Fighting Games Community Raising Money for Colleague Who Died Suddenly…

A well liked member of the fighting game community died two days before Christmas. His colleagues are paying tribute and holding a fund raiser to help his grandmother pay for funeral costs. » 12/31/13 11:00am 12/31/13 11:00am

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom 2 are being removed from Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network stores—both their digital versions and their DLC. Tuesday is the last day PSN subscribers in North America can get DLC for the game; Thursday is the last day in Europe. Dec. 26 is the deadline, worldwide,… » 12/15/13 3:17pm 12/15/13 3:17pm

If Disney Princesses Were Old-School Street Fighter Characters...

Yes, that's a Chun Li x Cinderella mash-up. Oh, there's more—artist Mike V took the ever-iconic Disney princesses, and re-imagined them as many of fighting game characters we know and love. » 8/21/13 8:00pm 8/21/13 8:00pm

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Could Use a Tune-Up, Says Producer [Update]

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was, on the whole, considered a better balanced edition than regular-old Marvel vs. Capcom 3. That's not to say it couldn't use some tuning, and Capcom's top fighting game producer says a balancing patch could be coming. » 7/20/13 3:00pm 7/20/13 3:00pm

The Tiny God of Thunder Vs. the Mini Dog of Creation

Never before has a pair of godlike beings doing battle on a scale that's at once miniature and massive gotten the song "Happy Together" by The Turtles so deeply rooted in my head. Such is the power of Marvel Vs .Capcom 3 Minimates' third and final round. » 8/01/12 8:30am 8/01/12 8:30am

Marvel Vs. Capcom: Origins is Two Classic Fighters in One Downloadable…

Never has the subtitle "Origins" been as appropriate as it is with Marvel Vs. Capcom: Origins, an online-enabled double-shot of Capcom's Marvel Super Heroes and Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes, coming September to Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. » 7/05/12 1:15pm 7/05/12 1:15pm

The Most Amazing Collection of Marvel Vs. Capcom Art the World Has Ever…

Just in time for next month's San Diego Comic-Con, UDON presents Marvel vs. Capcom: Official Complete Works, 192 pages of art from every collaboration between the comics company and the Street Fighter people, from the Punisher arcade game to Marvel Vs. Capcom 3. » 6/19/12 9:30am 6/19/12 9:30am

Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 Brings All 56 Fighters to the iPhone Next Week

Long before Capcom started packing its discs with downloadable content, there was Marvel Vs. Capcom 2. No "downloadable" characters, no EX Super Hyper version; just perfection. On April 25 that perfection hits the iPhone and iPod Touch. Who's excited? » 4/20/12 11:15am 4/20/12 11:15am

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 DLC Delayed a Week on PS Vita

After getting "a number of reports" that the day-one DLC for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was missing from the PlayStation Vita store, Capcom did a little looking and, yes, it ain't there because of "last-minute issues." » 2/25/12 4:00pm 2/25/12 4:00pm

Here's a Fight Stick Modded to Work with a PS Vita

There's some input lag, and it doesn't really fit with the theme of the game-anywhere "the world is in play" marketing theme of the PS Vita. But then again, its sticks and buttons just don't have that clicky-click of a fight stick, either. So this enterprising Japanese modder whipped up a solution allowing the user… » 2/25/12 3:00pm 2/25/12 3:00pm

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

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… » 2/02/12 3:30pm 2/02/12 3:30pm

It’ll Be Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter x Tekken vs. King of Fighters…

Fighting games thrive on competition. And trash talk. Especially trash talk. For fans of video game brawling, the biggest—yet most respectful—competition is the annual EVO series, which brings fight-stick masters from around the world to fireball their way to ultimate supremacy. » 1/04/12 10:30pm 1/04/12 10:30pm

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

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… » 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.…

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

Take a Trip to Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom's Weird 'Reverse World'

This glitch, found in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, has apparently been known or observed before; now there's a tutorial for how to enter the game's "Reverse World," in which all combatants are silhouetted and all inputs are reversed. » 12/04/11 1:00pm 12/04/11 1:00pm

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… » 11/26/11 5:00pm 11/26/11 5:00pm