Excerpt: I have a love/hate relationship with this game. I adore the premise: two completely different universes coming together for the sole purpose of beating the Hell out of each other. It’s a bold idea, and few fighting games can pull off a crossover as neatly as this title has. On the other hand, few fighting games can be so ridiculously broken and unbalanced as this.
Excerpt: I’ll be the first to admit that I tend to not like fighting game all that much, so maybe I don’t appreciate them enough simply because I have a natural aversion to them. However, I am somewhat of a closet comic book superhero fan girl, so I’ve always been a little partial to the Capcom fighters that involved the Marvel superheroes.
Pros: + Err...pretty...colors?
Cons: - Broken game play, poor sound, and that damn cactus thing.
Excerpt: Capcom is known for releasing their games all over the place, and sometimes we give them a hard time for it. Other times, like right now while we're playing Marvel vs. Capcom 2 on the PS2 and Xbox, we're very happy that they keep their titles alive. MvC2 is still a great game that any fan of the fighter should check out. Click here.
Pros: ups: 56 fighters; great graphics; fast, exciting and fun.
Cons: downs: Character balance is questionable; you'll neglect all of your other games for weeks at a time.
Excerpt: There's no doubting that it was Capcom's X-Men vs. Street Fighter that really set off the trend of tag-teaming in fighting games. It all initially started out with a secret character cameo in X-Men: Children of the Atom, as Akuma --a Street Fighter character-- was playable in an X-Men game. Not too long after, we saw the debut of X-Men vs. SF, and ever since, it's been one tag team fighter after another. Following X-Men vs. SF, there was Marvel vs.