Marvel vs. Capcom 3 stories

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 compilation features a number of hilarious mishaps and awesome combo sequences

Team versus titles like Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 have the potential to showcase some of the craziest moments in fighting games. This is mostly due to the overall "power level" of character abilities within these type of fighters.

Needless to say, playing something like Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 can have a player walking away feeling salty about some of the mishaps they experienced during their session. In other words, "It's Mahvel Baby."

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Inside the minds of Marvel legends: Justin Wong takes us back to 2014 to break down his historic EVO Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 match against FChamp

The year is 2014, Katy Perry's song Dark Horse is topping the music charts and Street Fighter 5 was probably still just a twinkle in Yoshinori Ono's eye. This is the year one of the greatest fighting game sets ever took place on the biggest stage around.

Justin Wong versus Filipino Champ in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 in winners finals at EVO 2014 caught the eyes of everyone in the fighting game community for good reason. Now five years later, that year's champion is breaking down the entire set to reveal what exactly was going on in their thought process and plays including top level tactics.

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Treta Championship Series 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Treta Championship Series is an event taking place this weekend in Curitiba, Brazil.

Some of the notable players participating include Keoma, Shodown|HKDash, Brolynho, Dark, GetGosu|Darlan, HDG|Younghou, Arthuro-Ray, Shodown|Chuchu, The Griffon Mask, TUQ|Zenith, though there are of course many more as well.

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Who is better: Vergil, Zero or Dark Phoenix? — Justin Wong releases his tier list for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has not been officially supported for many years now, but its fans are still everywhere dissecting this game to find new tech and combos almost a decade after release.

For those not in the know, Victrix|Justin Wong is one of the all-time great players of the franchise having won or been a finalist in many EVO championships over the years, and he recently sat down to create his own tier list for UMvC3 in his latest YouTube video.

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This Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Spencer combo is both overkill and super flashy

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 might not be the latest entry in the Marvel vs. Capcom series, but we still love seeing flashy combos from this title. That's exactly what we're looking at today.

Juan Alberto has posted an interesting sequence with Nathan Rad Spencer. You might remember this as the character behind the "Bionic Arm" super — which is how this particular combo ends.

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Summer Jam 13 results

Summer Jam 13 is taking place this weekend in Essington, Pennsylvania. This is a Tekken World Tour Master event with a $5,000 prize pool bonus.

Notable players in attendance include CG|Saint, RB|Anakin, PG|Speedkicks, Princess Ling, JimmyJTran, EQNX|Joey Fury, Disrupt|Shadow 20z, TCOL|Victim of Ritual, AXL|Fergus, ESE|Runitblack, EQNX|Cuddle Core and Liquid|Gen among many others.

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Celtic Throwdown 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Celtic Throwdown is back in action this year, and it's bigger than ever. As per usual, it's happening in Dublin, Ireland.

The notable players attending this event are almost too many to count, but here's a sampling of them — RB|Bonchan, FOX|SonicFox, REC|Punk, Mouz|Problem X, BC|Kazunoko, CO|Go1, NVD|Phenom, CYG|Infexious, CO|Dogura, BC|Dragon, UYU|OilKing, CYG|Daigo, FAV|Sako, Liquid|Nemo, CRaZY|SuperAkouma, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, Liquid|John Takeuchi, Rise|Smug, NASR|TekkenMaster, CYG|Gamerbee, Takamura, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, RB|Luffy, NRG|HookGangGod, EnVyUS|MisterCrimson, VGIA|Shanks, Orange|Kayane, PG|Hayatei, LOK|Nivek, DizzyTT, BC|Tachikawa, Talon|HotDog29, FAV|Ryuusei, UYU|NL, NVD|Veggey, DG|RooKang, FOX|Dekillsage, UYU|Rewind, Konix|Gunni, Genki|Wawa, BC|ApologyMan, BC|LordKnight, DF|Grr, BC|Biohazard, BC|HoneyBee, iG|Jiewa, RRQ|Moke, Mago, PG|BNBBN, VGIA|VegaPatch, FNATIC|Shakz, Rise|K-Brad, WrNx|Kayne, PG|Nakkiel, 200K|ThePhantom, DNG|Nauman and more... also including the not-quite-so-notable EH|MajinTenshinhan (Hey, that's me!)

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Smug's Street Fighter 4 Dudley, the longest Brutality build up ever, Poison's unfortunate visual glitch, and more; Funny and cool moments episode 113

You can't possibly watch every fighting game stream out there these days, but thanks to the tireless efforts from LiangHuBBB, you can enjoy the coolest and funniest parts of damn near all of them.

The YouTuber has hit us with the 113th installment in his "Funny and Cool Moments" series, and this one is packed to the brim with almost 15 minutes of continuous clips that'll either make you fall back in your seat or move right up to the edge of it.

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Spider-Man being removed from the Marvel Cinematic Universe due to disagreements between Disney and Sony, what could this mean for fighting games?

It's being reported that Spider-Man will no longer be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe since Disney and Sony are not able to come to a financing agreement. Disney has apparently asked for a 50/50 co-financing for future Spider-Man films between the two studios in which Sony counter-proposed giving Disney only 5% of box office revenue from a movie's first day of release.

