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* [[Film/SpiderMan2 I have nothing left. Except Spider-Man]]. [[labelnote/Explanation]]Due to some games that eats up a PlayStation 4's gigabytes (especially with ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption2'', which is ''notorious'' for eating up space), fans will use this particular scene in ''Spider-Man 2''.


*** Also, Josh isn't the first voice actor for the titular Spider-Man to then voice Electro, as Chris Daniel Barnes, voice of the 90s animated series' Spider-Man and Josh's costar in ''Shattered Dimensions'' and ''Edge of Time'', voiced the character in the ''WesternAnimation/UltimateSpiderMan'' animated series 6 years prior to this game.

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*** Also, Josh isn't the first voice actor for the titular Spider-Man to then voice Electro, as Chris Daniel Barnes, voice of the 90s animated series' Spider-Man and Josh's costar in ''Shattered Dimensions'' and ''Edge of Time'', voiced the character in the ''WesternAnimation/UltimateSpiderMan'' animated series 6 years prior to this game. Amusingly, [[VideoGame/MarvelUltimateAlliance3TheBlackOrder the next time]] Yuri Lowenthal played Spidey, he'd encounter Barnes' Electro. Josh would be involved as well, but in a full 180 this time around he'd be playing a hero.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ri8PK0oaQE J Jonah Jameson is the true hero of the story]].


** This version of Mary Jane has divided a lot of people. Some are annoyed by her poor decisions in-game or at least hate her stealth sections due to them being percieved as annoying, while others are fine with her personality and think it's a good way to not make her a NeutralFemale in spite of not having either any powers or even any training. Another point of contention is her caracterization as a journalist, particularly among fans of her in the original comics (See OlderThanTheyThink below), who got annoyed at "yet another try to fix the character", which they think only futher perpetuates the AudienceColoringAdaptation created by the Sam Raimi films, which utterly changed the perception of Mary Jane as a character for the worse outside of comic fans. On the other hand, some people argue that her caracterization is solid and well written on its own merits, particularly by depicting her relationship with Peter in a respectful, relatable and satisfying manner, and that it's an evolution of her characterization in the [[ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan Ultimate Universe]], so it still builds upon her comic book legacy.

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** This version of Mary Jane has divided a lot of people. Some are annoyed by her poor decisions in-game or at least hate her stealth sections due to them being percieved as annoying, while others are fine with her personality and think it's a good way to not make her a NeutralFemale in spite of not having either any powers or even any training. Another point of contention is her caracterization as a journalist, particularly among fans of her in the original comics (See OlderThanTheyThink below), who got annoyed at "yet another try to fix the character", which they think only futher perpetuates the AudienceColoringAdaptation created by the Sam Raimi films, which utterly changed the perception of Mary Jane as a character for the worse outside of comic fans. On the other hand, some people argue that her caracterization characterization is solid and well written on its own merits, particularly by depicting her relationship with Peter in a respectful, relatable and satisfying manner, and that it's an evolution of her characterization in the [[ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan Ultimate Universe]], so it still builds upon her comic book legacy.

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** The game teases [[spoiler:both Venom and Green Goblin]] appearing in a sequel. Creator/YuriLowenthal, William Salyers, and Nadji Jeter would all reprise their respective roles from this game just a year later in ''VideoGame/MarvelUltimateAlliance3TheBlackOrder'', and guess who happen to be two of the many villains Spider-Man's fighting off during the prison breakout in the second chapter are?


* BaseBreakingCharacter: This version of Mary Jane has divided a lot of people. Some are annoyed by her poor decisions in-game or at least hate her stealth sections due to them being percieved as annoying, while others are fine with her personality and think it's a good way to not make her a NeutralFemale in spite of not having either any powers or even any training.
** Another point of contention is her caracterization as a journalist, particularly among fans of her in the original comics (See OlderThanTheyThink below), who got annoyed at "yet another try to fix the character", which they think only futher perpetuates the AudienceColoringAdaptation created by the Sam Raimi films, which utterly changed the perception of Mary Jane as a character for the worse outside of comic fans. On the other hand, some people argue that her caracterization is solid and well written on its own merits, particularly by depicting her relationship with Peter in a respectful, relatable and satisfying manner, and that it's an evolution of her characterization in the [[ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan Ultimate Universe]], so it still builds upon her comic book legacy.

