brian-mcgee - June 15, 2018
Earlier this week we got our first look at the gameplay for the new Spider-Man PS4 game, and now we're getting a look at what appears to be the first boss battle of the game against classic Spider-Man villain Shocker. We've also finally gotten our first look at the game's plot, courtesy of Wikipedia, who assembled this synopsis from several different articles about the game...
Peter Parker is 23 years old and interning at a laboratory while about to graduate from college. Peter has been Spider-Man for eight years and has settled into his role as protector of New York City. Early in the story, Spider-Man defeats Wilson Fisk. Afterwards, a new gang emerges known as the Inner Demons who are now taking over Fisk's territory. Spider-Man then arrives at a construction site owned by Kingpin and must defend Kingpin's men who are under attack by the Inner Demons. While fending off the Inner Demons from the construction site, Peter learns that Martin Li, one of New York's most prominent philanthropists leads the Inner Demons under his alter-ego Mister Negative. Martin runs the F.E.A.S.T. shelters located across the city which complicates things for Peter's personal life as his Aunt May works at F.E.A.S.T.
While the gameplay seems to emulate Arkham Asylum, I'm at least willing to give this the benefit of the doubt. Now, if only I had a PS4. The game hits shelves on September 7.