Spider-Man on PS4 nails the most important thing: web-swinging


Spider-Man has a long legacy that covers almost every form of media, including comic books, movies, TV shows, and video games. He’s one of the most popular superheroes on the planet, and it’s hard to find someone who isn’t familiar with the webslinger’s powers and history.

That means that Insomniac’s Spider-Man game for the PlayStation 4 has a lot of expectations to live up to, especially when it comes to the most important piece of the puzzle: the web-swinging. After playing the game E3, I’m pleased to report that Insomniac has nailed it, and it’s shaping up to be one of the best superhero experiences you can play on a console.

Web-swinging in the game is deceptively simple: if you hold down the R2 button,…

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