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A black-suited Spider-Man perches on a rooftop and overlooks a city. Spider-Man 2 released a new DLC on March 7. (Jonathan Shelby | Northern Star)

‘Spider-Man 2’ DLC adds fan-requested features

By Jonathan Shelby, Lifestyle Writer | March 19, 2024

While waiting for that mouth-watering Carnage story, Marvel’s ‘Spider-Man 2’ fans have a brand new update to explore that introduces a few long-requested features.  Released on March 7, this DLC allows players to change the color of the symbiote’s...

The game developers of God of War stand together with fists raised on Dec. 6, 2018. The 2023 Game Awards will take place on Dec. 7. (Wikimedia Commons)

‘Spider-Man 2’ shoo-in for Game of the Year

By Jonathan Shelby, Lifestyle Writer | December 4, 2023

This year has seen the release of several popular and long-awaited games, such as Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Now, the time has come for gamers of the world to decide what game deserves the title of “Game of...

Peter Parkers Spider-Man looks over New York City during sunrise in the game Marvels Spider-Man 2. The PS5 console game features two playable Spider-Mans that contain new abilities. (Courtesy of YouTube)

A love letter to Spider-Man fans

By Jonathan Shelby, Lifestyle Writer | October 26, 2023

With the month of October nearly complete, the month marks the release of Insomniac Games’ third Spider-Man game which, unlike the first two games, will exclusively be for the PlayStation 5.  Officially known as “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2,” this...