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Portable versions of fighting games have a long and storied history of using alternate control schemes, although it's primarily been more out of necessity than for the sake of innovation. These days, however, modern handheld systems (like Sony's upcoming Vita) offer just as much input dexterity a...

December 10th 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Sure, StarCraft 2 and League of Legends make for some excellent spectator e-sporting events, but there's a specific brand of excitement, tension and hype that can only be found at world-class competitive fighting-game tournaments like the Canada Cup. Competitors from the U.S., Canada, the U.K.,...

November 6th 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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I'm not the world's biggest Marvel vs. Capcom fan -- I prefer Street Fighter's comparatively slow-and-steady pace to what I often describe as "a bunch of insane stuff flying all over the screen for the entire match" -- but one particular addition to Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's roster has me e...

November 2nd 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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No doubt, most (if not all) of you are intimately familiar with Frank West and his impressive photojournalist/zombie murderer resume. Not only has he fought for his very life against imesurable odds, but he's also fought for Capcom against Japan's historic anime alumni in Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: U...

November 1st 2011 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Capcom's time-honored tradition of updating its existing fighters proudly marches on, as Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's November 15 release draws ever closer, filling the super meters in our hearts with a palpable anticipation for punches. As with any Capcom fighter update, the changes being mad...

October 22nd 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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EVO Championship Series, the largest fighting-game tournament in America and one of the largest world-wide, is like most other professional sporting events: watching it live is a big part of what makes it so entertaining. Unlike other pro-sports however, fighting-game tournaments take a heck of a...

August 6th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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This year's EVO Championship Series was bonkers, you guys. Not only did MVC legend Justin Wong get perfected into third place during the Marvel vs Capcom 3 grand finals, but The Beast took a bewildering fourth place in Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition, ending two consecutive years of first...

August 1st 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Capcom veteran and Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Producer/Director Ryota Niitsuma will be hosting a pannel at this year's Comic-Con, where conventionistas will be the first to take a sneak peek at ... something. The schedule teases a new reveal of some kind, urging fighting fans to come to the pannel to he...

July 11th 2011 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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Capcom's over-the-top comic book crossover has picked up another combatant at Tokyo Game Show. Ripped from the pages of X-Men, "X-23" enters Marvel vs. Capcom 3 as a nimble counterpart to Wolverine. As our exasperated comic expert points out, "She's a female clone of Wolverine and possesses all of...

September 16th 2010 at 2:10pm 0 Comments