It turns out that the sparky villain let out all of the facility's prisoners, which was the ideal setup for Spider-Man to show off his slick fighting abilities.
At a glance, Spider-Man it may feel like developer Insomniac Games is going for Batman-style combat, focused on attacks and quick counters.
The more we see of Sony's Spider-Man game, the longer the wait until its September 7 release date feels.
As Spider-Man progressed through the Raft, he ran into a full rogues gallery of classic villains, including Scorpion, Rhino and Vulture. Those four join Mister Negative as five villains in our game cooperating with the mysterious sixth villain that Spider-Man sees just before the end of the gameplay video.
However, it seems the developer is keeping the big bad of the game hidden for now, who looks to be the one orchestrating all the chaos as well as providing upgraded suits for the villains to cause more carnage. And there's also a tantalizing cliffhanger that will surely make a few people eager to try out the game for themselves.
Marvel's Spider-Man features your favorite web-slinger in a story unlike any before it.
The demo opened by dropping us into New York City and offering a chance to get accustomed to the controls.
We hope you enjoyed another taste of one of our blockbuster action moments in Marvel's Spider-Man. Faced with overwhelming odds and higher stakes, Spider-Man must rise up and be greater. It's available to pre-order right here.