Venom – Spider-Man – Separation Anxiety

 

Venom/Spider-Man: Separation Anxiety is a side-scrolling beat ’em up video game and sequel to Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage, released for Mega Drive/Genesis and Super NES and then ported to PC. One or two players team up as Spider-Man and Venom to defeat the evil symbiote Carnage. The game boasts a large number of thugs that the player has to defeat: heavily armed Jury and Venom’s symbiote children. There is also cameo assistance from Captain America, Ghost Rider, Hawkeye, and Daredevil.

Plot

Though the game is titled after the comic book series Venom: Separation Anxiety, the story more closely follows the events of Venom’s first limited series, Venom: Lethal Protector. The game’s plot loosely follows Lethal Protector in the following ways:

  • Appearance of Spider-Man (in Lethal Protector #1.)
  • Confronting the digger in San Francisco (as seen in Lethal Protector #1.)
  • Discovering the underground city (as seen in Lethal Protector #1.)
  • Appearance of The Jury (as seen in Lethal Protector #2.)
  • Removal of five symbiote seeds to create five new symbiotes (as seen in Lethal Protector #4.)
  • Spider-Man and Venom’s escape from the Life Foundation (as seen in Lethal Protector #5.)
  • Confronting the five symbiotes at the Life Foundation Headquarters (as seen in Lethal Protector #5.)
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