Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Taskmaster and Akuma Join Marvel vs. Capcom 3

The two fighting badasses bring their skills to MvC3!

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Get ready to deliver especially brutal beatings in "Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds," now that Akuma and Taskmaster have joined the title's roster as in-game unlockable characters!

Taskmaster brings his mastery of multiple fighting skills, photographic reflexes and array of weapons to the already impressive lineup of Marvel characters from the game, including Dormammu, Thor, Deadpool, Hulk, Wolverine, Iron Man, Captain America, Doctor Doom, Super-Skrull, X-23, Phoenix and more unannounced characters!

From Capcom's Street Fighter franchise comes the evil and uber-powerful Akuma, joining his Capcom compatriots Viewtiful Joe, Amaterasu, Dante, Ryu, Morrigan, Chris Redfield, Felicia, Trish, Haggar, Chun-Li, and Tron Bonne among others.

Get set for the ultimate 3-on-3 faceoff when "Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds" hits PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on February 15, 2011.

Check out two new videos spotlighting Taskmaster and Akuma, as well as 30 screenshots featuring both new contenders in a full gallery below! And stay tuned to Marvel.com for even more "Fate of Two Worlds" greatness soon!


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      15 comments
      LuisMa
      LuisMa

      @Z3RO180: Actually, Taskmaster is more well known than Moon Knight and Tasky even had his own mini recently.

      LuisMa
      LuisMa

      @SegaPlatinum Bayonetta isn't a Capcom character, so she can't be in the game. @Squeaky : Team bonus wouldn't work in a fighting game and neither would a "Side scrolling adventure. It's a fighting game and the fighting is what matters. Also, Gambit isn't doing much these days, so it's understandable that he didn't return.

      truegambit
      truegambit

      were the hell is the awsomest of all the characters gambit at ad him already its bad enough megaman isnt going to appeare

      diing
      diing

      agree with the guys here! gambit was in all MVC's + x-men vs sf and of course he is a fan beloved character ! and by the way yes iron fist can be a great addition fighting ryu and akuma with his dragon technics should be interesting it's a uniqu marvel character witch fits the game completely! and thanks for adding akuma :)

      SagePlatinum
      SagePlatinum

      the dream of many fans of marvel vs capcom would see these characters in combat character selection is incredible, and if they could add to Bayonetta many more would join the wait and buy this fantastic game .....

      Squeaky
      Squeaky

      I'm hoping for A LOT of DLC... Luke Cage, Hawkeye, Iron Fist, ...it would be nice to see team bonuses, like they have in MUA. Faster recovery for Avengers or X-teams etc. I it may be a pipe dream but I cool side scrolling "adventure" option would be cool.

      DarkPhantomX
      DarkPhantomX

      Every character you named was deconfirmed already.

      comicbookprodigy995
      comicbookprodigy995

      I STILL WANT GAMBIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HE IS A MUST!!!!!!

      Z3RO180
      Z3RO180

      taskmaster isnt really a major character so why put him in it instedd of moon knight dare devil or dr strange?

      tylontrix
      tylontrix

      Would Have Taken Mystique over Taskmaster any day of the week!!

      BLACK_FOX
      BLACK_FOX

      WE NEED BLADE, GHOST RIDER AND ANYONE FROM DA FANTASTIC FOUR !!!

      ccjazz38
      ccjazz38

      All we need now is Ghost Rider! [Sandman, Lizard, Spiral, Sagat, Dahlsim, and Hayato would be nice also! :)]

      dweezy85
      dweezy85

      ya for real, im hoping cyclops gets put into this game. i find characters like dormammu, M.O.D.O.K., and taskmaster a waste of space

      cypherlad
      cypherlad

      Taskmaster is a funky choice but I find it hard to believe that such a minor character like this is in this while heavyweights like Daredevil and Doctor Strange have yet to be represented.

      Deadpool25mm
      Deadpool25mm

      "Thanks for the moves, Now get out of my face" -Taskmaster AWESOME LOL taskmaster looks awesome and sounds great! Marvel NICE WORK !