The following post contains spoilers for Spider-Man
Bitten by a radioactive spider at the age of 15, Peter Parker neglected a criminal who later murdered his Uncle Ben, driving Peter to design a costume and web-shooters and embrace a strong sense of responsibility as the crime-fighting Spider-Man.
Spider-Man has been operating as a superhero for 8 years in New York City, when the game begins he is serving an arrest warrant to long time criminal Wilson Fisk. A new gang quickly takes to the street known as the Demons who are seeking a powerful weapon called Dragon’s Breath.
Variety of web slinging abilities for traversal and combat
A ‘Spidey sense’ that warns Peter of incoming danger
Inventive and can design own gadgets or traps
Superhuman strength, agility and acrobatics gives Spider-Man the edge in combat
Mary Jane Watson
A skilled investigative journalist working for the Daily Bugle, Mary Jane Watson is a long-time friend of Peter Parker and Spider-Man. The pair previously dated until Mary Jane broke off their relationship due to Peter being too overprotective.
While investigating Wilson Fisk’s auction, Mary Jane runs into the demons and then Spider-Man. Mary Jane eventually decides to help Peter as a partner investigating Martin Li and the demon gang. She later infiltrates Oscorp and Norman Osborne’s penthouse.
Highly skilled investigative reporter working for the Daily Bugle
A knack for sneaking into restricted areas
Martin Li / Mr Negative
A philanthropist running the homeless shelter F.E.A.S.T., Martin Li is a respected figure in the community and Peter’s life. However Li hides a dark past and after Wilson Fisk’s incarceration sends his demon gang into the streets to claim control.
As his alter-ego Mr Negative, Li is obsessed with taking down mayor Norman Osborn who gave him his powers as a child and indirectly caused the death of his parents. Martin Li leads a dual life – in one life as a kind and compassionate individual who uses his wealth to help others and in the other a ruthless terrorist and criminal willing to hurt others to get what he wants.
Generates and controls a powerful negative energy
Leader of the Demon gang who are terrorizing New York City
Dangerous swordsman able to charge up weapons with negative energy
Able to grant a portion of his powers to his demon followers by corrupting them
Auction House Break In
Octavius Industries Shut Down
Attack At Campaign Rally
Miles joins F.E.A.S.T.
Osborn hires Sable International
Attack at Grand Central Station
Dr Octavius’ Obsession Grows
The Sinister Six
The Truth Behind Devil’s Breath
Doctor Octopus Strikes
Victory Atop Oscorp
Aunt May’s Death
Peter and MJ Reunite
Two Of A Kind
Dr Octopus / Otto Octavius
Dr Otto Octavius is a passionate scientist and a mentor to his assistant Peter Parker, their work together on artificial limbs promises to change the world until Norman Osborn shuts their lab down.
With a burning hatred for Osborn for shutting him out of Oscorp, the company he helped start and now preventing his funding, Otto pushes his experiments too far creating an unstable neural link to control weaponized mechanical arms. As Dr Octopus, he terrorizes New York City kidnapping Norman Osborn, breaking other villains out of The Raft to form the Sinister Six and unleashing the bio-weapon Devil’s Breath. Distraught at his mentor’s fall from grace Peter creates a new suit to combat the villain as Spider-Man.
Highly durable mechanical arms controlled by telepathy.
A genius intellect as well as a skilled engineer and inventor.
A 15 year old student from Brooklyn, Miles has an aptitude for working with technology. His life is turned upside down when his father, Jefferson Davis is killed by Mr Negative at an award ceremony intended to honour his bravery as a police officer.
Understanding the pain Miles is going through, Peter encourages Aunt May to offer Miles work at the F.E.A.S.T. shelter and he proves his worth by helping those suffering with the effects of Devil’s Breath after the breakout at The Raft. On a supply run for medicine Miles runs into Rhino and Scorpion but manages to sneak away and inform Spider-Man.
When Mary Jane meets Miles after escaping from Osborn’s penthouse a spider from Osborn’s lab bites Miles, granting him the same powers as Spider-Man.
Proficient with technology, developed an app that can hack military-grade technology.
Same powers as Spider-Man
Norman Osborn is mayor of New York City and co-founder of the multinational corporation Oscorp Industries. He is also the father of Harry Osborn one of Peter and Mary Jane’s closest friends.
Osborn hides a dark past and used the experimental treatment GR-27, later known as the weapon Devil’s Breath on a young Martin Li which resulted the death of Li’s parents and his supernatural powers. During Li’s attack on New York City he hires Sable International and Silver Sable to protect himself. He is captured by Dr Octopus who blames Osborn for his financial trouble and thrown from Oscorp tower however Spider-Man saves his life.
After resigning in disgrace as mayor for his role in creating Devil’s Breath, Norman visits his son who is terminally ill and held in a medical support tank surrounded by a black substance and promises to find a cure.
Vast amounts of wealth and power due to his position as CEO of Oscorp.
A skilled politician, able to manipulate the truth.
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