'Spider-Man' Trailer Steals From 'Mirror's Edge'

By Daniel D. Snyder

The trailer for the upcoming Spider-Man reboot that was released yesterday has already caused a bit of controversy in the video game community. Apparently the trailer, particularly it's CGI roof climbing segment, is startlingly reminiscent of a successful 2008 video game.

Gawker video game blog Kotaku caught the similarity and compared the two:

The new Spider-Man movie trailer is cool. It's also a bit familiar to those of us who played and enjoyed the 2008 video game Mirror's Edge. How similar? Watch. You might notice some amazing, spectacular coincidences.

Read more and watch the video at Kotaku.

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