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New Marvel vs. Capcom 3 poster

Herlock and Blazingsoldier2002 pointed out that a new Marvel vs. Capcom 3 image has surfaced.

This is likely a promotional poster for E3, but it only features previously confirmed characters. The fighters shown are:

Capcom side: Ryu, Morrigan, Dante (Devil May Cry), Felicia (Darkstalkers) and Chris Redfield (Resident Evil).

Marvel side: Captain America, Iron Man, Wolverine, The Hulk and Deadpool.

There are also some new outlines which should spark some debate in regards to who they belong to.

Daigo: Besides Wong, USA and Australia at same skill level

In an interview with Shadowloo.com, Daigo Umehara, speaking through a translator, claimed that with the exception of Justin Wong, America and Australia are at the same skill level in Super Street Fighter 4.

The rest of the 9 minute interview that follows covers Daigo's opinions, but there isn't anything too exciting.
Humanbomb, who took home 2nd place at the recent EVO APAC tournament, behind Daigo, will be attending EVO this year in Las Vegas. It's unknown how many other players from Australia will be able to make it over and compete at the event, but it should be interesting to see how they stack up with the players in America and other parts of the world who show up.

This year's Super Street Fighter 4 EVO competition currently has over $20,000 on the line, a number that continues to grow, so there's a heavy financial incentive for anyone who feels like they can win to attend.

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom assist tier rankings and guide updates by Nyoronoru

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom assist tier rankings and guide updates by Nyoronoru Nyoronoru created a new article and made some updates to the Tatsunoko vs. Capcom section here on the site. First up, there's a new assist tier rankings guide, which gives you a general overview of which characters have the best helper moves in the game.

Also, the sections for Chun-Li, MegaMan Volnutt and Tekkaman Blade have all undergone heavy revisions and now feature damage information along with additional notes and strategies.

Here's a cut from the Tekkaman Blade guide.

Tekkaman Blade is a heavy-hitting character with a lot of range on many of his attacks. Once he gets going, his cross up and pressure game can be difficult to stop.

Blade has a lot of advantages and to play him well you'll want to be attacking whenever possible.

Despite all this, many of Blade's moves are very unsafe. So, he requires a really good assist or very careful use of Baroque in order to be played to his full potential.

Capcom: Simple suggestions work best for Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Capcom: Simple suggestions work best for Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Capcom's Rey Jimenez clarified what the company is looking for when it comes to suggestions for Marvel vs. Capcom 3 recently over on the Unity Forums.

Jimenez previously worked on Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix and Marvel vs. Capcom 2's re-release. Here's what he had to say.

It appears that you and Marvel have your own plans and strict guidelines to follow. You seem to have your own ideas for most of the game's roster and story.

I would like to know, what realm of fan suggestions are you looking into? Are you looking for fan input on stages, game modes, music or whatever else? I'm really just asking, are you taking any suggestions at this point, so early on? — Unknown

Jimenez: I would stick to feature requests that are easier to do. The simpler they are, the more likely they'll be done.

For example, like a random team option that wasn't in MvC2. Small features that you think will make it a better game are the requests most likely to be fulfilled.

Zangief to be added to iPhone Street Fighter 4 free of charge

EX Ein pointed out that Zangief will be the other character added along with Cammy to the iPhone version of Street Fighter 4 when the game is updated in the near future. Here's a video of the bear wrestler in action.

Source: IGN

Mortal Kombat Rebirth video, future approach for SF films?

While not directly Capcom fighting game related, a short clip for what might end up being a new movie titled Mortal Kombat Rebirth has been making the rounds.

This is nearly 8 minutes long and features some notable actors like Jeri Ryan and Michael Jai White and it takes a more violent approach than previous Mortal Kombat films, but also makes a ton of nods to the video games along the way.
After checking out this video and experiencing Street Fighter: Beginnings End and Street Fighter Legacy, if Capcom were to do another Street Fighter film, which approach would you want them to take?

Leave a comment with your thoughts below.

Super Challengers Pack 2 DLC costumes released for Super Street Fighter 4

Super Challengers Pack 2, which contains new costumes for Juri, Ibuki, Cody, Adon and T. Hawk, has been released for Super Street Fighter 4. Here's how they look.

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Alternative costumes can be downloaded for $3.99 on the PlayStation 3 and 320 Microsoft Points on the Xbox 360.

• Available in pre-order: Super Classic Pack (Guile, Blanka, Dhalsim, Gen, Fei Long)

• Now available: Super Challengers Pack 1 (Hakan, Makoto, Guy, Dudley, Dee Jay)

• Now available: Super Shoryuken Pack (Ryu, Ken, Akuma, Gouken, Dan)

• Now available: Super Beauty Pack (Chun-Li, C. Viper, Sakura, Rose, Cammy)

• Now available: Super Challengers Pack 2 (Juri, Ibuki, Cody, Adon, T. Hawk)

• June 15: Super Brawlers Pack (Zangief, E. Honda, Rufus, Abel, El Fuerte)

• June 22: Super Shadaloo Pack (Vega, Sagat, Balrog, M. Bison, Seth)

• June 29: Super Classic Pack (Guile, Blanka, Dhalsim, Gen, Fei Long)

• July 27: Super Complete Pack (All 35 costumes)

Also, Capcom's Christian Svensson stated that the Super Complete Pack, which contains all 35 outfits bundled into one package, will cost slightly more than the vanilla Street Fighter 4 complete pack, which ran $12.49 or 1,000 Microsoft Points.

