Advertising BlurbsPress Release - PlayStation:
Marvel vs Capcom Now Available
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - February 1, 2000 - Capcom Entertainment today announced the release of Marvel vs. Capcom for the PlayStation game console. Delivering arcade style action in pure Capcom style, Marvel vs. Capcom pits Capcom's legendary characters and Marvel's world famous super heroes against the diabolical villain, Onslaught. Capcom's exclusive 'VS' Cross Over Mode, allows a true tag-team match on the PlayStation, pitting characters against an identical team of opponents. Marvel vs. Capcom is now available in stores across the country. The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has rated Marvel vs Capcom 'T' for ages 13 and older.
Marvel vs. Capcom offers two unique modes of play selectable at the beginning of each battle. In Partner Heroes Mode, players choose one special partner from the regular character lineup to deliver a special attack in time of need. Special Heroes Mode allows players to select from a list of 20 Guest Characters. Each Guest Character possesses a unique way of assisting the main character during battles. Marvel vs. Capcom also features a gallery mode giving players access to artwork and the ending cinema.
In Marvel vs. Capcom, players select one of the 15 different characters from Capcom and Marvel's universe of famous characters in amazing fantasy match-ups. Marvel vs. Capcom brings together Capcom characters Captain Commando, Mega Man, Strider Hiryu, Jin, Morrigan, Ryu, Chun-Li and Zangief for the first time in a single game. The hugely popular Marvel characters featured are War Machine, Captain America, Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Venom, Wolverine and Gambit. In Marvel vs. Capcom, players can create dream battles like Spider-Man vs. Mega Man, Strider vs. Wolverine or Chun Li vs. Captain America.
"Marvel vs. Capcom has been an enormous success at the arcade! Capcom and video game fans around the world are thrilled to see this coming to the PlayStation," said Todd Thorson, director of marketing, Capcom Entertainment. "Featuring outrageous fantasy battles between characters from the Marvel and Capcom Universes fighting game fans will revel in this latest addition to the popular 'VS' series."
Capcom Entertainment of Sunnyvale, California, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capcom, Co., Ltd. of Japan. A leading force in the multi-billion dollar interactive entertainment industry, Capcom's legacy spans 20 years of entertaining video gamers. Capcom develops, markets, and distributes home video games for the PlayStation, Sega Dreamcast and Nintendo 64 game machines and Game Boy Color Systems, and coin-operated games. Worldwide recognizable product lines include the Street Fighter, Mega Man, Breath of Fire,and Resident Evil series.
Marvel Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:MVL) is a leading entertainment-based marketing and licensing company operating in the comic book publishing, toy, trading card, licensing and children's activity sticker businesses on a worldwide basis.
Contributed by skl (1140) on Feb 22, 2004.