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Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (PS3) Released 10 Years Ago

Hard to believe that the Playstation 3 is technically a retro system but it has now been unsupported by Sony since October, 2016.  Ten years ago on February 15, 2011, Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds was released on the PlayStation 3 in North America (physical discs and digital download formats were available).   Capcom is virtually synonymous with arcade style fighting games and this one certainly did not disappoint me although opinions on the game are all over the map.  The game currently sits on a score of 80% on Metacritic with a drastically lower user of 66% for the later released "Ultimate" version.  A lot of people felt the game looked awesome aesthetic-wise but was somewhat unbalanced and flawed in gameplay.  The 3 character fighting teams set up a formula very similar to Tag Team and honestly had a true arcade vibe to it. The gameplay and character roster was generally well received by players but the online components lacked the options of a true A