The Avengers aren’t the only game in town (though, it is easily the absolute best superhero movie hands-down) – we’ve also got the fantastic reboot of the Spider-Man franchise. With that, we also have the June 26th release of the new title from Activision /Beenox – The Amazing Spider-Man. Since it’s all the rage, let’s look at what you get for pre-ordering the game from various sources:
Pre-order Now from GameStop – The Rhino Challenge
Take control of the massive, genetically engineered villain RHINO and rampage around Manhattan in an exclusive gameplay challenge of pure destruction! As Rhino, players will be able to unleash his formidable powers to destroy anything and everything that gets in his way in a timed event full of speed, combo streaks, and of course, a ton of things to break! Unlockable for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 system ONLY. While supplies last. Limited time only.
Pre-order Now from Amazon.com – Play as Stan Lee for the First Time Ever
All the rumors can officially be put to rest – for the first time ever, fans will be able to play…STAN…LEE as himself in The Amazing Spider-Man. Players will take on the role of Stan “The Man” Lee in his own special mission across Manhattan, borrowing abilities from his old pal Spider-Man as they help Stan collect pages of his latest script in a spectacular race around Manhattan. Stan’s mission is punctuated with his witty banter that fans have come to know and love, and a special surprise waits for them at the end of the mission – after all, it is Spider-Man’s 50th anniversary this year! Unlockable for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 system ONLY. While supplies last. Limited time only.
The game is being penned by Hollywood writer Seamus Kevin Fahey (episodes of Spartacus: Gods of the Arena and the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica), so you can expect that it should have a decent storyline beyond the events of the film. We’ll see next month when it hits PS3, 360, Wii, DS, and 3DS.
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