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This version of Mary Jane has divided a lot of people. Some are annoyed by her poor decisions in-game or at least hate her stealth sections due to them being percieved as annoying, while others are fine with her personality and think it's a good way to not make her a NeutralFemale in spite of not having either any powers or even any training.
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training. Another point of contention is her caracterization as a journalist, particularly among fans of her in the original comics (See OlderThanTheyThink below), who got annoyed at "yet another try to fix the character", which they think only futher perpetuates the AudienceColoringAdaptation created by the Sam Raimi films, which utterly changed the perception of Mary Jane as a character for the worse outside of comic fans. On the other hand, some people argue that her caracterization is solid and well written on its own merits, particularly by depicting her relationship with Peter in a respectful, relatable and satisfying manner, and that it's an evolution of her characterization in the [[ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan Ultimate Universe]], so it still builds upon her comic book legacy.


** The DLC's BigBad Hammerhead is a point of contention with fans. There are some who like him thanks to the fact that like with Mr. Negative, he's another C-Lister in Spider-Man's rogue's gallery who was turned into a major villain and brutally effective threat, with his character arc of being an old-school baddie being forced to evolve and get with the times being viewed as interesting. Others however dislike him ''because'' they find said characterization a baffling take on the character due to it divorcing him from his unique prohibition era mobster aesthetics from the comics in favor of turning into a generic cyborg brute, and it doesn't help that he's a more simplistic "Evil for the sake of evil" character as opposed to the more complex and sympathetic Mr. Negative and [[spoiler:Doc Ock]] from the base game.



** Both of the [[BonusBoss Bonus Bosses]] Taskmaster and Tombstone ended up being really well received by the players. Taskmaster for being a really engaging MirrorBoss and Tombstone for back and forth banter with Spider-Man during his fight that paints him as a likable and respectful BloodKnight.

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** Both of the [[BonusBoss Bonus Bosses]] Taskmaster and Tombstone ended up being really well received by the players. players: Taskmaster for being a really engaging MirrorBoss with a cool design, and Tombstone for back and forth the back-and-forth banter with Spider-Man during his fight that paints him as a likable and respectful BloodKnight.



* TheScrappy: While her appearance in one of the main game's side missions was considered amusing, Screwball entered this territory in the game's DLC chapters. Along with her obnoxious in-your-face attitude and rude, condescending remarks during her challenges, she attracts a lot of ire due to her side missions basically being tougher reskinned Taskmaster challenges that are made even more annoying due to her constant commentary. Her increasingly prominence in the DLC at the expense of other villains like the aforementioned, more popular [[EnsembleDarkhorse Taskmaster]] has led to a lot of players feeling that she has long since worn out her welcome. Though it's also not hard to imagine [[spoiler:finally defeating her in ''Silver Lining'' as being the TakeThatScrappy moment that it was all leading up to.]]

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* TheScrappy: While her appearance in one of the main game's side missions was considered amusing, Screwball entered this territory in the game's DLC chapters. Along with her obnoxious in-your-face attitude and rude, condescending remarks during her challenges, she attracts a lot of ire due to her side missions basically being tougher reskinned Taskmaster challenges that are made even more annoying due to her constant commentary. Her increasingly increasing prominence in the DLC at the expense of other villains like the aforementioned, more popular aforementioned [[EnsembleDarkhorse Taskmaster]] has led to a lot of players feeling that she has long since worn out her welcome. Though it's also not hard to imagine [[spoiler:finally defeating her in ''Silver Lining'' as being the TakeThatScrappy moment that it was all leading up to.]]


** Another point of contention is her caracterization as a journalist, particularly among fans of her in the original comics (See OlderThanTheyThink below), who got annoyed at "yet another try to fix the character", which they think only futher perpetuates the AudienceColoringAdaptation created by the Sam Raimi films, which utterly changed the perception of Mary Jane as a character for the worse outside of comic fans. On the other hand, some people argue that her caracterization is solid and well written on its own merits, particularly by depicting her relationship with Peter in a respectful, relatable and satisfying manner, and that it's an evolution of her characterization in the [[ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan Ultimate Universe]], so it still builds upon her comic book legacy.



