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What Happens When Your Kids Develop Their Own Gaming Taste

For a beautiful few years, you have near-complete control over what your child plays. You decide what’s allowed and when, what to play together, which gems from the past to share with an excited five-year-old. Then a little more time passes, and suddenly the situation is completely different.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Insomniac Developer Reveals A Spider-Man PS4 Easter Egg Nobody Noticed

Spider-Man on PS4 was filled with little secrets and easter eggs. From a failed marriage proposal to Seinfeld references and more, the game is packed with easter eggs. But one secret was so subtle it seems nobody actually noticed it until someone at Insomniac revealed it on Twitter. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Does a Spider-Man Superfan Know NYC Better Than a Local?

The world of Marvel’s Spider-Man is full of love for the titular web-slinger and his comic book history. But is the playground of New York it recreates good enough to guide a first time visitor around? io9 decided to find out, by shipping the site’s resident Spider-Fan to the Big Apple to take a pop […]

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This Exclusive Into the Spider-Verse Deleted Scene Features Another Emotional Spider-Pep Talk

The instant Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ended, we wanted more. More Miles, more Gwen, more Peter, more of that amazing animation, more Spider-Noir trying to figure out a Rubik’s cube, all of it. And you can get more right now with an exclusive deleted scene being debuted on io9.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’s Best Moment Comes From A Heartbreaking Villain

Kids’ movies often have pretty black and white morality. The good people are good, and the bad people are bad. I enjoyed Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse a lot as a grown adult, and one reason the movie stands out is its portrayal of a more complex system of morality in a film geared towards a […]

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The Into the Spider-Verse Costume in Spider-Man PS4 Is Breaking My Brain, in a Good Way

There are a lot of good costumes in Marvel’s Spider-Man. Like, a lot. They kept adding them, too! And while my dear colleague Germain made a pretty solid case for why the game’s mindbogglingly clever “vintage comics-style” suit is one of its best, the game’s last slice of DLC added what has become my Spidey-Spandex […]

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The Best and Worst Comics Moments of 2018

One of the upsides to 2018 feeling like a year that was never going to end was that it seemed as if there was an eternity to read comics instead of, say, giving into the existential dread lurking within you. With that in mind, let’s look back at some of the best and worst comics […]

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Surprise: The ‘Sam Raimi’ Suit Is Now In Spider-Man PS4

In a last-minute holiday present to Spider-Man fans, publisher Sony said today that it is indeed adding the iconic ‘Sam Raimi’ suit—you know, the one from the Tobey Maguire movies—to the recently released PS4 game. It’s free for everyone with a copy of Spider-Man.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Spider-Man PS4 Players Are Still Holding Out Hope For The ‘Sam Raimi Suit’

Spider-Man for PlayStation 4 includes dozens of suits that players can wear during the game, each drawing from a different piece of the character’s comic book past or recent cinematic appearances. There’s the Scarlet Spider, or the suit from the recent film Homecoming. But there’s one suit that is conspicuous by its…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Fahey’s Top Ten Games Of 2018

While I spent as sizable chunk of 2018 in a hospital, I did manage to squeeze in time with some very good games. From virtual reality mice to the rebirth of a cool dragon, here are my ten favorite games of the year.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Excited for Into the Spider-Verse? Read These Comics!

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has thwipped itself into theaters as one of the best films of the year. Its earnest, almost brazen adoration of the simple joy of comic books oozes from every stylish frame—and if you found yourself enchanted by its comic style and cast of Spider-heroes, we’ve got some reading…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Sam Raimi’s bright, fun Spider-Man doubled as a valentine to a post-9/11 New York

Sony Pictures could’ve owned the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it could’ve owned it for cheap. The rights to the Spider-Man character had been bouncing around Hollywood for more than a decade before Sony finally got ahold of them in 1998. (The studio had to trade away to MGM its rights to make an alternate…Read […]

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30 years ago, Bionic Commando proved video game grappling hooks are awesome

Bionic Commando was a game that flew in the face of its own era. When it reached Nintendo’s Famicom on this day in 1988—first released in Japan as Hitler’s Resurrection: Top Secret, the heavily altered home version of a 1987 arcade oddity—jumping had already become the definitive verb of the time, the thing most…Read more… […]

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Peter Parker Meets New Friends and New Foes in the New Spider-Man Video Game Trailer

Yet another major villain is making their way into the life of Peter Parker in the already villain-packed upcoming Spider-Man PS4 video game. But it turns out Spidey’s ready to fight back against the oncoming rogues—in the form of a new pal named Miles Morales.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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