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Marvel vs. Capcom 2

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
85
4.1
PlayStation 2
79
3.2
Dreamcast
87
4.1
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Description

Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is the sequel to the 2D fighting game Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes.

The game allows you to tag in all three players (instead of two, while the third is only used for special attacks, in the predecessor).

There are now up to 56 characters to use (most you have to unlock), including new characters like Jill Valentine from Resident Evil and Tron Bonn from Mega Man Legends.

Another new gameplay feature allows your team mates to come in during battle and give you a little health boost. This helps in lasting the distance in Survival mode, but they can also be hit by on coming attacks from the enemy.

Screenshots

Marvel vs. Capcom 2 iPad How to play
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Xbox 360 Training mode lets you turn on tracked damage stats for the match.
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Xbox 360 Title screen
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Dreamcast Be my Valentine! Jill Valentine relies on some of her 'friends' from the Resident Evil series in her battle against Psylocke.

Alternate Titles

  • "MVC2" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

Button-mashing raised to the level of art Dreamcast WizardX (116)
Addictive yet repetitive Dreamcast Robyrt (51)
Capcom delivers another good 2D fighter PlayStation 2 Mike Fink (3)
"I Wanna Take You For A Ride..."-Lyrics from Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Dreamcast MasterMegid (900)
Flashy & fun -- the pinnacle of fighters Xbox 360 Chris Wright (99)
Marvel vs. Capcom, what more can i say. Dreamcast Derrick Igbo (3)
It wont get u hooked Dreamcast Lee Redfern (20)

The Press Says

GamesFirst! PlayStation 2 Dec 22, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
GamePro (US) Dreamcast Nov 24, 2000 5 out of 5 100
Da Gameboyz Dreamcast Jul 08, 2004 9.125 out of 10 91
The Next Level Dreamcast Apr 30, 1999 A- 91
Gaming Entertainment Monthly Dreamcast Sep, 2000 90 out of 100 90
AceGamez Xbox Nov 22, 2006 9 out of 10 90
SegaFan.com Dreamcast May 31, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
Power Unlimited Xbox Dec, 2002 83 out of 100 83
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 26, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Game Revolution Xbox Apr 01, 2003 C 50

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Trivia

The Capcom roster of characters has its share of oddballs, many of which are characters taken from old or obscure Capcom games (such as SonSon or Amingo), or from Japanese games never released anywhere else (such as Jin). The only character that doesn't originate from any previous Capcom game, however, is Ruby Heart, the female pirate character who was created specifically for Marvel vs. Capcom 2.

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