Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions drops tomorrow, and we can't say we're not excited. From the four distinct Spidey versions that are playable (Noir, Ultimate, 2099, and Amazing) to the new villains (Hobgoblin 2099?!) to the writer (Amazing Spider-Man's Dan Slott), it's clear that developers Beenox are taking it upon themselves to deliver something good for comic and gaming fans alike. They've got a lot to live up to, too; the homie Peter Parker has been lucky enough to enjoy one of the best video-game careers a superhero could have. Sure, Batman has Arkham Asylum, but the webslinger's appeared in more than 50 games over the years, starting with the Atari 2600's Spider-Man 28 years ago. To celebrate his newest starring role, though, we're just gonna run down our 10 favorite Spidey games—in chronological order, of course. Parker? We hardly know 'er!

Spider-Man Vs. The Kingpin (1990)
Complex says: All that dough and the Kingpin could only cough up a $10,000 hit on Spidey? That's bullshit son. You ain't no Capo. Holla at Jimmy for the realness!

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Spider-Man: The Video Game (1991)
Complex says: We can't say we don't fuck with the oldies. This arcade classic was probably top five of all time (in terms of Spider-Man games). Sure, it's no Pac-Man, but it had us wasting coins like '80s Times Square peep shows! laundromats!

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Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six (1993)
Complex says: While the NES version of this game is probably the most recognized, real gamers know the truth: If this game isn't played on the Game Gear (one of the OGs of handhelds), it's not even worth it. The fact that it looks as good as the (comparatively meh) NES version despite the console version having more resources is a sad testament to the fact that either the Game Gear was unspeakably advanced or (more likely) that NES simply needed to step its game up.

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Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage (1994)
Complex says: The reason Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage should have done well is because it had A) an interesting story and B) an unmistakeably arcade feel. However, some of the graphics sucked, and the music was a little off. Hell, there's always room for progress—right, Lara Croft?...

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Spider-Man & Venom: Separation Anxiety (1995)
Complex says: The sequel to Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage got praise for fixing all the bugs and annoying repetitive gameplay/music. Plus it boasted a female Carnage, who despite taking the prize for The Ultimate Butterface was also the ultimate bad-ass.

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Spider-Man (2000)
Complex says: Regarded as the best Spider-Man game of all time, Spider-Man delivered everything the fans wanted and more. Great graphics? Check. Great gameplay? Check. Stan Lee voice overs?! YEEEEESSSS! Sorry, that's just the squealing fanboy in us (II).

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Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro (2001)
Complex says: The not-so-great follow up to Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro may not have lived up to the legacy, but it succeeded in one thing: Blackcat's twos are STUPID WILD! Apologies to the slang-impaired: we're saying she has large breasts.

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Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Complex says: We're proud of this title for two reasons. It's a successful Spider-Man game, but also a successful movie game. That's two for two. Which is about as rare as Bigfoot riding a unicorn in a field where lighting strikes twice, and then making it home to engage in a nonlethal threesome with the chupacabra.

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Ultimate Spider-Man (2005)
Complex says: Ultimate Spider-Man follows the comic series Ultimate Spider-Man. The graphics were the webhead's first and last game that involved cell-shading and the game was praised for its unique approach. Now if we could only get away from the Justin Bieber-esque voice acting, we'd be getting somewhere....

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance (2006)
Complex says: Technically not just a Spider-Man game, but who could deny Marvel Ultimate Alliance a spot on this list? Spidey is easily one of the top 10 characters in the game and it's one of the best Marvel games we'll probably ever see. And that's enough proof for us.

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