The YouTube channel TeaserPlay has created a new concept video, this time for Spider Man the villain/anti-hero Venom. Venom is easily one of Marvel Comics’ most popular characters, appearing in major comic book storylines, animated series, movies, and video games over the years.
Venom has been appearing in video games for decades, usually as a villain in Spider Man Games. However, Venom has also been featured as a playable character on certain occasions, such as with Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage and Venom/Spider-Man: Separation Anxiety. In today’s media, the Tom Hardy version of Venom featured in Sony films is probably the most recognizable to the general public, and so the TeaserPlay video draws heavily from it.
In the new Unreal Engine 5 concept video, fans can see Eddie Brock walking around an open world town. Although not a Tom Hardy look-alike, the character model is reminiscent of Hardy’s portrayal of the character. It doesn’t take long for an off-screen transformation to occur, turning Eddie Brock into the towering Venom. Viewers can watch Venom explore the streets of the city and even climb straight into a building, showing how his unique abilities would create awesome traversal mechanics if the hypothetical game were actually produced.
As of this writing, no Venom solos have been announced. However, Venom will still be featured in future video games. Notably, Venom has been confirmed to play a major role in the upcoming Spiderman 2 video game in development at Insomniac Games. It is unknown if Venom will be the main antagonist of Spiderman 2 or will play another type of role, but fans can still expect a meeting with him.
With the financial success of Tom Hardy Venom movies, one has to imagine that a Venom single-player video game would be in the cards. Maybe if Venom’s appearance in Spiderman 2 is generating enough interest he could star in his own spin-off, ala Spider-Man: Miles Morales.
TeaserPlay previously made a video that imagined a concept for Spiderman 2 this would have Peter Parker, Miles Morales, and Venom all featured as playable characters. Inspired by Auto grand theft 5this Spiderman 2 The Unreal Engine 5 concept video envisioned a gameplay mechanic where players could switch between the three characters at will.
Although it’s possible that Venom could be playable in the real world. Spiderman 2this has actually not been confirmed at the time of this writing, so fans should definitely keep their expectations in check as they wait for more information on the upcoming game.
Spiderman 2 will launch on PS5 in 2023.
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