LGBTQ gamers delighted with Spider-Man repping the community on PS4

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Spider-PRIDE is here baby, and the web is loving the Webhead’s inclusive move (Picture: Insomniac Games)

If you hadn’t heard Marvel’s Spider-Man is the game of the moment, and is captivating gamers around the world.

But it has more than just the positive message of ‘with great power comes great responsibility’, as its being hailed for proudly representing the LGBTQ community.

There’s obviously a tonne of Easter eggs lurking around to please Marvel fans, but equally gamers have been delighted to find that the community is being supported by Insomnica games; thanks to the LGBTQ flags that have been included in the games cityscape.

In fact, it’s been such a lovely surprise to some gamers that they’ve been proudly sharing the moment they discovered one of the flags in game.

Now, there were some people who though having the flag in the game, quoting things along the lines of ‘not in my Spider-Man’ – because you couldn’t possibly have a superhero who identifies with the LGBTQ community… wait…

Yes, that little argument looks a little invalid as we wheel off the likes of Deadpool, Loki, Batwoman, Hulking and Wiccan, Mystique (and yes, the list does go on and on thankfully).

Aside from the nice positive message of inclusion in the video game, it also features a number of Easter eggs, inlcuding Marvel landmarks in NYC, the Black Cat, and Green Goblin.

As it is our own gaming guru Game Central gave Marvel’s Spider-Man a score of 7/10m commenting that it is ‘the best Spider-Man game ever made… but only just, since it fails to move the superhero video game genre forward in any important way’.

The game is available exclusively on PlayStation 4, and is out now with a starting price £54.99.

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