Dr. Strange

Oct. 18, 2011 | 4:04 p.m.

Stan Lee: Bring on the Dr. Strange video game

Forget the heroes in Hollywood — consider for a moment how busy the characters of the Marvel Universe  have been in video games in 2011: This year has seen the release of  Thor: God of Thunder (Sega); Captain America: Super Soldier (Sega); X-Men: Destiny (Activision); Spider-Man: Edge of Time (Activision); a 3DS version of Superhero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet (THQ); and the crossover brawler Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (Capcom), which will be super-sized this November into Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. And with The Amazing Spider Man (Activision) just being unveiled at weekend’s New York Comic Con, things don’t look like they’ll be slowing down anytime soon. For Stan Lee, who co-created so many of Marvel’s icons, watching the ongoing video-game invasion has been just as rewarding as seeing the film projects such as this year’s “Captain America: The First Avenger,” […]
Feb. 07, 2011 | 2:56 p.m.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Shuma-Gorath eats you up and spits you out

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds A great deal has changed since gamers last pitted villains and heroes from the Marvel and Capcom universes against one another in Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes. That fighting game debuted in arcades — yes, arcades — in early 2000. Now, more than a decade later, Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds is about to arrive for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. Here at Hero Complex, to prepare for that Feb. 15 release, we’re doing a series of posts looking at the game’s Marvel villains, their history and their combat moves. Today: Shuma-Gorath For a demon known as “He Who Sleeps But Shall Awake,” Shuma-Gorath sure winds up in a lot of video games. Marvel vs. Capcom 3 marks the fourth Capcom fighting game that the tentacled foe […]
Feb. 04, 2011 | 7:19 a.m.

Marvel vs Capcom 3: Dormammu has a flair for flare

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds A great deal has changed since gamers last pitted villains and heroes from the Marvel and Capcom universes against one another in Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes. That fighting game debuted in arcades — yes, arcades — in early 2000. Now, more than a decade later, Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds is about to arrive for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. Here at Hero Complex, to prepare for that Feb. 15 release, we’re doing a series of posts looking at the game’s Marvel villains, their history and their combat moves. Today: Dormammu Perhaps nobody in the Marvel universe personifies the “grass is always greener” axiom better than Dormammu. The Dread One, as he’s sometimes called, seemingly has it all: He can shatter dimensional barriers, travel through […]
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