|“Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3” PlayStation 3 box art by Shinkiro|
The below is directly from Marvel.com, but right here…this is me. I got a chance to play 10 minutes of this last night and I’m in love. Nova, Steve Rogers, and Hawkeye for the win! Apparently, you can also play as Galactus in Arcade mode!!
Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, and Marvel Entertainment today announced that “Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3” is now available for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. “Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3” takes the epic battle to all new heights with new iconic characters from the Marvel and Capcom universes, a refined fighting system, eight new stages and new modes for the low MSRP of $39.99.
The highly acclaimed fighting series adds 12 new legends to the robust “Marvel vs. Capcom 3” line-up, bringing the total overall roster of characters up to 50. This includes zombie-slayer Frank West on the Capcom side and cosmic defender Rocket Raccoon from the Marvel Universe. The new character options also include Phoenix Wright, Vergil, Nemesis, Strider and Firebrand from Capcom and Nova, Iron Fist, Doctor Strange, Ghost Rider and Hawkeye from Marvel.
|“Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3” Xbox 360 box art by Shinkiro|
In addition to new characters, “Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3” features a host of enhancements and features to improve the game’s balance and online functionality. One of the biggest additions to “Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3” is the fan-requested Spectator Mode, which allows fighters to watch live online matches together.
Also, available as free downloadable content after launch, Heroes and Heralds is a new single player and multiplayer team-based mode where you unlock brand-new abilities with upgrade cards, customize your favorite character with new powers and compete in groups as either Heroes defending Earth from Galactus or as one of Galactus’ Heralds.
With multiple improvements and 12 new characters, “Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3” brings home the ultimate fighting experience for newcomers and pros alike.
The game is rated “T for Teen” by the ESRB.
And just because it’s so awesome, check out the game’s final trailer right here, as well as more box art by Mark Brooks in the gallery below!