The number of superheroes is constantly increasing but none of them are as nimble and elusive as Spider-Man.
In 1962 the world learned the story about Peter Parker, which is the real Spider-Man’s name, when it was published in the Amazing Fantasy comic book. The character has won, at a glance, the comic book readers' hearts.
The first official Spider-Man video game was released in 1982. It was created for the Atari 2600 platform. The main goal of the character was to get to the top of the skyscraper, trying to free hostages and to defuse bombs on the way up.
In 1984 Spider-Man was spotted in an episode of the Questprobe trilogy, namely in Questprobe featuring Spider-Man. The game was published by Adventure International and supported by multiple platforms like DOS and Spectrum.
A boom in Spider-Man games being published happened during the 1990s. Video game fans could enjoy fighting, beat ’em up, action releases with the participation of their favorite superhero getting improved graphics and new plot twists. Spider-Man games were accessible for users of Nintendo Game Boy, different Sega consoles, PC and other platforms.
The turning of the millennium excited the Spider-Man fans with several new Spider-Man games. Peter Parker’s persona was used in action games, arcades, educational programs for kids. The releases were supported by different platforms including such giants as Xbox and PlayStation.
At present Spider-Man is getting more and more popular and remains one of the most admirable and recognizable superheroes.