Brokentier Blog & Team Articles
Been hearing talk lately about the Marvel gods of UMvC3 - whether they can be consistently defeated, whether we should even be calling them “gods”, etc. It's an extension of the hierarchy we adhered to in MvC2 and a good starting point for discussion. Perhaps others saw it differently, but here’s how I saw it...
Competitive fighting games generally have 5 different phases. Discovery, adaptation, matchups, refinement, perfection. The phases are not linear; sometimes a discovery will come later on in a game and make players re-evaluate large chunks of what they thought they knew like A3 crouch cancels, CvS2 roll cancels or TAC infinites in Ultimate.
I recently asked Turbovec to help put together a guide for Persona 4: Arena that would help me understand some of the unique characters in the game, while showcasing some top level players destroying the competition. Check it out below, and let me know what you think!
In response to the many MMCafe individual tier lists produced by members of the community, Seth Killian challenged people to do something more practical and tier the game by teams. After all, Marvel 3 is a team game and the rank of any individual character is both hard to pin down and somewhat meaningless by itself.