How venom shock abilities change up combat in Spider-Man: Miles Morales

By Sherif Saed, Thursday, 22 October 2020 09:07 GMT

Miles brings his own twist to the action in Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales developer Insomniac Games has touched a little bit on how the titular hero’s style of combat differs from Peter Parker’s. According to the developer, the secret is all in the venom shock abilities.

Game director Cameron Christian explained that Miles relies a bit more on area-of-effect damage than Peter, which he mixes in with the standard hand-to-hand combat. The best moments come from alternating between the two. The footage showed him pinning down a group of enemies for a few seconds while he deals with a single target.

Christian also talked about some of the new suit upgrades exclusive to Miles. Visor mods change the way Miles perceives the world, which could help with highlighting certain objects in stealth, or revealing weaknesses.

You can also equip suit mods that have more drastic, immediate effects like making Miles entirely invisible for a few seconds. Like the original game, certain mods are exclusive to certain suits, but you can always wear the one you like and equip the mod you need, so long as you have it.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales releases November 12 on PS4 and PS5. You can pre-order your copy from Amazon.

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