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Doctor Doom, Magneto, and M.O.D.O.K as they appear in Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Marvel vs. Capcom is a fighting videogame series by Capcom and Marvel, featuring characters from various Marvel and Capcom series (as well as original characters like Amingo, SonSon, and Ruby Heart), thus serving as a crossover between them.

Video Games

The series officially started with the Marvel/Capcom crossovers X-Men vs. Street Fighter (1996) and Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter (1997), in here however both entries are considered crossover games forming part of the X-Men/Marvel Super Heroes (Capcom) and Street Fighter series instead, and only games titled "Marvel vs. Capcom" are considered part of this series. They are:

  • Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes (January 12, 1998). Arcade. Later released on PlayStation and Dreamcast.
  • Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes (February 2000). Arcade. Later released on Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox and iOS. An HD update was available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 via PlayStation Network and Xbox Live respectively, but it has since been delisted.
  • Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (February 15, 2011). PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
  • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (November 15, 2011). PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and Xbox 360. Later rereleased for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC through Steam.
  • Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite (September 19, 2017). PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Compilations

  • Marvel vs. Capcom Origins (September 25, 2012). PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. A digital compilation including Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes and Capcom's Marvel Super Heroes.

Comic Books

  • Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. A 12 pages prologue comic book included with the game's Special Edition, written by Marvel writer Frank Tieri.

