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Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Showdown Spotlight: Hulk vs. Haggar

See how we size 'em up and then vote in our poll to pick who you think gets the KO in MvC3!

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In anticipation of the February 15 release of "Marvel vs. Capcom 3" on Xbox 360 and PS3, we're bringing you daily showdown spotlights pitting a Marvel character against a Capcom character. Each entry features game artwork and screenshots, character bios, gameplay videos, our officially unofficial character play style commentary and polls to so you can tell us who you think would win if these two characters clashed!


Today we’re pitting Haggar--Capcom's mustachioed Mayor of Metro City--against the Green Goliath, the Incredible Hulk. Talk about a clash of the titans!
Enjoy today's Hulk vs. Haggar spotlight, make sure to vote in the poll, check out all our MvC3 images and videos and come back tomorrow for our next throwdown, right here on Marvel.com! 

 

By Ben Chabala

Hulk character art from "Marvel vs. Capcom 3"

Hulk
Universe
: Marvel, Hulk
First Appearance
: THE INCREDIBLE HULK (1962) #1
Real Name
: Bruce Banner
Alignment
: Hulk just wants to be left alone!
Brief Bio
: The Hulk is the strongest one there is, or so he says. A living engine of rage and destruction, the Jade Giant is strong enough to crack mountains and level cities. Plus, the madder he gets, the stronger he gets.  But trapped deep within the furious muscles of the Hulk rests the brilliant mind of Dr. Bruce Banner, transformed by a twist of fate--along with a healthy dose of Gamma radiation--into his brutish alter ego.  If you cross paths with Dr. Banner or his big green friend, don’t make them angry. You won’t like them when they’re angry.
Powers
: The Hulk possesses super strength, speed, agility, invulnerability and can heal from nearly any wound.
Play Style
: The Hulk is all about quick and dirty combos that put the hurt on his enemies. Hulk’s normal moves have great range and do some seriously savage damage at the cost of speed. The emerald warrior’s aerial movement is limited without an air dash, but his aerial combos bring pain, and in the right circumstances you can OTG (off the ground) into his Gamma Tsunami hyper once you’ve slammed your enemy back to earth.  Hulk is here to prove he’s the strongest there is.

Haggar character art from "Marvel vs. Capcom 3"


Haggar
Universe
: Capcom, Final Fight
First Appearance
: "Final Fight," 1989
Real Name
: Mike Haggar
Alignment
: Good
Brief Bio
: Mike Haggar is just as familiar between the ropes of a wrestling ring as he is behind his desk as the Mayor of Metro City. That means when the Mad Gear Gang kidnapped his daughter, he didn’t mind getting his hands dirty and cracking a few skulls to get her back. A force to be reckoned with, Haggar means to keep Metro City’s streets free of crime and corruption, and he’s not against piledriving a few punks to make his point.  Metro City belongs to Mike Haggar, and don’t you forget it!
Abilities
: A former pro-wrestler, Mike Haggar excels in close quarters, punching and grappling his enemies into submission using a mix of street fighting and wrestling maneuvers.
Play Style
: Like Hulk, Haggar is all about the big damage, but he’s faster than Banner’s alter ego and his fighting style’s a little more refined. Haggar needs to get in close to do damage, but once he’s in, he’s not leaving ‘til you’re hurting. He can mix solid normal attacks with some nasty unblockable command grabs that will have your opponents heading for the hills. Also? Haggar’s piledrivers shatter psyches. Believe it!

 

Don't forget to pick up your copy of "Marvel vs. Capcom 3" for Xbox 360 or PS3 on February 15, and come back tomorrow for our next throwdown, right here on Marvel.com!

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15 comments
bjman_refan
bjman_refan

WOW of corse the hulk he is the strongest super hero its like hulk fighting a littel man well i will go for the littel man. lol

Endix55
Endix55

Sorry, but capcom annouced that Doctor Strange would not be in it.

Endix55
Endix55

Facial hair or not, Hulk can't beat Haggar's glorious 'stache.

idredman
idredman

is this a joke ??? does "HULK IS STRONGEST THERE IS!!!" remind anyone of anything the only way for haggar to have any simple LITTLE chance to defeat the hulk .is if he threatened the comic book writers .peace out

shodown2g
shodown2g member

Still crossing my fingers for Doctor Strange.

ekie
ekie

WHERE IS THCALLA AKA THE BLACK PANTHER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Fix this roster

HULKNaters
HULKNaters

Endix55 if you have seen The Young Avengers you would know that the Hulk is most defiantly more than capable of growing Facial Hair ;)Hulk All the way with this one!

Bane
Bane

Hulk for Life! Haggar would never have a chance. Even if he had gamma injections into his face.

capesNmasks
capesNmasks

Yeah, the only place Haggar can beat hulk is IN Marvel vs Capcom 3. Any other place, Hulk swats him like a fly (even though I like Haggar).

Endix55
Endix55

I dunnow guys. I mean, Haggar has a pretty sweet mustache. I don't even know if the Hulk even has facial hair.

archer9234
archer9234

Dumb poll. Hulk would win. It's like asking a cat to VS a car.

RichieBlackheart
RichieBlackheart

Ridiculous notion. Ok, Haggar is a force to be reckoned with but only of you are an Edge City street thug or a Mad Gear henchman. The Hulk is in a different league! If an entire army cant stop the mean, green, gamma machine what hope does an ex-wrester have?