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Pro players comment on Marvel vs. Capcom 3's patches

Mike Ross, Clockw0rk and Clakey D were all guests on G4 TV's Fighting Words. There's a rematch between Ross (Storm, Thor, Sentinel) and Clockw0rk (Amaterasu, Doctor Doom, Phoenix), but before that gets started, the trio discusses the balance patch that Marvel vs. Capcom 3 saw not too long ago, and also talk a little about the East Coast / West Coast rivalry.
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Capcom Game Hype compilation #6 from MrPavy

Going over a lot of older hype moments in the community, MrPavy's latest compilation of highlights spans a number of different games, from Marvel vs. Capcom 2 to Street Fighter 4.

Community news roundup for May 2, 2011

Community news roundup for May 2, 2011

• G4TV uploaded a video preview of Street Fighter X Tekken and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition, which unfortunately doesn't cover any new information, but it does go over past details, for those of you who haven't been keeping up with the games.

• A Marvel vs. Capcom 3 She-Hulk combo video from THEQUEENOFLOVEHD is up on YouTube, this also runs through some resets.

• James Chen wrote another entry for IGN documenting how things went at the previous Wednesday Night Fights 3.3 tournament. Tip from Shffl.

Gameworks in San Antonio, Texas, put up a promo from S3L3CTURH3R0 and Notimportant01.

Marvelous Adventures, Episode #13: Going Streaking

The Cross Counter guys, Gootecks and Mike Ross, are back with a new episode of Marvelous Adventures, showing their online exploits while playing Marvel vs. Capcom 3. This is episode #13.

Gootecks and Mike Ross went undefeated in their last episode! How long can they keep the streak alive... especially when they encounter AN OLD NEMESIS???

Tip from Shffl, Shine3rection, Julian B. and Engrishlifes.

Marvelous Mondays: RogueYoshi vs. Sanford Kelly, first to 10

A new episode of Marvelous Mondays from is up now. RogueYoshi (Dante, Sentinel, Felicia | Magneto, Sentinel, Dante) and Sanford Kelly (Storm, Taskmaster, Sentinel) play in a first to seven Marvel vs. Capcom 3 set, while providing a bit of match commentary.

Street Fighter IV Koryu for PC released, wild gameplay tweaks

Similar to the old school Rainbow Edition, Street Fighter IV Koryu was released for the PC version of SF4. There are a ton of random gameplay tweaks enabling some pretty crazy stuff, check out the trailer for the mod posted by Zeipher.
You can find a few more videos after the jump showing what's possible with Chun-Li and C. Viper.

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Ono has idea for Alpha 3, Sven talks tournament rules, Mega Man

Ono has idea for Alpha 3, Sven talks tournament rules, Mega Man Capcom employees made a few more posts on various social channels. Yoshinori Ono is first up, talking very briefly about Alpha 3, mentioning a Triple Upper version. SFA3 Double Upper, as it's called in Japan, is known as Street Fighter Alpha 3 MAX here in North America, so if you take Ono's words at face value, it sounds like he wants to do another iteration of the Alpha 3 series.

Svensson discusses the rules for tournament organizers seeking permission from Capcom to run events, which he covered previously.

I hope in a couple of years, you make Street Fighter Alpha 4 — KingQuaka.

Ono: Ummm, Alpha 4... I have [an] idea for Alpha 3 ↑↑↑ Triple upper! :P

Would I require official license to run a tournament for a Asian New Years celebration? Every year the Hmong do a New Years celebration around October - November depending on the area you live in.

I have been planning for years to start doing video game tournaments as part of the entertainment they have at the Hmong New Years since they always have sport tournaments why not a video game tournament. We will be charging competitors an entry fee but all the money from the entry fee will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Me and the people helping gain nothing from the tournament. So would I still have to acquire a official lincense? — Houa

Svensson: From what you've described, the odds are you'll be OK Houa.

Christian Svensson and Seth Killian also went over Mega Man's popularity, which doesn't directly deal with fighting games, it's more about the core titles from that franchise, but considering he was a very popular suggestion for Marvel vs. Capcom 3, this might shine a little light on the scenario. Hit the jump to check that out.

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Cross Counter's Marvel 1.0 Volume I featuring Viscant trailer

A new trailer is up from the Cross Counter crew showing a little of what's in store for Marvel vs. Capcom 3 fans. You can visit to download a sneak preview.

SNES Street Fighter 2T Hyper Fighting combos with Ken

Going way, way back, Error1 posted some Ken Street Fighter 2 Turbo combos for the SNES version of the game. This is a short clip, but it's a cool trip down memory lane.

