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Marvel vs Capcom 3

by Capcom
 Ages 12 and Over
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

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Game Information

  • Platform:   PlayStation 3
  • Media: Video Game
  • Item Quantity: 1

Product details

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  • ASIN: B003M8I1T4
  • Release Date: 18 Feb 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,598 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes

Product Description


Manufacturer's Description

Game Overview

After a decade of waiting, iconic Marvel and Capcom characters join forces again in a re-envisioned team fighting game for a new generation. Fill the shoes of legendary characters from the most beloved franchises in entertainment as you battle in a living comic book brought to life in a VS. fighting game for the first time by Capcom’s MT Framework. Get set for the ultimate faceoff when Marvel vs. Capcom 3 hits Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in Spring 2011.

Game Features

Innovative graphics and gameplay bring the Marvel and Capcom Universes to life: Powered by an advanced version of MT Framework, the engine used in Resident Evil 5 and Lost Planet 2, now comes to Marvel vs. Capcom 3, bringing beautiful backgrounds and character animations to the forefront.

Evolved VS. Fighting System: Wild over-the-top gameplay complete with signature aerial combos, hyper combos and other original systems. The evolved battle system takes the exciting mind-reading game to a whole new level!

3-on-3 Tag Team Fighting: Players build their own perfect team and use Assist Attacks and each character’s special moves to create their own unique fighting style.

Living Comic Book Art Style: See the most adored characters from the Capcom and Marvel universes brought to life in a “moving comic” style, blurring the boundaries between 2D and 3D graphics.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun fighting game 21 July 2011
By Nick D
Platform for Display:PLAYSTATION 3
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
Have not had this game very long but immediately on starting it up you are impressed by the flashy visuals and over the top characters. It's a very appealing game visually and the music and sound effects are just as good. There is a simple control option for people who are new to the game, like me. Which makes pulling off special moves very easy with one button press. There is no real story as in Mortal Kombat, so the game can seem a bit bare bones. This game shines and was made to be played with other people. There is offline and online modes for multiplayer. Online I found myself losing to very good players which is to be expected so you might want to practice quite a lot before challenging people online.

Just a heads up, Capcom are releasing a new version of this game in Novemeber called Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3, which includes 12 new characters and 8 new stages and a few other things and it's releasing at a lower price than this game did at launch, and this new version is only going to be available to buy on disk, you can't download the characters, so you might want to wait for that instead of buying this version. But this is good if you want to get in some practice before that game comes out.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A good simple fighting game 6 Aug 2014
Platform for Display:PLAYSTATION 3|Verified Purchase
A good simple fighting game. Just like the early street fighter games... Nostalgic!
Set controls to simple & difficulty to easy... My 4 year old hasn't lost yet.
No mega difficult buttons combos (set in simple), he jabs at the buttons like a rabbid monkey and dishes out a hefty portion of whoopass!
All the favourite Marvel characters and loads of Capcom characters.
Over the top "super moves" visuals make this a great game.
Probably not for the serious fight gamer, but we love it.
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12 of 15 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A True Fan Service 18 Feb 2011
By Adam D
Platform for Display:PLAYSTATION 3
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I'll cut to the chase - fans of the Marvel Vs. Capcom series are unlikely to be disappointed by this offering. The action is as over the top as it has ever been, the roster is varied and characters once again have their own individual theme songs and endings. Galactus also acts as an impressive final boss - seemingly daunting, challenging, yet satisfying all in equal measure.

When an early version of Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 was shown for the first time last year, many fans were worried that the game wasn't looking as good as they'd hoped - at least graphically. It's safe to say these fears can be put to rest upon playing the final product. Both the characters themselves and the stages you fight in have been brought to life spectacularly - with vivid colours, slick animation and fantastic screen-filling special effects.

The problem is that in many ways the game does it's best to alienate newcomers. The training option is limited (to say the least) and provides no true introduction to the basic fighting mechanics. This seems a particular shame because it'd be great to have the series open up to a whole legion of new fans. I sincerly hope new players are not instantly put off through sheer bewilderment.

To make matters worse, it took a couple of fights before I realised that to tag your partners, you need to hold down the assist button instead of simply tapping it (a tap brings your partner in for an assist momentarily). It would have been nice if Capcom had actually explained this basic aspect of the game - at least in the manual.

