Thrilling Spider-Man Games- an overview

Written By Aakash Yadav

There is nobody who doesn’t know the most famous comic book superhero Spider-Man of all time. Isn’t it? This famous character by Marvel Comics is very popular and for its popularity, many video games have been recreated on it. There are more than twenty Spider-Man games till now. The love and fame that Spider-Man has got resulted in making more video games on it.

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The spiderman games are not limited to devices or platforms. These games can be played on PCs, tablets, and even mobile devices and are available on famous platforms like PlayStation, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, and all. Throughout the years, these spiderman games have evolved; with each game, there is something new. Let’s have an overview of all Spider-Man games.

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List of Spiderman games

  • Spider-Man:- 1982
  • Questprobe featuring Spider-Man:- 1984
  • The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom’s Revenge!:- 1989
  • The Revenge of Shinobi:- 1989
  • The Amazing Spider-Man:- 1990
  • The Amazing Spider-Man:- 1990
  • Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin:- 1990
  • The Punisher: The Ultimate Payback!:- 1991
  • Spider-Man: The video game:- 1991
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2:- 1992
  • Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six:- 1992
  • Spider-man and the X-Men in Arcade’s Revenge:- 1992
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 3: Invasion of the Spider-Slayers:- 1993
  • Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage:-1994
  • The Amazing Spider-Man: Lethal Foes:- 1995
  • Venom/Spider-Man: Separation Anxiety:- 1995
  • Spider-Man:- 1995
  • The Amazing Spider-Man: Web of Fire:- 1996
  • Spider-Man: The Sinister Six:- 1996
  • Spider-Man:- 2000
  • Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six:- 2001
  • Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro:- 2001
  • Spider-Man: Mysterio’s Menace:- 2001
  • Spider-Man:- 2002
  • Spider-Man 2:- 2004
  • Ultimate Spider-Man:- 2005
  • Spider-Man: Battle for New York:- 2006
  • Spider-Man 3 :- 2007
  • Spider-Man: Friend or Foe:- 2007
  • Spider-Man: Web of Shadows:- 2008
  • Spider-Man: Toxic City:- 2009
  • Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions:- 2010
  • Spider-Man: Edge of Time:- 2011
  • The Amazing Spider-Man:- 2012
  • Ultimate Spider-Man: Total Mayhem:- 2013
  • Spider-Man Unlimited:- 2013
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2:- 2014
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man:- 2018
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales:- 2020
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2:- 2023

Here are some of the famous Spider-Man games from the list below.

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

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Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales is an action-adventure game developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment in 2020. This game is inspired by the character’s comic book and its 2018 movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. This game is the second part of the Insomniac’s Spider-Man series and a sequel to Marvel’s Spider-Man 2018. This game was released on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Windows. It is an open-world game that features modern-day Manhattan covered in snow. You can play Miles Morales as a new Spider-Man while he learns new stories from his hero, Peter Parker.

This Spider-Man game costs $19.99 for both PS4 & PS5. There are two editions of this game, the standard edition is the same price mentioned above and the ultimate edition is $69.99.

Marvel’s Spider-Man

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Marvel’s Spider-Man is an action-adventure game developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment in 2018. It is inspired by the original narrative of the character wherein some criminal activity takes place and Spider-Man deals with it to protect the city of New York. The gameplay is from a third-person perspective where you as Spider-Man can perform tasks and missions and unlock new gadgets by going ahead in the game. This Spider-Man game is available on PlayStation 4, 5, and Windows. This game is a top Spider-Man game and players love playing this version of Spider-Man games.

To play this Spider-Man game on PS5 you must update to the latest system. If not, some features may be absent. On Steam, this game costs $33.49.

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is a video game based on the famous marvel comic superhero Spider-Man. It was published by Activision and developed by Beenox Griptonite Games in 2010. This game is famous because it has an interesting feature of four different versions of Spider-Man which are from different universes in Marvel.

