Marvel fans probably already know that the Iron Spider is basically powered exoskeleton used by several characters in Marvel Comics, most recently by Peter Parker in Spider-Man: No Way Home. Recreating this with all of the technology is impossible, but building something that resembles the exoskeleton is another story, and that’s where Hacksmith Industries comes in. First, the team had to build the four metal arms before designing a backpack-sized hydraulic system for it. Read more for a video and a bonus.
Spider-Man has been around the world, and while he may not have had time to scale the rooftops of Paris, some may wonder what jumping around them might be like. Fortunately, Ninja Warrior champion Charles Poujade has the skills to show us just that, and he dressed up as Spider-Man in celebration of the theatrical release of No Way Home. Read more to see what ensued.
Fortnite Winterfest 2021 (December 16 – January 6) has begun and there are a few surprises, including Spider-Man: No Way Home skins featuring Tom Holland as Spider-Man and Zendaya as MJ. Aside from the skins at the Winterfest Lodge, you’ll also be able to unlock two Pickaxes, two Wraps, a Glider, Contrail, Emote, Lobby Track, Loading, Screen, Emoticon, Spray, and Banner. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Sure, we’ve seen homemade web shooters and even wall climbers, but what about Spider-Man’s Spider-Sense? The Hacksmith decided to tackle this daunting technology with LiDAR, which is similar radar, but rather than transmitting sound waves to bounce off things, it sends a beam of light. For this project, they installed a LiDAR system inside a Spider-Man mask. Read more for the video and additional information.
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Spider-Man: No Way Home is set to be released in theaters worldwide on Dec. 19, so what better way to celebrate than with a custom Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense controller? Graphic designer Giuseppe Spinelli did just that after teaming up with Italian airbrush artist Enrico Bertagnoli. In addition to all the hand-painted webbing, you’ll find a “Be Yourself” slogan on the touchpad as well as a red accented light bar. Read more for a video and additional pictures.
There were rumors of Spider-Man arriving in Fortnite Chapter 3, and it’s safe to say that they were all true. To get this new skin, you’ll have to purchase the ‘Chapter 3, Season 1’ Battle Pass from the in-game store for 950 V-Bucks. For those who are already subscribed to the ‘Fortnite Crew’ monthly subscription, this Battle Pass is included. Next, just head on over to Page 9 of the Battle Pass, which requires either 75 total unlocked rewards, or the player to have reached Level 80. Read more for two videos, including some gameplay footage.
For those who have visited Avengers Campus at the Disney California Adventure theme park, you’ve probably seen Stuntronics technology in-action. More specifically, the human actor who first steps out onto the roof of the Web Slingers attraction’s building before sneaking off for the acrobat robot to make its grand entrance, capable of somersaults and even backflips. Read more for a video to see the evolution of this technology.
Finally, the first Spider-Man: No Way Home teaser trailer has been released and it contains a few surprises, or at least for some. We not only get a glimpse of Alfred Molina’s Doctor Octopus in a stinger, but one of Green Goblin’s bombs as well. The story begins after the end of Spider-Man: Far From Home, in which his identity was exposed by Mysterio, causing Peter Parker’s life to spiral out of control. Read more for the video.
Hunter Kowald’s custom-built SkySurfer Hoverbard Aircraft already made its rounds on social media a few months ago, but his latest stunt has everyone talking again. Just how safe could this device be? Well, even if its two engines or one of its five power systems fail, it can still safely land. It boasts a payload capacity of around 500 pounds and the average adult can fly for up to 20 minutes on it. Read more for the video and additional information.
You’ve seen Miles Morales as a brick, now gamers have discovered that you can play as a patio heater, called “Spider-Lamp”. Yes, players still have access to all of Spider-Man’s powers when in this form, including being able to launch himself into the air and web sling around the city. If you get far enough, the character also gains Venom Blast (the ability to incapacitate his enemies with electricity), Camouflage (temporary invisibility), and Mega Venom Blast (the ability to attack multiple nearby enemies with his venom blast). Read more for two videos and additional information.