One of the most celebrated fighting games in history returns for another round! Nine years after taking the arcade gaming scene by storm and over six years after making its original home console debut, "Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes" will soon juggle-combo its way onto Xbox 360's Xbox Live Arcade and PS3's PSN!
In anticipation of the "MvC2"s next-gen debut, we're bringing you daily showdown spotlights pitting a Marvel character against a Capcom character. Each entry features official game artwork, character bios and polls to determine which universe really brings the heat.
Enjoy Captain America vs. Guile spotlight, make sure to vote in the poll below, visit the official "Marvel vs. Capcom 2" site and come back tomorrow for our next throwdown, right here on Marvel.com!
Fighter Name: Captain America
Real Name: Steve Rogers
Universe: Marvel, Avengers
First Appearance: CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1
Marvel/Capcom Game Appearances: "Marvel Super Heroes," "Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter," "Marvel vs. Capcom," "Marvel vs. Capcom 2"
Brief Bio: Steve Rogers was once a skinny and sickly youth who dreamed of joining the army and fighting for his country in WWII. Unfortunately, he was turned down time and time again until he volunteered for a secret military operation known as Operation: Rebirth. Given the "Super Soldier Serum," bombarded by "Vita-Rays" and trained by the military's best, he was transformed into Captain America. He fought throughout World War II until he was hurled into the icy waters of the Pacific Ocean during one mission gone awry, leaving him frozen in a state of suspended animation. Found and revived years later by the Avengers, he's since fought threats on United States soil and abroad, even as far as space itself.
Powers: Captain America, thanks to the Super Soldier Serum, is at the pinnacle of human fitness. He has enhanced intelligence, strength, speed, endurance, and reaction time superior to any Olympic level athlete.
Special Moves: Shield Slash, Stars & Stripes, Charging Star, Cartwheel, Final Justice, Hyper Stars and Stripes, Hyper Charging Star
Quote: "For Truth, Justice, and the American Way!"
Fighter Name: Guile
Real Name: Guile
Universe: Capcom, Street Fighter
First Appearance: "Street Fighter II"
Marvel/Capcom Game Appearances: "Marvel vs. Capcom 2"
Brief Bio: A Major in the Air Force, Guile began fighting to avenge the death of his best friend, Charlie. So he fought his way to the top to take down the guilty party, M. Bison, but decided to be the better man and just beat him but spare his life. Occasionally he has a glimmer of hope that Charlie lives, but when not pursuing that he lives with his family. In fact, this ripped master of the sonic boom is related to Ken by marriage, as each is married to one of a pair of sisters.
Powers: Guile is an extremely versatile combatant who uses a blend of Air Force training, kickboxing and street fighting tactics in battle. He also fires projectiles known as 'sonic booms' from his hands.
Special Moves:Sonic Boom, Somersault Kick, Sonic Hurricane, Somersault Strike, Crossfire Assault
Quote: "Are you man enough to fight with me?"
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