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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 about 80% complete, original release DLC plans were cut

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 about 80% complete, original release DLC plans were cut AndriaSang put up a couple of articles talking about Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 this morning, from Famitsu magazine.

The publication states that Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is about 80% complete at the moment and that staff health issues and the earthquake in Japan were factors on why the original title didn't see more downloadable content. They also briefly talk about selection criteria for the new combatants.

So how did Capcom go about selecting the fighters? For the Marvel side, the selection was made based off the opinion of Marvel. To make up for this, characters from the Capcom side were selected based off fan and staff desire.

There are a number of other changes on the way aside from the new characters. As detailed last week, the game's online play is getting a much requested viewing mode. The staff is also reducing lag and speeding up matching.

G4's "Focus: a Documentary" starring Mike Ross

Mike Ross is the main character of this G4 film presentation directed and produced by Steve Hwang. It starts from the beginning of Mike Ross's training for EVO 2010 and covers a lot of his backstory.

Submitted by Sinycal, Jopelius, NMS84, and Mythos.

Super Street Fighter 4 AE: Detailed Dudley tutorial by Shintroy

Shintroy created a new Dudley tutorial and challenge video where he covers the basics of hit confirms, anti-airs, and pokes and Ultras for Dudley. He has broken up the videos so that they're easier to digest and has linked back each way through annotations in the embedded video below. Absolutely worth a watch if you are at all interested in Dudley.

Sent in by Ramza.

Spencer, Taskmaster & Doctor Doom Marvel vs. Capcom 3 combo exhibition

Nos99 spotted a new Marvel vs. Capcom 3 combo video from CrouchStrong which has some sick stuff for Spencer, Taskmaster and Doctor Doom. This is 15 minutes of some serious MvC3 love.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has unlimited hyper meter mode as DLC

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has unlimited hyper meter mode as DLC SiliconEra translated a piece by Famistu magazine which talks about some of the extras Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will offer people via DLC.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 won’t be out until November, but Capcom is already cracking on downloadable content plans. Players will be able to purchase arrange costumes and new modes from PlayStation Network and the Xbox Live Marketplace.

According to Famitsu, one new mode players will be able to add is unlimited hyper combo mode. Pricing for this mode has not been announced.

This unlimited hyper gauge option sounds similar to the Event Modes that were unlocked in MvC3 every Tuesday that pitted you against various CPU opponents that had unique abilities.

Tip from Alex_MMorales, Kirbyfan66 and LoserMan.

Roundup: Focus trailer, Hakan tutorial and more

Roundup: Focus trailer, Hakan tutorial and more

• The documentary "Focus" will be released tomorrow,but for now here's a trailer. Tip sent in by ghost and Hakansoilbarrel.

• XUpYourGameX is throwing a massive post-Evo 3v3 Team Qualifier Tournament starting August 2nd. It's a series of 8 separate tournaments where the winners of each tournament will face off against each other in a top 8 finals. The Qualifiers will be streamed live every night 9pm EST beginning August 2nd with live commentary and will be separated by region. Be sure to register to enter.

• Werewolf Gold created some interesting wallpapers using the UMvC3 art. Here they are 1, 2, 3, and 4.

• Shanksleblond posted a Hakan tutorial covering the basics.

Cross Counter live Super Street Fighter 4 AE stream: Poongko, Mike Ross & Xian

Cross Counter live Super Street Fighter 4 AE stream: Poongko, Mike Ross & Xian If you'd like to get an early look at some top tier Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition talent before EVO takes place this weekend, Cross Counter is running a live stream with Poongko, Mike Ross and Xian right now.

Poongko made a huge splash at Shadowloo Showdown 2011 with his amazing Seth play and has been featured here on the EventHubs front page many times. Mike Ross needs no introduction and Xian, who hails from Singapore has also been putting up multiple strong performances as of late.

Hit the jump to check out the feed.

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SSFIV AE: Xian blog and Ken/Yang Tutorials

As most of you know there is now a Cross Counter Asia division and one of the members has been releasing some great tutorial videos as of late. Xian from Singapore is a very talented Street Fighter player and has been taking time out of his day to release videos and update his blog. Hit the jump for the other tutorial.

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Super-Skrull Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tutorial video trailer by Hi Im Nastyy

Hi Im Nastyy posted a trailer for an upcoming Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tutorial video for Super-Skrull. This is almost 3 minutes long, and has quite a bit of cool stuff to check out as is, along with very helpful descriptions making it easy to follow along with.

The official trailer for my upcoming Super-Skrull video which will cover all of Skrull's mix-ups, techniques, combos, resets, and how to deal with Phoenix. I will release the full video after EVO so I can gather any info I don't have before I finalize it.

Ibuki Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition guide updated

Ibuki Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition guide updated The guide for Ibuki in Arcade Edition was recently completed by myself here on Eventhubs.

