[ x ] remove ads and scale site to 1080p+
[ x ] remove the ads & get mobile premium
pay whatever you want to upgrade
 
 

Evo2k11: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 panel

3:15 PM on 07.30.2011·  2 minute read   ·  Jesse Cortez
0

Another panel at EVO was the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 panel, which I was personally excited for. Being a huge Marvel vs. Capcom 3 fan, I wanted to see what Niitsuma-san had to say about this newly announced game. Serving on this panel with producer Ryoto Niitsuma were Capcom's Seth Killian and Neo_G, who is the battle designer for UMvC3 and many other Capcom fighting games.

Niitsuma-san started off the panel by mentioning that this would be geared towards the fighting game fan. He noted that the key additions were the highly anticipated Spectator mode and tweaks to X-factor. After showing a slide of all the characters that are included in the game, the panel went on to talk a little about each announced character as well as hold a question-and-answer session with a special surprise at the end!

\ We've blogged about this before: read (25) back stories 

 

One person asked about the evolution of X-factor. Niitsuma-san explained that the original idea came from the fact that in Marvel vs. Capcom 2, often times the match would come down to one character versus three, with practically no way for comeback. X-factor was a feature designed to always give a player the chance for victory.

Another question was asked by famed MvC2 player Cl0ckwork. He wanted to know if the producers were surprised by the evolution of gameplay in MvC2. Neo_G responded that the fighting game community ended up performing tricks that the designers themselves didn't know were actually possible.

After confirming that Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 would launch simultaneously with a strategy guide, they offered the audience a surprise. With them was a list of every single change made to each character plus some general character changes. One change for every character is that each will have a move that can do increased damage with button mashing. The audience laughed when it was revealed that Wesker would have the ability to speed up if he hit the opponent with his sunglasses, and erupted into cheers when they said Tron lost her invincibility on the assist and that Sentinel had even LESS health...albeit by a fraction.

This was a really fun panel to attend, since everyone in the audience was a huge fan of the game, and it showed. Later on, I will have time to meet with Niitsuma-san and ask more questions about what was discussed at the panel, so keep reading for more coverage from EVO!

 

Enlighten an uninformed cougar: FacebookTwitterRedditEmail
 

#Capcom #Events #Evo #Fighting Games #Marvel vs Capcom
 
 
 
[x] advertisement
 
 


Jesse Cortez // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts108Blogs 60Following48Followers106

Myself: I am a Ph. D. chemist from the University of California, Berkeley. I have been playing videogames since as long as I can remember! My past favorite games include Secret of Mana, TMNT: ... more
Similar stories on Destructoid:
 
 


Dtoid is fighting adblockalypse without native ad article bullsh* thanks to Huge Members. Please give them sex or donuts:

OptimismVaccine
OptimismVaccine


Since 10:53 PM on 09.02.2013

Stilbon
Stilbon


Since 3:29 PM on 06.06.2015

DeadRadical
DeadRadical


Since 11:15 PM on 02.13.2011

Thomas Louzon
Thomas Louzon


Since 10:16 AM on 01.14.2014

 

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.





Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!