Battle of The Fighting games who withstood the test of time and who fell into a deep dark back-shelf memory.
With Capcom dominating In the fighting genre It's only right to see which ones should take on the Vs. series next, lets start with the one everyone seems to want to see happen.
Mortal Kombat Vs. Street Fighter
I for one think this Is a bad Idea reason being that Mortal Kombat Is a game I think that thrives off of gimmicks I don't want to see Ryu get his head cut off or shattered to a million frozen pieces why? because thats stepping out of the element for me, thats like putting Sweet Tooth with Ronald Mcdonald
one Is hardcore the other not so much. Hate to compare Street Fighter with Mcdonalds but you get the point. It's a mash up that exceeds past what the story of both worlds stands for.
Street Fighter Vs. Guilty Gear
Or Sammy X Capcom this could work If Capcom went back to the 2d style gameplay
this would be really interesting to see I don't know If they would use many SF characters since Guilty Gear characters mainly use weapons. I would play It but to be honest I think It would be really dope to see Soul Caliber Vs Guilty Gear
Virtua Fighter Vs. Tekken
I don't like Virtua Fighter I think It's super corny but It could work. Virtua Fighter to me Is not really( I hate to say It) "cool" enough to go against Tekken. I have played Virtua Fighter many times and I found It to be very stale at times, plus I didn't like the caged arenas. So this one could work regardless If I'm a fan or not.
Virtua Fighter Vs. DOA
I think they would blend perfectly together I would love to see this more so than the series going against Tekken. I think both the series have that style to make It feel as If they were meant to be together. To be honest both series contain corny characters that would match up great.
Guilty Gear Vs. BlazBlue
This would be a dope game even though they are both from the same company (correct me If I'm wrong)
I would loved to see the two mesh. Litchi & Jam All DAY!
Street Fighter Vs Tekken
Good Idea two of the the biggest fighting games going head to head. A version to please the Street Fighter crowd & a version to please the Tekken crowd. I cannot wait to get my hands on both installments & I'm excited of the unveiling of Tekken X Street Fighter I'm curious to see how namcos vision of SF will turn out. I think It's a cool Idea because both series are such well known heavy hitters why wouldn't they be pit together. I know people claim Tekken is cheap for juggles, well I could complain that Streets Is cheap for people that over use projectiles and crouch punch the whole match! I am more excited about this than Marvel Vs Capcom 3 since the character roster leaked I wasn't to impressed more characters doesn't mean more fun but It's all about who those characters are, and I think the roster for MVC3 Is weak. If they had just redone the cast for MVC2 but In this new style I would have been pleased but this looks like another title Marvel got a hold of and screwed up. I also fear the over use from online players of Deadpool and Dante! don't lie you were gonna use them In your team!
Anyways let me know what fighting series you would like to see brought back matched up or disappear
and Incase you didn't hear of the leak for MVC3 here It Is;
Marvel: Spider-Man, Hulk, Wolverine, Mr Fantastic, Captain America, Iron Man, War Machine (alternate Iron Man outfit) Elektra, Thor, X-23, Magneto, Dr Doom, Shuma-Gorath, Emma Frost, Deadpool, Super Skrull, Taskmaster, Juggernaut, She-Hulk
Capcom: Ryu, Mike Haggar, Frank West, Chuck (alternate Frank West outfit), Spencer (Bionic Commando), Dante, Chris, Morrigan, Arthur, Amaterasu , Albert Wesker, Zero, Chun-li, Viewtiful Joe, Trish, Tron Bonne, Hsien-Ko, Akuma, Felicia
This Is my first time writing on the Destructoid community blog, I have visited the site for months and never thought of signing up. I just came for the latest and greatest news & updates on games. I still wouldn't have signed up If It weren't for the post I read about the rumor of Tekken Vs. Street Fighter mash up posted by Mr. Jonathan Holmes. I read the post and was shocked, first off that the two heavy hitting fighting game series I grew up on would be considered as a complete game. Second being that the fans hated or were close minded to the idea.. I understand It is a wild mash up, and two completely different fighting systems. But I believe this could be the smartest move made by these two companies. Tekken has the right characters to face off against Street Fighter characters (Jin vs Ryu, Asuka vs Sakura, Jun Kazama vs Chun-li,Heihachi vs Gouken,Akuma vs Kazuya, Bruce vs Sagat, Paul vs Ken, Law vs. Fei Long, Ibuki vs Kunimitsu, Zafina Vs Juri) You get the idea. I could easily picture Jin & Ryu meeting up for battle more so than Scorpion and Ryu fighting in some lava/acid/ice cemetery. Let me just imply that Mortal Kombat Vs Street Fighter would be the biggest most lamest Idea on the face of the earth. Mortal Kombat hasn't been cool since 1989. Plus the stiff fighting of MK wouldn't compliment Streets at all, just picture Mortal Kombat vs DC style but with Ryu instead of Flash..... nightmare. So sorry to the hardcore MK fans but that mash up would make me hate Capcom. Wether Namco or Capcom designs this game they could get silly with It. I watched videos of the horrible Street Fighter EX and some of the combos I saw could actually work well If they decide to do a 3d fighter. Even a friend and I talked about If you could side dodge (for the non projectile characters) or If they did it like a Tekken tag having Bruce and Sagat switch In & out against Abel & Miguel. The story for both titles could also easily be tied together as well, Mishima Zibatsu Is no different than Shadaloo both tyrant corporations bent on slowly dominating the world. Anyways this is just a small love letter to both the series
I could write a three hundred page post for reason this game should be made, and still have haters. So with that said I think this game should be made and shake off the haters.
P.S. Sorry to the MK fans :)