Is Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 about the balance or the bucks? See what Marcel Hoang has to say about the latest entry in the street fighters versus superheroes saga.
Frequent updates to fighting games were alright at the arcades, but on home consoles it's getting annoying.
But it's not an entirely new thing. We've been dealing with it ever since Super Street Fighter 2.
I've actually bought every console version of Street Fighter.... -_-
So people who are complaining about it aren't really going to change our minds. We choose to buy it. I don't even know why they even bother telling us what not to buy. This shouldn't be connected to Mega Man in any way.
I'm glad that they went with the Ultimate edition. If each of those characters had been released as DLC (given the math as set out by Shuma and Jill), we would have been paying $60 (five times twelve). And that's without adding in spectator mode and stuff. One other thing to point out is that if we are to believe the leaked list (which I completely do), 11 of the 12 new characters have never been in a Vs. series game before (and Strider is only in there because he should have been in the first place). That's awesome! A $40 dollar update this big sounds like a bargain to me. I'll be there day one, with four Hamiltons and a shit-eating grin. And I will continue to stomp motherfuckers online...only now I'll be able to do it with a flaming-skull man, a tiny raccoon with a pistol, and a gigantic mutant zombie with a rocket launcher. All's I'm saying is that Marvel vs. Capcom 3 launched with 36 characters, almost all of whom were far more balanced than anyone in Marvel vs. Capcom 2. If that's not a finished product, I don't know what is. Capcom earned the right to release an update this big as a separate, packaged product by delivering so well with the first one.
Wolverwine *cough* Phoenix *cough*... before you talk about balance. I'd be all for this version if they took the time and released an update for MvC3 to balance these characters out. Instead we're going to have to pay to get a more balanced game.
He's comparing MvC3's balance to MvC2. If you think Wolverine and Pheonix are more OP then team MSS or team MSP was in MvC2 then you know nothing about one of the two games. And I guarantee that the worst characters in MvC3 are better then the worst in MvC2 (Roll/Dan/Servbot)
You do know that you still have to pay for Shuma and Jill access them for UMVC3 right? http://n4g.com/news/810960/...
Frank West was in Tatsunoko vs. Capcom, but otherwise I agree: I figured most of Ultimate's cast would be returning characters like in Super Street Fighter 4, so the newness of the leaked roster is a big surprise. I'm sure some of the more peculiar character choices will make sense once we see them in action.
Crapcom that is all
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