Even Spider-Man 2 Could Not Stop Itself from Adding a My Hero Academia Reference in its Most Intense Moment

Is that you, Bakugo?

Even Spider-Man 2 Could Not Stop Itself from Adding a My Hero Academia Reference in its Most Intense Moment

SUMMARY

  • Marvel's Spider-Man 2 has hidden Easter eggs spread throughout the map.
  • The game includes a reference to My Hero Academia during a battle between Peter Parker and Miles Morales.
  • Insomniac Games has confirmed that their upcoming game will be set in the same universe as Wolverine.
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Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 was released on October 20, 2023. In less than 10 days of its release, fans have found many hidden Easter eggs in the new video game.

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Miles Morales in Marvel's Spider-Man 2
Miles Morales in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

While most of these hidden titbits were related to the Spider-Man universe, many wondered if there was an anime reference in the video game as well.

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Well, the answer is yes. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 added a reference to My Hero Academia during the decisive battle between Peter Parker and Miles Morales.

Also Read: Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Hinted a Major Villain Who Can Now Appear in MCU – The Comics Have Finally Carved Out a Way

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Spider-Man 2 Used A My Hero Academia Season 3 Reference in the Game

My Hero Academia is one of the most popular modern-generation anime out there. The anime features everything, be it excellent fights or emotional moments between characters.

Speaking of which, My Hero Academia season 3 featured one of the best fights of the series between Izuku Midoriya and Katsuki Bakugo.

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The iconic fight was referenced in the fight between Miles Morales and Peter Parker in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2.

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As visible in the above-attached video, Morales almost mirrored Bakugo’s move against his mentor. In the scene, Morales was trying to snap Peter out of Symbiote’s control.

Peter Parker and Miles Morales in Marvel's Spider-Man 2
Peter Parker and Miles Morales in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

At the moment, the original Spider-Man essentially turned evil and went on a rampage against his closest friends. Thanks to Miles’ courageous fight, Parker was able to take off the suit.

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But that’s not the end of Symbiote. Considering the game was released just a little over a week ago, we won’t spoil the rest of the game for fans. It’s upon them to find out about the fate of Peter Parker, Miles Morales, and Symbiote.

Also Read: 3 Tobey Maguire’s References Marvel Fans Can Not Miss in PS5’s Record Breaking Spider-Man 2 Video Game

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Spider-Man 2 Confirms a Huge Rumor About Insomniac Games’ Wolverine

With the resounding success of three Spider-Man games, the studio is all set to take on the task of creating a new sensational game based on another iconic Marvel character.

Yes, we are talking about none other than Wolverine. Marvel’s Wolverine was announced with the help of a short teaser by Insomniac Games in 2021.

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Peter Parker and Miles Morales in Marvel's Spider-Man 2
Peter Parker and Miles Morales in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Since then, little has been known about the game. However, following the huge success of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Insomniac Games has confirmed that their upcoming will be set in the same universe.

While there is no end-credit cut scene in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 that mentions Logan, it’s good news that the game will be set in the universe. It opens up the possibility of a crossover of the Web-Slinger with Wolverine.

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Moreover, fans can expect Insomniac Games to start sharing more updates about Wolverine in the near future.

Also Read: Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Director Confirms Game is Set in Same Universe as Wolverine

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Aikansh Chaudhary

Written by Aikansh Chaudhary

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