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Games Like 'Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered' to Play Next

Tired of exploring Spidey's New York City? Discover these other open-world games, ranked by Metascore.

Jon Bitner
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Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Marvel's Spider-Man first launched on PlayStation in 2018, although Spider-Man Remastered didn't swing onto PC until 2022. Gamers who held out for this version weren't disappointed, as the updated game is sitting with a comfortable 87 Metascore.

Everything about the original Spider-Man game is entirely intact, including its energetic web-slinging, fast-paced combat, and stunning rendition of New York City. You'll be able to explore the bustling metropolis from top to bottom, unlocking new content and side quests as you go. The Remastered version also includes some bonus DLC, letting you dive deeper into Peter Parker's adventure.

What makes the PC version so compelling, however, are all the graphical enhancements. You'll need a powerful rig to make full use of everything, but the game supports Nvidia DLSS and DLAA to improve both performance and overall fidelity, along with ray-traced reflections and improved shadows. There's also support for ultra-wide monitors, letting you soak in New York City like never before. The game even supports DualSense on PC, giving you a chance to experience the joy of haptic feedback and adaptive triggers without needing a PlayStation 5.

Spidey's adventure is a lengthy one and clocks in at over 30 hours for completists. But if you've grown tired of exploring the city, there are a bunch of similar games that deserve your attention. Most of them are open-world epics like Spider-Man Remastered, but they all bring something unique to the table (such as giant, mechanical dinosaurs or visceral melee combat).

Here are 10 games like Spider-Man Remastered to play next, listed by Metascore.


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Grand Theft Auto V

Rockstar Games

Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)

Metascore: 97
Best for: Those looking for a nuanced single-player campaign and/or expansive multiplayer
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Also available on: PC, PS3, PS5XB1XB360, XBX

Grand Theft Auto V gives you a gigantic playground to explore in the form of Los Santos and its surrounding hillsides. But instead of playing as a superhero swinging from building to building in spandex, you're hijacking cars on the street and causing all kinds of mayhem as a professional criminal. Despite sounding like your average summer blockbuster, GTA V offers a heavy narrative that deals with a surprising range of emotions and controversial topics. It's all pulled together by bombastic action sequences and an ever-growing multiplayer mode that lets you gang up with friends to plan intricate heists.

"The single player GTA V experience is so fulfilling that I didn't expect to ever really get involved much with GTA Online. It didn't take much to suck me in though." — Gaming Age


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Horizon Forbidden West

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Horizon Forbidden West (PS5)

Metascore: 88
Best for: Those who want to explore a post-apocalyptic world
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Also available on: PS4

Just like Spider-Man Remastered, Horizon Forbidden West is a graphical powerhouse. Its futuristic version of our planet sees a world overrun with mechanical dinosaurs, each one painstakingly crafted to look as realistic as possible. Spidey fans will love the parkour system, which has you clambering to incredible heights as you scout out your next objective across landscapes that range from barren deserts to soaring mountaintops. As you trek across this landscape, you'll engage in some fast-paced but tactical combat, as each enemy has specific weak spots — and it'll be up to you to analyze your prey before leaping into battle.

"Horizon Forbidden West pulls players along on a breathtaking journey —one so lifelike and human it's almost unbelievable just how good it really is." — GamesHub


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Batman: Arkham Knight

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4)

Metascore: 87
Best for: Fans seeking another open-world superhero game
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Also available on: PC, XB1

Batman: Arkham Knight is the final game in the Arkham trilogy (Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City came before it), bringing the open-world action to a climax and finally giving players access to the iconic Batmobile. Whether you're barreling down dimly lit streets or soaring high above them, the oppressive atmosphere of Gotham is on full display. The city is absolutely loaded with secrets to discover and places to explore, and every corner hosts a new enemy that needs to be dealt with. Combat is fluid and highly reliant on fast reflexes, as the game makes it easy to counter incoming attacks before returning the favor with your own flurry of fists.

"Graphically astounding, narratively compelling, and featuring two utility belts full of new gadgets. This is bat-time very, very well spent." — PlayStation Official Magazine Australia


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Sunset Overdrive

Xbox Game Studios

Sunset Overdrive (XB1)

Metascore: 81
Best for: Fans of over-the-top shooters
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Also available on: PC

It's one of the older games on this list (having launched in 2014), but Sunset Overdrive has aged like a fine wine. The action takes place in a post-apocalyptic landscape, but instead of a world filled with muted tones and misery, you'll find a playground filled with an explosion of colors. Beyond its beautiful art style, Sunset Overdrive excels at capturing the feeling of momentum. You'll be able to run along walls, grind along power lines, or leap high into the sky as you fend off legions of enemies with ridiculously overpowered weapons. The game doesn't take the end of the world too seriously, making for a great change of pace in a sea of gritty, realistic shooters.

