I’m blown away by the virtual New York City of ‘Spider-Man’ on PlayStation 4 — here’s how it compares to the real thing

Spider-man (PS4)

Forget “Sex & the City” — HBO’s version of Manhattan never let Carrie swing majestically from the skyscraper rooftops, like some sort of magical bird.

In the brand-new “Spider-Man” game for the PlayStation 4, you’ve got free reign to fly across vast swaths of Manhattan’s iconic skyline. From Battery Park to North Harlem, the West Side Highway to the FDR Drive, Spidey’s able to soar through the air and take in the sights.

Spider-Man (PS4)

What’s most impressive isn’t just the scale, but how closely that virtual version of Manhattan matches up with the real thing.

See for yourself:

SEE ALSO: These are my favorite photos I’ve taken while swinging around New York City as Spider-Man

One World Trade Center in “Spider-Man”:

It’s the tallest building in Spider-Man’s Manhattan, just like in real life:

And here is One World Trade in real life. A slightly different design, but not too different.

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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