Links to other series

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Marvel Super Heroes (Capcom) 19980112 January 12, 1998 The Marvel vs. Capcom series is a spin-off originated from Capcom's Marvel Super Heroes series. 1
4Arrow L.png Captain America 19980112 January 12, 1998 Captain America is playable in all Marvel vs. Capcom games. 1
4Arrow L.png Captain Commando 19980112 January 12, 1998 Playable character in Marvel vs. Capcom and Marvel vs. Capcom 2. 1
4Arrow L.png X-Men 19980112 January 12, 1998 X-men characters are playable in all Marvel vs. Capcom games except infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Wolverine 19980112 January 12, 1998 Wolverine characters are playable in all Marvel vs. Capcom games except Infinite. 1
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Street Fighter 19980112 January 12, 1998 Various Street Fighter characters are selectable in all Marvel vs. Capcom games; SonSon from Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is selectable in Street Fighter × All Capcom and Ruby Heart is reimagined as new character "Ruby" in the Street Fighter universe via the online Street Fighter V character encyclopedia. 1
4Arrow L.png Hulk 19980112 January 12, 1998 Hulk is a playable character in all Marvel vs. Capcom games. 1
4Arrow L.png Cyberbots 19980112 January 12, 1998 Jin Saotome is a playable character in Marvel vs. Capcom and Marvel vs. Capcom 2. Devilot is an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom. 1
4Arrow L.png Mega Man 19980112 January 12, 1998 Various Mega Man characters are selectable in all Marvel vs. Capcom games, while the cover for the 2nd issue of Archie Comic's Sonic and Mega Man: When Worlds Collide crossover event is drawn after the select screen of the first Marvel vs. Capcom. 1
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Spider-Man 19980112 January 12, 1998 Spider-Man characters are playable in all Marvel vs. Capcom games. The Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors episode "The Avenging Spider-Man: Part One" features references to the series, and the game's version of Spider-Man briefly appears in the Spider-Verse comic book crossover. 1
4Arrow L.png Darkstalkers 19980112 January 12, 1998 Darkstalkers characters are playable in all Marvel vs. Capcom games. 1
4Arrow L.png Iron Man 19980112 January 12, 1998 Iron Man characters are playable in all Marvel vs. Capcom games. 1
4Arrow L.png Strider 19980112 January 12, 1998 Strider Hiryu is a recurring playable character in the Marvel vs. Capcom series. Tong Pooh is an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom and Grandmaster Meio is part of the story in Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. Elements from Hiryu's portrayal were later carried over into the Strider series. 1
4Arrow L.png Ghosts 'n Goblins 19980112 January 12, 1998 Arthur is an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom and playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, its update and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. A Red Arremer is playable in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Legendary Wings 19980112 January 12, 1998 Michelle Heart is an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom. 1
4Arrow L.png Forgotten Worlds 19980112 January 12, 1998 Unknown Soldier 1P is an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom. 1
4Arrow L.png Three Wonders 19980112 January 12, 1998 Lou is an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom. 1
4Arrow L.png Quiz Nanairo Dreams 19980112 January 12, 1998 Saki Omokane is an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom. 1
4Arrow L.png Adventure Quiz 19980112 January 12, 1998 Pure & Fur from Adventure Quiz: Capcom World 2 are an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom. 1
4Arrow L.png Thor (Marvel) 19980112 January 12, 1998 Thor is an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom and playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Vulgus 19980112 January 12, 1998 There are dialogue references to Vulgus in Marvel vs. Capcom and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Hsien-ko can throw a Yashichi from her Item Throw move in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 2
4Arrow L.png Puzzle Fighter 19980112 January 12, 1998 Morrigan and Ryu start playing Puzzle Fighter in the former's ending from Marvel vs. Capcom. 2
4Arrow L.png Mazinger 19980112 January 12, 1998 Mega Man and Roll's "Hyper Mega Man/Roll" attack references the mechas from Mazinger Z. 3
4Arrow L.png The King of Dragons 19980112 January 12, 1998 Reval the Elf from The King of Dragons was planned to appear as an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom. 51
4Arrow L.png Knights of the Round 19980112 January 12, 1998 Lancelot from Knights of the Round was planned to appear as an assist character in Marvel vs. Capcom. 51
4Arrow L.png Shuma-Gorath 200002 February 2000 Shuma-Gorath is a playable character in Marvel vs. Capcom 2, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Thanos 200002 February 2000 Thanos characters are playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 2 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Fantastic Four 200002 February 2000 Fantastic Four characters are playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 2, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Cable 200002 February 2000 Cable characters are playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 2. 1
4Arrow L.png Blackheart 200002 February 2000 Blackheart is playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 2. 1
4Arrow L.png Resident Evil 200002 February 2000 Resident Evil characters are playable in all games following Marvel vs. Capcom 2. 1
4Arrow L.png SonSon 200002 February 2000 Sonson from Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is the granddaughter of the first game's Sonson. 1
4Arrow L.png Star Gladiator 200002 February 2000 Hayato Kanzaki is playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 2. 1
4Arrow L.png Kobun 200002 February 2000 Tron Bonne's moveset from Marvel vs. Capcom 2, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 feature references to The Misadventures of Tron Bonne. A Servbot is playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 2. 1
5Arrow R.png SNK vs. Capcom 20010913 September 13, 2001 Ruby Heart, Sonson and Amingo appear as cards in SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters 2 and SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters DS. 2
5Arrow R.png Capcom Fighting 2002 2002 Strider Hiryu's moveset from Capcom Fighting All-Stars featured moves from his Marvel vs. Capcom appearances. 53
5Arrow R.png Namco × Capcom 20050526 May 26, 2005 Some characters in Namco × Capcom use techniques from their Marvel vs. Capcom movesets. 3
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Tatsunoko vs. Capcom 200812 December 2008 Tatsunoko vs. Capcom is a spin-off of the Marvel vs. Capcom series. 3