Power Up 2011 results, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Street Fighter 4 and MK9, stream archive

Power Up 2011 results, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Street Fighter 4 and MK9, stream archive Team Sp00ky ran a live stream of Power Up 2011 from Cincinnati, Ohio this weekend. EG|Justin Wong, fLoE, DMG|PR Balrog, TS|Arturo Sanchez, TS|NerdJosh, Mike Ross and WolfKrone were some of the notable names in attendance.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Street Fighter 4, Tekken 6 and Mortal Kombat 9 were some of the tournament games scheduled for this event.

To see the results for the games played on the feed, both singles and teams, top 8 battle logs, and a stream archive from the latter portion of the event, click the link below.

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Niitsuma wanted more Mega Man, Darkstalkers fighters in Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Niitsuma wanted more Mega Man, Darkstalkers fighters in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 A few more details emerged about Marvel vs. Capcom 3 today as CAW Evolution translated an interview that was conducted with the title's producer Ryota Niitsuma.

Here's a rundown of the notable stuff.

• Development began about two years ago (mid 2009).

• Niitsuma considers Ryu and Akuma to be different types of characters; Ryu is a battery character, while Akuma is an "active combat" character.

• Neo_G's shadow will soon be available in a pack, this is Marvel vs. Capcom 2 and 3's lead battle designer.

• Spencer is considered a technical character.

• Niitsuma wanted to include more Mega Man and Darkstalkers characters.

• There was a staff member who kept suggesting Rainbow Mika.

• The disaster in Japan has changed Capcom's original plans regarding the future of the game, but there will be an announcement down the road.

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Tool-assisted Street Fighter 3 Third Strike run through with Hugo

DevilAzite did a run through of Street Fighter 3 Third Strike with Hugo. You'll see one frame links, AI exploitation and random shenanigans.
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Evil Ryu guide for Arcade Edition uploaded

Evil Ryu guide for Arcade Edition uploaded The Evil Ryu guide here on EventHubs has been added with information including Evil Ryu's normal and special moves along with his Super and Ultra Combos. If you're thinking about trying this character in the upcoming Arcade Edition DLC, then this will be a good place to get started.

There are no damage values currently on any of his moves, but all of his bread and butter combos are listed. Here's a piece of the guide.

Evil Ryu is a character with a lot of powerful options at many ranges. He has a great approach game with his Hop Kick and Axe Kick along with an overhead to punish defensive players. He also has a fantastic zoning game with his quick-recovery fireballs and a good damage game, especially in the corner. Just like Ryu, Ken and Akuma, Evil Ryu has great reversal options with his Shoryuken.

Evil Ryu has a low stamina and stun rating though (same as Akuma) so you have to play him very carefully, leaving few defensive openings. His teleport move is poor, hurting his defensive strength. Characters with strong anti-fireball tactics also give Evil Ryu a rough time since it's such an important portion of his defensive game.

The best way to think of Evil Ryu as a character is Ryu with Akuma elements. The power of Evil Ryu lies in his Axe Kick and that move is what separates him from the other two characters.

The information for this guide was compiled from match videos and the arcade cabinets at University Pinball. No frame data currently exists for Evil Ryu.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Thor tutorial videos by Enarusai

Enarusai has a series of Thor Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tutorial videos. The first is a general character overview which also runs through some combos. You'll probably want to pause the video, as the text goes by pretty quickly.

There are also two other videos, one showing how to use his Kara throw and the other showing some basic tick throw setups.

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Wednesday Night Fights 3.3 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 YouTube matches

If you haven't had you fill of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 today, Offcast put up YouTube videos from Wednesday Night Fights 3.3 showing matches between Marn, HORI|Tatsu, EMP|Remix and others.

Here are the grand finals, and winners/losers finals from the tournament.

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Super Turbo Saturdays #9: Ken and Short Short Super

A new Super Turbo Saturdays from Frame-Advantage is up now with Damdai and Seb. This week takes players through using Ken (or New Ken as he's called here) and doing a Crouching Light Kick 2x into Super, a.k.a. the Renda Cancel technique.

Tier rankings: Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition by Kindevu

Tier rankings: Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition by Kindevu One of Japan's top players, Kindevu, posted some tier rankings for Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition recently. Lynaken here on the forums translated the list for people to check out.

Back in January Daigo, Mago and Tokido posted their own tier lists for the game as well, and those were compiled into a top ten ranking for Arcadia Magazine.

Here are Kindevu's thoughts on how AE breaks down.

Yun, Yang, Fei Long
C. Viper, Sagat, Ken, Akuma, Makoto, Cammy
Zangief, Chun-Li, M. Bison (Dictator), Cody, Sakura, Balrog (Boxer), Adon
Rufus, Juri, Abel, Rose, Guy, Ryu, Vega (Claw), Dee Jay, Seth
E. Honda, Guile, Ibuki, Evil Ryu, Blanka, Dudley, Dhalsim, Gen, Dan, Gouken, El Fuerte
Hakan, T. Hawk

So what do you think of the new tier breakdown? Leave a comment below with your thoughts.