Spawn is a comic character that debuted in May 1992 and got his first video game just three years later already with Todd McFarlane’s Spawn: The Video Game on the Super Nintendo, a beat’em up published by Sony actually as one of their last games for a Nintendo console. The next game was Spawn: The Eternal (1997) for the Sony Playstation, developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. Both games received mediocre review scores (they are both really bad) but a third Spawn game named Spawn: In the Demon’s Hand was developed by Capcom and released for the Arcades (1999) and ported to the Sega Dreamcast in 2000. 

This game did a completely different approach and can be described as a mix of a third person shooter and a brawler. The still last Spawn video game is Spawn: Armageddon (2003) for the PS2, Xbox and the Nintendo Gamecube. Developed by Point of View (Defunct since 2010) for Namco. This game received mixed reviews as well but some sites like IGN gave it scores above a 7,5 at least.

Spawn was also a playable guest character in Namco’s Xbox port of SoulCalibur II (2003) and became playable on the PS3 as well when the company re-released the game as a HD remaster in 2013. 

Spawn was revealed to return as a playable character in a fighting game as part of the Kombat Pack I for Mortal Kombat XI (2019) and joined the cast of the game in spring 2020. 


Spawn in Video Games: an Overview

Charactername:  Spawn / Albert Francis “Al” Simmons   Developed /Created by Todd McFarlane / Image Comics
Gameseries: Spawn Games   First seen on: SNES 
First Game: Todd McFarlane’s Spawn: The Video Game    Year first seen: 1995 
Last Game: Mortal Kombat XI (2020 as DLC)   Birthplace: USA
Role(s) and Characteristics: Main Protagonist & Fighting Game Character   Weapons: Mainly Chains–but basically everything he can use as a weapon
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Spawn in Video Games



Soul Calibur II (2002)




Spawn in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Spawn is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Spawn




Updates in the Video Game Character Database entry and game art gallery of Spawn

04.10.2018 – Creation of Spawn’s Gallery and DB Entry