Sentinel is the latest character announced for MvC3, but is he too powerful for the beat 'em up? Kapow Games discusses the imbalance brought to the game by Magneto's henchman complete with the latest videos and screenshots.
Yes he is..Ive played this game and blive me i see alot of cheap people picking him all the time.
nuff said but you can say that about any character in the right hands
the guys a massive waste of a character slot. Could have put in a fan favourite in but they opted for the cheapest player in the last game... idiots
He was overpowered in MvC2 too.
That was because he was a unbalanced character from X-Men: Children of the Atom. They should have balanced he MvC3 so I really think its the case of a good player for now. Capcom pretty much had to balance people as the new engine made them remake everyone and the fact that only 6 people could own everyone else in MvC2. One thing to note also is that the damage is increase in every single promo video. In the final game no one will hit that hit unless you increase it.
If I remember correctly, the actual Sentinels were meant to be formidable soldiers (or Magneto's minions?). In the comics a single Sentinel could be sent out to capture a mutant; they were kinda like the Dementors (Harry Potter) of Marvel. Any mutant who saw a Sentinel knew their azz was grass, but elite mutants could usually defeat/escape them. In the comics Sentinels were bad news, especially since there was an army of them. So did they dumb the character down the 1st time, or do it a better justice this time around? Then again Juggernaut and the Hulk should produce 2 to 3 hit kills given their power on the grid, Magneto should be pretty much untouchable... so it is a game. Besides, almost every fighting game I've played has at least one "cheese" character, so we could argue that it fits nostalgia-wise.
Have you guys not ever played the Sentinal in previous X-Men: Next Dimension fighting game????? He was powerful but not in the least bit unbeatable. Why is this news? Not like the character has never been used in the fighting game before. They even mention games in the past that used the Sentinal... did they not play those games??? Sentinal was not over powered in the least bit. Now Psylock though...! She could over power me any day!
What a surprise! /s
Sentinels are Magneto's henchmen? Guess I haven't read X-Men in a while. When I read they were created by the government to fight mutants.
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...is including a neutered Hulk in fighting games, when in "reality", he'd squash every opponent like a gnat....Sentinels included. :o
Good point! Hadn't thoought to comment on that.
They did that too the Hulk because they want the game to be fair. If everyone was as strong was they were in the comics Magneto could kill Zero, Sentinel, Iron Man, Wolverine, X23, MODOK, and Spencer in one hit and make Arthur, Tron, and Chris all unable to defend themselves.
He was beast in MVC 2 but not unbeatable Storm, Cable, Strider, and Cyclops can shut him down, I'm glad he is back the top player that used him in mvc 2 will play him again and I'm looking forward to finding a team that will shut him down.
Can't wait for this game!
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well he was god tier in mvc2
"Of course without Sentinel, MvC3 would be missing one of the most significant characters from the comic book mythology" Are you serious? Sentinel is a bigger waste of a spot than anyone else in the game.
magnetos infinite combo takes car of him without a hitch
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