Svensson said that the reason for the price increase is because there's an additional 10 costumes included in this download, instead of the original's 25.

Super Battle Opera early qualifiers results

Super Battle Opera early qualifiers results Super Battle Opera (Tougeki) is currently holding qualifying tournaments for their national finals, which start in September 2010.

The qualifying rounds finish up in August, but a number of competitions have already taken place. Daigo Umehara, Mago, Nemo and others are all scheduled to compete.

To get an idea of who's won the various qualifiers and what characters they're playing, click the link below. Also, the player's names may not be perfect, as this is being translated from Japanese to English.

Note: Super Battle Opera is an arcade based tournament, as such they're still using vanilla Street Fighter 4 and Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo X (Grand Master edition).

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Juri Super Street Fighter 4 tutorial video

Option-Select.com posted another video tutorial for Super Street Fighter 4. This clip showcases Juri.

Tips for dealing with Rufus in Super Street Fighter 4

MoD1ns1d3 posted a video showing how to deal with some of Rufus' tricks and traps in Super Street Fighter 4. While this is heavily geared towards Guile, a handful of other characters can use some of the tricks detailed in this clip.

Dubious rumor: Tekken vs. Street Fighter in the works

Dubious rumor: Tekken vs. Street Fighter in the works While this rumor seems very unlikely, TheKartel.com is reporting that Tekken vs. Street Fighter is in the works.

This is a pretty dubious claim because the website mentions that it could be announced as soon as E3, where it was previously stated that there will be a flood of new information released about Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

The article goes on to say this was revealed to them by an unnamed, but reliable source.

Namco and Capcom have worked together in the past though, creating an action-RPG on the PlayStation 2 titled Namco X Capcom which featured cast members from both company's fighting game franchises.

E3 is right around the corner, June 15 - 17, and if this rumor holds any water whatsoever, we should be hearing about something pretty soon.

Thanks to Alfarin for pointing this out.

Ridiculously awesome Street Fighter 4 combo video

Error1 put together a really cool combo video for vanilla Street Fighter 4 a little while back. Although it's the older version of the game, there's some awesome stuff shown here.

Captain Commando, C. Viper video comparison

There's an interesting video comparison of C. Viper and Captain Commando from Marvel vs. Capcom 2 created by Striderzer0.

Although this has been around for awhile, the movie below shows how a handful of Commando's moves looked like they were adapted into Street Fighter 4 for C. Viper.

Seth: E3 will offer flood on new Marvel vs. Capcom 3 info

Seth: E3 will offer flood on new Marvel vs. Capcom 3 info Update: S-Kill also stated that Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will be playable at this year's E3.

Capcom employees, Seth Killian and Chrisitan Svensson, recently visited the Unity Boards to talk for a bit about MvC3 and a few other subjects.

There isn't anything in here that's going to blow you away, but if you want every last piece of information you can get, this is worth checking out.

I need new information about Marvel vs. Capcom 3. I'm in pain here!

Seth: I understand the pain of being an info junkie in withdrawal, and while I can't say we've got a lot of news coming before E3, E3 (June 15 - 17) will be a flood of new info.

I noticed some of the details on the character models in MvC3 are different than they are in the comic books. Why is this?

Seth: All I can say is that these MVC3 character models have been pored over by the Marvel approvals team, so if you see something, it's there for a reason :D

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Makoto Super Street Fighter 4 videos from Flash Metroid

Most people have been pretty underwhelmed by Makoto in Super Street Fighter 4 so far. She appeared near the bottom in the very early tier rankings and it's rare to see someone use her.

Flash Metroid has put some time in with her recently though, and here are four videos showcasing a bit of what she can do.
Kudos to Option-Select.com for uploading these videos.

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Grand Finals Third Strike match from ECT2

Justin Wong (Chun-Li) and Issei (Yun) played in the grand finals at East Coast Throwdown 2 a little while back. Here's the video of the match.

Huge fighting game tournaments this summer

Huge fighting game tournaments this summer Three major fighting game tournaments are taking place over the span of the next 36 days. Devastation 2010, the Electronic Sports World Cup and Evolution 2010 will be hosting some of the best players from around the globe.

Whether you're planning on attending these events or watching from home, there's a lot to look forward to.

Here's a brief run down of each event and what to expect. Also, a prominent member of the community could use your help attending the Electronic Sports World Cup, hit the link below for more information.

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