Insomniac Games revealed at E3 2016 that they are working on a Spider-Man PS4 game. The game?s official release might take as Insomniac has yet to announce the game?s release, so it might be best for Spidey fans to try out other games to tide the time. A great alternative is Energy Hook as the title was developed by the maker of the acclaimed web-swing movement for the PS2 game, Spider-Man 2.
On July 5, game developer Happion Laboratories is releasing Energy Hook on PlayStation 4. The studio?s chief scientist Jamie Fristrom confirmed that the game will hit the PlayStation Store today. Fristrom worked as technical director of the Spider-Man 2 game and invented the highly engaging swinging experience for the superhero.
The game features different movement abilities that allow players to jump, run on walls, swing from grapple beams, use jetpacks and do flips in the air. According to the developer, the game has no story and is all about the gameplay.
While the original Spider-Man games are highly focused on swinging, Energy Hook, looks a bit different. It is not completely about swinging from rooftop to rooftop as the game has a lot of different elements.
Those who are planning to purchase Energy Hook should lower their expectations. Compared to the Spider-Man games that have a lot of people working on the title, Energy Hook is developed solely by Fristrom with support of only a few artists and a sound designer.
Meanwhile, Insomniac Games has been silent about the new Spider-Man PS4 game. Last month, the developer shared a screenshot of the game on Twitter with the caption, ?Swing around Manhattan.? Apart from that, there have been rumors circulating about the new Spider-Man PS4 gameplay and who the webslinger might fight against. ?A recent post on Twitter, also fueled speculations that the new game may use the engine of the Ratchet and Clank PS4 remake.