4Arrow L.png Doctor Strange 20110215 February 15, 2011 Doctor Strange characters are playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Devil May Cry 20110215 February 15, 2011 Devil May Cry characters are playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Bionic Commando 20110215 February 15, 2011 Nathan Spencer is playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Viewtiful Joe 20110215 February 15, 2011 Viewtiful Joe is playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Final Fight 20110215 February 15, 2011 Haggar is playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Ōkami 20110215 February 15, 2011 Amaterasu is playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Ace Attorney 20110215 February 15, 2011 Phoenix Wright and Miles Edgeworth make an appearance in She-Hulk's ending in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Wright is playable in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Dead Rising 20110215 February 15, 2011 Frank West makes an uncredited appearance in the second trailer of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and is playable in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Deadpool 20110215 February 15, 2011 Deadpool characters are playable in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Ghost Rider 20110215 February 15, 2011 Ghost Rider makes an appearance in Dante's ending in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and is playable in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Iron Fist 20110215 February 15, 2011 Iron Fist makes an appearance in Ryu's ending in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and is playable in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Daredevil (Marvel) 20110215 February 15, 2011 Characters from Daredevil make cameo appearances in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Blade 20110215 February 15, 2011 Characters from Blade make cameo appearances in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Ka-Zar 20110215 February 15, 2011 Characters from Ka-Zar make cameo appearances in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Black Panther 20110215 February 15, 2011 Black Panther makes an appearance in Storm's ending in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and is playable in Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Slam Masters 20110215 February 15, 2011 Haggar makes some references to Slam Masters in Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Mortal Kombat 20110215 February 15, 2011 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 features references to Mortal Kombat's Scorpion in Spencer and Ghost Rider's moves. 3
4Arrow L.png Gargoyle's Quest 20111115 November 15, 2011 Firebrand is playable in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Nova 20111115 November 15, 2011 Nova is playable in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Hawkeye 20111115 November 15, 2011 Hawkeye is playable in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Guardians of the Galaxy 20111115 November 15, 2011 Guardians of the Galaxy characters are playable in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Ant-Man 20111115 November 15, 2011 Ant-Man makes a cameo appearance as part of Hawkeye's Level 3 Hyper Combo in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Red Earth 20111115 November 15, 2011 Characters from Red Earth make cameo appearances in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Rival Schools 20111115 November 15, 2011 Characters from Rival Schools make cameo appearances in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Breath of Fire 20111115 November 15, 2011 Characters from Breath of Fire make cameo appearances in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Magic Sword 20111115 November 15, 2011 The Priest from Magic Sword makes a cameo appearance in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Gaia Master 20111115 November 15, 2011 Agathe from Gaia Master makes a cameo appearance in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png Marvel Zombies 20111115 November 15, 2011 Characters from Marvel Zombies make cameo appearances in Frank West's ending in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 1
4Arrow L.png P.N.03 20111115 November 15, 2011 Two of Jill's and one of Spencer's alt colors in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 references Vanessa Z. Schneider. 3
4Arrow L.png Battle Circuit 20111219 December 19, 2011 Felicia's DLC costume in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is Yellow Iris from Battle Circuit, while Cyber Blue appears as a card. 2
4Arrow L.png The Punisher 20111219 December 19, 2011 Frank Castle appears as a card in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 2
4Arrow L.png Ghost Trick 20111219 December 19, 2011 Characters from Ghost Trick appear as cards in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 2
4Arrow L.png God Hand 20111219 December 19, 2011 Gene from God Hand appears as a card in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 2
4Arrow L.png Onimusha 20111219 December 19, 2011 Kaijin no Soki appears as a card in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 2
4Arrow L.png Power Stone 20111219 December 19, 2011 Edward Falcon from Power Stone appears as a card in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. 2
5Arrow R.png Skullgirls 20120410 April 10, 2012 There are several references to Marvel vs. Capcom in Skullgirls. 3
5Arrow R.png Project X Zone 20121011 October 11, 2012 Some characters in Project X Zone and Project X Zone 2 use techniques from their Marvel vs. Capcom movesets. 3
5Arrow R.png Sonic 20130417 April 17, 2013 The cover for the 2nd issue of Archie Comic's Sonic and Mega Man: When Worlds Collide crossover event is drawn after the select screen of the first Marvel vs. Capcom. 3
5Arrow R.png Super Smash Bros. 20140913 September 13, 2014 Mega Man's Mega Upper move in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U and Ultimate stems from the Marvel Vs Capcom franchise according to the Super Smash Bros. Direct 4.8.2014. Additionally Ken's Shinryuken Final Smash is inspired by the version in said games, and the franchise gets a minor reference in Palutena's Guidance for Ryu. 1.25a
4Arrow L.png Captain Marvel (Marvel) 20170919 September 19, 2017 Captain Marvel is a playable character in Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. 1
4Arrow L.png Monster Hunter 20170919 September 19, 2017 A Hunter is a playable character in Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite and a Dah'ren Mohran appears in the story, while Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Hsien-ko can throw a Felyne doll from her Item Throw move and other characters appear as cards. 1
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