** In terms of characterization, some have taken to praising the game for "fixing" MJ by making her no longer a DamselScrappy. This seems to be a case of AudienceColoringAdaptation concerning the Sam Raimi ''[[Film/SpiderManTrilogy Spider-Man]]'' movies and ''ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan'' comic series, where MJ suffered a major case of AdaptationalWimp, while in the original comics she's long been depicted as both competent and useful in Peter's Spider-Man activities, both before and after the Raimi films. Even turning her into a reporter, besides the fact it essentially copies ComicBook/LoisLane, was something previously done in ''Ultimate Spider-Man'', both [[WesternAnimation/UltimateSpiderMan cartoon]] and the [[ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan original comic]]. Likewise, this isn't the first game to do this. ''VideoGame/SpiderManWebOfShadows'' had MJ as a shotgun wielding NPC who staves off zombie-like symbiotes while partnering with none other than ''ComicBook/LukeCage'' and also retaining a lot of her comics' characterization.

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** In terms of characterization, some have taken to praising the game for "fixing" MJ by making her no longer a DamselScrappy. This seems to be a case of AudienceColoringAdaptation concerning the Sam Raimi ''[[Film/SpiderManTrilogy Spider-Man]]'' movies and ''ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan'' comic series, where MJ suffered a major case of AdaptationalWimp, while in the original comics she's long been depicted as both competent and useful in Peter's Spider-Man activities, both before and after the Raimi films. Even turning her into a reporter, besides the fact it essentially copies ComicBook/LoisLane, was something previously done in ''Ultimate Spider-Man'', both [[WesternAnimation/UltimateSpiderMan cartoon]] and the [[ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan original comic]]. comic]] (specially the former). Likewise, this isn't the first game to do this. give MJ an active role. ''VideoGame/SpiderManWebOfShadows'' had MJ as a shotgun wielding NPC who staves off zombie-like symbiotes while partnering partnering, not only with Spidey, but also with none other than ''ComicBook/LukeCage'' and also ''ComicBook/LukeCage'', all while retaining a lot of her original comics' characterization.

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* WhatAnIdiot: Technically [[SubvertedTrope subverted]], but one can't help but scratch their head during Octavius' initial confrontation with Peter patching up his suit. Peter ''starts'' to explain himself, only for Octavius to abruptly come to the conclusion that Peter is ''helping'' Spider-Man. Really? ''[[FailedASpotCheck REALLY?!]]''

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** The game has 4 distinct weather/day combinations that are used in the story; Midday, Sunset, Midnight and Rain. Unfortunately the rain option is ''not'' part of the options you unlock upon beating the game, and thus cannot be used in free-roam outside a few story segments. Many players find this disappointing, as it's just as visually stunning as the other settings. Not helped by the fact that Insomniac has claimed the game was to have a weather selector at launch and later implied it was coming with a patch, yet 9 months later it has yet to materialize.


* CompleteMonster: From ''[[{{DLC}} The City that Never Sleeps]]'': [[BigBad Hammerhead]] is a sadistic [[TheDon Maggia don]] who yearns for the "good old days" where mobsters like him ruled New York City with an iron fist, and the police knew to look the other way. When Sable International leaves their technology behind after the Devil's Breath incident, Hammerhead arms his men with as much as he can find and tears up the streets of New York with a brutal [[MobWar gang war]] against the other crime families so he can seize power from them, attempting to have numerous civilians killed. When Spider-Man and his cop ally Yuri Watanabe attempt to stop him, he provokes Yuri into shooting him by [[CopKiller killing numerous cops]] while stealing the dangerous Project Olympus armor before having other crime bosses slowly [[CementShoes drowned in cement]], trying to broadcast their deaths across the city. When that fails, he goes into hiding and has himself converted into a cyborg, forcing an Oscorp scientist into upgrading his men with cybernetic enhancement, not caring that some of his men would die due to the procedure. When he resurfaces, he tortures Silver Sable with a power drill until she gives him the most dangerous Sable Tech in her arsenal.

