Gameloft’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hits iOS

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 1.0 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 003)

As promised, the official game of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie is now available in the App Store for iOS devices.

A $4.99 universal download for the iPhone and iPad, this open-world action-adventure wall-crawler has you saving New York City from the formidable villain Electro in the midst of a massive villainous gang war.

You will love lush environments and eye-candy graphics that make the most of your device’s hardware. Fans of action games won’t be disappointed as The Amazing Spider-Man 2 offers plenty of combo-based fighting, web-slinging, wall-crawling and fluid aerobic combat.

Hit the jump for your launch trailer and additional tidbits…

Your character can use special Spider-Man suits, including the Symbiote Spider-Man, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, Scarlet Spider, Iron Spider and Superior Spider-Man.

Compared to the first game in the series, developers have addresses complaints about the control scheme. Also, both the size and detail of a free-roam Manhattan have been vastly increased.

This being the official movie tie-in, the game features an original story inspired by the film, the familiar movie villains Electro and Green Goblin and other iconic foes inspired by more than 50 years of comics.

Check out the launch trailer.

Here are a few pretty screenshots.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 1.0 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 005)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 1.0 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 001)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 1.0 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 002)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 1.0 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 004)

Key highlights include:

  • Web-sling, wall-climb and web-shoot as the fast and quick-witted Spider-Man
  • An original story expands on the highly anticipated blockbuster film
  • Go beyond the film with new characters such as Black Cat and Screwball
  • Unlock Spider-Man suits such as Symbiote Spider-Man and Iron Spider-Man!
  • Face off against famous villains such as Venom, the Green Goblin, Electro, and Kraven the Hunter
  • High-quality voice acting and cinematic cutscenes bring the movie experience to life
  • Intense combo-focused combat! Defeat Spider-Man’s greatest enemies – from street thugs to super villains – with crazy acrobatic fighting styles
  • Swing free through the city like never before, thanks to high-quality, fluid animations
  • Take the fight to the sky with action-packed aerial combat
  • Unleash devastating combos through enhanced icon controls for an intense action experience
  • Adventure in a larger open-world Manhattan with 6 detailed districts to explore, from the bustling Times Square to picturesque Central Park
  • Console-like graphics offer a bigger, better, and more beautiful experience
  • A deeper story takes you on an exciting adventure, showcasing 6 legendary villains and an expanded set of side missions
  • Spectacular social events, including battling waves of bosses and opponents in Mysterio’s Arena

Grab The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for $4.99 in the App Store.

The 689MB download requires an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad running iOS 7.0 or later. A constant Internet connection is required to play the game.

Like most Gameloft titles, this one comes with plenty of optional in-app purchases for spidey suits, items and new abilities that you can also earn by progressing throughout the game.