After losing contact with his explorer friend Virgi, our fearless alien hero Spidy heads to Earth in his spacecraft to find her. While entering the Earth’s atmosphere, his spacecraft suddenly fails and starts to break up, causing Spidy to crash-land on the strange planet, with his craft scattered across forests, throughout ponds and into dark caves. Spidy finds himself alone on an alien world and faces the epic challenge of tracking down Virgi, battling strange new enemies and finding the missing pieces from his spacecraft in order to repair the damage and make their escape home.
The stage is set for the adventure of a lifetime as Spidy embarks on a perilous journey through a visually stunning 2D/3D world, where quick reflexes and fast-paced platform action create a fun and rewarding gameplay experience, which is easy to pick up, but challenging to master.
A unique blend of fast paced physics based platform action and challenging puzzles
A visually stunning, cartoon-styled Animated world
Use the analogue control to perform intuitive skill-based manoeuvres as Spidy swings from danger, shoots his web and avoids numerous pitfalls and enemies
Explore three unique game environments with over 69 diverse and challenging levels
Overcome a huge range of enemies and fight epic boss battles
Accessible for both casual and core gamers…it’s easy to pick up, but challenging to master
Unlock over 300 collectables and achievements
Replay levels to earn higher scores and improve your leader board rankings
If you like the aesthetics of the game (just see the pictures), you'll probably like the game itself. It doesn't have the best story ever, but it will certainly keep you hooked for hours, trying to advance to the next level, collect everything in the previous ones, or simply beat your older scores. A nice little charming indie title, which is quite cheap on its own already.
Alien Spidy is quite a typical style of indie game, and is more of a “collector” game than anything. There is little that separates it from other indie collector titles; however its aesthetic charm and smooth gameplay are not to go amiss. So as you swing, jump and crawl your way around the various levels, you also have to avoid various other “creatures” that get in your way and use others to aid you in getting around the level. It’s certainly a unique mechanic, having other creatures aid you in different ways. The game is certainly fun, but can get repetitive after a while, with little more to offer in later levels, that it doesn’t do in the earlier ones. The aesthetics and over-all feel to the game though is absolutely brilliant and is a very easy-on-the-eye game. Would certainly recommend picking it up if you happen to catch it on sale, or if you’re a eager fan of collector and indie games.
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