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In bringing Tatsunoko vs. Capcom to the US, the latter company is taking a pretty big risk -- but fighting game fans get an even bigger reward. Even if you've never heard of half of the characters in it, or don't really care about the amount of resources put into releasing it stateside -- complete...

January 25th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Capcom has finally uploaded the massive box art for its latest Vs title onto the internet: Tatsunoko vs Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars. It's very similar to the Japanese box art for the original release, in that it's a bunch of the game's characters set against a white background. The difference betwee...

October 27th 2009 at 6:45pm 0 Comments
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Shoryuken forum user mumu recently went snooping around the Japanese site for Tatsunoko vs. Capcom and uncovered some interesting items. Within the source code of the character section of the site, mumu found lines of code hinting towards the remaining secret characters: 'images/oncharactor_bt...

September 10th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Hardcore Hakushon Daimao fans: in case you haven't already, you should probably import Tatsunoko vs. Capcom. Producer Ryota Niitsuma confirmed to Siliconera that Hakushon Daimao, the big genie character, won't be in the North American version. This is the "minor pruning" to which Capcom previously a...

July 27th 2009 at 4:50pm 0 Comments

Capcom released new media for Tatsunoko vs. Capcom today, including videos featuring Tatsunoko characters Karas and Ken the Eagle, and Capcom characters Alex and Viewtiful Joe. We were really impressed with the fighting game translation of Joe -- it looks just like Viewtiful Joe from his own game. W...

July 23rd 2009 at 8:14pm 0 Comments

The best part of Capcom's Vs. fighters isn't the character roster, though of course Vs. games tend to have awesome selections. No, it's the ridiculous, super-fast aerial combat. Unfortunately, if you're not directly engaged in said combat (or even if you are), it can be way too frantic and flashy to...

July 13th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Capcom has squashed the dreams of those hopeful its newest cross-over fighter, Tatsunoko vs. Capcom, will come to PS3 and/or Xbox 360. Speaking to VideoGamer.com, the game's producer, Ryota Niitsuma, stated that the effort required to port the heavily Wii-optimized title would be considerable. "If...

July 11th 2009 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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One major issue with marketing Tatsunoko vs. Capcom in North America is that nobody but old-school otaku knows who the hell half of the characters are. It took a few months of watching matches on YouTube to realize that all the Tatsunoko characters looked really fun in gameplay, but the name recogni...

June 17th 2009 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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GameSpot's preview for Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars contains some rather troubling news about the localized version of Eighting's cross-company fighter. According to the site, "talks are ongoing," but Capcom may not have been able to secure all the rights to the Tatsunoko characters. As...

May 29th 2009 at 12:05pm 0 Comments