Spider-Man is  one of the most popular Marvel superhero characters since his debut in the comic “Amazing Fantasy #15” in August 1962. Together with Batman from DC he holds the record for being the main protagonist in the most movies and video games about superheroes so far.

He is also one of the first superheroes that got their own video game. Spider-Man for the Atari 2600, also developed by Atari saw Spider-Man fighting the Green Goblin already 36 years before Spider-Man by Insomniac Games became one of the most successful Playstation 4 games in 2018.

Spider-Man got games on almost every video game console since the Atari 2600, he is also playable in around ten fighting games and is even a guest character in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 (2001).


Spider-Man in Video Games: an Overview

Charactername:  Spider-Man (Real Name – Peter Parker)   Developed /Created by Marvel
Gameseries: Spider-Man and Marvel Games   First seen on: Atari2600
First Game: Spider-Man    Year first seen: 1982
Last Game: Spider-Man (2018)   Birthplace: USA 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Main Protagonist & Fighting Game Character   Weapons:  
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Spider-Man from Marvel


Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 (2011)


Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (2011)




Spider-Man in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


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


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Spider-Man




Updates in the Video Game Character Database entry and game art gallery of Spider-Man

09.10.2018 – Creation of Spider-Man’s Gallery and DB Entry