There's another grating issue that reviews have already commented on - the issue of downloadable content.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Marvel vs Capcom 3 (PS3) 27 May 2011
Platform for Display:PLAYSTATION 3|Verified Purchase
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Very good game, worth buying. Lots of fun and easy to play. Very good arcade, poor and short in the "story" (playing solo). It's a 2 player game fun (online or not).
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best fighters going 20 May 2014
Platform for Display:PLAYSTATION 3|Verified Purchase
This is the definitive tag fighter, with excellent characters, unique and awe inspiring ultra moves and a balanced and fresh approach to a somewhat basic genre.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars fun and challenging game 24 May 2012
By arthy
Platform for Display:PLAYSTATION 3
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
when i bought this game i could wait to get home and play it and since i played it i have fallen in love with it. the graphic and sound quality is awesome.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Hadouken! 29 May 2014
By Mark
Platform for Display:PLAYSTATION 3|Verified Purchase
Ok, first of all I love Street Fighter and Marvel, so together it's got to be amazing right? Right! It is amazing. You get (have) to choose three characters to play with and you can change them whilst your fighting to preserve energy and health etc. It's full of amazing combos and the animation is excellent. The only PROBLEM with this game is that Ryu and Chun Li are the only characters that you get from Street Fighter. The rest from Capcom are useless. So, after about 2 weeks of playing I have now got bored with this and cannot be bothered with it unless friends come over to play and we take the mick and use the little Knight guy or the girl with the robot!

Great idea, shame about the lack of Street Fighter characters!!!! Real shame!!!!
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The first thing that you'll notice upon getting into the character select screen that there was a lack of characters you can choose from, but the hidden characters will have to be unlocked after playing a few rounds of arcade mode.

The training mode is good for the beginner to take a crash course in basic combos / Air Combos (This game THRIVES on Air combos..Capcom have come a long way from Xmen COTA, back in the 90's)

I personally didn't like the art direction it was going for. I really loved the art style of the 1st two games (and ESPECIALLY the 2nd game, of which sadly Capcom have pulled from the digital Shelves of PSN, though if you hunt around for it, you might find it available online to play through an emulator or better YET get a 2nd hand Dreamcast system, which was arguably one of the best consoles Sega ever made)

The music and sound Effects are fantastic & DEADPOOL was the biggest surprise of all..I've NEVER been exposed to Deadpool before and I've heard so much about him, he's the most hilarious character put into a video game..Nolan Norths Voice just gives him that extra dimension with wacky personality & he WILL break the fourth wall with anyone that plays as him. (He sounds & LOOKS like he's talking to YOU, the player the whole time)

As I said before the soundtrack of this game is fantastic for a Beat 'em up (stick around for the first half of the end credit roll)

I've seen combos done by experts for the EVO fighting championships (They were playing the' Ultimate' version) and I think it will be awhile before i'm able to string together 100+ Combos yet.

And on the note of 'Ultimate' Why oh WHY does Capcom keep doing this to fans??
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4.0 out of 5 stars Decent Fighting game
This is a decent fighting game with plenty of characters to choose from. I think it lacks a bit of depth in the single player but if you get it at a good price its worth a few... Read more
Published 1 month ago by The Truth
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Good game!
Published 1 month ago by Lejoly Julien
5.0 out of 5 stars What can i say i love the old marvel vs capcom games been playing them...
What can i say i love the old marvel vs capcom games been playing them since i was young tho the roaster has been updated since the last games and more has been added.
Published 2 months ago by SC
4.0 out of 5 stars Great game
Great game loads of fun my kids love the easy mode so they don't have to learn all the individual moves. Love it!!!
Published 3 months ago by Jolene Ryder
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
delivery was fast and the item is as described
Published 3 months ago by travis lane
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun to play
Great game, tons of fun to play. I am really happy with the game. Great take on a classic game.
Published 12 months ago by Aldaine
4.0 out of 5 stars Great
Brilliant game. Very much enjoyed this newest installment in the marvel vs capcom series. Missed out on a star due to limited features however
Published 20 months ago by Sahil Sennik
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Game !!
If your a fan of marvel or Capcom, then this is a MUST for you all !!

Whilst not the greatest fighting game, it has its fun moments and just trying to unlock all the... Read more
Published on 3 Aug 2012 by James Hall
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