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Combofiend addresses Darkstalkers Resurrection version concerns, Capcom releases OST sample

According to some sources that were able to playtest the Darkstalkers Resurrection, the version of Night Warriors was not the same version that is used for tournaments in the Japanese arcades. This has caused fans to jump onto the Ask Capcom forums, to see if they could get any information if this was true, or not.

In particular, a few specific things were mentioned that would be used as an example were listed. To alleivate any concerns Combofiend jumped in and gave some information on the specifics that were listed.

Felineki: To clarify, some of the specific things that have been mentioned with regards to Vampire Hunter [Night Warrirors] are that Huitzil's jumping medium punch doesn't trip standing opponents (which it does in the 950302 version), and that if timed just right Bishamon is able to use his sword pull when the sword throw is blocked.

Combofiend: Hey guys, quick update; our developers in Japan recently tested out the some of the specifics mentioned in the thread, and their findings were:
• Huitzil's j.mp does knockdown standing opponents
• Bishamon can pull blocking opponents to him from the right distance
• When a character is in Rikuo's bubble, it's not possible to perform the Sonic Wave or Poison Breath. They won't come out.

Maybe the version that was playtested wasn't the final digital release version, which could of resulted in some of the specifics above working differently.

Hope this helps in alleviating the fears out there.

Additionally, Capcom has released a sample of the Darkstalkers Resurrection original sound track.

Sent in by OSM.

Ono hints possible reveal at PAX 2013, lots of requests for PC ports of previous Street Fighter titles and more on possibility of SSF4 AE v2012 update

Ono hints possible reveal at PAX 2013, lots of requests for PC ports of previous Street Fighter titles and more on possibility of SSF4 AE v2012 update Yoshinori Ono continues to address users' comments and questions sent to him over on Twitter.

This time around, Ono hints at a possible reveal during PAX this year, mentions that there are a lot of requests for PC ports of older Street Fighter titles such as Street Fighter 3 and provides more cryptic responses on an update for Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 and the chances of us seeing a Street Fighter Alpha 4.

Vzis: Can we expect something for PAX (end of march)?

Ono: We'll be... maybe. ;P

UgdinTBD: You should try to push for more Street fighter remakes on the PC. I'd buy Street Fighter 3.

Ono: We had a lot of request about it.

DaRealChocolove: Fans will just get bored of a Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 update. Push for Alpha 4!

Ono: Thanks, I understood your opinion. ;D

ShinKurow: Any new projects for 2013?

Ono: Its too early to tell... ;P

Skitzo: :( so none one working on a Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 update?

Ono: I have no certainty at all about it yet... ;D

Darkstalkers Resurrection gameplay walkthrough, new screenshots, Anakaris and B.B. move set videos

Revision 3 Games have posted a quick walkthrough of Darkstalkers Resurrection with the game's producer Derek Neal. They do a quick rundown of the game with details on various options, the new features and more.

Additionally, Capcom has released some new assets for Darkstalkers Resurrection over the past few days. Up first is some new screenshots for the game which show off some of the games different graphic filters and viewpoints.

After the jump is more screenshots and characcter move set videos for both B.B. Hood and Anakaris.

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Darkstalkers Resurrection available in North America on March 12, 13 - Valentine's day cards, strategies for Anakaris and B.B. Hood

Capcom confirmed today that Darkstalkers Resurrection would be released on March 12/13, 2013 for the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, respectively. It'll cost $14.99 or 1,200 Microsoft points.

The game was previously delayed from its February 7th release to improve the online functionality, and ensure an accurate representation of the original Darkstalkers arcade experience.

As today is February 14th, the gang released a set of Valentine's Day cards and some new character strategy videos for Anakaris and B.B. Hood, which you can find below.


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Japanese Marvel vs. Capcom 2 tournament footage and Romneto, Matchue and Primal highlights

Game A-Cho has uploaded a ton of Japanese Marvel vs. Capcom 2 footage from a yearly tournament.

It definitely seems the japanese community has gotten a lot better in the past few years, in the video you'll see a ton of amazing combos, perfectly executed guard breaks, great comebacks and more.

Additionally, Romneto has uploaded some great match highlights between himself, Matchue and Primal which is after the jump. This shows off a ton of characters including Tron Bonne, Omega Red, Iceman, Charlie, Zangief, Akuma and many more.

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Fanatiq vs. Toan - $50,000 Marvel vs. Capcom 2 money match, live stream with commentary

AGE|Fanatiq sent in footage of his $50,000 money match against Toan in Marvel vs. Capcom 2. He notes that the final match of this set hasn't been viewed or made public until today.

Additionally, he's going to be live streaming the matches providing commentary. This stream is starting at 12:30 p.m. PST and it should be interesting getting his thoughts on the matches as everyone watches them.

Hit the jump to check out part 2 and the live stream.

