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Marvel vs. Capcom Origins (Video Game Review)

Retro fans can rejoice as Marvel vs. Capcom Origins is now available for Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. This epic new title bundles two classic games: Marvel Super Heroes and Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes. Players will notice right off the bat that all of their favorite elements have been perfectly preserved in Marvel vs. Capcom Origins. The compilation pack features online play, dynamic challenges and tons of extras to unlock.

Players have over 150 combinations of viewing options through all of the video and HD graphical filter options. All of the fan favorite characters are back such as Wolverine, Spider-man, Iron-man, Psylocke, Shuma-Gorath, Blackheart, Dr. Doom, Thanos, Chun-Li, and many more. The video game can be played in a variety of modes which include Arcade Cabinet Emulation mode and the Over-the-Shoulder Arcade Cabinet Mode. The online play really makes the experience with over 8-player lobbies and spectator mode. The online mode contains tons of options like a Ping Filter that allows players the ability to restrict others who have high pings in order to avoid laggy matches. Marvel vs. Capcom's matchmaking options contain less menus which promotes continuous playing.

Capcom has done a remarkable job in presenting these beloved classics in their original state while adding just enough extra content like CRT Mode, The Vault and the slew of filters that allow you to recreate the game to look exactly like the last time you played it during the '90s. Marvel vs. Capcom Origins does exactly what it sets out to do and has very little to dislike. The colorful graphics, tight controls, kick-ass soundtrack and intense gameplay are just a few of the reasons to pick up Marvel Vs. Capcom Origins today!

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins is now available for download on Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 for 1200 Microsoft Points and on PlayStation Network for $14.99. For more information visit the official Marvel vs. Capcom Origins website. 

Game Information
Developer/Publisher: Capcom
Platforms: Xbox 360 (reviewed) and PlayStation 3
Release Date: September 25th, 2012 (PSN)
                       September 26th, 2012 (XBL)

Score: 9 out of 10

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