GamesRadar's history of the Vs. series with Seth Killian

Posted by Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey • February 12, 2011 at 11:39 a.m. PST
GamesRadar's history of the Vs. series with Seth Killian GamesRadar did a video/article package with Capcom's Seth Killian talking about the history of the Vs. series. This starts off with how various gameplay aspects from earlier Capcom fighters made their way into what became the Vs. series.


This is a terrific video, with a lot of fun details to check out. Here's a snip.
As Seth points out in the video, many of the fundamentals of the Vs series begin with Children of the Atom. You’ve got aerial combos, big open playfields, super jumps, hyper combos and, most obviously, all the meticulously animated sprites that would be used for the next six years.

That led into 1995’s Marvel Super Heroes, which expanded the cast beyond the X-Men, adding heavy hitters like Spider Man, Captain America and Dr Doom. Its notable exclusive feature is the Infinity Gauntlet and its gems (Space, Time, Reality, Power, Soul and Mind), which you can activate during a match for various effects. These two titles performed well, and Street Fighter was still doing big business, so that naturally led to…
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