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Spider-Man 2 leads line-up of new games unveiled at PlayStation Showcase

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PlayStation has held its biggest games showcase in over 620 days, with a focus on third-party and first-party titles coming to the PlayStation 5 and PS VR2. 

Gamers were treated to dozens of new video game titles and updates, including a big showing of Spider-Man 2.

PlayStation also unveiled a new "remote play" handheld device and gaming earbuds.

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The handheld features a Nintendo Switch-like screen with a redesigned DualSense controller attached.

This device is set to sync with gamers' PlayStation 5 consoles and enable games to be played remotely (subject to a strong internet and Wi-Fi connection).

PlayStation's remote play device, named "Project Q", is expected to launch later this year.

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But the biggest reveal was about 10 and a half minutes of Marvel's Spider-Man 2 gameplay.

Showcasing a darker side to everyone's friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man, the sequel to Insomniac Games' hugely successful 2018 video game stole the show. 

The game looks to be expanding its map, opening up the bridge to Queens and allowing players to explore so much more of Spidey's home.

Kraven the Hunter is out to get Spider-Man and all of his friends (and seemingly enemies) with the help from the other Spider-Man, Miles Morales.

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 is coming to the PlayStation 5 exclusively in Spring this year.

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Other PlayStation 5 first-party titles revealed include Fairgame$, an upcoming heist shooter by Haven Studios.

A cinematic trailer was shown off for the game, ending on a QR code that directs gamers to a website to register for updates.

Marathon is a new game on the way from developer Bungie, a sci-fi multiplayer shooter.

No release date for this just yet, but we'll have to keep an eye out.

Bungie also showed off an incoming update for Destiny 2 named The Final Shape.

More details will be revealed in a Destiny-focused showcase in August.

PlayStation's Firewalk Studios has revealed its new game, Concord.

In a cinematic teaser trailer, we can make out the game is set in space, featuring guns and space-burgers.

What the game is actually about is anyone's guess!

Concord is set to release on PlayStation 5 and PC next year.

On the third-party front, leading the pack we have a gameplay reveal for Assasin's Creed Mirage, Allan Wake 2 and Helldivers 2.

Here's everything else unveiled during the showcase

Helldivers 2

Releasing 2023

Immortals of Aveum

Releasing on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC July 20.

Ghostrunner 2

Releasing 2023

Phantom Blade 0

TBA

Sword of the Sea

TBA

The Talos Principle 2

Releasing 2023

Neva

Releasing in 2024

Cat Quest: Pirates of the Purribean

Releasing 2024

Foamstars

TBA

The Plucky Squire

Releasing 2023

Teardown

Releasing 2023

Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater

TBA

Metal Gear Solid Master Collection Vol. 1

Releasing 2023

Towers of Aghasba

Releasing 2024

Final Fantasy XVI

Releasing June 22

Alan Wake 2

Releasing October 17

Assassin's Creed Mirage

Releasing October 12

Revenant Hill

TBA

Granblue Fantasy: Relink

Releasing late 2023

Street Fighter 6

Releasing June 2

Ultros

Releasing 2024

Tower of Fantasy

Releasing 2024

Dragons Dogma 2

TBA

Five Nights at Freddy's: Help Wanted 2

Releasing late 2023

Here are the PlayStation VR2 announcements

Resident Evil 4 Remake VR

Releasing 2023 as a free update for the game.

Arizona Sunshine 2

Releasing 2023

Crossfire Sierra Squad

TBA

Synapse

Releasing July 4

Beat Saber

Available now on PS VR2

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