An alternative and absolutely new narrative about Peter Parker and his super-heroic identity is now available for PlayStation 4. Despite the fact that the game Marvel’s Spider Man is based on the well-known comics, it is not connected to any part of them. The unique feature of this story is that it is focused on the inner conflicts and character of both Parker and Spidey. Not only the plot, but the gameplay, mechanics, and design of the city make this title one of the most successful and well-accepted ever made.
As for the playing experience, this game is perfect for those who are found of adventure and action placed in the conditions of the open world. There are different combat options, including air-to-air fighting as well as amazing moves and maneuvers. You can push the attackers off roofs or catch them in your web. Spider Man climbs the walls and all imaginable surfaces showing the miracles of parkour and acrobatics, which is the real please for the players’ eyes. Also, you will use your powers to gather and create new tools and suits. In a word, the environmental struggles and actions of Spider Man are impressing. At the same time, there are separate sections about Peter that involve quests and puzzles. As for the additional features, you will meet a number of references to episodes and scenes from the other titles of Marvel.
And now, a couple of words about the plot, which may be the best part of the Marvel Spider Man game. Peter is fighting for justice under the mask of Spider Man for eight years and his main antagonist is Kingpin, a strong crime head, the one who avoids being arrested due to his powers. One day, Peter finds out that his boss Yuri Watanabe has finally gathered evidence to catch Kingpin and rushes to help him. In a furious battle, Spidey wins and passes the enemy to police, though Kingpin claims that the city will become wrapped up in a chaos without him. After that, Parker returns to his work where he meets Dr. Octavius who is currently working on his most important project devoted to artificial limbs development. However, they have difficulties with technological devices and therefore the progress moves too slowly. Due to this fact, the Grant Committee expresses their disappointment and cut Otto’s budgeting back. Peter leaves the work earlier and visits Aunt May at her workplace. There, he and the company members surprise her with a party dedicated to her “jubilee” (she serves the FEAST organization for 5 years).
Very soon, the harmony ends and the band known as Inner Demons start their criminal activity. When trying to defeat them, Spider Man sees that it is too difficult because their super powers allow them to use different types of energy. Later they sneak into Kingpins house to get to his artifacts. Peter comes to stop them and meets Mary Jane, his previous girlfriend, who is a journalist at Daily Bugle now. She wants to help Peter to find out the plans of the band. Demons continue their criminal actions and from this place the real story with numerous twists and difficulties (both mental and physical) start.