Marvel has released an official press release detailing what extras gamers will get if they pre-order the movie epilogue game for the Spider-Man movie coming out June 26. Gamers will be able to take control of Rhino or Stan Lee if they order the game now. The Rhino challenge will be a GameStop perk for Xbox 360 and PS3. The more exciting one, playing the game as Stan Lee, will be an Amazon deal for Xbox 360 and PS3 only. The legendary Stan Lee will be a fully playable character. Mr. Lee himself did some mo-cap for the game as well. Below is the full press release and the first pictures of Rhino and Stan Lee swinging into action! I’ve broken the Rhino and Stan Lee parts into different sections to highlight what you get and where you need to order. As always, you can click the thumbnails for the full size image.
True Believers, get ready for spectacular news–Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., and Spider-Man Merchandising L.P., a subsidiary of Marvel, today announced some amazing pre-order exclusives for fans that reserve an early copy of “The Amazing Spider-Man” video game in North America. Planned to launch June 26, the game brings Spidey back to the thrill of free-roaming through Manhattan in an original epilogue story to Sony Picture Entertainment’s upcoming feature film. The pre-order exclusives for “The Amazing Spider-Man” video game are available today and include the Rhino Challenge from GameStop and a special mission featuring a fully playable Stan Lee from Amazon.com.
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.
Play as Stan Lee when you pre-order the “Amazing Spider-Man” video game from Amazon.com
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.
Go beyond the feature film and find out what happens next in “The Amazing Spider-Man” video game, which brings Spider-Man’s free-roaming, web-slinging action back to New York City. Players take on the role of a young Peter Parker discovering his new Spider-Man powers and added super hero responsibilities, using the game’s innovative Web Rush mechanic to swing freely around Manhattan, combat a variety of criminal activities and take on classic Marvel super villains. Set against an original story crafted by Hollywood writer Seamus Kevin Fahey (episodes of “Spartacus: God of the Arena” and the re-imagined “Battlestar Galactica”) that takes place entirely after the events of the upcoming feature film, “The Amazing Spider-Man” video game delivers a brand-new, immersive and cinematic adventure allowing players to truly harness the power of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.
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