DescriptionMarvel 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.
There are no PlayStation 2 screenshots for this game.
There are 41 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.
- "MVC2" -- Common abbreviation
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|Capcom delivers another good 2D fighter||Mike Fink (3)|
|GamesFirst!||Dec 22, 2002||100|
|ZTGameDomain||Jun 30, 2005||9 out of 10||90|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Nov 22, 2002||17 out of 20||85|
|Gaming Age||Dec 10, 2002||B+||83|
|Defunct Games||Nov 29, 2002||B+||83|
|Meristation||Dec 27, 2002||8 out of 10||80|
|Play.tm||Dec 14, 2002||78 out of 100||78|
|Thunderbolt Games||Aug 20, 2009||7 out of 10||70|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Dec 26, 2002||7 out of 10||70|
|Game Revolution||Jan 01, 2003||B-||67|
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1001 Video GamesMarvel vs. Capcom 2 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
CameosSome of the Capcom roster of characters are taken from old or obscure Capcom games such as SonSon or Amingo (who is rumored to be from a canceled Capcom game), or from Japanese games never released anywhere else at the time of this game's original release (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.
Xbox versionThe Xbox release of this game was originally going to have online play. However, it was scrapped at the last minute.
Information also contributed by Alexander Michel
Related Web Sites
- 411MANIA | Marvel vs Capcom 2 (PSN) Review (Game review. (August 2009))
- Wikipedia: Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes (Information about Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes at Wikipedia)
- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Marvel vs Capcom 2.)
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