Nightcrawler, the Green Goblin and Ulik (?!) Show Up in The…

Don't get all excited: the teleporting X-Man, Spider-Man archenemy and Asgardian troll aren't playable characters. Their likenesses show up on ability card in the UMvC3's Heroes and Heralds Mode, which will be also playable on the game's PlayStation Vita version. Screens and video of handheld UMvC3—including the Gold… » 2/02/12 3:30pm 2/02/12 3:30pm

Here’s a New Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Fight Stick to Kick…

Serious fighting game players demand high-quality controllers and Hori's got a reputation for making some of the best. The Japanese accessories company's just released a controller tied to Capcom's Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, with varieties for PS3 and Xbox 360. If you're in need of a new whuppin' stick or just want … » 12/22/11 1:40pm 12/22/11 1:40pm

The Free Heroes & Heralds Mode Comes to Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Hey, it's a fighting game update that you don't have to pay for! From Capcom, no less! For those who purchased Capcom's updated worlds-collide fighting game, the publisher's adding a whole new mode to Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, free of charge. Heroes and Heralds adds a collectible card game system to UMvC3 that… » 12/19/11 2:40pm 12/19/11 2:40pm

Here’s How Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Will Look on PlayStation Vita

Some people derided Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 as an incremental update and knocked Capcom for releasing it so soon—six months!—after Marvel vs. Capcom 3. But, since it's the first Marvel vs. Capcom game for an all-new system, you can't lob those same complaints at the PlayStation Vita version of UMvC3. » 12/19/11 1:40pm 12/19/11 1:40pm

Use the PlayStation Vita Version of Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 to…

A while back at the Tokyo Games Show 2011, Capcom and Sony announced that a portable version of Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 would be debuting for the PlayStation Vita. Since then, we suspected that there'd be some interoperability between the handheld and home consoles. Last week, Capcom's Seth Killian could only… » 12/13/11 1:40pm 12/13/11 1:40pm

Sometimes You've Got To Make Up Your Own Rules

Video game developers take great care in creating rules and restrictions that define the gameplay of their virtual worlds, but sometimes those rules aren't good enough. In today's rule-breaking edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Pibbles explores the joy of playing under your own self-imposed strictures. » 12/09/11 11:20am 12/09/11 11:20am

These are the Vita's Touch Controls for Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3.…

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The PlayStation Vita's version of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has everything the console version has. Plus: the ability to make Wolverine beat up Frank West while under the control of the tip of your finger. The upcoming Vita has a touch-screen (and a rear touch panel), so Capcom's latest version of their latest… » 12/08/11 2:00pm 12/08/11 2:00pm

Magneto's Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Suit is Again a Royal Pain for…

About six years ago, Marvel needed to give Magneto a uniform befitting a head of state for his appearance in The Pulse: House of M Special. It was, as that image above suggests, a straight copy of the duds King Juan Carlos wears as World's Most Interesting Man Captain General of the Armies. The royal house protested to … » 11/26/11 5:00pm 11/26/11 5:00pm