Have I talked about Spider-Man? Letâ€™s talk a little about Spider-Man. I say this in the show and Iâ€™ll say it here as well: the game deserves every bit of praise itâ€™s gotten over the 7 or so months itâ€™s been out. Yes, itâ€™s taken me that long to get around to not only playing it but finishing the main story. However, I have a few nitpicks but they really get on my nerves when developers do this.
Thereâ€™s a lot of â€œpadding the storyâ€ in this game. Thereâ€™s honestly a lot of that in almost every game, but one of the ways done in Spider-Man really got on my nerves. The secondary stuff is…whatever. Itâ€™s an open world game, youâ€™re going to have side tasks and challenges. They annoy me (especially Taskmaster and, now, Screwball), but whatever. No, my biggest gripe for the game is the times when you ARENâ€™T playing as Spider-Man. And, to be clear, the Peter Parker aspects of the game are fine, but any time you arenâ€™t playing as Parker/Spider-Man are just plain annoying. Iâ€™ll give a bit of a break for the Miles segments, at least one in particular, because it feels like a bit of character development and youâ€™ve got to go through this event with him and put yourself in his shoes. But the rest of it is just fluff.
Again, I know WHY they do this in games, but man I canâ€™t stand it in some cases. Even now, while working on the DLC stuff, they keep throwing in fluff and it gets to the point I stop playing and come back later. Itâ€™s the kind of annoying that actually makes me turn off the game.
Stop doing that. Please.
P.S. Everyone else, please stop timed missions, escort missions, and everything else I personally donâ€™t like.