let’s play as spider-man in SPIDER-MAN, insomniac’s game about spider-man starring spider-man

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cuz i’ve played like the first 90 seconds and i love it already

bitch that’s the tubby custard machine (bizarro gazzara), Thursday, 6 September 2018 18:12 (three months ago) Permalink

[whispering to date while playing spider-man when spider-man first appears on the screen] that's spider-man

devvvine, Thursday, 6 September 2018 18:25 (three months ago) Permalink

Oh, I didn't realize this was by Insomniac. I guess that explains why it isn't being deservedly released on the sly like every other non-Lego Marvel game.

I Don't Have Any Ears, I Am Positive (Old Lunch), Thursday, 6 September 2018 18:26 (three months ago) Permalink

it really feels like you’re spider-man in this, the video game SPIDER-MAN featuring spider-man!

bitch that’s the tubby custard machine (bizarro gazzara), Thursday, 6 September 2018 18:27 (three months ago) Permalink

It's too bad (if the rumors are true) that they couldn't figure out a way to include Spidey in this one. Maybe next time.

I Don't Have Any Ears, I Am Positive (Old Lunch), Thursday, 6 September 2018 18:45 (three months ago) Permalink

hoping that spider-man will be in the dlc

devvvine, Thursday, 6 September 2018 18:47 (three months ago) Permalink

IIRC the DLC will just be a variety of suits that you can dress Spidey up in when/if he shows up in one of the sequels to this game.

I Don't Have Any Ears, I Am Positive (Old Lunch), Thursday, 6 September 2018 18:52 (three months ago) Permalink

gotta hold something back for the sequel

ciderpress, Thursday, 6 September 2018 19:02 (three months ago) Permalink

I've heard you play a bystander in this game who is looking for Spidey. You show up at various places where crimes have taken place and bad guys are webbed up and you're like, so where's Spidey? And another person is all, aw man you just missed him sorry. You win the game when you give up looking for Spidey and instead just draw a picture of what you imagine Spidey might look like.

I Don't Have Any Ears, I Am Positive (Old Lunch), Thursday, 6 September 2018 19:05 (three months ago) Permalink

You don't know how to drive so you have to walk everywhere you go. And you're recovering from knee surgery so it's not like you can even run or anything.

I Don't Have Any Ears, I Am Positive (Old Lunch), Thursday, 6 September 2018 19:09 (three months ago) Permalink

(I hope it's not a spoiler to reveal that you injured your knee during a previous attempt to see Spidey in action. You were too busy looking up in the sky and you did a number on yourself when you ran into a fire hydrant.)

I Don't Have Any Ears, I Am Positive (Old Lunch), Thursday, 6 September 2018 19:21 (three months ago) Permalink

That bystander's name? Peter Parker.

Nag Reddit (Leee), Thursday, 6 September 2018 19:22 (three months ago) Permalink

You have no idea that you share a name with the fellow who is secretly Spidey. It's ironic.

I'm pretty sure game 2 of this series is where you have to go to court because Spidey has filed a restraining order against you. Your obsession is probably a little unhealthy, if we're being honest.

I Don't Have Any Ears, I Am Positive (Old Lunch), Thursday, 6 September 2018 19:27 (three months ago) Permalink

look i know we all enjoy having a little spider-fun here in the spider-man thread but to be serious for a spider-sec having played the first couple of missions, this spider-man game is a real blast and is a worthy successor to spider-man 2 on the ps2, a spider-man videogame where you also (spider-spoiler alert!) played as spider-man

bitch that’s the tubby custard machine (bizarro gazzara), Thursday, 6 September 2018 19:38 (three months ago) Permalink

We had good friends over Monday afternoon. I was talking to one of them when his 13-year old son kind of shuffled up. "Hey," he said. "I see you have the PS4 in the basement." "Yeah," I answered. "So, uh," he mumbled. "You gonna get the Spider-man game?" "If it turns out to be as good as everyone seems to think it is," I said. "But I might wait until the price drops a bit first." "Cool, cool," he muttered. "I'll tell you what, though" I said. "Whenever I do get it, you'll be the first to know." "Really?!" he said. "That would be awesome." And then he shuffled off.

