Marvel’s Spider-Man 2: A Game that Exceeds Expectations After Nearly Two Decades

“Marvel’s Spider-Man 2” is one of the biggest releases of the Christmas period and represents another selling point for the PS5. At the same time, it is the best-rated game for Insomniac Games in almost 20 years.

Sony’s Christmas offering is quite manageable this year, at least in quantitative terms. But the biggest blockbuster can deliver properly: Yesterday the tests for “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2” were published. With a Metascore of 91, there was a clear buy recommendation all around.

The ratings not only overshadowed its predecessor from 2018 and “Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales,” which followed in 2020. The metascore of “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2” for Insomniac Games was also able to set an internal record. No other game from the studio has been rated better since 2004.

At that time, “Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal”, which was released for the PlayStation 2, also had a Metascore of 91. The same applies to “Spyro: Year Of The Dragon”, which was launched in 2000 for the first PlayStation .

Below are some of the Metacritic ratings from the past few years up to “Resistance: Fall of Man,” which came out in 2006.

  • Resistance: Fall of Man: Metascore 86
  • Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction: Metascore 89
  • Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty: Metascore 76
  • Resistance 2: Metascore 87
  • Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time: Metascore 87
  • Resistance 3: Metascore 83
  • Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One: Metascore 70
  • Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault: Metascore 64
  • Fuse: Metascore 62
  • Outernauts: Monster Battle: Metascore 75
  • Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus: Metascore 76
  • Sunset Overdrive: Metascore 81
  • Ratchet & Clank: Metascore 85
  • Song of the Deep: Metascore 69
  • Edge of Nowhere: Metascore 71
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Metascore 87
  • Stormland: Metascore 81
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales: Metascore 85
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered: Metascore 87
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart: Metascore 88
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2: Metascore 91
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You can find a complete list of games from Insaminac Games including on Wikipedia.

“Marvel’s Spider-Man 2” is undoubtedly the most important video game of the year for PlayStation. It is therefore extremely pleasing for both the development team Insomniac and Sony that the game is developing so positively and being well received. The ratings also give hope that “Marvel’s Wolverine”, which is currently being developed at Insomniac Games, will also be a hit.

The first analysis by Digital Foundry shows how much Insomnaic Games was able to advance development and deliver a technically impressive work. which you can view here.

Players who would like to jump into the adventure based on the test results but do not yet own a PS5 can still do so Purchase bundle*which, in addition to “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2”, contains a suitably decorated PS5 with a DualSense controller, which also has a Spidey look.

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2: A Game that Exceeds Expectations After Nearly Two Decades

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“Marvel’s Spider-Man 2” will be released on October 20, 2023 exclusively for the PS5. More about the game is listed in our topic overview.

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