The game is mainly about the Tablet of Order and Chaos. During a fight between Spider-Man and Mysterio, the tablet gets shattered into pieces which results in problems across the Marvel Multiverse and then Madame Web calls four different versions of Spider-Man to restore the balance in the Marvel Multiverse. This concept was very much praised by the players. This Spider-man game has levels and many challenges. This game also has many villains from the Marvel universe and with each version, there is different gameplay. This game is available on PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS, Wii, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows.

This game has varying prices across platforms. It costs $11.79 for the Nintendo DS console, $49.26 for PS3, $42.79 for Xbox 360 and the limited-edition costs $25.47.

Ultimate Spider-Man

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Ultimate Spider-Man is an open-world single-player game that was released in 2005. In this game, you can play as Spider-Man and Venom as well. Both the characters are different story plots and controls with their crossovers. It is inspired by the Ultimate Marvel universe when a connection was made between Spider-Man and Venom. This Spider-Man game is considered one of the best Spider-Man games ever. You can find this game on multiple platforms including Microsoft Windows and PlayStation. The latest price of this game for PS2 is $17.20.


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Spider-man is a 2000 action-adventure video game developed by Neversoft and published by Activision. The story is about Spider-Man clearing his name after being framed as a criminal by his doppelganger. Several villains are seen in this video game like Venom, Doctor Octopus, Rhino, and many more. This game was followed by three popular sequels, Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six, Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro, and Spider-Man: Mysterio’s Menace. It has narrations from the famous creator Stan Lee. You can still get this game on PS1 for $12.50 only.

Spider-Man: Web of Shadows

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Spider-Man: Web of Shadows was released in 2008 with three versions for different platforms. One for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360; a 2.5D side-scrolling brawler for the Nintendo DS; and a 2.5D side-scrolling beat-them-up action game for PlayStation 2. These versions had many similar things. This game comes at $ 10.07 and $59.67 for PS2 &PS3 respectively, $16.06 for the Nintendo DS, and $48.40 for Xbox 360.

Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin

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Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin was developed by Technopop initially on the Mega Drive/Genesis and produced by Sega of America. This game was initially released in 1990. An updated version of the game was also released named The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin. The villain Kingpin frames Spider-Man as a criminal. You have to control Spider-Man and defeat Kingpin. Get the tested disc for $34.99 on eBay.

Spider-Man: Remastered

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There is a Spider-Man remastered version which is quite popular now. In this version, the worlds of Peter Parker and Spider-Man collide. This action-adventure game was released on 12 august, 2022. You as peter Parker have to defeat the enemies and fight big crimes and iconic villains in Marvel’s New York. The remaster of the 2018 version has new improved resolution, facial models, good performance, dual sense controls, and graphics. The game also has terrific action and engaging combat which makes it so good. It is available for PlayStation 5 and Microsoft Windows. The current price of this game is $40.19 which is at a 33% discount.

There are other famous Spider-Man games like Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro, Spider-Man: The Video Game, Spider-Man, and Venom: Maximum Carnage. These games have gained a lot of popularity for their game design, characters, graphics, audio, and several other features.

How many hours?

The Spider-Man games are long video games and while focusing on only main objectives it takes a certain amount of time. Let us have a look at their lengths.

  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales:- 7.5 hours
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man:- 17 hours
  • Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions:- 10 hours
  • Ultimate Spider-Man:- 5 hours
  • Spider-Man 200:- 7.5 hours
  • Spider-Man: Web of Shadows:- 10.5 hours
  • Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin:- 14 hours
  • Spider-Man: Enter Electro:- 7 hours
  • Spider-Man Remastered:- 17.5 hours (Game of the year edition)

Right now, the best Spider-Man game is the Spider-Man: Miles Morales and the Spider-Man remastered. The Miles Morales one is said to be one of the best PS5 games.

Spider-Man games have never failed to impress the critics. The games are always so properly designed with relatable realistic characters from Marvel’s Multiverse.

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