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Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite wants to draw new fans while still satisfying the hardcore

 

Given the explosive growth of Marvel Comics into a Disney-owned multimedia colossus, it seems surprising to see a new Marvel vs. Capcom game. One can only imagine how much more complicated (and expensive! ) it is to secure the rights to this scrap for the ages. But here we are: Marvel and Capcom are set to do battle once again.

This time it's been reworked into a new 2v2 format, as opposed to the previous three-on-three battles. In doing so, there's been some interesting changes. Joining the already announced cast of six are Hulk, Thor, Hawkeye, Rocket Raccoon and Ultron on the Marvel side, while Capcom gains Chun-Li, Strider Hiryu and Resident Evil's notorious boulder-puncher Chris Redfield. They’re a varied bunch. Strider relies on agility and screen control from his robots, Redfield uses his considerable arsenal to zone his opponent, while Ultron is a semi-Sentinel replacement—the likelihood being the MvC staple misses this release due to X-Men's cinemati

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