“When’s mahvel?” The stream monster phrase uttered in nearly every tournament streamed on twitch. Well today, we finally answer that question. Mahvel is now!
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was released February 15th in the US, February 17th in Japan, and February 18th in Europe. According to the wikia, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is the latest installment in the Marvel vs. Capcom series. The game features characters from Capcom games such as Street Fighter, Megaman, and Resident Evil and Marvel comic characters such as Deadpool, the Hulk, and Ironman.
Strangely enough, five months later an updated version of the game was released. This game is Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. It features 12 new characters, 8 new stages, and updated gameplay. It was released in the US November 15th 2011 while being released on November 17th and 18th of 2011. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is the came that is still played in tournaments today.
Despite its lack of mainstream popularity, the game still has many dedicated players. In fact, many of these players host their own online tournaments. A channel to check out is Flying High. He uploads tons of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 footage on YouTube and streams on Twitch. Here recently he even uploaded the matches from an online tournament he hosted.
If you are dying to know more about this game or want to get into the MvC 3 community, here is their sub-reddit. Also, if you are wanting to take your stream monstering to the next level, I suggest you rock the limited edition “When’s Mahvel?” tee from our merch shop. This way you can take the stream monstering live.