Spider-Man 2 DS Ships
November 17, 2004
Santa Monica, CA - November 17, 2004 - The world's
most celebrated Super Hero, Spider-Man, is swinging into retail
stores nationwide in Activision, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI)
Spider-Man 2 for the Nintendo DS(tm) video game
platform. The game, which is based on this summer's blockbuster
feature film from Columbia Pictures and Marvel, is among the first
titles to hit retail stores alongside the Nintendo DS hardware.
"There is a tremendous amount of enthusiasm for the
Nintendo DS and we are excited to be among the launch titles for this
innovative new platform," said Kathy Vrabeck, president of Activision
Publishing. "Spider-Man 2 takes advantage of the
Nintendo DS's processing power by delivering amazing graphics and sound,
and gameplay that fully realizes the potential of the dual screen."
Players assume the role of Spider-Man and re-live the
movie experience through all new missions featuring unique enemies,
objectives and combat maneuvers. Utilizing the touch screen and new
controller layout, players can quickly swing, run, jump, solve puzzles,
engage in combat and switch to an arsenal of moves on the fly, while
patrolling and protecting the city of Manhattan from the nefarious Doc
for the Nintendo DS is being developed by Vicarious Visions and is
currently rated "E" (Everyone) by the ESRB.