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Persona's Trish combo video for Marvel vs. Capcom 3

A new video by Persona is up showing some nifty stuff with Trish in Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
Tip from TigerFlash.

New Deadpool and Fei Long artwork by BossLogic

Community artist, BossLogic has posted a few more pieces recently. First up is a hyper real version of Deadpool and he added the final entry in his "Tron" series depicting Fei Long.


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Hit BossLogic's DeviantArt page for higher resolution versions of these images, and to browse through more of his work.

Tip from Oroku_Saki.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 float glitch by Desk

Desk's newest video focuses on a float glitch in Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

With 'Hurricane Kick' assist-type Ryu as your 2nd or 3rd character. Simply block any attack, perform a crossover counter and activate X-Factor as Ryu is jumping in.

You can't walk, dash, jump, perform specials or do any supers while in this state. However, you can still do all normals, call assists and Team Hyper Combo.

Tip from Oroku_Saki, Toki, MuffinOfFun, Jesiramoun and xtherisingsunx.

One last Fei Long Super Street Fighter 4 combo video from Snoooootch

Combo maker Snoooootch is back with one last Fei Long SSF4 combo video. You'll find a variety of new stuff here, including a combo that contains two Flame Kicks without FADC in which Ultra 1 still hits at the end, and a double Chicken Wing juggle combo.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Tron Bonne combo breakdown by PorkedRice

Updated: A clip from MoFro has been added into this story, which has another combo breakdown for Tron.

After watching an episode of Cross Counter, featuring Clakey D, PorkedRice recorded a combo breakdown for Tron Bonne in Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Tron has some really long, and very damaging combos, but it can be difficult to pick up on everything she's doing, so this video has brief stops along with a full notation of what's going on.

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Recap of east coast Marvel vs. Capcom 2 scene, interview with Daigo

Noel Brown, EMP.Twisted Jago, EMP.Yipes and Chris Matrix were all interviewed about the east coast Marvel vs. Capcom 2 scene and how it became so hype, which ends up being a really nice retrospective posted by KaziGrfx.
Also, there's a two part uncut interview with Daigo Umehara, as part of the Thanks for Playing documentary, from back in 2010, at Seasons Beatings. Subjects range from Daigo's most memorable moment (surprise, surprise), thoughts on female gamers, and other stuff of that nature. Hit the jump to see the other videos.

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X-Men Children of the Atom combo video by izumojinX

Going extremely retro here, izumojinX crafted a combo video for X-Men, Children of the Atom, a CPS2 fighting game Capcom did before they started crossing over the Marvel franchise with their own characters.
Submitted by TigerFlash.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Sentinel combo breakdown by PsYcHoCI2usHeI2

Taking a bit of a different approach than your typical combo video, PsYcHoCI2usHeI2 recorded this clip which not only has some Sentinel combos, but also gives on screen notes with brief stops in the action, showing you exactly what's going on.
Sent in by Magnumyou.

Marvel Madness results and stream archive

Marvel Madness results and stream archive Marvel Madness, a tournament in Calgary, Alberta, Canada took place this weekend. Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4 were some of the games being played there.

The live stream was being ran by Vesper Arcade. Players in attendance included EG.Justin Wong, Marn, Air and Gootecks.

Visit the link below to see an archive of the tournament stream, along with some results.

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E. Honda vs. Guile Super Street Fighter 4 tutorial

Bighawk97 did a tutorial breaking down the E. Honda/Guile match up in Super Street Fighter 4. This shows the things Honda can do in this match up to get in on Guile and take him out.
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Community news roundup for March 20, 2011

Community news roundup for March 20, 2011

• A MvC3 video showing various uses for Jill's Machine Gun Spray hyper was uploaded by Diekstiekem. It's a bit redundant, but shows the properties of the move and some tricks with it.

• BossLogic, who's done a number of notable pieces of artwork, and been behind some wicked trailers for events, recently sat down with Jason24cf of DMG to talk shop. The interview covers his work in the community and what it's like being an artist.

• Capcom is hosting a party with IGN for the 3DS release of SSF4 on March 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. PDT.

• Sygacity Gamers has the last batch of interviews from Final Round 14 up on their YouTube page, talking with Jason Cole, MarkMan, IFC Yipes, Filthie Rich and Sp00ky.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Punishing Okami Shuffle on block with hypers

A video showing how to counter Amaterasu's Okami Shuffle hyper in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was posted by Ksizzle.
He had this to say about the clip.

A lot of people still think it is a constant hitbox which is very wrong and I depict ways to my knowledge on countering with hypers and very important information on the 2nd part of the move, showing that it has a big deadzone that some characters can take advantage of. Just wanna put this out there so people can learn about it as I still see top players at tourneys just block without punishing when they very well could.

Capcom's Svensson clarifies rules for tourney organizers

Capcom's Svensson clarifies rules for tourney organizers Capcom's Christian Svensson recently spoke about the rules tournament organizers should follow when hosting competitions that feature their games. He also talked about the Vs. series, and when users who experienced a delay in receiving MvC3 from the official store will hear about getting their copy of the Brady Games strategy guide.

Here's the low down from the Unity Boards.

[A question was asked about fighting game tournaments and if they need to attain permission from Capcom to play their games at them. Usually, permission is not needed, but if you're running a for profit tournament, there are different rules, which Christian Svensson explains below.]

Svensson: I'll add a caveat... if you're charging sponsors or otherwise running a "for profit venture" in competitive gaming using one of our games in the competitive scene, it does indeed require an official license (read: contract and approval) from us.

Failing to do so will end up with folks being on the receiving end of a cease and desist. It has happened several times in the past few years.

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More Marvel vs. Capcom 3 matches from WNF 2.1

Offcast posted a few more Marvel vs. Capcom 3 videos from Wednesday Night Fights 2.1. The first match shows Combofiend's other team of Chris Redfield, Wesker, Dormammu, giving people a look at some of the things Chris is capable of.

Also, the winners finals match between EG.Justin Wong and fLoE was also posted, which you can see after the jump.

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World Game Cup 2011 video archive

World Game Cup 2011 video archive On the official website for the World Game Cup 2011, held in Cannes France, you can find archived footage of tournament.

This event was held back in late February, and there were all sorts of games played including Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Street Fighter 4, SSF2T, SF3 Third Strike and other non Capcom fighters, although keep in mind the commentary is in French.

If you click the link below, you'll find the grand finals for SSF4 and MvC3 singles.

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Back in time: Street Fighter Alpha 3, Valle vs. Daigo

Alex Valle and Daigo Umehara, two of the most well known players in our community, have played in countless head to head matches. Back in 1998, they competed in a Street Fighter Alpha 3 tournament, and lucky for us, the video is up on YouTube, posted by Guoguodi.
This was part of a television program that was aired, which covers an official Capcom Street Fighter Alpha 3 tournament in Japan that attracted more than 10,000 players. Daigo ended up coming to San Francisco, California, to compete. Footage from the earlier part of the event is also available, which you can see by clicking the link below, although it's all in Japanese.

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Super Turbo Saturdays #4: Guile vs. Dhalsim

A new episode of FrameAdvantage's Super Turbo Saturdays is up.
Here's what you can expect from the video.

Damdai hosts this episode of STS with with star Guile Mars Gatti and SBO teammate John Rambo, breaking down a traditionally one-sided matchup and showing how Guile can overcome it.