Review: Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales

Play as Miles Morales as this new Spider-man to protect New York City from gang and crime syndicate attacks.

Spiderman Miles Morales BoxartRelease date: 12 November 2020

Developed by: Insomniac Games
Published by: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Available on: Playstation 4, Playstation 5

Type of game: Adventure Action

Average time of one game: 1 hour

Topics: Fights, adventures, history

Business model: Just need to buy the game once.

Estimate of the total duration of the game:
10-15 hours or so.

Available in physical (blu-ray) or digital (download)
Age3+ 7+ 12+16+18+Comments
New players A little difficult to handle for those who have never played.
Intermediate playersA good margin of progress to improve.
Experienced playersMany advanced techniques will satisfy veterans.
Replayability

This is a ten-hour solo adventure. There are a few collectibles in the city but that’s it.

Difficulty

Several levels of difficulty are present to adapt to different players

Violence, fear, nudity?
Red Orange Gauge

Presence of blood, reference to drugs. The game includes many scenes of violence with fighting, pistol fire, machine guns, rocket launchers.

Language level used
Red Orange Gauge

Presence of foul language, insults, provocations, threats

Positive message

Superheroes saving the city. Main black character. Ethnic diversity among the characters.

Minimum reading level required

Lots of reading for documenting attacks in particular.

Additional costs ?
Green gauge

Only one game to buy for now. The previous episode got 3 separate optional extensions (DLCs) to buy after its release. It is possible that the same will happen for this one.

Minimum level of execution on the controller required

Requires a lot of execution to defeat some fights.

Principle of the game

A great adventure, very cinematic where we play a Spiderman in the third person. Players face crime, sway around the city between buildings, and fight hand-to-hand against many enemies.

The characters use punches, kicks, projections during combat. Miles can use electrical attacks. Some enemies use pistols, submachine guns during combat. Some traces of blood may appear.

Some cinematic scenes contain other violent acts such as a character being hit while he is tied to a chair.

Local game modes

Just one mode where you go through history.

No online game modes

Conclusion

If you’ve ever seen a Marvel movie, it’s the same level of entertainment, violence and humor. It’s a great game, perfect for discovering the power of the Playstation 5.

It is technically impressive, artistically and fun level too. A must-have but not suitable for young children.

More information about the game:Official game page

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