Owners of the Xbox 360 did not run into this problem, but people who were playing Rock Band and Guitar Hero on the PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii ran into a problem: The Guitar Hero guitar would not work in Rock Band and vice versa.
Just as there are many companies out there that create video games for the Sony PlayStation 2, Microsoft Xbox 360, and Nintendo GameCube, there are several that also work on developing innovative new titles for your cell phone as well.
While the "black suit" can only be accessed at certain stages of the story in the Xbox 360 and PS3 version, players can actually switch between the regular suit and "black suit" Spider-Man characters at will in the Wii and PS2 version.
Aside from dance games like Dance Dance Revolution and alternative rhythm games like Samba di Amigo and DJ Hero, the most notable competition for the Guitar Hero audience on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is the Rock Band franchise.
The announcement of the movie deal has resurfaced questions about the release date of Halo 3, but Microsoft spokespeople declined to comment and continued to avoid the issue of the much-anticipated Xbox 360 game's release date.