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Spider-Man Miles Morales Game Review and Buying Guide: The Pros and Cons

  • Game Story - 79%
  • Characters - 89%
  • Playability - 92%
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Spider-Man Miles Morales Game Review and Buying Guide: The Pros and Cons

The Spider-Man Miles Morales game is an action-adventure packed game that explores the arising and journey of a new Spider-Man hero. The game is the second instalment in Marvel’s Spider-Man series, following the 2018 Marvel’s Spider-Man.

Spider-Man Miles Morales game was developed in the year 2020 by Insomniac Games and published by Sony interactive entertainment.

Spider-Man Miles Morales is one fantastic introduction to the PS4 and PS5, utilizing its newfound power in ways that had me sitting in awe and excited to see how it would push boundaries next.

In this game review, you will see how Miles Morales must learn the cost of becoming a Superhero and decide what he has to sacrifice for the greater good of his city and its inhabitants.

I will also discuss the graphics of the playing platforms, sound and other important features of the game to help aid your decision on whether to get the game or not.


  • It has an outstanding visual mode both on the PS5 and PS4
  • Explosive superpowers such as bio-electric venom blast attacks and covert camouflage power alongside spectacular web-slinging acrobatics
  • Powerful and captivating storyline with an engaging lead character
  • Endearing characters with fear and insecurity.


  • The story is predictable
  • Miles Morales’s gameplay is the same as its predecessor despite being a new Spider-Man.
  • The game length is short; it can take an average of 10 hours to complete the whole game.

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The Game Story and Characters

The storyline is based on Marvel’s Comic Superhero, MILES MORALES, as he explores his newfound powers to become his own Spider-Man with the help of his predecessor and mentor, Peter Parker.

The game narrative continues from where Marvel’s Spider-Man (The city that never sleeps) left off, during which Miles was bitten by a genetically enhanced spider to gain powers similar to that of Peter Parker.

The core gameplay of Spider-Man, Miles Morales, is the same as its predecessor. It features the same open world, a fictionalized version of modern-day Manhattan, which is covered in snow because the game is set during the holidays.

In Spider-Man Miles Morales Game, Miles discovers unique and explosive superhero powers like covert camouflage power, bioelectric venom blast attacks and spectacular web-slinging acrobatics that set him apart from his mentor and predecessor, Peter Parker.

The Spider-Man Miles Morales game displays Miles’ struggle to keep a balance between his normal human life and his duties as Spider-Man when his new home Harlem is threatened by a raging war between Roxxen Energy Corporation and the Tinkerer’s high-tech criminal army called the underground.

Although Miles is still gaining experience in his new responsibility as a Spider-Man and having doubts if he could live up to Peter Parker’s legacy, he’ll need to take up the mantle of the Superhero and make it his own or risk losing everything precious to him.

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MILES MORALESMiles is the newest Spider-Man in Marvel’s Spider-Man series. Shortly after the traumatic death of his father, Miles was introduced to Peter Parker, who later became his friend and Mentor. Miles developed unique Spider-Man powers when bitten by a genetically modified spider. And after several months of trying to convince Peter parker, he agreed to train him to control and master his newfound unique abilities. In Harlem, Miles begins a new chapter of his life, where he is confronted with new obligations of saving the city and maintaining his normal life.
RIO MORALESRio is Miles’ mother and a breakout aspirant in the New York City Council race. Rio and Miles moved back to Harlem after Miles’ father died. where she was born and raised. Rio was born and raised in Harlem and has become a strong advocate for her community and looking out for her neighbourhood as the Roxxon Energy Corporation begins construction of a new East Harlem facility. Rio emerges as a community leader, going toe-to-toe with the Corporation as she fights to preserve her neighbourhood.
PETER PARKERPeter Parker is the original and first Spider-Man of Marvel’s Spiderman series. Peter is also Miles’ friend and mentor. After Miles’ father’s death, Peter got volunteer work for Miles at the F.E.A.S.T. Incidentally, this leads to a chain of occurrences that leaves Miles with Spider-Man powers similar to his own. After which Peter was left with no choice but to take him under his wings as his protégé and teach him how to master and control his Spider-Man Powers
GANKE LEEGanke Lee is Miles’ best friend and most trusted buddy. Ganke Lee has lived his whole life in Harlem and attends the Brooklyn Visions Academy, where he works to perfect his skills as a software developer and provide his buddy Miles with intelligence support.
Spider-Man Miles Morales Game Review - PS4


Spider-Man Miles Morales Game is one of the launched games for PS5, and it is also available on PS4. Both the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 versions of the game share the same storyline and gameplay; however, there are slight differences that set the two versions apart.

For the PS5 version of the Spider-Man Miles Morales Game, when you start up the game, you are asked if you will prioritize performance or visuals. I believe the game would still have been great on either of the two settings, but I prefered performance, which aims at a frame rate of 60 frames per second. And in all my time on the PS5, I don’t remember ever noticing a dip in the frame rate or any major slowdown in the game.

However, for the Spider-Man Miles Morales Game on PS4, the loading is remarkably slow, with a running frame rate of about 30 frames per second. But then the game runs quite alright at that lower frame rate, and surprisingly all through the few hours I spent on the game, I didn’t run into any frame rate dips. Though keep in mind that the game I played was on a PS4 Pro and not the standard PS4, as I might have run into significant issues if it were a standard PS4.

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Similar Games

The Spider-Man Miles Morales Game is a spin-off of the Spider-Man series but it does share the same gameplay as its predecessor in the 2018  Marvel’s Spider-Man.

Is The Spider-Man Miles Morales Game Worth Buying?

Yes, the Spider-Man Miles Morales game is worth the purchase regardless of the PlayStation version you play on. I recommend you grab a copy of the Spider-Man Miles Morales game, especially if you have played and enjoyed the earlier 2018 Marvel’s Spider-Man.

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The best thing to do if you’ve already gotten or planning to purchase the Spider-Man Miles Morales game is to try them out for yourself.

I have watched Miles come into his own as a Superhero who thrives on empathy, he lives to help the people in his community, and most of the game operates on this very human level, where you get to see the change that a truly friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man can bring to his community.

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