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Spyder Review
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Posted: 14 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: @gweronimo, @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Spyder is a puzzle adventure where you play as Agent 8, a small 6-legged spider-robot that was designed by a British spy agency for attempting to stop an evil organization. You take on different challenges using your special abilities in a game that blends quick thinking with dexterity.

With sticky feet you get to defy gravity by crawling around on any surface, and you have a small arsenal of tools for solving the puzzles in each level. Environments are quite diverse, with different objectives and challenges in each. Guided by a remote instructor you will hack computers, meddle with security systems, defuse bombs and much more. Gameplay is non-violent and the tone of the game is light-hearted and comical with an occasional bit of suspense.

Collectible stickers are scattered around the different destinations and are a bit trickier to come by, while the difficulty level of the main quest is a bit towards the casual side which makes it a fun and kid-friendly game. Controls are simple and quick too, but expect some spatial confusion due to controls being switched when climbing upside-down or around corners. The adaptive locomotion designed for the little spidery robot is an impressive technical achievement.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Release Date: 21/03/2020

Platforms: Mac and iPhone, iPad

Genres: Adventure and Puzzle

Developer: Spyder The Game (@SpyderTheGame)

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 3 hours and 4 hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Spyder

 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 7.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Spyder Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@SpyderTheGame) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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