Marvel's Spider-Man

Insomniac Games, Sony Interactive Entertainment

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OpenCritic Rating
88
Top Critic Average
95%
Critics Recommend
Based on 161 critic reviews
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Marvel's Spider-Man

Rating Summary

Based on 161 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

88

Top Critic Average

95%

Critics Recommend

Based on 161 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Sep 7, 2018

Developer: Insomniac Games

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Genres: Action, Adventure

Marvel's Spider-Man. Be Greater. When a new villain threatens New York City, Peter Parker and Spider-Man’s worlds collide. To save the city and those he loves, he must rise up and be greater. A Brand-New and Authentic Spider-Man Adventure Sony Interactive Entertainment, Insomniac Games, and Marvel have teamed up to create a brand-new and authentic Spider-Man adventure. This isn’t the Spider-Man you’ve met or ever seen before. This is an experienced Peter Parker who’s more masterful at fighting big crime in New York City. At the same time, he’s struggling to balance his chaotic personal life and career while the fate of millions of New Yorkers rest upon his shoulders. Be Spider-Man After eight years behind the mask, Peter Parker is a crime-fighting master. Feel the full power of a more experienced Spider-Man with improvisational combat, dynamic acrobatics, fluid urban traversal, and environmental interactions. A rookie no longer, this is the most masterful Spider-Man you’ve ever played. Worlds Collide The worlds of Peter Parker and Spider-Man collide in an original action-packed story. In this new Spider-Man universe, iconic characters from Peter and Spider-Man’s lives have been reimagined, placing familiar characters in unique roles. Marvel’s New York is Your Playground The Big Apple comes to life as Insomniac’s most expansive and interactive world yet. Swing through vibrant neighborhoods and catch breathtaking views of iconic Marvel and Manhattan landmarks. Use the environment to defeat villains with epic takedowns in true blockbuster action.

Trailers

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Marvel's Spider-Man - Iron Spider Suit Revealed | PS4 thumbnail

Marvel's Spider-Man - Iron Spider Suit Revealed | PS4

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Marvel's Spider-Man - First Reveal Pre-Order Video | PS4

Marvel’s Spider-Man - PGW 2017 Teaser Trailer | PS4 thumbnail

Marvel’s Spider-Man - PGW 2017 Teaser Trailer | PS4

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I wanted Marvel's Spider-Man on PS4 to make me feel like Spider-Man: To sail between the highrises of New York City, to nimbly web up hordes of enemies, and tussle with familiar, animal-themed villains. Insomniac Games' first foray into the world of Marvel handily delivers on all of that. But what I didn't expect from Spider-Man was to come away feeling just as fulfilled to have inhabited the life of Peter Parker. Aside from a few odd pacing issues, which momentarily took me out of the experience of being a superhero, and a world of optional missions that don't always quite live up to the heft of the main story, Insomniac has delivered a Spider-Man story that both surprised and delighted me, coupled with gameplay that made me feel like Spider-Man nearly every step of the way. The Wall Crawler's open world doesn't consistently deliver the thrilling moments of its main campaign, but the foundation laid here is undoubtedly a spectacular one.

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A rare harmony of developer and licence makes Insomniac's open-worlder a total treat.

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Marvel's Spider-Man is undoubtedly the best Spider-Man videogame ever made, but it could have been a lot better.

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The best Spider-Man game ever made… but only just, since it fails to move the superhero video game genre forward in any important way.

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