Last weekend, East Coast Throwdown brought fighting game competition back to New Jersey with its ninth installment. As one of the last tournaments before the release of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite later this month, the event featured a stacked Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 bracket that showcased a clear endpoint to the…
As soon as Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite comes out on September 19, every copy of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will evaporate into a fine mist, never to be played again—OK, not really, but you’d never know it from the approach taken by players’ farewells to the game.
Marvel vs. Capcom has always been known for its flashy style and brutal comboing, two things that were on full display at the game’s final Evo tournament.
This year’s Evolution Championship Series marks Marvel vs. Capcom 3’s seventh appearance at the world’s largest annual fighting game tournament. In that time, players have come and gone, and each year saw a different champion ascend the growing mountain of talented competitors. Now, with Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite…
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3’s recent release on PC has opened the floodgates for a varied collection of mods. Since the game arrived on Steam last December, fans have tweaked the frantic three-on-three title in a variety of ways, from simple gameplay adjustments to complete model swaps.
Eliver “KillerKai” Ling keeps taking off his shirt during fighting game tournaments.
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 might have come out in 2011, but players are still finding impactful surprises. This is what happens when gamers keep pushing and poking at a fighting game they love. Suddenly a powerful character like Phoenix has had a new weakness exposed.
Maybe wait until after the award ceremony. Failing that, at least wear a shirt. The rando who took the stage and got in the face of newly-crowned Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 champion Christopher “NYChrisG” Gonzalez followed neither of these suggestions, and was escorted out by security for his trouble.
Today's gaming highlights: Some of the best moments from the biggest fighting game tournament of the year, plus incredible world records in both Spelunky and World of Warcraft!
Get to 12:30 on this Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 EVO semifinal clip and you'll see/hear what looks like an impending defeat for Justin Wong in his matchup against Filipino Champ. Until he pulls it out of the fire and everyone goes nuts.
We're coming up on Evo, the biggest fighting game tournament in America. It will run Friday to Sunday from Las Vegas and be streamed online for the world to see. It'll be the biggest Evo yet. But maybe you aren't prepared—there are eight completely different games at this one event, after all, and what makes them…
The experts at the major fighting game site EventHubs have crunched some numbers to figure out which characters their thousands of users prefer in major fighting games. Top-played Super Street Fighter IV character? Ryu. Any guesses on the top Super Smash Bros. Melee one?
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.
People competed in nine different fighting games in last weekend's EVO 2013 tournament in Las Vegas. To see everything, you had to continuously switch between two streams back and forth from Friday to Sunday evening, so even hardcore fighting game fans might have missed one or two.
Justin Wong, one of the all-time top fighting game players, lost to Job "EMP Flocker" Figuerora early in the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tournament at EVO 2013. But that was only the start of an incredible comeback that you've got to see.
You don't need to worry about Japanese developers when it comes to creating an insane, over-the-top frenzy on the screen. It's in their veins.
On April 14, a fighting game tournament called Fight For Youth will be going down in Norwalk/La Mirada, California. Up for grabs is not fame, or even internet fame, but the chance to lend a very practical, helping hand to local kids.
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…
If you've played (or even seen) recent fighter Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and thought, well, that character art sure is lovely, I wonder where I can get high-res versions of them all, you've got taste.
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…