Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Spider-Man Merchandising L.P., a subsidiary of Marvel have announced some exclusives offers for fans who pre-order a copy of The Amazing Spider-Man video game in the UK. The game is an original epilogue story to Sony Picture Entertainment’s upcoming feature film.
If pre-ordering from Amazon.co.uk purchasers will also receive The Rhino Challenge. Take control of the massive, genetically engineered villain Rhino and rampage around Manhattan in an exclusive gameplay challenge. As Rhino, players will be able to unleash his formidable powers to destroy anything and everything that gets in his way.
Pre-orders from GAME will receive The Stan Lee Adventure Pack. For the first time ever, fans will be able to play as Stan Lee himself in The Amazing Spider-Man. Players will take on the role of Stan Lee in his own special mission across Manhattan, borrowing abilities from Spider-Man as they help Stan collect pages of his latest script in a spectacular race around Manhattan. Stan’s mission is punctuated with his witty banter and a special surprise waits for them at the end of the mission.
Pre-orders from independent retailers with include the The Oscorp Search & Destroy Pack. In the The Amazing Spider-Man video game, Spider-Man has his own smartphone to help navigate around Manhattan, locate missions and challenges and fight crime. With this pre-order special, Spider-Man’s smartphone will feature two mini-games inspired by classic arcade experiences that can be played when not web-slingin’ around Manhattan.
All pre-order bonuses are unlockable for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 only while supplies last and for a limited time only. The Amazing Spider-Man is planned for release on the 29th June for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and Wii, and Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest details.