Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

XB360, PSN, PS3 / Fighting / Release: Sep 26, 2012 / ESRB: T

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'Novelty' of Capcom's fighting HD remakes wearing off

'Novelty' of Capcom's fighting HD remakes wearing off

After rapid releases of new fighting game iterations, the genre died down quite a bit in the 2000s. Capcom, having released umpteen Street Fighter games in the 90s, had to wait until the market was more receptive with the release of Street Fighter 4, nearly a decade later.

Apparently, the company hasn't learned its lesson. After releasing Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix, Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike Online Edition, Marvel vs. Capcom Origins, Darkstalkers Resurrection, etc., it appears that interest in HD revivals of fighting classics is waning.

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Marvel vs. Capcom Origins hits in September

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins hits in September

Capcom is treating nostalgianoids to a double-bill of ye olde fighting games next month, announcing today that Marvel vs. Capcom Origins will arrive for download on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on September 25 and 26 respectively. $15 will get you tarted-up versions of the classic Marvel Super Heroes and Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes, which seems a fair price for an afternoon of reliving your youth before the terrible realization that you are so very old sinks in.

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Marvel vs Capcom Origins hitting PSN/XBLA in September

Marvel vs Capcom Origins hitting PSN/XBLA in September

Comic heroes have been brawling with Capcom fighters a lot lately, between the re-release of Marvel vs Capcom 2 on various platforms, plus Marvel vs Capcom 3 and then Ultimate MvC3. But if you just haven't gotten your fill of Chun-Li beating up Spider-Man, another re-release is on the way: Marvel vs Capcom Origins.

Read more: Includes graphic filters, dynamic challenges »

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