Parents' Guide to

Ultimate Spider-Man

By Chris Jozefowicz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Adventure never gets deep and is over too soon.

Game Game Boy Advance 2005
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 15+

The best

T: intense violence
age 6+


Fun game. Only 2'curses words.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (8):

The story and cast is sure to please any fan of the Marvel Comics universe or super-hero comics in general. The graphics are colorful and use the cell-shading technique that makes the game feel like a playable cartoon. Cut-scenes employ the panel-by-panel style of a comic book, but they are spiced up by the fact that the animated characters can jump right out of the panel.

Unfortunately, the game falters when it comes to depth of gameplay. The story missions feel a little disjointed set among the free-roaming action that dominates the game. Most gamers will be able to finish the story mode in five or six hours. There is some replay value in the numerous city missions and in finding tokens hidden around the city, but this grows old quickly -- this is better as a rental than to buy.

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