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Marvel vs. Capcom 2

The release of Marvel vs. Capcom 2 for the iOS platform wasn’t a coincidence. Its availability strategically coincided with the premiere of Marvel’s The Avengers and Capcom no doubt benefited from this connection. Just as the blockbuster is a chapter in a series, so, too, is MvC2, the sixth game within a set that includes highlights such as X-Men vs. Street Fighter and the first Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes.

More than a decade after its initial release, MvC2 still boasts tons of praise, but how does one of the more technically complex entries in the series make the transition to iPhone? And after years of availability on consoles and a newer version on the market (Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds), why should anyone care? (more…)