Capcom Unveils Four New Fighters for Marvel vs. Capcom 3

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Capcom Unveils Four New Fighters for Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Bionic arms, boxer shorts, magnetism and giant floating heads: Battles are unlikely to get boring in Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

A new challenger has entered the ring! Well, four of them actually, as Capcom pulled back the curtain on a quartet of pugilists for its upcoming crossover brawler Marvel vs. Capcom 3, with one old hand and three new faces.

On the Capcom side, Nathan Spencer from the recent reboot Bionic Commando and Sir Arthur from Ghosts 'n' Goblins are entering the fray, while the Marvel team sees the return of long-standing X-Men adversary Magneto, and the bizarre M.O.D.O.K., or "Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing," whose schemes have been the bane of many of Marvel's mightiest heroes.

Speaking at New York Comic Con, a Capcom spokesperson said that choosing characters for the game was about making "unconventional choices." This is especially true for M.O.D.O.K., who has an incredibly strange shape compared to the rest of the roster. The spokesperson said that having a cast full of humanoid characters was "boring" and M.O.D.O.K. was added to mix things up a little.

Capcom has also revealed the setup for the game. Doctor Doom teams up with Albert Wesker in order to conquer their respective universes, but accidentally rouses a terrible evil - which is more than likely previously announced character Dormmamu - from its slumber. This act sets in motion a battle that will decide the fate of both universes. Not the most original excuse to punch Doctor Doom in his stupid metal face, but it'll do just fine.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 comes out for Xbox 360 and PS3 early next year.

Source: Joystiq

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I wonder if they will still have Omega Red and Gambit.

so they wont put servbot in but they'll put modok in?

I'll get it out of the way: Phoenix Wright, for the eternal gratitude of many!

shadowstriker86:
so they wont put servbot in but they'll put modok in?

At least M.O.D.O.K. is large enough to hit without being super-annoying. Sure, I still think he's an odd choice, but I'm not the one making the game, so...

TLatshaw:
I'll get it out of the way: Phoenix Wright, for the eternal gratitude of many!

But what the hell would he do? He had a fight scene once and he got his ass beat.

I think this will be ignored over people screaming out "OH MY FUCKING GOD DEADPOOL'S IN THE GAME!!".

M.O.D.O.K
I smell a trap type fighter

But that's not whats important.
Whats important is...


With these new characters, that rumor about Mike Haggar and Zero better be true.
Ill be disappointed if it isn't.

Nostalgia Ripoff:

TLatshaw:
I'll get it out of the way: Phoenix Wright, for the eternal gratitude of many!

But what the hell would he do? He had a fight scene once and he got his ass beat.

It would certainly be a challenge, but what did Roll ever do before they made a fighter out of her? (Unless I'm missing a crucial part of her development.)

Well Capcom already put a bigheaded character so now it was Marvel's time.

From this video, he looks quite overpowered.
I hope he's not, cause i like the looks of this game.
Also, love the music

automatron:
From this video, he looks quite overpowered.
I hope he's not, cause i like the looks of this game.

Same here. Either I'm naive to the workings of the game or he is a bit too strong. Also, I have difficulty imagining anyone being excited about his being in the game. I mean, really, who wants to play as MODOK in a game where any of the other announced characters are present?

This is my most wanted game right now.

Want... so... much...

Gigaguy64:

hehe, the Digimon movie... I remember that one.

good times...

I'm still not sold, I need Jill to be in it in order for me to pre-order it or get it anytime near it's release, and not as DLC either. Though Phoenix Wright may make me teeter a bit more.

Irridium:
This is my most wanted game right now.

Want... so... much...

Gigaguy64:

hehe, the Digimon movie... I remember that one.

good times...

Iv never actually seen it, but all the Reaction Images from it alone make me want to.

automatron:
From this video, he looks quite overpowered.
I hope he's not, cause i like the looks of this game.
Also, love the music

-Zen-:
Same here. Either I'm naive to the workings of the game or he is a bit too strong. Also, I have difficulty imagining anyone being excited about his being in the game. I mean, really, who wants to play as MODOK in a game where any of the other announced characters are present?

I think (or hope) that that's just because this is a video to reveal the character's inclusion - no-one will be interested if you introduce a new character and then show them getting their ass handed to them by everyone else, after all.

I'm still disappointed by the fact that anyone can beat Dante. And now I want to see the Ghosts 'n' Goblins guy in action

-Zen-:

automatron:
From this video, he looks quite overpowered.
I hope he's not, cause i like the looks of this game.

Same here. Either I'm naive to the workings of the game or he is a bit too strong.

It was a combat trailer about MODOK so the only thing they showed was him pulling off all his moves. I doubt he's particularly overpowered.