Poor kid, has an Xbox.

Josh in Chicago, Thursday, 6 September 2018 22:12 (three months ago) Permalink

Unless - and I stress unless - he actually turns out to *be* Spider-man, which, tbf, if he played the game he could be.

Josh in Chicago, Thursday, 6 September 2018 22:13 (three months ago) Permalink

i promise you all i will never be spider-man

ciderpress, Thursday, 6 September 2018 22:38 (three months ago) Permalink

dont say that, reach for your draems

I Don't Have Any Ears, I Am Positive (Old Lunch), Thursday, 6 September 2018 22:47 (three months ago) Permalink

uuugh fine, i'll buy this like a chump

Nhex, Thursday, 6 September 2018 23:24 (three months ago) Permalink

hell yeah, let’s all play as spider-man in SPIDER-MAN

bitch that’s the tubby custard machine (bizarro gazzara), Friday, 7 September 2018 06:40 (three months ago) Permalink

in case you needed more encouragement

here is little reason to use fast travel in Marvel's Spider-Man. Manhattan, as Insomniac Games draws it, is a sparkling but compact metropolis: no two points are far apart. More importantly, getting from A to B is an authentic delight for this particular Spider-Man. The web-swinging is endlessly enjoyable with its lullaby see-sawing between the city streets and the wild blue sky. Why would you want to skip all that just to get to your destination a few seconds sooner?

If you do use fast travel, however, you'll realise afresh just what a charming outfit Insomniac Games truly seems to be. Fast travel is handled with a loading screen, sure, but what a screen! Here's Spidey on the subway, in full costume, checking his phone, arm hanging from an overhead strap, swaying gently with the shuffle of the carriage. There are several takes on this idea, inevitably. In one of them he nods along with a stereo that's been propped on a seat next to him. In another, a man is asleep and resting his head on Spider-Man's shoulder. There is something brilliant about Spider-Man, in costume, amongst the disinterested crush of fellow travellers. Batman would never ride the tube like this.
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https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-09-07-the-fast-travel-in-marvels-spider-man-is-touched-with-genius

bitch that’s the tubby custard machine (bizarro gazzara), Friday, 7 September 2018 14:58 (three months ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pHh-ONsuxQ

Josh in Chicago, Friday, 7 September 2018 15:21 (three months ago) Permalink

Please tell me that's actual gameplay footage, please.

I Don't Have Any Ears, I Am Positive (Old Lunch), Friday, 7 September 2018 16:07 (three months ago) Permalink

I wish. but to be Batman *and* Spiderman is to fly too close to the sun.

Josh in Chicago, Friday, 7 September 2018 16:29 (three months ago) Permalink

This game is a joy.

EZ Snappin, Friday, 7 September 2018 16:35 (three months ago) Permalink

First time in ages I've gone to a game shop and paid full price on release day. The shop was queued from the counter to the door with people buying Spider-Man.

Played an hour so far and loved every minute. I seem to be shit at Spideying my way out of getting shot.

Non, je ned raggette rien (onimo), Friday, 7 September 2018 20:45 (three months ago) Permalink

is there a button to say his famous catch phrase, "i am the spider-man"?

ciderpress, Friday, 7 September 2018 22:40 (three months ago) Permalink

i don't think i'll be playing it, but this is really cool

The architecture in Spider-Man is some M.C. Escher shit.https://t.co/AKhtZUdtvQ pic.twitter.com/yvKSfowiHV

— chris person (@Papapishu) September 8, 2018

Karl Malone, Saturday, 8 September 2018 15:41 (three months ago) Permalink

god this game is so much fun

unlocking some aerial moves and swinging through ny pulling off stunts at the apex of every mighty swing is worth the price of entry on its own

bitch that’s the tubby custard machine (bizarro gazzara), Saturday, 8 September 2018 16:05 (three months ago) Permalink

I love this game already pic.twitter.com/EorWtzSeBm

— Jamie McKelvie (@McKelvie) September 8, 2018

Andrew Farrell, Sunday, 9 September 2018 07:48 (three months ago) Permalink

Ok should I buy a ps4 for this

Chuck_Tatum, Sunday, 9 September 2018 15:21 (three months ago) Permalink

yeah

bitch that’s the tubby custard machine (bizarro gazzara), Sunday, 9 September 2018 16:10 (three months ago) Permalink

i mean if you like spidey i dunno what else you’d want from a game, it pretty much nails it

there’s even a mission where you have to chase down the garbage truck where peter’s stuff has been dumped after he gets evicted for non-payment of rent, which is kinda the distilled essence of spider-man imo

bitch that’s the tubby custard machine (bizarro gazzara), Sunday, 9 September 2018 16:19 (three months ago) Permalink

Yeah this game is real fun.

circa1916, Monday, 10 September 2018 00:16 (three months ago) Permalink

holy shit the combat in this is so so so so fun. far more fun than the arkham games.

Hmmmmm (jamiesummerz), Tuesday, 11 September 2018 21:26 (three months ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1SpVYmcTGM

Josh in Chicago, Tuesday, 11 September 2018 21:58 (three months ago) Permalink

Poor kid, has an Xbox.

― Josh in Chicago, Thursday, September 6, 2018 6:12 PM (six days ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

Me, every year since 2001.

The game looks like a blast.

Rod Steel (musicfanatic), Wednesday, 12 September 2018 20:06 (three months ago) Permalink

finished. good stuff, Spidey!

Nhex, Friday, 14 September 2018 18:39 (two months ago) Permalink

...and I Platinum'd it. Thankfully you don't need to 3* all the challenges, you just need enough medals to buy the suits (no trophies for buying all the suit powers / upgrading your gadgets all the way). I don't think I'll ever perfect those drone and bomb challenges, but the combat and stealth ones are pretty doable with the right tricks. Also, you don't need to get the hidden suit for getting all the hidden photos, but i did it anyway. Boy that took a while even with a guide.

there are two trophies that are basically the kind you have to stumble upon if you don't know them in advance (the "pay respects" and "high five" ones) but the rest can be gotten fairly organically

burned through this so fast, kinda tempted to buy the DLC though i generally don't like supporting those at full price

Nhex, Thursday, 20 September 2018 19:00 (two months ago) Permalink

Nice video about how the little things contribute to the joy of playing this game
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqQvR5M4_FQ

Nhex, Monday, 1 October 2018 05:19 (two months ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

anybody played the DLC yet?
I'm short of finishing the taskmaster bullshit to get all the costumes (never gonna happen) and curious to see if it's worth jumping back in.

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Thursday, 25 October 2018 22:10 (one month ago) Permalink

also curious. frankly most games i'm willing to wait a year for the DLC pass to go on sale but this one juuuuust had me hungry enough to keep going and pay for more.

btw you don't have to 3* ALL the Taskmaster stuff to get all the costumes (thank God), just make sure you buy all the suits and suit powers, you DON'T have to max out the gadget powers

Nhex, Friday, 26 October 2018 00:31 (one month ago) Permalink

spider-man and spider-man pay tribute to the ‘spider-man points at spider-man’ meme in SPIDER-MAN, insomniac’s game about spider-man starring spider-man

https://66.media.tumblr.com/aac0881b40905ae69f560a3296e3986f/tumblr_pgv0w8FfPQ1qfz9cf_500.jpg

la bébé du nom-nom (bizarro gazzara), Saturday, 27 October 2018 22:43 (one month ago) Permalink


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