Spider-Man 3 is a 2007 action-adventure game loosely based on the Spider-Man 3 film and released for the Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Wii, PlayStation 3 on May 4, 2007. A PSP version was released on October 17, 2007. The Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable & Wii versions were developed by Vicarious Visions while the Microsoft Windows version was developed by Beenox and the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions were developed by Treyarch.
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Microsoft Windows A gang called the H-Bombers have blown up the Carlyle building, and Spider-Man comes in to save the day. He beats the bombers and saves a woman from being killed. The next day, Peter Parker narrates: “Just another day in the life of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Lately, things have been going my way. I got the girl and New York finally likes me. Not that there are problems, but there is this new guy Eddie Brock at the Daily Bugle, and he is really starting to get on my nerves. Harry, my best friend, won’t talk to me. On top of that, new gangs have been dividing up the city, still its nothing I can handle. One weird thing, there hasn’t been any big super villain around since Doc Ock. I had this bad feeling that the sky is gonna fall or something and soon.”
Spider-Man takes Mary Jane Watson, his girlfriend, on a thrill ride, and stops by central park. Mary Jane asks how things been with Harry Osborn, and Peter responds that he has tried everything and Harry thinks he killed his Dad, Norman Osborn. Mary Jane tries to comfort him and tell him it wasn’t his fault. Nearby, a symbiote inside a meteor crashes nearby and attaches to Peter’s shoe. Meanwhile, Harry sneaks into the secret Goblin lair, and goes into a chamber filled with green smoke, and puts on his Goblin armor.
This version of the game does not include any of the actors of the film of the other platforms. The plot changes drastically compared with the film and the other consoles, especially because none of the characters appear side of the other consoles, and this version follows a single thematic thread. As in most of the consoles, the player can return to any level using the Spider-Man’s traditional suit or black suit.
The game starts with Peter going to Mary Jane’s play, but he is late for fighting some thugs on the streets. Mary Jane is disappointed to Peter by his double life as Spider-Man and asks him if he can be more like Harry. Then appears Harry Osborn, with the New Goblin costume to take revenge on Peter for the death of his father. Spider-Man defeats Harry and gets the symbiote.
Possessed by the symbiote, Peter ruins the career of his fellow reporter Eddie Brock, defeats his former friend Harry, and almost kills Flint Marko. Realizing this, he decides to pull out the black suit, which falls into the hands of Eddie Brock, who becomes Venom. Venom kidnaps Mary Jane and decides to take revenge on Peter. Spider-Man defeats Venom, who promises that they will meet again, and rescues Mary Jane. Peter and Mary Jane finally get reconciled.