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Hsien-Ko and Donovan Darkstalkers Resurrection strategies and move listings

IGN has some fresh Darkstalkers Resurrection videos from Capcom to get your morning started off. Derek Neal and Andrew Schnorr do another walkthrough, this time for Hsien-Ko and Donovan, noting their overall strategies and move listings.

There are three more clips after the jump, click the link below to check them out.

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Darkstalkers Embrace the Dark contest results

Dubindoh over on Capcom-Unity has posted the results to the Darkstalkers Embrace the dark contest, where fans would create their own characters.

Below are images of the top 3 winners in the contest. Head over to Capcom-Unity to get the full descriptions on Relic, Aria Nightweaver and Oleloque.


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Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Romneto vs. Beavith - MSP mirror set

Romneto has uploaded a great Marvel vs. Capcom 2 set between himself and Beavith. This is a Magneto, Storm, Psyclocke mirror match, and there are a ton of good an entertaining matches here.

Side-by-side comparison of graphic filters in Darkstalkers Resurrection, other mode screens

If you're curious about how the various graphic modes in Darkstalkers Resurrection will look in a side-by-side comparison, Capcom uploaded a fresh batch recently showing just that. As with previous re-releases, you can mix and match some of these filters to create the kind of experience you're looking for.

To see more images, including a look at the game's tutorial mode and leaderboard options, hit the jump.

No filter

Smooth

Crisp

Normal

Wide

Full

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PC Street Fighter X Tekken DLC character news likely by the end of the week, CvS2 port a couple months off

PC Street Fighter X Tekken DLC character news likely by the end of the week, CvS2 port a couple months off PC gamers hoping for news about the DLC characters in Street Fighter X Tekken shouldn't have to wait long, as Capcom's Christian Svensson said news is likely to be out before the end of the week, and they'd have some good things to share about the price point they'd be offered at, too.

He also delved into the PS2 re-release of Capcom vs SNK 2 saying it's a couple of months off, but it's cleared some channels in regards to emulation testing, and the digital sales team is working on locking down a date.

Here's a transcript of notable details from the live Ask Capcom session that was held today, hit the jump to check out the video archive.

• Svensson apologized for the very long delay on the PC Street Fighter X Tekken patches. He said the character DLC update should be out by the end of this week, and a significant short term price point will be available as well. Details will be announced soon.

• The digital survey was "hugely successful from my stand point," Svensson said. There were over 64,000 respondents in six days. There was some very good feedback that was actionable, but he didn't elaborate on what this pertains to. Results from the survey are being shared pretty broadly with senior management and are being factored in to product planning for the digital market.

• When asked about updates to Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 — which came up constantly throughout the session — the guys said, "It kills us to not be able to talk about some things. Trust me, we know you want to know answers, and there's things we'd love to tell you, but... " they have rules they have to abide by. They didn't confirm anything one way or the other, they're simply saying that they wish they could share details, but they cannot because of the rules in place.

• The Capcom vs. SNK 2 re-release of the PS2 version is a couple of months off, as the digital sales team is trying to secure a date. The good news is it has passed a few channels at SCEA in the emulation testing. It's in the process of being worked on for North and South America. This is a straight port of the PS2 version.

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Darkstalkers Resurrection moves list and character strategies for Sasquatch and Bishamon

The latest set of Darkstalkers Resurrection videos is up from IGN and Capcom. These cover some basic strategies and move listings for Sasquatch and Bishamon.

Derek Neal and Andre Schnorr walk you through these character's moves — for both DS2 and DS3, and also cover the kind of approaches you can take while playing them. Hit the jump to see the rest of the clips.

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Darkstalkers Resurrection achievements listed

Exophase has posted a list of the Darkstalkers Resurrection achievements for Xbox Live Arcade. Many of these achievements seem pretty standard but it seems the majority revolve around progressing through tiers of specific awards.

You can check out the full list by clicking the images below.


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Tip by I C Nothing and an anonymous user.

Victor and Lord Raptor strategies and move listings for Darkstalkers Resurrection

Derek Neal and Andrew Schnorr from Capcom went over a new set of character strategies and move listings for Darkstalkers Resurrection, with the latest set of clips focusing on Victor and Lord Raptor.

If you want to know a bit more about these fighters and some basic strategies to employ while using them, you should watch these clips, as they'll prepare you for the release of this title on March 14, 2013. Hit the jump to see all four videos.

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Footage of the newly added secret boss in Street Fighter X Mega Man and how to encounter him

Footage of the newly added secret boss in Street Fighter X Mega Man and how to encounter him Street Fighter X Mega Man just recently received a v2 patch that featured multiple bug fixes and added a new boss character battle. To avoid spoiling things for some readers, the footage will be placed after the jump in this story.

In order to encounter this new boss, the player must score 4 perfect victories against the bosses in the M. Bison stages. If done successfully, the secret boss will appear before you face M. Bison.

Wr194t has uploaded the battle with this character and recommends using an Energy Tank right before defeating each boss in order to get the perfect.

Hit the jump to check out the video.

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