Marvel's Spider-Man (Series) Review
Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.
When you encounter enemies you fight them with Spider-Man's superhero powers. This focuses on chaining attacks together and using the environment and webs to incapacitate numerous foes while avoiding damage. As you progress you unlock new moves and abilities.
Like Arkham Batman Arkham the combat is exuberant and enjoyable while the wider game offers an almost endless array of different things to do in your crime-fighting character.
The second game in the series is Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. You return to the web-swinging action but as Miles Morales rather than Peter Parker, stepping into his shoes after he has gone.
Marvel's Spider-Man: Game Of The Year Edition
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Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. This includes a regular subscription fee (known as a 'battle/season pass') to unlock access to reward items and other aspects of the game. In-game purchases for downloadable content to extend the game with new chapters and add outfits. You can buy content individually as "The Heist", "Turf Wars" and "Silver Lining" or purchase them all via "The City That Never Sleeps" season pass.
Rated PEGI 16 for frequent scenes of moderate violence. Violence is typical of the Spider-Man series games with realistic close quarter combat combined with exaggerated, slow motion action. Blood and injuries are depicted and the fallen remain on the field of play.
This game has been rated ESRB TEEN.
Skill Rating: This game is enjoyed by 12+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity. Although younger children will enjoy the swinging around, the skill to progress the story and complete missions means that you need to be a bit older to really get the most from this.
Our Marvel's Spider-Man Accessibility Report details 19 accessibility features:
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