Note: iOS 9 + Facebook users w/ trouble scrolling: #super sorry# we hope to fix it asap. In the meantime Chrome Mobile is a reach around
hot  /  reviews  /  videos  /  cblogs  /  qposts

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds revealed with marvelous trailer

10:00 AM on 04.20.2010 // Nick Chester

Yes, Internet, the rumors you've been hearing for the past eight years are true... Capcom is working on a follow up to 2000's Marvel vs. Capcom 2. It's called Marvel vs. Capcom 3: The Fate of Two Worlds, and it's coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Spring 2011. 

The game's producer Ryoto Niitsuma (Tatsunoko vs. Capcom) and special advisor Seth Killian (really good at fighters, cool guy) were on hand at Capcom's Captivate event last week to unveil the game's trailer, which contained the bulk of the information the publisher is willing to let on about the title. Powered by the MT Framework engine (used for both Resident Evil 5 and Lost Planet 2), the game will sport a "comic book page come to life" look both in-game as well as cut-scenes, character intros, and character outros. While we didn't see any gameplay, Niitsuma says that the trailer is a good example of what we should expect when we get our hands on the sticks.

Capcom is currently only revealing six characters that will be playable in the game, with only one surprise. Series regulars Ryu, Morrigan, Wolverine, Iron Man, and Hulk have all made the cut, and will be joined by Resident Evil's Chris Redfield. While they weren't officially confirmed, the game's trailer drops hints for other characters that may appear in the game, including Captain America, Dr. Doom, Deadpool, Felicia, and Chun Li. (If you spot anyone I missed -- and I did, because I just wasn't sure on a few -- let me know!) Still a ways to go in development, the number of characters has yet to be locked down, but producer Niitsuma says they're aiming to include more than 30.

Fans of Marvel vs. Capcom 2's looping character select jingle "Take You For a Ride" may be disappointed to learn that Capcom hasn't yet decided if the track will be included in The Fate of Two Worlds. However it's still a possibility, with the goal to have over 100 pieces of music, including originals as well as remixes of familiar favorites.

If you're wondering about gameplay, your guess is as good as mine. All we really know right now is that the game will feature 3-on-3 tag team battles, aerial combos, hyper combos, and "other original systems." Killian even says that things like final controls are "still in flux," with about a year of development left before the game ships, and that they have some "very smart ideas floating around right now." It was repeatedly mentioned that the goal for the game is to create an accessible yet deep experience for comic fans and fighting game veterans alike. Niitsuma adds, however, that they're not looking to reinvent to the wheel, and that fan's expectations on the controls front will more than likely be met.

As for when we'll get to see the game in action, we're crossing our fingers for E3, and Niitsuma hints that they're working hard to make a big splash at the conference this June. Whether that means we'll actually get a chance to play it is another story, but we're sure fans are going to be salivating over the tiniest bits of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 info until the game ships next year.

Photo Gallery: (11 images)
Click to zoom - browse by swipe, or use arrow keys



Nick Chester, Former Editor-in-Chief (2011)
 Follow Blog + disclosure Tips
Editor-in-Chief @ Destructoid.com nick at destructoid.com  more   |   staff directory



 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community fisters, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.

 Quickposts
Status updates from C-bloggers

Sarah Jane farron avatarSarah Jane farron
and bleh, it seems like there's no way to edit quick posts and for whatever reason, it's cutting off the last two characters of my last post? Tried it 3 times and left it because of it. Well if you saw my previous one: "m!"*
Sarah Jane farron avatarSarah Jane farron
Hope everyone had a good day today regardless of whether you're celebrating valentine's day with someone or like me, sitting by yourself at your PC in a warm dressing gown with a cup of tea :) Mine was okay. Unexciting but I do very much like being warm!
ooktar avatarooktar
So I bought Xenoblade Chronicles X like 2 months ago. I think maybe today I'll finally take it out of the wrapper.
Pixie The Fairy avatarPixie The Fairy
Splatoon and Undertale fans, please do not walk the path of Sonic fans and Bronies. You are both very young, yet you are dangerously close to that path. Naught but ruin lies down that road.
LinkSlayer64 avatarLinkSlayer64
Played SMESH with RadicalYoseph - had some hilarious matches like this one.
SmileyBarry avatarSmileyBarry
Redesigned Dtoid is super-fancy, but scaling is still fucked and Heavy Reading has odd-colored backgrounds... Still, it's fancy & a shitload more lightweight and that's enough to make me happy.
Nick R P Green avatarNick R P Green
Here it is as promised, my valentine's day gift to you all. My 2015 Reflection Series comes to a close with my Top 3 Movies of 2015 (I know, it's not games, I decided to try something different). As always, I'll have a blog version uploaded later!
Fuzunga avatarFuzunga
The Sonic Twitter's done it again.
SeymourDuncan17 avatarSeymourDuncan17
I CHALLENGE YOU, HUMAN, TO... A DUEL! NYEH HEH HEH!
ChrisHannard avatarChrisHannard
In honour of Valentine's Day, let's share our names/synopsis for porn versions of popular video games. I'll start us off with Firecrotch, the tale of a red-headed firefighter struggling to save a nudist colony from a forest fire.
Mike Martin avatarMike Martin
Leave it to Cracked...
Luckrequired avatarLuckrequired
Clicked on Google's Valentine's Day animation and this pops up. Good show, fellas. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-35570606
absolutfreak avatarabsolutfreak
Maybe this has been addressed, but what the hell is going on with Disqus here?
KnickKnackMyWack avatarKnickKnackMyWack
Also, I think my Wii U gamepad is on its last legs... the NFC reader is still kaput, the screen is rather smudgy and the L button is started to stick like a motherfucker. Sooner or later it's just going to stop working altogether methinks. :'(
KnickKnackMyWack avatarKnickKnackMyWack
Younger me would be so disappointed in the gamer I am today. When did I stop finishing games? Seriously!
SayWord avatarSayWord
Hosting a Murder Mystery dinner tonight. What are the chances that I actually get to play myself? =P
RadicalYoseph avatarRadicalYoseph
We were discussing Ben Carson, pyramids, corpses, SoFlo, and Nekro's fetishes in the Discord chat if anyone wants to know what it's like down there.
lewness avatarlewness
Nintendo just sent me an email to say "Congrats on your new Wii U!". It wasn't new it got fucking FRIED and now all my stuff's gone after repairs - I was in Chapter 9! Chapter 9! 70+ hours on XCX! And that's just one game! I was- *walks off ranting*
JPF720 avatarJPF720
Bravo Undertale, bravo.
SpielerDad avatarSpielerDad
The most depressing Valentine's Day song ever, courtesy of Ole Blue Eyes.
more quickposts


Contest!


Seriously

Invert site colors

  Dark Theme
  Light Theme


Destructoid means family.
Living the dream, since 2006

Pssst. konami code + enter

modernmethod logo



Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -