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Cosmic Spidey Joins Shattered Dimensions

Posted by Luke Brown On April - 1 - 2010

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Yesterday, Activision announced Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions. It didn’t take long after that for Gamestop to announce their pre-order incentive: Captain Universe alternate costumes. Hooray?

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As you can see, each of the four dimensions players will travel to as Spider-Man will have its own unique take on the Captain Universe costume. If you couldn’t tell, from left to right, we have our universe’s Spider-Man (Amazing), the Noir universe’s Spider-Man, a yet-to-be-officially-revealed-but-is-probably-zombie-universe Spider-Man, and the 2099 universe’s Spider-Man. What’s that? Did this picture actually just blow the surprise of getting to play as Miguel O’Hara, the Spider-Man of the year 2099? Judging by the way the costume is laid out, I’d say yes. It’s the extra-long vambraces on his arms that give it all away. The zombie costume actually looks nothing like the Spider-Man from that particular alternate Earth, but changing the white to black may indicate death. I really don’t think the fourth dimension is going to be the Ultimate version of Spidey. It just wouldn’t make sense since the two Earths are so similar.

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Of course, the above pictures are the only proof of Gamestop’s pre-order incentive since the images were taken down from the company’s online store almost immediately. I’m all for this bonus though. It’s been a long time since we’ve had a Spider-Man video game that took advantage of all the ridiculous costumes and alternate versions the character has had in his history (like that time he had to wear a brown paper bag over his head). Perhaps we’ll also get to see Spider-Armor. Or maybe even Iron Spider. Oh, maybe they’ll even put a House of M Spidey in there. I’m a bit disappointed one of the dimensions isn’t the alternate future where Peter Parker’s daughter grows up to be Spider-Girl, but perhaps Activision thought not enough people would know who that was. Unlike Spider-Man 2099.

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