Although Sony owns the rights over Spider-Man movies, Homecoming and Far From Home were both produced by Kevin Feige of Marvel Studios and they were part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Could this situation also have an impact on Spider-Man's presence and impact in future video games?

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No one draws Chun-Li quite like Akiman

No matter how many times different artists from around the globe draw the now-iconic characters from the Street Fighter universe, there's a certain touch that only Akira "Akiman" Yasuda can put on them.

That's probably because Akiman was the one to first put pen to paper when it came to the Street Fighter 2 World Warriors all the back in the early 1990's. Though he hasn't been with Capcom since 2003, he still cranks out gorgeous works of fighting game art as a freelance artist.

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Street Fighter 5 finally surpasses its predecessor's sales numbers... unless you count in all of Street Fighter 4's expansions of course

Capcom has certainly seen an uptick in success over the past two years with titles like Monster Hunter World along with Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5, but Street Fighter 5 is still managing to hold its own as well.

Street Fighter 5 has now sold over 3.7 million copies as of June 30, 2019 according to Capcom's updated Platinum Titles rankings placing it ahead of Street Fighter 4's base sales as well as making it the company's 14th best-selling single release — plus potentially its second top-seller of the quarter as a whole.

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EVO 2019 fighting game deals: Play Under Night In-Birth and Dragon Ball FighterZ for free plus discounts on Samurai Shodown, Mortal Kombat 11 and more

Day 2 at EVO 2019 is currently underway, and as per usual, EVO weekend is proving to be one of the best times of the year to pick up new fighting games for cheap across multiple platforms.

Each of the nine mainstage titles for EVO this year are included in these ongoing sales — except for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate — so Street Fighter 5, Tekken 7, Dragon Ball FighterZ, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Under Night In-Birth, Soul Calibur 6 and even the more recently released Samurai Shodown and Mortal Kombat 11 are all cheaper to pick up for a few days. Some of them are even free to play.

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How to fix Marvel vs. Capcom in seven steps, with Maximilian

Though it's been through terrible turbulence recently, the Marvel vs. Capcom franchise is still one of the most beloved by fighting game fans from all corners of the community, and despite the untimely death of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite fans have continued to regularly play, discuss, and look forward to new MvC titles.

After a recent Infinite devkit showcasing by Filipino Champ, (which has been taken down since) Maximilian started pondering what all it would take to really do right by fans if Capcom were to take on a new franchise installment.

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Hey, did you hear that Dante was going to be a guest character in Soul Calibur 3? Stumblebee delves deep into the origins of this 15-year-old rumor

Long before Devil May Cry's Dante got his chance at making a fighting game roster in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, rumors circulated popular gaming websites and magazines that he was going to be included as a guest character in another series entirely.

While researching how Spawn, Link and Heihachi made their way into Soul Calibur 2, content creator Stumblebee came across a Wiki listing for the game's sequel suggesting that Dante was a scrapped crossover character as part of a deal from Capcom. Intrigued by the prospect, he decided to get to the bottom of this 15-year-old rumor by scouring the internet for old video game magazines and web archives of sites that no longer exist.

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Smash Factor 8 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Smash Factor 8 is happening this weekend in San Pedro Cholula, Mexico.

This event has a bunch of notable players showing up, including (but not limited to) FOX|MKLeo, PG|Marss, Solary|Glutonny, DIG|Lucky, KJS|Maister, Mazer|Nakat, Demise|Mr. E, SNB|Abadango, BC|LordKnight, BC|Mr. R, Westballz, MZR|La Luna and XTR|Sparg0.

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Kick off your day right with this hilarious MODOK infinite glitch from Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

In the early days of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 there arose a glitch known as the Bionic Bomber Float that allowed characters to float with their feet around where their heads normally would be when they're standing. A player by the name Finisher of War has figured out how to pull this off as MODOK.

MODOK is basically a giant, floating head with a few tiny limbs, and one of his aerial attacks sees him flail his tiny legs and feet as he tries for some of the stubbiest kicks in all of fighting games. When you loop this move into an infinite combo on Doom's face, hilarity ensues.

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How the Marvel vs. Capcom 3 experience made it one of the most watchable fighting games of all time

I played Marvel vs. Capcom 3 as a bandwagoner for a few weeks after its initial release, but quickly found it wasn't for me. I'm also not one for watching others play fighting games, (including the ones I regularly play) as I'd rather be the one with the controller in my hand. All that said, I could watch MvC3 all day, especially with a crowd.

Particularly during the peak years of its popularity, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (and its updated "Ultimate" version) was one of the most enjoyable viewing experiences fighting games had to offer. Sure, Street Fighter was more methodical and Mortal Kombat was directly intended to be something of a spectacle, but MvC3 somehow found a mix of flashing lights, explosions, chaos, and carnage that was surprisingly digestible and insanely hype. Streamer and YouTuber Offcast tries to articulate the particulars of the MvC3 fan experience in a recent video.

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