Marvel’s Spider-Man for PS4 is finally available, and the internet is abuzz with excitement about its greatness. We’ve hinted that it could be one of the most outstanding superhero games to date, and a significant part of the credit goes to the exceptional performances by the voice actors. Here’s a rundown of the beloved characters in Marvel’s Spider-Man, the talented individuals who brought them to life, and their notable contributions.
Yuri Lowenthal as Peter Parker
Known for his roles as Ben Tennyson in Ben 10: Omniverse and The Prince in Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones, Yuri Lowenthal truly embodies the essence of Peter Parker. His impeccable voice acting in Marvel’s Spider-Man captures Parker’s wit and idiosyncrasies, transforming what could have been just another superhero game into an authentic Spider-Man experience.
Tara Platt as Yuri Watanabe
Tara Platt, known for her work in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth and as Washimi in Aggretsuko, takes on the role of Spidey’s confidant and NYPD insider, Yuri Watanabe. Platt brilliantly portrays Watanabe’s sassy and sarcastic demeanor, effortlessly delivering light and witty banter between her and Spider-Man, making for highly entertaining interactions.
Travis Willingham as Wilson Fisk
Renowned for his performances as Thor in Avengers Assemble, Harvey Dent in Batman: The Telltale Series, and Frederic-104 in Halo 5: Guardians, Travis Willingham demonstrates remarkable talent as he assumes the voice of New York’s most powerful and menacing mob boss, Wilson Fisk. With a deep, calculated, and intimidating voice, he effortlessly embodies the persona of a true supervillain.
William Salyers as Otto Octavius/Doctor Octopus
William Salyers, known for his roles as Rigby in the Regular Show: The Movie, Mordin Solus in Mass Effect 3, and Joram Talid in Mass Effect 2, brings life to Otto Octavius, Peter Parker’s initially well-meaning boss. Salyers skillfully captures Octavius’ transition from good to evil, effortlessly showcasing his voice acting prowess.
Darin De Paul as J. Jonah Jameson
Darin De Paul, recognized for his work as Reinhardt in Overwatch and various roles in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth and God of War, lends his voice to the iconic J. Jonah Jameson. As a well-established reporter with a popular podcast in New York City who despises Spider-Man, De Paul’s exceptional voice acting skills make Jameson incredibly believable.
Nancy Linari as May Parker/Aunt May
Nancy Linari, renowned for her portrayal of Aunt May in the Spider-Man TV Series, as well as her work as Computer in Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance and Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, effortlessly captures the kind-hearted nature of Peter Parker’s Aunt May. With her previous experience in the Spider-Man TV Series, Linari brings a natural authenticity to the character.
Stephen Oyoung as Martin Li/Mister Negative
Stephen Oyoung, known for his roles as Cayde 6 in Destiny 2: New Legends Will Rise – Live Action Trailer and Nord from Elder Scrolls Online, skillfully portrays Martin Li, also known as Mister Negative, a member of the Sinister Six. Oyoung adeptly captures the duality of Martin Li, a criminal with a grudge against Oscorp who wields his power in secret. His performance in Marvel’s Spider-Man is exceptional.
Laura Bailey as Mary Jane Watson
Noteworthy for her roles as Angela Miller in Resident Evil: Degeneration and Selina Kyle in Batman: The Telltale Series, Laura Bailey delivers the best interpretation of Mary Jane Watson yet. Bailey, a prominent figure in the voice acting community, expertly captures Mary Jane’s spirited personality, particularly the part where you hope she doesn’t compromise your story.
Nadji Jeter as Miles Davis/Miles Morales
Recognized for his performances as Sam in The Last of Us and as Miles Morales in the Spider-Man TV Series, Nadji Jeter generates excitement among Spider-Man fans with his appearance in Marvel’s Spider-Man for PS4. Although Morales doesn’t assume the role of Spider-Man in this universe, he still plays a significant role in the story. Jeter’s prior experience with the character in the Spider-Man TV Series undoubtedly contributes to his impeccable portrayal.
Erica Lindbeck as Black Cat
Erica Lindbeck, known for her performances as Futaba Sakura in Persona 5 and as Dr. Jane Foster in Avengers Assemble, adds allure to the sultry voice of Black Cat in Marvel’s Spider-Man. Lindbeck successfully conveys the flirtatious nature of the character through her voice recordings, leaving players wondering about the woman behind the mask. Lindbeck will also reprise her role in The City that Never Sleeps DLC.
Brian Bloom as Taskmaster
Renowned for his roles as Captain Nick Reyes in Call of Duty: Infinity War and William B.J. Blazkowicz in Wolfenstein: The New Order, Brian Bloom lends his talents to the dulcet robotic tones of Taskmaster. Taskmaster presents several convoluted challenges for Spider-Man. The best part of interacting with Taskmaster is his voice, masterfully brought to life by the immensely talented Brian Bloom.
Keith Silverstein as Hammerhead
Keith Silverstein, recognized for his extensive work in the Naruto anime, as well as his contributions to Sonic the Hedgehog, Overwatch, and many other projects, portrays the main antagonist, Hammerhead, in The City That Never Sleeps DLC saga. With his gruff performance, Silverstein makes Hammerhead an even more menacing presence throughout the saga.
Stephanie Lemelin as Screwball
Stephanie Lemelin, who has appeared in numerous TV shows such as Young Justice, Bones, and NCIS, as well as video games like Sunset Overdrive and Fallout 4, excellently portrays the character of Screwball. Designed to annoy Spider-Man at every turn, Lemelin flawlessly presents Screwball’s personality, impressing players with her remarkable performance.
Nichole Elise as Silver Sable
Known for her work in The WiseGuys and WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011, Nichole Elise lends her talents to the character Silver Sable. Hired by Norman Osborn for protection, Silver Sable’s task force presents a significant obstacle for Spider-Man in the main adventure. Elise’s acting skills truly shine in Silver Lining, the thrilling finale to The City That Never Sleeps DLC saga.
Stan Lee as Short Order Cook
Voiced by the iconic Stan Lee, known for his countless contributions to all things Marvel, this wouldn’t be a true Marvel experience without a cameo from the legend himself. As always, Lee pops up in the most unexpected places, this time playing the role of a Short Order Cook at the diner where MJ and Peter rendezvous. Enjoy the entire cutscene above.
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