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  • Blog Post: Exploring Freedom In Spider-Man 2

    Today we’re taking a look at games that offer a sense of freedom . The first open-world game I played was Grand Theft Auto III. As impressed as I was by my ability to go anywhere, it had the same restrictions to exploration as a non-virtual human would have in a real city. I could go anywhere,... More
  • Blog Post: How Every Game Developer Has Gotten Spider-Man Wrong

    If the Batman Arkham games proved anything, it's that comic book-based video games can be highly polished AAA titles in addition to their fan service. Batman: Arkham City could have starred an unlicensed character named Jimmy the Cowled Owl and it still would have been an amazing game. However, those... More
  • Blog Post: Replay – Spider-Man

    Until Rocksteady came along and revolutionized Batman, Spider-Man was the king of comic book video games. Back in 2000, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater creators Neversoft took a stab at Marvel's iconic character, and the game remains one of the most highly regarded takes on the character today. In the... More
  • Blog Post: The Best Superhero Games Of All Time

    Whether you're kicking villains in the face, swinging between skyscrapers, or lighting up bad guys like Christmas trees, being a super hero is almost always a blast. But some games do a better job empowering players than others. Here are some of our favorite games that have let us play the hero.... More
  • Blog Post: Developer Salute – Neversoft Circa 2000

    Since the meltdown of the Guitar Hero franchise, Neversoft has suffered layoffs and fallen off the map. While it's currently assisting Infinity Ward on the Call of Duty franchise within the Activision empire, in 2000 the studio was operating on the highest level. The studio's most prominent accomplishment... More
  • Blog Post: Playing Spider-Man In Lego Marvel Super Heroes

    Choosing to branch out from the Marvel film universe and include the entire brand's cast of characters in Lego Marvel Super Heroes was a bold move for TT Games. Arguably the biggest question was what to do with a Lego version of Spider-Man. The team at Traveller's Tales decided to embrace the... More
  • Blog Post: Five Great Comic Book Games That Will Never Be Made

    Plenty of great comic book characters have had their shot at digital entertainment, but the comic world is filled with an endless stream of great characters and shorelines. Why should gamers only ever get to play as the Batmans and Spider-Mans? We shuffled through our longboxes to uncover some great... More
  • Blog Post: The Peanut Gallery: How We’d Make A Better Spider-Man Game

    More than any other superhero, Spider-Man is perfectly suited for video games. His powers are interesting but not game-breaking (sorry, Supes), his alter-ego is easy to relate to, and his web-slinging is an incredibly fun way to get around. Unfortunately, the character’s most recent outings haven’t... More
  • Blog Post: Games That Make You Feel Like A Superhero

    Becoming more powerful has been a staple of video games since the very beginning. Whether it's adding that second ship in Galaga, leveling up in Final Fantasy, or grabbing the Master Sword in Zelda, games have always been fantastic at making you feel more powerful than a mere human. Some do it better... More
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