Update: Publisher denies involvement

[Correction] OnLive snubbed by Activision dev

[Update: Activision has clarified that the Facebook page in question is not operated by Activision nor Beenox.

"Anything posted elsewhere should not be taken as representative of Activision unless confirmed by Activision," the company said.

Original report follows.]

An anonymous Activision employee has said OnLive is not a viable platform for an upcoming Spider-Man game, sparking anger across fan websites and social media.

The administrator of the official Facebook page for Activision’s new Spider-Man game wrote “we do not consider OnLive a platform for our game to appear on”.

It added: “We would rather focus on mainstream consoles and legitimate gamers"

The comment has since been deleted, though news site Eurogamer has a screen caption of the comment.

Spider-Man: Edge of Time is developed at Activision subsidiary Beenox. It is not known whether the comment has come from a developer at the studio, or a PR professional.

Activision has published no games on the OnLive network, which recently launched in the UK after an extended pilot period in the States.

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