Excerpt: Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Release Date: July 29, 2009 (Xbox Live Arcade); August 13, 2009 (Playstation Network) ESRB Rating: Teen for Blood, Suggestive Themes, Violence Available On: Xbox 360 (version reviewed), PS3; other versions available on PS2, Xbox, Dreamcast, Arcade Genre: Fighting Number of Players: 1-2 (local competitive), 1-6 (online competitive) Retail Price: $15 (1200MSP or $15 on PSN) Strong Points: Excellent and addictive fighting engine; huge cast of truly...
Conclusion: Top-to-bottom, Marvel vs. Capcom 2 ’s Achievements are a true challenge. This isn’t surprising, considering that the game is designed to constantly push a fighter’s fast-twitch skills to the limit. You’ll need to play well online, with certain character sets and know how to parlay combos in order to nab every Achievement in Capcom’s team-up.
Excerpt: I've been watching the scores for Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes on GameRankings (which I prefer to the competition). One thing that might strike you is that the downloadable game is getting far better review scores than it did when released on the PlayStation and Dreamcast. This is quite the conundrum -- or, as the Thing might exclaim, "Wotta revoltin' development." Is it that the game gets better with age?
Summary: Believe it or not, Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is different enough from all of the other fighting games on the Xbox Live Arcade to warrant a purchase. With 56 characters and a fun online component, it's going to take a long time before you get sick of this must-own game! This product was submitted by the publisher for review. As a rule, Defunct Games does not review games we spent money on. However, that does not always apply to classic/retro games.
Excerpt: , one of its most ambitious fighting games, and in those years it's become clear that no game before or since was quite like it. With a sprawling roster of 56 characters and a focus on silliness and fun over any serious attempt to make the game remotely balanced,