Articles tagged with: Marvel Vs. Capcom
Marvel vs. Capcom Origins brings together both Marvel Super Heroes and the original Marvel vs Capcom: Clash of the Super Heroes to the PSN and Xbox Live later this September, Capcom announced today.
This is a tough generation for Japanese devs working on PS3 with sales and enthusiasm for their products down well below normal and healthy levels.
The UK PS3 game sales charts for 2011 (compiled by GFK Chart-Track) featured no games in the top 10 from Japan. The list was instead dominated by American, Australian, Canadian and European studios. In addition, Japanese devs barely figured in the top 100 multiplatform charts too, excluding the always prolific Nintendo devs.
Capcom is known to add intense adjectives such as ‘super’ or ‘ultimate’ onto their fighting games and re-release them with more characters, modes, etc. Just look at Super Street Fighter IV. It should come as no surprise then that Capcom has announced Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
The game boasts 12 new characters, bringing the total roster to 50, eight new stages, a redefined fight system and will be release this fall for $39.99. Is that enough to warrant another purchase though?
Third party peripherals generally fall into one of two categories; they’re either cheap renditions that pale in comparison to their first party counterparts or high quality pieces that may cost a bit more but are worth every penny. The Mad Catz Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds – Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition happens to be one of the latter.
This time last year, we’d just seen the releases of high profile titles such as BioShock 2, Dante’s Inferno, Heavy Rain and the North American and European releases of White Knight Chronicles and Star Ocean: The Last Hope International. In 2011, February was just as busy as last year, if not more so, with a huge number of games both released and announced.
When it comes to the fighting genre, Capcom reigns supreme. It’s difficult to find a tournament anywhere that doesn’t feature the likes of Street Fighter or Marvel vs. Capcom 2. It has been close to a decade since the release of the latter, and fighting fans have been calling for a sequel all this time. But now, finally, fan are getting what they want with the release of Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds.
The question is: can Fate of Two Worlds live up to the hype, or are Marvel and Capcom two series that simply can’t play nice?
This week, many gamers will be getting their first taste of the trademak high tempo, three on three, gameplay of Marvel vs. Capcom. The third entry in the series launched today in Europe after being out in North America since Tuesday. It’s a great game but we sympathise with anyone who finds the speed, air combos and assist moves all a bit bewildering. If you’re one of the bewildered ones, you should read on.
There are a couple of things that you should know about end game bosses in fighting games. For one their health bar will be considerably larger than yours and will decrease at an alarmingly slower rate. Secondly they will have a host of cheap and powerful moves at their disposal which will ultimately frustrate and annoy before killing you.
Something tells us that Marvel vs Capcom 3 doesn’t intend to break either of these principles. Have a look at the planet eater that will have you throwing your controller against the wall.
Last week Gamespot revealed the upcoming Shadow Mode for Marvel vs. Capcom 3 where players can download content packs that feature AI teams that fight in playstyles of Capcom developers and fighting legends.
If you’ve ever wanted to go up against producer Ryota Niitsuma and other then this is your chance.
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is less than two weeks away from release, and while there are no more new characters left to announce, Capcom has released new images for the first batch of DLC characters, Jill Valentine and Shuma-Gorath.
Last week, PS3 Attitude visited Capcom’s UK headquarters to meet Ryoto Niitsuma, producer of Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and take him on at his own game. While we were playing we were able to put plenty of questions to him regarding the style of the game, the characters, its balancing and much more. Niitsuma-san was in good spirits and looked to be excited about the upcoming launch. Who can blame him?
When Marvel vs. Capcom 2 arrived in 2000, its three-on-three gameplay, super-fast action and spectacular moves went down a treat. It was fresh and exciting. Some argued that it favoured style over substance – after all, it did feature simplified casual-friendly controls – but even so, it was still a hit with hardcore and casual crowds alike.
If the series has such a cult following, why then have we waited so long for a sequel? One reason is that Capcom lost interest in fighting games, and they only regained their passion for them following the success of Street Fighter IV (a game they were initially reluctant to make). The other answer is also quite dull: Capcom lost the rights to use Marvel characters, and you cannot have Marvel vs. Capcom 3 without that crucial Marvel presence. It has been an agonising decade-long wait for the fans, many of whom lost faith in ever seeing a sequel, but we suspect the reward for their patience will be great.
Well then, dear PS3 lovers… it will soon be the Year of the Rabbit, the happiest of all the Chinese zodiac signs.
In Chinese astrology the Rabbit is considered to be happy and popular. Rabbits are known for their artistic talent and good taste. You might say there are certain attributes of the Rabbit that foretell of a great year for Sony’s flagship console.
So, is that the case? Or will 2011 be more a ‘dog of a year’ than a metaphorical ‘lucky rabbit’s foot’?
Akuma and Taskmaster are the latest fighters to join the roster for Capcom’s upcoming mental fighting game, Marvel vs Capcom 3. To celebrate this news, we have dozens of screenshots and a couple of trailers to share with you.
Wrestler turn mayor Mike Haggar and X-Men mutant Phoenix will be joining the rest of the all-star cast of Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Capcom recently announced.
If this trailer for Marvel vs. Capcom 3 doesn’t get you excited, nothing will.
Magneto welcomes the cast of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 to die in this new trailer.
Capcom released new screenshots showing off Storm and Crimson Viper, the two newly announced characters in Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
Marvel vs. Capcom 3’s ever growing roster is quite impressive.