality.

"Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions" is developed by Beenox and not yet rated.

Be sure to check out the newly-launched official site for your first look at the game. You can also view the first trailer using the player below and seven screenshots here.


Source: Activision