Ibuki has quite a few special and normal moves, which offers a lot of flexibility to her offense. She has good chip options, great mid range pokes, and a very strong knockdown and anti-air game. In other words, she's very tournament viable. You don't need to be too daunted by her large library of moves, as most are very specifically applied as you fight.

Ibuki has a very specific range in which all of her pokes are very effective. That range is where her far standing Light Punch will be blocked by the opponent. From there, Ibuki can perform all her overheads and mid-range target combos with ease. It's also the best range for her to jump so she can land a crossup (or fake crossup).

Once you knock the opponent down, it's all about the Kunai toss. The Light Kunai is the one you will be relying exclusively on as you cross up for an attack. The opponent will have to watch Ibuki carefully to see which way to block, which is not easy. If the opponent tries to Focus->Backdash out of the Kunai, try to chase them down with your Slide.

It's important as well not to get knocked down with Ibuki. Her low stamina and stun coupled with bad reversal game will always be a factor in a match, so it's best not to try too many gambles against characters with strong knockdown games.

Roundup: Street Fighter X Tekken videos, Ono and Street Fighter 4, Doopliss challenge

Roundup: Street Fighter X Tekken videos, Ono and Street Fighter 4, Doopliss challenge

• Ono-san made a clear statement to a 1UP Editor recently that stated "without fans, there would be no Street Fighter 4." You can read the rest of Ono's thoughts regarding fighting games and his appeal to the fans here.

• An interesting video was sent in that shows a fight between Sakura and Ryu as an animated short. The kicker is that you get to interactively control the fight sequences through annotations in the video. Click here for step one.

• Three Street Fighter x Tekken gameplay videos were uploaded to Gamespot. If you want to check out more specific characters or study more mechanics in the game check them out in order here with videos 1, 2, and 3. Submitted by Fawaz.

• Dontgetbloodon created a very quick but informative E. Honda SSF4 AE tutorial that focuses entirely on Honda's Hundred-Hand Slap. Notified by _spaceman.

• Capcom Unity did a nice booth tour of their setups at San Diego Comic-Con. You can see all the booths available, including the ones for UMvC3, SFxT and SF3:3S OE.

• Doopliss posted a challenge to players to finish 24 custom trials that he made for Evil Ryu, Oni, Yang and Yun. You can read all the details in the linked video and be sure to read the video description.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 character breakdown by Maximilian ep. #3

Maximilian has continued his character breakdown series today with an episode that focuses on Strider Hiryu and the humongous roster leaks that occurred last week.

Tip from Luzzy and Rafael2487.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Superior Tech 3: Dante, V. Joe, Morrigan & MODOK combos

Danke has posted another entry in his MvC3 Super Tech series, getting up to episode #3 now. This has some really good technology for the team of Dante, Viewtiful Joe and Morrigan.

Also, after the jump you'll find a few short videos from Borawserboxer showing 100% solo combos for MODOK performed on Thor.

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SSFIV AE replays featuring Wildcat815, Tsrai and more

Yogaflame24 uploaded another great set of replays. This time they feature a few different names including Wildcat815 who has made the switch to Oni since the release of AE. Be sure to hit the jump for the rest of the videos.

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Another big list of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 changes

Another big list of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 changes We've ran quite a number of stories on change lists in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, but Dahbomb on NeoGAF has put together the biggest list of changes I've seen so far for the game. It covers most of the cast and has a really nice breakdown of the balance tweaks Capcom has done.

Here's a snip.

+ Recovery on air and ground Hopscotches reduced
+ Recovery on air and ground Peakaboo reduced
+ Peakaboo assist comes out faster
+ Low Voltage projectiles have faster start ups

While Trish was considered by many to be a very strong character in MVC3, she was not very popular in tournaments due to dominance of rushdown style of play. With general nerfs to many rushdown characters and style of play, zoning seems to be stronger in UMVC3 And with that Trish appears to be an extremely powerful character in the new meta-game. With buffs to her specials, she should be very close to a dominant character in the game. Expect her to move up a few spots.

Tron Bonne
- Tron Gustaff Fire assist has been nerfed, a bigger hittable box
- Tron's j.H knocks away making it difficult to hit confirm into a combo
+ Trons Bonne Strike has quicker recovery
+ Servebot projectiles come out faster (?)

Some of the most questionable changes in the game regarding nerfs were made to Tron. Already in the Middle tier as far as point ability was concerned, Tron was competitive mostly due to her godly assist. Now it's nerfed and punishable, causing Tron to drop in usability. Much like Haggar, there are no substantial buffs to her point game meaning she has essentially dropped a tier at least. Much like Haggar, most people are a bit disappointed by this unless more info pops up about her point game.

Submitted by Alex_MMorales.

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