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10 Best Spider Man Games, Ranked

The top ten Spider-Man games of all-time, according to critics

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has officially launched on PS5, joining the long line of previous Spider-Man games, but becoming arguably the most highly anticipated title of the bunch to date. But how does Insomniac’s Spider-Man sequel rate among the acclaimed web-slinging pack?

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The Highest Rated Spider-Man Games of All-Time

Let’s find out where Spider-Man 2 ranks, as we take a look at the top ten most best Spider-Man games of all-time according to both critics and fans through using scores from the review aggregator website Metacritic.

10. Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

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Release Date: September 7, 2010

Highest Metacritic Score: 76 (Xbox 360)

User Score: 7.8 (Xbox 360)

9. Ultimate Spider-Man

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Release Date: September 22, 2005

Highest Metacritic Score: 77 (Xbox)

Best User Score: 9.1 (GameCube, PC, PS2, Xbox)

8. Spider-Man (2002)

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Release Date: April 16, 2002

Highest Metacritic Score: 79 (Xbox)

Best User Score: 8.1

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7. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

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Release Date: June 28, 2004

Highest Metacritic Score: 83 (Xbox)

Best User Score: 8.2

6. Spider-Man: Mysterio’s Menace

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Release Date: September 19, 2001

Highest Metacritic Score: 84 (Game Boy Advance)

User Score: 7.5

5. Ultimate Spider-Man: Total Mayhem

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Release Date: September 1, 2010

Highest Metacritic Score: 85 (iOS)

User Score: 7.1

4. Spider-Man (2000)

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Release Date: August 30, 2000

Highest Metacritic Score: 87 (PlayStation)

Best User Score: 8.6

3. Marvel’s Spider-Man

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Release Date: September 7, 2018

Highest Metacritic Score: 87 (PC & PS4)

Best User Score: 8.7 (PS4)

2. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

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Release Date: November 12, 2020

Highest Metacritic Score: 88 (PC)

Best User Score: 7.6

1. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

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Release Date: October 20, 2023

Highest Metacritic Score: 91 (PS5)

User Score: N/A

Ultimately, the newly released Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has surpassed every previous entry in terms of critic score, becoming the highest rated Spider-Man experience of all-time.

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Grant Testa is a writer at Prima Games, who specializes in achievement hunting and horror gaming. He is also an avid comic book reader/collector, fantasy footballer, and rock music fanatic. Thousands who have been defeated by Grant in online multiplayer games have cried to themselves, wondering, "How did he get so good?! Why can't I be a gaming demigod like him?" They would probably be surprised to learn that Grant actually inherited his elite gaming skills from his mom, Joann Hansen, one of the speediest stenographers/typists in the nation, (and probably the world). Fun fact: he is also the son of the world’s first “let’s player” and comedy legend, Tim Testa.