Spider-Man(also known asMarvel's Spider-Man) is anaction-adventure gamebased on theMarvel ComicssuperheroSpider-Man, developed byInsomniac Gamesand published bySony Interactive EntertainmentforPlayStation 4. It is the first licensed game developed by Insomniac. The game tells a new story about Spider-Man that is not tied to an existing comic book, video game, or film, and covers both the Peter Parker and Spider-Man aspects of the character.
Spider-Manwas well received by critics,and received critical acclaim upon release. Critics hailed it as one of the best superhero games ever made. It was praised for its gameplay (particularly the combat and web-swinging mechanics), graphics, story, soundtrack, and design of New York City, while receiving criticism for a lack of innovation in its open-world design.