Coming to PS3 This Week

We have a couple gems this week for the PS3. Up first, we’re looking at Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. Marvel will be out Tuesday with a MSRP of $59.99 Gameinformer Gave Marvel a 9.5.

Product Details:

After a decade of waiting, iconic Marvel and Capcom characters join forces again in a re-envisioned team fighting game for a new generation. Fill the shoes of legendary characters from the most beloved franchises in entertainment as you battle in a living comic book brought to life in a VS. fighting game for the first time by Capcom’s MT Framework. Get set for the ultimate faceoff when Marvel vs. Capcom 3 hits Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in Spring 2011.

* Innovative graphics and gameplay bring the Marvel and Capcom Universes to life: Powered by an advanced version of MT Framework, the engine used in Resident Evil 5 and Lost Planet 2, now comes to Marvel vs. Capcom 3, bringing beautiful backgrounds and character animations to the forefront.
* Evolved VS. Fighting System: Wild over-the-top gameplay complete with signature aerial combos, hyper combos and other original systems. The evolved battle system takes the exciting mind-reading game to a whole new level!
* 3-on-3 Tag Team Fighting: Players build their own perfect team and use Assist Attacks and each character’s special moves to create their own unique fighting style.
* Living Comic Book Art Style: See the most adored characters from the Capcom and Marvel universes brought to life in a “moving comic” style, blurring the boundaries between 2D and 3D graphics.

Next up, we have a title for the die hard JRPG fans only. Hyperdimension Neptunia Special Edition, that is a mouth full. MSRP $59.99 Releases Tuesday.

Product Details:

Hyperdimension Neptunia is an all new PS3 RPG by Idea Factory. Players will take on the role of a young goddess named Neptune. She is a personified video game console who will fight against the evil goddess, a personified version of a video game piracy device. During battle Neptune will fight in her human form or her battle goddess mode which changes her appearance, stats, and personality. Much like a computer Neptune and her fellow goddesses can be customized by finding and creating new parts.


* CUSTOMIZE- Creating new computer parts is the way to power up. Players can make their own combinations of parts and designs to customize their goddess.
* GRAPHIC EDIT- Pictures stored on your PS3 can be used to customize how your summoning magic. A simple to use picture editing software is in the game for customization.
* COMBO- In this game, the player decides how the combo attack is executed. You can assign which buttons to press when and also the name of the skill.
* 3D ANIME- Beautiful 3D artworks that move and talk like anime. Movement, execution, and expression is varied and smooth.

It comes with an art book and special package. This will be one time consuming game folks.

Written by: Jason - News Contributor

  1. #1 by Luke on February 14th, 2011 [ 27382 Points ]

    Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds how come the super heroes can breathe in space?

  2. #2 by Oly on February 14th, 2011 [ 131935 Points ]

    Because it’s a video Game Luke!! LOL in reality.. or even in comic book reality, Galactus would just create a couple heralds and destroy everyone ..

  3. #3 by Beastxjason on February 14th, 2011 [ 27516 Points ]

    Really Luke lol braincells hurting

  4. #4 by pedro on February 15th, 2011 [ 39949 Points ]

    wow, i didn’t realize MvsC3 was already here!

    I’m curious about it, I’m interested in the “easy mode” (casual controlling that enables special moves with the touch a a button), maybe I can convince my girlfriend to play with me (:

  5. #5 by TiredOfLies on February 15th, 2011

    “Next up, we have a title for the die hard JRPG fans only.”

    No you don’t.

    Hyperdimension Neptunia is really for anyone older than 15 who can remember the console wars! The star of the game is the female personificaction of a SEGA Neptune, an aborted attempt to combine the Mega Drive / Genesis and 32X (which itself was originally supposed to be a stand-alone console). It never saw the light of day thanks to the imminent release of the Saturn (another stellar job for SEGA).

    Every character in the game is a personification of some type of game console or platform, much like the moe-tans of 2Chan fame. I want to pick this up just for the over-the-top references and humor I’ve seen in the previews. This looks adorable and fun!

  6. #6 by Captiosus on February 15th, 2011 [ 20 Points ]

    I’ve picked up Neptunia from NIS America’s online store, but, unfortunately, it’s delayed due to weather messing with their shipments.

    I wanted it because it just seems like an over-the-top, tounge-in-cheek RPG, much like 3D Dot Game Heroes is a tounge-in-cheek homage to Zelda. I’m a sucker for these kinds of games, no matter how B-rated they might be, and I will undoubtedly have tons of fun with it.

    I wish I could say I cared about MvC3, but I’m kind of tired of the mega-super-combo fighting genre. That’s how I know I’m getting old. I miss the days of SF2 Championship Edition and MK1 and MK2 in the arcade. Other than Dead or Alive and SF4, I really haven’t been into the fighting genre. I’m keeping an eye on Mortal Kombat though, just to see if they really do reinvent it back to the old arcade days.

  7. #7 by Beastxjason on February 15th, 2011 [ 27516 Points ]

    Seeming as it is a JRPG…………..

  8. #8 by Captiosus on February 15th, 2011 [ 20 Points ]

    Looks like Neptunia has actually been delayed across the board until next week. Most retailers that are going to offer it have moved the date up to 2/25/11.

    I have to give credit to NIS America, as they took the time to e-mail those of us who preordered on the store with sincere apologies for the delay due to the weather, and bumped up our shipping options at no charge (ie. I got priority mail, but they bumped it to express mail free). They get +1 in my book for being proactive with their customers.

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