"A brilliant combination of all the best parts of other open world games, complimented with really enjoyable traversal mechanics and a unique sense of style and humor." — Power Unlimited


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Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed Valhalla (PS4)

Metascore: 80
Best for: Fans of brutal Viking adventures
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Also available on: PC, PS5, Stadia, XB1, XBX

Step into the boots of Eivor, a Viking warrior attempting to create a new settlement in the swampy hills of England. There's a complex narrative to unravel as you go, filled with political intrigue, betrayals, and a host of memorable characters. But where Valhalla truly shines is its gameplay. There's no shortage of activities to fill up your time, including running the gamut from drinking games and dice games to animal hunting and sailing. Its combat will feel a bit "heavy" for folks coming from Spider-Man, but with a massive skill tree and brutal attack animations, it's easy to sit back and enjoy this visceral adventure.

"Assassin's Creed Valhalla recreates the true Viking experience, drawing upon history, religion, and good old fashioned stealth gameplay to…usher in the next generation of consoles." — We Got This Covered


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Infamous: Second Son

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Infamous: Second Son (PS4)

Metascore: 80
Best for: Fans of fast-paced superhero games
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Infamous: Second Son gives you a suite of superpowers before letting you roam the streets of Seattle and cause chaos. Whether you use your powers for good or evil is up to you — and your decision will affect how you can upgrade your abilities. It'll also change how other characters react to your presence. If you go around blasting everyone you meet, there's a good chance people won't be accepting when you come around. Second Son has a compelling story that pushes the action forward, but exploring this dystopian version of Seattle and fighting off waves of enemies is the main reason you'll keep coming back for more.

"Sucker Punch seems to have found the ideal blend of enjoyable, super power-infused gameplay, stylishly striking visuals, and an open world sandbox setting." — Gaming Age


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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Square Enix

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (PS5)

Metascore: 80
Best for: Fans of engaging narratives
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Also available on: PC, PS4, Switch, XB1, XBX

Although it doesn't feature the same universe as the one found in the films, Guardians of the Galaxy is every bit as exciting as its counterpart. You'll follow Star-Lord and his ragtag team of accomplices as they head out on various missions to try and get rich. Things quickly get out of hand, however, and the crew gets swept up in a much larger story. The emotional narrative and impeccable acting are among the best we've seen in recent years, and the innovative action sequences make it easy to get swept up in the adventure.

"An extremely fun little romp that is genuinely funny and heartfelt." — Worth Playing


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Mirror's Edge

EA

Mirror's Edge (XB360)

Metascore: 79
Best for: Parkour fans
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Also available on: PC, PS3

Mirror's Edge is all about parkour. You'll be clambering up pipes, leaping across buildings, and doing everything possible to evade capture while running confidential messages to important clients throughout the city. There are plenty of missions to undertake, many of which are infinitely replayable as you shoot to clear each level as fast as possible. Combat plays a minimal role in the gameplay, as your best bet is often to avoid confrontations all together and fly through each zone unimpeded. Its graphics are starting to age, but its minimalistic art style still looks great after more than 10 years.

"With such raw creativity and built-in speed-run appeal, Mirror's Edge will transfix you for a long, long time." — Official Xbox Magazine


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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 (PS4)

Metascore: 73
Best for: Fans of family-friendly adventures
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Also available on: PC, Switch, XB1

Family-friendly games don't get much better than this. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 gives you a staggering roster of playable characters to control, including Spider-Man, Black Panther, Doctor Strange, and more. Each one comes with their own unique skills that make it easy to defeat all the blocky enemies you encounter on your journey to stop Kang the Conqueror from taking over the realm. With tons of collectibles and plenty of characters to master, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 is a game that'll gobble up hours of your time.

"A fast-paced toy box adventure that will leave a smile on fans' faces from start to finish, and well beyond that." — The Digital Fix


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Just Cause 4

Square Enix

Just Cause 4 (PC)

Metascore: 68
Best for: Fans of explosions and hilarious physics systems
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Also available on: PS4, XB1

Although it's Metascore is mixed, Just Cause 4 has only grown better since launching in 2018. Most bugs and performance issues have been squashed, which were among the chief complaints of launch day reviews. Jump into the action now, and you'll be treated to a third-person shooter that loves to fill your screen with explosions. Whether you're gliding over mountains with your parachute or driving headfirst into a tornado, Just Cause 4 thrives on creating chaos and letting you play with its incredible physics engine. There's not much narrative holding the game together, but that doesn't really matter when you're using a wingsuit to fly around exploding buildings while hijacking a moving vehicle.

"Everything is absolutely fantastic, and while in-game performance isn't perfect, it's hardly enough of a downside to affect my view of the game overall." — Windows Central