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Marvel vs. Capcom 2 (Xbox)

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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

There are no Xbox screenshots for this game.

There are 28 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "MVC2" -- Common abbreviation

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The Press Says

AceGamez Nov 22, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 22, 2002 17 out of 20 85
TeamXbox May 06, 2003 7.1 out of 10 71
X-Power Dec 13, 2002 7 out of 10 70
GameZone Apr 07, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Gaming Target Jun 24, 2003 6.7 out of 10 67
GameSpot Apr 02, 2003 6.3 out of 10 63
TalkXbox Aug 11, 2003 43 out of 100 43
GameSpy Apr 06, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
IGN Apr 01, 2003 3.9 out of 10 39

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Marvel vs. Capcom 2 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Cameos

Some 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 version

The 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

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Kartanym (10776) added Marvel vs. Capcom 2 (Xbox) on Apr 11, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Kartanym (10776), Sciere (264738), Doppelgamer (270), The cranky hermit (491) and Ben K (23102)