There's a Spider-Man movie reboot coming next summer, with The Social Network's Andrew Garfield wearing the webbed uniform of Marvel Comics' premier character. The Amazing Spider-Man movie will be accompanied by a game of the same name, built by
Montreal's Quebec City's Beenox dev studio. That collective turned out the last two Spidey games for Activision but promises an entirely new sort of experience with this latest tie-in. Recent Spider-Man titles have been compartmentalized affairs, keeping the web-slinger inside discrete level-based environments.
However, at this year's New York Comic-Con, Beenox said that open-world web-swinging's an important element from past Spidey successes and one that they're hoping to implement again in Amazing. It's also been speculated that some sort of first-person traversal will be making it into the game as well, literally putting you into Peter Parker's mask as he jumps across Manhattan's rooftops. Here's what Activision's saying in today's announcement: