Parents' Guide to

Marvel's Spider-Man 2

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Teen-friendly superhero game is exciting and inclusive.

Game PlayStation 5 2023
Marvel's Spider-Man 2 box cover with two versions of Spider-Man slinging webs.

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Is It Any Good?

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By keeping things close to what they did in the previous installments, this superhero action/adventure game ends up being just as much fun. A direct sequel to 2018's Marvel's Spider-Man and 2020's Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Marvel's Spider-Man 2 finds the original wall-crawler, Peter Parker, still mentoring his protégé, Miles Morales (the star of both his titular game and those Spider-Verse movies). When some iconic bad guys come to New York City -- and not to visit the city's many fine bookstores -- Peter and Miles must team up to save the city. Which they do by stopping crime, taking out bad guys, and helping those in need, even if they're pigeons.

What's different this time around is that you play as both Peter and Miles, who have the same basic abilities but some unique skills as well, including some ones that are helpful and fun to use. The action has also expanded from Manhattan into Queens and Brooklyn. While the core of this game -- swinging through the streets, and using acrobatics, your web shooters, and gadgets to defeat gangs of criminals -- feels the same as it did in the previous games, the expanded city and cool new moves make the fisticuffs feel fresh. It's why Marvel's Spider-Man 2 is yet another great adventure for our favorite wall-crawler (or should we say crawlers).

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