The Amazing Spider-Man to See a Wii U Release on March 5th

on February 15, 2013 10:12 AM

Activision has announced that it will be re-releasing the webslinger’s recent outing on consoles on Nintendo’s Wii U. The game, entitled, The Amazing Spider-Man – Ultimate Edition will come bundled with four sets of downloadable content, as well as Wii U-specific features.

The Wii U-specific features include the OsCorp OsPhone and an off-screeen mode, both of which are detailed below:

  • Transform the Wii U™ GamePad with the Oscorp OsPhone – Access Spidey’s in-game cell phone via the GamePad to accept new challenges, navigate the city, and manage his upgrades.
  • Off-screen Mode lets users swap instantly between playing on the big screen and the GamePad whenever they choose.

In addition to the four DLC packs, there are new Spider-Man suits that will be included. Details on the suit are listed below:

  • Stan Lee Adventure Pack – Completely voiced by the Spider-Man creator himself, you’ll play as Stan Lee and web-sling through NYC in an amazing race across the city. Take on Spidey’s powers as you wall crawl, web rush, and swing across Manhattan to collect the missing pages of Stan “The Man’s” latest script. Collect all the pages and unlock a surprise reward!

  • Lizard Rampage Pack – Take control of Dr. Connors’ terrifying alter-ego in a race against time as you rampage through the streets as Lizard to defeat Oscorp guards

  • Rhino Challenge – Rampage through NYC as the unstoppable Rhino and cause as much destruction as possible before the timer runs out! The more damage you inflict, the more bonus points you earn as you build momentum ramming through taxis and cars!

  • Oscorp Search and Destroy Pack – Includes 2 mini-games through Spider-Man’s in-game cell phone

  • New suits, including the Vigilante suit from The Amazing Spider-Man movie and the Classic Spider-Man suit from the Raimi trilogy

The Amazing Spider-Man – Ultimate Edition will be published by Activision for the Wii U on March 5th, 2013. The original game was released on console and mobile platforms on June 26th (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS, DS, Wii), June 28th (iOS, Android), and August 10th, 2012 (PC).

 /  Staff Writer
David has been a gamer since childhood and enjoys games that are able to deliver fun and intricate gameplay alongside compelling and emotional narratives. He's also a huge fan of film, television, comic books, and literature. David has his B.A. in English Language Arts from CUNY John Jay College.