The 10 Best Single-Player Marvel Games

Explore the best single-player Marvel games with our top 10 list. From iconic releases to fan-favorites, play these must-play games from Marvel!

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Over the past couple of years, Marvel has been active in the video game industry and has released numerous Marvel games. Some of these games have become iconic to the point that many fans still want to play them. As such, this top 10 list was made to let players know the 10 best single-player Marvel games, so read and enjoy.

Marvel’s Guardian of The Galaxy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch

Release Year: 2021

This game is a dark horse among Marvel games. When it was first announced, fans were disappointed that it might have the same problems as Marvel’s Avengers. After a while, the game was released, and fans were amazed at how well-made the game was, including scenarios depicting each Guardians member. The game’s rendering and story content gave fans what they wanted to see in a Marvel adaptation for the next gen-console.

Marvel’s Spider-Man

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch

Release Year: 2018

Among the Spider-man games that were released, Marvel’s Spider-man has revolutionized the world of Marvel video games. By perfectly taking advantage of how Spider-man’s character should be and what moves he does, Insomniac has perfectly captured how Spidey games should be. Presenting a wide lineup of Marvel villains and opening up new possibilities to see newly developed Marvel games in the future, Marvel’s Spiderman is currently standing on top of the superhero gaming franchise.

Captain America The Super Soldier

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS

Release Year: 2011

Developed by Sega, Captain America Super Soldier is a spin-off to one Marvel Studios, Captain America The First Avenger. Players will play as Captain America and take on HYDRA in France using a combat system similar to Arkham Asylum. Armed with his vibranium shield, players can perform countless combos, parry incoming projectiles, do nerve-racking parkour, solve puzzles, and defeat various Hydra goons. Among everything else, SEGA has developed one of the best Marvel games to remember.

Iron Man

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360

Release Year: 2008

Back in 2008 when the Marvel Cinematic Universe started, the very 1st movie to be released at that time was Iron Man. When it came out, fans are craving the experience, and as such, SEGA released their own version of the Iron Man game that was adapted from the movie. This game features a variety of weapons and Iron Man suits that can be used and unlocked. Overall, this game had quite an impact on many gamers.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance

Platforms: Xbox, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Release Year: 2006

With so many Marvel heroes in the world of comics, one game decided to bring some of the most popular heroes into one game and that is Ultimate Alliance. Players can select teams of four from a range of more than twenty-two playable characters, allowing them to create their superhero teams or re-create familiar superhero teams that players never expected to see. This game features the very proud members of the Avengers, X-men, Fantastic Four, Midnight Sons, and more. Plus, they will have a chance to face off against some of the most iconic villains in the Marvel universe such as Loki, Mephisto, Doctor Doom, and Galactus.

The Incredible Hulk

Platforms: Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Release Year: 2008

The Incredible Hulk is the second MCU-adapted game that SEGA developed. There have been other Hulk-themed games, but this game changed the perspective of many gamers. With an open-world and destructive environment, players can perform various actions such as destroying buildings, jumping very high on tall buildings, and more. Facing off against many hunters, mutants, and man-made machines, Hulk will be tested on how strong and fierce he is in the Marvel cinematic universe.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii

Release Year: 2009

X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a game that takes a lot of influence from games such as God of War III and Devil May Cry, as this game is a hack-and-slash video game with a large amount of blood and gore. Enemies can be slain and killed in various ways with the use of Wolverine’s adamantium claws. As players become the Wolverine, they can perform leaps and slashes that have become iconic of how Logan is not only in the movies but also in the comics. This game has been rated as one of the best games of the PS3 era and was given credit for the work it has done for many.


Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

Release Year: 2013

Let’s be honest, breaking the fourth wall is a thing in most movies but when it comes to Deadpool, he can break every wall whether it’s in the comics, movies, or the video game world. Developed by Activision, Deadpool is one game that has changed the landscape of being a hack-and-slash game as it intends to break the boundaries of what seriousness is to be a dark, gory comedy game it is intended to be. When it was released, gamers and fans such as myself really loved the amount of comedy and action that Deadpool has made and made Activision a company not to look down on.

Spider-Man Unlimited

Platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone

Release Year: 2014

Many Marvel games have been adapted into mobile games. Among the game released is one game that has become iconic, and that is Spider-man Unlimited. This game is an endless runner game made by Gameloft where players can play various versions of Spider-Man to run as far as possible and was also known for having regular, special, time-limited community events. In these missions, players must run through various obstacles and defeat countless enemies of Spider-man.

All the enemies are members of the Sinister Six who come from different dimensions aiming to steal the ISO. For five years, the game was downloaded by millions of gamers, and fans were astounded by what content it had.

Guardians of the Galaxy The Telltale Series

Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, iOS, Windows, macOS

Release Year: 2017

Telltale series has brought original story content to games such as Batman, Wolf Among Us, Walking Dead, and Borderlands. In 2017, the developers released their first Marvel game, Guardians of the Galaxy. Using the same mechanics from the previous Telltale games, the player’s character talks to other characters, explores environments and interacts with objects within it, and sometimes completes action sequences of quick time events.

Each choice a player makes will have some unexpected consequences and later affect the action of the latter parts of the game. Primarily, gamers will play as Star-Lord and sometimes take on the role of other Guardians during action scenes or certain chapters. Overall, the game was worth playing as it gave us multiple endings and outcomes to play and watch from it.