The line-up so far looks pretty interesting. I haven't really gotten into any fighting games since on the Dreamcast a decade ago and I don't even own a current gen console atm, but this game kinda makes me wish I did. I do love me some Deadpool and Dante.

No instant sale for me without Strider.. but Spencer does look pretty cool, even if they are using his remake look and not his original appearance.

It'd be interesting if Capcom threw in a Breath of Fire character. I doubt anyone would expect that :) Just take Ryu for example. He can turn into dragons, right? Sounds like you could make a decent moveset around that.

StriderShinryu:
No instant sale for me without Strider.. but Spencer does look pretty cool, even if they are using his remake look and not his original appearance.

There will in all likelihood be a "classic" skin. Maybe even a 'stache skin.

Personally, I'm all over these reveals like they were made of chocolate.

Magneto's an obvious inclusion, but welcome. Spencer's got some neat tricks in there.

But the real show-stealers for me are Arthur and MODOK. Both of them look completely nuts to play as, and I'm curious as to how exactly both of them work.

And really, the giant floating head demographic really needed some representation here.

J03bot:
And now I want to see the Ghosts 'n' Goblins guy in action[/sub]

There's a video on Youtube if you follow the attached link in the original post.

He looses his armor and fights in his underware if he takes enough damage. It's pretty frikken funny.

I don't approve of capcom's choices. There are so many better people from games they have made!I was hoping for a megaman character (preferably zero or protoman) or pheonix wright.

Now compare to this...

WTH CAPCOM!?

Its already a day one buy for me...but I'm still not quite as impressed with the characters as I was when MVC2 first came out. I'm still confused as to why some of my favorite characters like Ghost Rider and Cyclops are confirmed as to not show up.

Marvel I need:
Ghost Rider and/or Vengence
Punisher (not a Cable clone please)
Venom and/or Carnage
and throw in a mutant like Sabretooth or Colussus for good measure

Capcom I need:
Jill Valentine (original outfit)
Zero
Guile

but that is probably asking too much as this is already looking great. Keep it up

I see one problem with this:

When heros unite, you get the Ultimate Villian Curbstomp of Destiny and Awesomeness.
When villians unite, you get stabbed in the back.

I'd definitely prefer the remake appearance over the reboot...oh well

Sir Arthur = YES! YES!! OH GOD, YES!!! Now all I need is Mike Haggar and I'd be all set (for the most part).

Nathan Spencer = Why did they go with his dumbass, dreadlocked, douchebag look from the shitty Bionic Commando reboot instead of the cooler and more "rad" look from the original and Rearmed games?

Magneto = "Welcome... to DIE!"

M.O.D.O.K. = lol, cool.

Arthur definitely rocks, but what would be really awesome is having Firebrand in it. I'd give up any modicum of economic sense I have and replace my ps2 in a heartbeat.

Bionic Commando is a good call for me. I just hope we still have Captain Commando and Strider. I'm also backing the gent who's asking for Punisher. I'm also waiting for a final fight representative.

I don't see any need for another RE charecter though. We already have a hero and villain.

Why they went with the Nathan Spencer reboot design is beyond me... ><

I'm liking some of these choices.

MODOK: Okay cool
Arthur: Never was a fan of the series, but sure
Magneto: Obvious choice
Bionic Commando: Fail, oh well.

Captain Commando will be in the game, as will Gambit (They've been in since the beginning, I don't see them coming out anytime soon)

They might skip Jill if Chris or Leon is in it, which is unfortunate.

Venom will be in. Sabretooth will probably be in. Zero got his screen time with Tatsunoku vs. Capcom so I doubt it.

Vergil from DMC would be AWESOME BEYOND BELIEF, but DMC already has two characters, I'd be shocked to see three.

EDIT: After watching the gameplay video:

Wesker is a freaking glass cannon, very similar to Karas from T vs C. Except his ultimate attack can't be chained out of FREAKING EVERYTHING.

BC will destroy NooBs. With his arm, he can extend his combos nearly forever, and the ability to grab a downed opponent and toss them back into the air is nothing short of sick.

Arthur will be a hard character to use. If he takes too much damage, he loses his armor and most attacks until he uses a super attack. Risky.

MODOK's shield can stop most beam supers (good for the Iron Man or Ryu spammers). But his own beam attacks break his shield. Interesting build.

Magneto's Magna Storm super has become ultra broken with the mid air switch mechanic. With a fill 5 bars of super gauge, you can hit it 3 times on a single opponent with no opportunity to recover. That's just wrong.

....I want this game so bad. GAhhh! I cant freaking wait until it is released!

M.O.D.O.K ..... why?

With so many choices why him? I really can't think of anyone who is overly fond of him.

Still a little miffed that Cyclops won't be in the game :-/

But HEY! I can console myself with the announcement of a port for the X-men arcade game :D

Is it only me that wants Leon Kennedy in this game? Or Jack Krauser?

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