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Marvel vs. Capcom 2

Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Showdown Spotlight: Captain America vs. Guile

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

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


Marvel/Capcom Game Appearances: "Marvel Super Heroes," "Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter," "Marvel vs. Capcom," "Marvel vs. Capcom 2"

Citizenship: USA

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"

Citizenship: USA

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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Guile is better in the game. His easy combos-to-supers make him much better than good ol Mr. Rogers.


So where do they get all this stuff on the Capcom team since next to nothing is revealed in the games except the cutscene at the end when you defeat the final boss?


Ohhhhh close match. This matchup alone makes me want to read a Marvel vs Capcom comic.


Captain America is way better. :cap:


....also didn't know Guile and Ken were brothers-in-law...that's pretty awesome!!!


oooooh...the Closest battle/match-up yet!!!I would have to take Cap on this one :cap: ....though Guile would give him a good fight!