The release of TheAmazing Spider-Man 2 is just around the corner, and if there's one thing we know about that movie, it's that there are a lot of villains involved. Electro, the Rhino, the Green Goblin, some weird-ass dancing baby -- they're all showing up to give the web-slinger some problems. But is that really enough bad guys?
The producers of the video game tie-in certainly don't think so. As revealed in the latest trailer for the upcoming Activision title, Spider-Man's going to be throwing webs and flying headscissors takedowns at all those foes, plus the Black Cat, Kraven the Hunter and the Kingpin. And as an added bonus, Activision and Beenox have made the Kingpin hilariously huge. Check out the trailer below!
Fresh from constructing Mega Man toys using Kenner's classic 3.75" tall Star Wars figures, action figure customizer Dan Polydoris is back on the scene with a line honoring the Activision games of the Atari Era using classic G.I. Joe figures. That's right, Polydoris has fashioned the protagonists from Pressure Cooker, Keystone Kapers, Pitfall!, H.E.R.O. and Frostbite into toys from Real American Heroes.
A new launch trailer from Activision and Red Fly Studios offers up a pretty good idea of the fully realized gameplay -- Arkham Asylum-style fighting with four player co-op, lots of weapon-based moves, and one really giant, two-headed mouser. Since it's not a direct tie-in to Nickelodeon's current CG series (or IDW's ongoing comic, for that matter), it bears a distinct visual style to boot. Check it out after the jump.
Deadpool is one of the few characters who seems to fit perfectly in the world of video games. He's a dude who literally does nothing but kill people and make wisecracks, specializes in both melee and ranged attacks, and even has that nifty short-range teleporter that can be used for dodging attacks or platforming. It's a no-brainer, and I'm kind of surprised that it's taken this long for it to actually happen. That said, even with all that he's got going for him, Deadpool as a character brings a pretty unique challenge to the table when it comes to trying to translate him to a game, and it all comes down to tone.
The Deadpool video game is set to arrive on June 25 from Activision and High Moon Studios, bringing not only the Merc With a Mouth to current generation consoles, but also an increasingly expansive cast of Marvel regulars - especially X-Men stars...
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