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The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked 

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Updated July 13, 2020 9.2k votes 988 voters 11.8k views 121 items

List Rules Only games featuring Marvel characters.

If you're a fan of the comic books or the MCU, then you'll enjoy the best Marvel video games ever made. Featuring classic arcade games, Marvel fighting games, Lego Marvel games, and more, this list of all Marvel games includes old and new titles. What is the best Marvel video game ever? 

One of the most popular superheroes, Spider-Man has been featured many times in games. Some of the best Spider-Man Marvel games include Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, and the 2018 PS4 game, Spider-Man. If you're into X-Men games, you'll probably remember the beat'em-up arcade game X-Men, which featured characters, like Nightcrawler, Cyclops, and Wolverine. Marvel fighting games, like the Marvel vs. Capcom series, have consistently been favorites for fans of the genre. Other good Marvel games include the Ultimate Alliance series, which lets players assemble their own superhero teams or stick with the classic Avengers. 

Vote up the best Marvel video games of all time, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. All PC and console games, including PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, are here, as well as free Marvel mobile games.  

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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Spider-Man

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure

Spider-Man is an action-adventure game based on the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man, developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 4. It will be ...more

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Marvel: Ultimate Allianc... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2006 (Raven Software)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game, Action game, Beat 'em up, Role-playing video game, Superhero movie

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance is an action role-playing game developed for PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox and Xbox 360 by Raven Software and published by Activision. The game was simultaneously ...more

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Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2004 (Aspyr)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game

Spider-Man 2 is the name of various action games based loosely on the Spider-Man 2 film. They are follow-ups of the game Spider-Man: The Movie, and the series is followed by Spider-Man 3. These ...more
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Marvel: Ultimate Allianc... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 is a 2009 action role-playing video game, the sequel to Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. The game was jointly developed by Vicarious Visions (PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360), ...more

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Spider-Man: Shattered Di... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2010 (Beenox)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action game, Stealth game

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is a video game featuring Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man. Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions blends together four universes from the Marvel Comics multiverse, ...more

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Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2013 (High Moon Studios)
Deadpool is an action beat 'em up video game based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The game was developed by High Moon Studios and published by Activision, and was released for ...more
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Lego Marvel Super Heroes... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Lego Marvel Super Heroes Released: 2013 (TT Games)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game

Lego Marvel Super Heroes is an action-adventure video game developed by TT Games and published by Disney Interactive Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in 2013 for the ...more

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Ultimate Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2005 (Beenox)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Adventure, Beat 'em up, Superhero movie

Ultimate Spider-Man is a video game based on the comic book of the same name by Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley. The game was released on most sixth generation consoles, including Nintendo ...more
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Spider-Man: Web of Shado... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2008 (Shaba Games)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action game, Adventure, Beat 'em up

Spider-Man: Web of Shadows is a video game title encompassing three versions: a full-3D action game for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360; a 2.5D sidescrolling beat em up ...more

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2009 (Raven Software)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Beat 'em up, Hack and slash

X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 hack and slash action-adventure game loosely based on the film of the same name. The game release coincided with the release of the film on May 1, 2009 for the ...more

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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2000 (Aspyr)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Beat 'em up, Science Fiction

Spider-Man is an action-adventure beat 'em up video game based on Marvel's Spider-Man Universe. It was developed by Neversoft and published by Activision for the PlayStation in 2000. The game ...more
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Lego Marvel Super Heroes... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is a Lego-themed action-adventure video game developed by Traveller's Tales and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation ...more

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Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2003 (Backbone Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Fighting game

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes is a 2000 fighting game developed and published by Capcom. It is the sixth game in the Marvel vs. Capcom series. With the sixth installment, Capcom ...more

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X-Men Legends is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2004 (Raven Software)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game

X-Men Legends is an action role-playing video game developed by Raven Software and published by Activision. It was released on the GameCube, PlayStation 2 and Xbox consoles in the fall of 2004. ...more

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X-Men Legends II: Rise o... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2005 (Raven Software)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game, Action game, Beat 'em up, Role-playing video game

X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse is an action role-playing game developed primarily by Raven Software and published by Activision. It is the follow up to 2004's X-Men Legends. It was first ...more

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X-Men is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 1992 (Backbone Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Beat 'em up

X-Men is an arcade game produced by Konami in 1992. It is a side-scrolling beat 'em up based on the Marvel Comics characters of the same name. The character designs of the X-Men and the ...more

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The Incredible Hulk: Ult... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2005 (Radical Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Sandbox, Beat 'em up, Superhero movie

The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction is a video game developed by Radical Entertainment and based on Marvel Comics' Hulk. The game was released on August 24, 2005 in the United States and ...more
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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capc... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2011 (Capcom)

Genres (Video game): Fighting game

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is a crossover fighting game developed by Capcom. It is an updated version of Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. After the events of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake ...more

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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2002 (Backbone Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Beat 'em up, Superhero movie

Spider-Man is a beat 'em up video game based upon the Marvel Comics character, Spider-Man, and is directly based on the first feature Spider-Man film starring the eponymous character. It was ...more
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Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fat... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2011 (Eighting Co.)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Fighting game

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds is a crossover fighting game developed by Capcom. It features Capcom's own characters and characters from American comic book company Marvel Comics. It is ...more

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Marvel: Contest of Champ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Marvel: Contest of Champions
Marvel Contest of Champions is a 2014 mobile fighting game developed and published by Kabam. It was released on December 10, 2014 for iOS and Android. The fighting game is primarily set in the ...more
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Spider-Man: Edge of Time... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 2011 (Beenox)

Genres (Video game): Platform game, Action game

Spider-Man: Edge of Time is a video game developed by the Activision-owned developer Beenox, based on the superhero Spider-Man. The game was directed by Gerard Lehiany. The story, written by ...more
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Lego Marvel's Avengers ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Lego Marvel's Avengers is a Lego-themed action-adventure video game developed by Traveller's Tales and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, ...more

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Spider-Man and Venom: Ma... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Released: 1994 (Software Creations)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Beat 'em up

Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage is a side-scrolling beat 'em up game for the Super NES and Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, developed by Software Creations and published by LJN in 1994. The game, ...more

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Marvel: Future Fight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marvel Games Ever, Ranked
Marvel Future Fight is a 2015 superhero-themed video game. The game is created by Netmarble Games and released on April 30, 2015. This game is directly affiliated with Marvel Entertainment under ...more