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''[[{{DLC}} The City that Never Sleeps]]'': [[BigBad Hammerhead]] is a sadistic [[TheDon Maggia don]] who yearns for the "good old days" where mobsters like him ruled New York City with an iron fist, and the police knew to look the other way. When Sable International leaves their technology behind after the Devil's Breath incident, Hammerhead arms his men with as much as he can find and tears up the streets of New York with a brutal [[MobWar gang war]] against the other crime families so he can seize power from them, attempting to have numerous civilians killed. When Spider-Man and his cop ally Yuri Watanabe attempt to stop him, he provokes Yuri into shooting him by [[CopKiller killing numerous cops]] while stealing the dangerous Project Olympus armor before having other crime bosses slowly [[CementShoes drowned in cement]], trying to broadcast their deaths across the city. When that fails, he goes into hiding and has himself converted into a cyborg, forcing an Oscorp scientist into upgrading his men with cybernetic enhancement, not caring that some of his men would die due to the procedure. When he resurfaces, he tortures Silver Sable with a power drill until she gives him the most dangerous Sable Tech in her arsenal.

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** ''Hostile Takeover'': In David Liss's prequel novel, [[FromNobodyToNightmare Michael Bingham]], despite his pitiful beginnings, is an emotionally detached sadist who [[ItsAllAboutMe believes the world owes him and that he is the "rightful" Spider-Man]]. Gaining his abilities from medical experiments by Oscorp, Bingham saw a friend die from these experiments and realized [[LackOfEmpathy he felt nothing for him]], before killing two other patients who bullied him. Eventually naming himself "The Blood Spider", Bingham enters Wilson Fisk's services and proved to be dangerous beyond Fisk; to ruin Spider-Man's reputation, Bingham dresses as him to terrorize New York; kills a teenager; blows up a restaurant, killing eleven people in a staged hostage scenario, including a friend of Peter Parker, using one as human ammo; and murders a district attorney. At one point Bingham considers [[WouldHurtAChild killing a baby]], only not going through with it due to the trouble it'd cause him. Bingham plans on taking control over both Fisk and Norman Osborn, by stealing blackmail material and beating Fisk to a pulp to show power over him.


* BaseBreakingCharacter: This version of Mary Jane has divided a lot of people. Some are annoyed by her poor decisions in-game or at least hate her stealth sections due to them being percieved as annoying, while others are fine with her personality and think it's a good way to not make her a NeturalFemale in spite of not having either any powers or even any training.

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* BaseBreakingCharacter: This version of Mary Jane has divided a lot of people. Some are annoyed by her poor decisions in-game or at least hate her stealth sections due to them being percieved as annoying, while others are fine with her personality and think it's a good way to not make her a NeturalFemale NeutralFemale in spite of not having either any powers or even any training.


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* BaseBreakingCharacter: This version of Mary Jane has divided a lot of people. Some are annoyed by her poor decisions in-game or at least hate her stealth sections due to them being percieved as annoying, while others are fine with her personality and think it's a good way to not make her a NeturalFemale in spite of not having either any powers or even any training.


* AngstWhatAngst: On account of GameplayAndStorySegregation, Peter lapses into a surprising quick and chipper mood despite the story putting him into huge amount of trauma. It can be jarring to see Spider-Man and Peter trade catchphrases and quips [[spoiler:after the death of Miles' Dad, the horrible betrayal of Dr. Octopus, and the death of Aunt May]]. The greater violence committed by the supervillains such as the Demons cold-bloodedly executing civilians and the collateral damage, and intensity doesn't stop Peter from indulging in comic banter or flirting with MJ [[spoiler:even when she is trying to single-handedly disarm a bomb while several civilians are being held hostage in fear of unleashing a bio-weapon]].

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* AngstWhatAngst: On account of GameplayAndStorySegregation, Peter lapses into a surprising quick and chipper mood despite the story putting him into huge amount of trauma. It can be jarring to see Spider-Man and Peter trade catchphrases and quips [[spoiler:after the death of Miles' Dad, the horrible betrayal of Dr. Octopus, and the death of Aunt May]]. The greater violence committed by the supervillains such as the Demons cold-bloodedly executing civilians and the collateral damage, and intensity doesn't stop Peter from indulging in comic banter or flirting with MJ [[spoiler:even when she is trying to single-handedly disarm a bomb while several civilians are being held hostage in fear of unleashing a bio-weapon]]. On this note, Photo Mode will have stuff like [[spoiler:Miles Morales stop looking for his father in the site of a suicide bombing to take smiling selfies as people are being brutally murdered by terrorists in the background]].

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