Metacritics' Marvel vs. Capcom 3 scores, fighting game comparison

Posted by Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey • March 7, 2011 at 12:21 a.m. PST
Metacritics' Marvel vs. Capcom 3 scores, fighting game comparison Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has been out for almost 3 weeks now and many of the major websites have posted their review of the game.


Metacritic, a site which aggregates review scores from websites, has nearly 70 of them in their database for the title. It averaged out to a 85/100 rating, among critics, so far.

To give readers a barometer for how the title performed, a chart was built with recent Capcom fighters included, but also a couple of other EVO tournament games, Tekken 6 and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift.
# Game Avg. Score Score, Platform #1 Score, Platform #2 Release
1 Street Fighter 4 93.5 94/100 PS3 93/100 X360 Feb. 2009
2 Super Street Fighter 4 91.5 92/100 PS3 91/100 X360 April 2010
3 SSF2T HD Remix 87.5 87/100 PS3 88/100 X360 Nov. 2008
4 BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 86 87/100 PS3 85/100 X360 July 2010
5 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 85 85/100 PS3 85/100 X360 Feb. 2011
5 Tatsunoko vs. Capcom 85 85/100 Wii - Jan. 2010
7 Marvel vs. Capcom 2 83.5 85/100 PS3 82/100 X360 July 2009
8 Tekken 6 79.5 79/100 PS3 80/100 X360 Oct. 2009
9 Street Fighter II' Hyper Fighting 76 76/100 X360 - Aug. 2006

After checking this out, do you agree with Marvel vs. Capcom 3's placement on this chart? How do you think it stacks up with the games above and below it? Leave a comment below with your thoughts.

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