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Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales PC Review: Same Stylish Web

December 20, 2022

Spider-Man has always been my favourite superhero, so you can imagine my love extends to Miles Morales. Much like my original review of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, this PC port holds many of the same comments and criticisms, even if it’s a much shinier and polished version of its original PlayStation 4 release. It’s definitely […]

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Spider-Man: Remastered PC Review: The wall-crawler sticks the landing

August 17, 2022

A PC remaster of a game always has a lot to live up to. And when said game is critically-acclaimed, universally-lauded by fans and industry members, multi-time Game of The Year (2018) recipient Marvel’s Spider-Man you know you’ve got some big webby shoes to fill. At minimum, PC punters are hankering for the exact marvellous […]

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Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 trailer confirms Venom as major villain

September 10, 2021

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has been formally unveiled during this morning’s PlayStation Showcase. The biggest news from the trailer is that fan-favourite villain Venom is along for the ride. The trailer is short and sweet, with a voice-over intoning threats toward both Peter Parker and Miles Morales. The game will be the sequel to one of […]

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Marvel’s Wolverine in development at Insomniac

September 10, 2021

Marvel’s Wolverine was just about the last thing we expected to see from Insomniac Games today. The title was revealed during today’s PlayStation Showcase with a short cinematic teaser. We see Logan himself, alone at a bar with his back to the camera. A close up on his hand reveals bloody knuckles, suggesting he’s been […]

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Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart Review: A preview of the generation to come

June 18, 2021

As a gamer in his late thirties, Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart makes me wish time travel was real. I’d rush back to find my 15-year-old self, show him these visuals and watch his brain meltdown in real-time. Previously on Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart is the sixteenth entry in the Ratchet & Clank series […]

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Rift Apart

16 minutes of gorgeous Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart gameplay just dropped

April 30, 2021

The latest PlayStation State of Play broadcast spotlit Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, the PS5’s first truly huge exclusive. The 16-minute gameplay trailer gives a clear idea of what Insomniac’s vision for the game is, who Rivet the mysterious female Lombax is, and how the game uses the PS5’s hardware to best effect.   Spectacle seems […]

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart launching in June, drops brand new trailer

February 12, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart has a release date. Insomniac’s latest will arrive June 11, 2021, according to a new post on the official PlayStation Blog. “When the evil Dr. Nefarious uses a device that can access alternate dimensions to find a galaxy where he always wins, Ratchet and Clank are separated,” the post reads. […]

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Spider-Man: Miles Morales Review: A Web of Style and Substance

November 9, 2020

Spider-Man is my favourite Marvel superhero, and because Miles Morales is also Spider-Man, he’s my favourite too. Miles’ first appearance was in Ultimate Fallout #4 in August 2011. Created by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Sara Pichelli, the character struck an immediate chord with readers. His popularity was a bit of a surprise — […]

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Gamescom 2019: PlayStation acquires Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games

August 19, 2019

This one feels like it’s been a long time coming. Spider-Man and Ratchet & Clank developer Insomniac Games have been acquired by Sony. The acquisition makes Insomniac a first-party PlayStation developer within Sony Worldwide Studios. Insomniac’s history with Sony goes back as far as the PlayStation 1. It’s a company responisble for numerous Sony exclusives […]

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The AU Review’s Game of the Year 2018

December 28, 2018

Choosing your favourite game of the year is hard. We’ve done it every year since we founded The AU Review’s games section in 2014, and it never gets any easier. In 2018, we played so many incredible games that it became impossible to list and number every last one of them, so we opted not […]

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Games Review: Spider-Man (PS4, 2018) wants to Be Greater, but falls just short

September 10, 2018

As a game, Insomniac’s Spider-Man is a bit like it’s hero. Spidey is good (but not great) at his job, and you forgive him his missteps because his heart’s in the right place. If you created a checklist of tropes and mechanics found in open world adventure games, Spider-Man would tick every box. It doesn’t […]

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Games Preview: Spider-Man is looking like a huge win for Insomniac Games

August 12, 2018

Insomniac Games has already proven highly capable when it comes to helming a gaming franchise. From Ratchet & Clank to Resistance, the Burbank-based developer has given PlayStation some of its most thoughtful and inventive gaming universes. It’s therefore no surprise that Insomniac’s first shot at an open-world Marvel-branded superhero game has become one of the […]

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E3 2018: Insomniac’s Spider-Man gets a brand new trailer

June 12, 2018

Developer Insomniac have rocked the PlayStation E3 press conference with a ton of new footage from their upcoming superhero game, Spider-Man. Hit the jump to check it out for yourself.

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Insomniac’s Spider-Man Gets Release Date and Awesome Collector’s Edition

April 5, 2018

Insomniac Games have unveiled the contents of the Collector’s Edition for their upcoming PS4 exclusive Spider-Man and (finally) a release date!

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E3 2017: Insomniac’s Spider-man blends the best of Batman: Arkham and Uncharted

June 13, 2017

Insomniac Games closed out tonight’s PlayStation press briefing with a truly bonkers look at their forthcoming game, currently simply titled Spider-man. It takes the pick-your-battles, gadget-heavy approach of the Batman: Arkham games and melds it with the over-the-top action movie rollercoaster of the Uncharted series. What’s more? Goddammit, it looks like they’ve made strange mash up work.

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Video Games Review: Song Of The Deep (PS4, 2016)

July 28, 2016

Insomniac Games alongside their new partnership with GameTrust (GameStop’s all new publishing brand), have lovingly crafted a deep sea exploration title, with Irish flavour, in Song of the Deep. Song of the Deep is a Metroidvania-style action-adventure game following a young girl’s quest into the deep blue sea to find her missing father. Combining discovery, skill, and suspense with an […]

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E3 2016: Insomniac are making a PS4-exclusive Spider-man game

June 15, 2016

Insomniac are no stranger to the superhero genre, having created the very enjoyable Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive a couple of years ago. It’s now returning to the genre with one of the most popular heroes in comics, and on an entirely different console.

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Games Review: Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One, 2014)

October 27, 2014

Sunset Overdrive is Californian developer Insomniac Games (noted for PlayStation exclusives like Ratchet & Clank and Resistance) first Xbox One exclusive, a frantic, idiosyncratic, open-world third-person shooter that pulls elements from a number of different games and combines them, with a twisted sense of humour, to create something that feels quite fresh and different.

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