PS4 Exclusive Spider-Man Uses Insomniac Engine; Naughty Dog Not Involved With Engine Development and More

By Giuseppe Nelva

June 24, 2016

The newly announced Spider-Man by Insomniac Games certainly made ripples, causing excitement and speculation both due to the license involved and just how good it looked in the teaser we saw at E3. More information is trickling down via Insomniac’s own Twitter account.

First of all, we learn that the game runs on the studio’s proprietary Insomniac Engine.

We also hear that the title will feature a “more experienced Spider-Man,” and won’t be an origin story.

A small misunderstanding caused some to ask whether Naughty Dog is involved with the development of the engine or, but it was quickly cleared. The house of Uncharted isn’t pitching in with its technology know-how.

For clarity, this is what was mentioned, talking about the PS2 generation.

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We also heard how the studio can work on Spider-man and also launch so many smaller projects at the same time:

Insomniac also issued a further response to fans asking for the game to appear on other platforms.

Last, but not least, if you were wondering, a Sunset Overdrive sequel is not in the works at the moment:

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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