The Amazing Spider-Man 2 takes place outside the events of the 2nd film in a unique story where Spider-Man discovers a larger threat to NYC that has turned the underworld upside down. Villains from the film and classic Marvel characters come together in a twisted web of adrenaline-fueled, web-slinging action. Play as Peter Parker for the first time ever in The Amazing Spider-Man game series. Battle all-new villains from both the movie and Spider-Man universes . New web-swing mechanic includes expanded web-shooter capabilities and chemical properties that allow you to freeze and blow up items on impact . Explore a more expansive Manhattan cityscape than the previous Amazing Spider-Man . New “Hero or Menace” system rewards you for acting as Spider-Man by stopping crime and saving citizens . New abilities and expanded fast-paced, acrobatic combat moves.