Platform(s): Playstation 4
Release date: September 7, 2018 (Published by Sony Interactive Entertainment)
This is an action adventure game that is based in a modern day New York City. The game is played in the third person perspective. It has many different combat systems, consisting of, aerial combat, Spider Sense reflexes and finishing moves. Some features include stealth, environmental combat and quick time events. The character list includes Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Mary Jane Watson, Miles Morales, Aunt May Parker, Norman Osborn, Harry Osborn, Yuri Watanabe, J. Jonah Jameson, Jefferson Davis, Rio Morales, Black Cat, Silver Sable, Morgan Michaels.
Enemies originating in Spider-Man and other Marvel comics also appear, including Martin Li / Mister Negative, Wilson Fisk / Kingpin, Herman Schultz / Shocker, Max Dillon / Electro, Aleksei Sytsevich / Rhino, Mac Gargan / Scorpion, Adrian Toomes / Vulture, Taskmaster, Screwball, Lonnie Lincoln / Tombstone, Otto Octavius / Doctor Octopus, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, Doctor Strange, Black Panther, and the Avengers.
The development of this game began with Marvel Entertainment approaching Sony Interactive Entertainment wanting them to publish a Marvel game, however they wanted it treated like a first party title. Upon discussing with Insomniac Games, they agreed on Spider-Man as the property to adapt. This is the first licensed game developed by Insomniac, for the past 22 years they have been developing original properties, such a Ratchet and Clank, Spyro and Resistance. The largest production team ever assembled for and Insomniac game was used in the development of Marvel Spider-Man.