From the Capcom’s famous fighting games and the Marvel Comic’s unique superheroes, Backbone Entertainment and Capcom produced an engaging fighting game by many interesting characters to enjoy. This game is Marvel vs. Capcom, and it is developed with many different versions. Marvel Vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes is the version that has received many positive reviews from gameplay to visual system. In addition, this game is the fourth version of Marvel vs. Marvel. Capcom Series. It was first available in 2000, for the Arcade Game platform in Japan. Over the next 12 years, the manufacturer developed the game to integrate on many platforms to cater to players (PS 2, PS 3, Xbox 360, Dreamcast, Xbox, and iOS).
The game’s content
The game’s content resembles the previous version, Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super-Heroes. Players will fight with the form of Tag Team (a match allows you to choose up to three characters to use). In addition, this system also has some unique changes that it allows players to tag functions for three selected characters. They include Projectile Type, Anti – Air Type, and Expansion Type. After selecting the desired group, players will be given the difficulty level and battle speed. With the battle’s difficulty, there are two levels to choose, Easy and Normal. As for the match’s tempo, you can choose between Turbo and Normal.
During a battle, your members have a vitality bar. One character will be controlled for battle, and the others will wait in the waiting room until summoned. In case of being summoned to support the main character, the supporting character also suffers damage from the enemy. However, he can regain his vitality when he returns to the waiting room. In particular, the player can also bring the main character to the waiting room to revitalize him. You can use one of the remaining two characters to fight. A match will stop when the time is over or all enemies are defeated.
In Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes, players have the opportunity to explore and use up to 56 different characters. They come from famous Capcom games like Mega Man, Street Fighter, Darkstalkers … and unique comics like X-Men, Avengers … Especially, on PS 2 platform, the game has 24 characters at the beginning of the game to experience, and the remaining 32 characters will be unlocked in different stages.
Besides the challenging countervailing challenge, this game has also an impressive visual system. The characters and their movements are 2D-animated sprites. The background images and combat skills’ effects are 3D graphics. From there, this game creates more smooth action and vivid battles for players.