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7.2

Mixed or average reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5

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  1. Apr 28, 2012
    8
    A decent port of one of the best fighting games ever created. The animation looks good and it occassionally suffers from a drop in framerate (usually due to someone texting or something, it is on a phone after all). The only reason it didn't score higher, predictably are the controls. But for being on a touch screen they're surprisingly workable, and if you customize the resolution you can (mostly) remove your thumbs from the characters, which seems to be a common complaint with people too lazy to change something so simple. While it's on sale still, pick it up! Expand
  2. May 3, 2012
    6
    Odd port. First off, this uses devices from mostly 4th generation and up which is ridiculous. Second off, it run not so great on the Ipod touch 4th Generation as well as THIS IS A PORT OF A 12 YEAR OLD GAME!!! But, it is a pretty terrible one. The controls suck on ALL DEVICES and pulling off those awesome combos is more of a pain in the ass. Second off, NO ONLINE PLAY while a much better game Street Fighter IV Volt has online play and much smoother controls. The weirdest part is is that both the IPhones/Ipod Touch and the ipad both have arcade sticks or controllers and they are NOT COMPATIBLE. Though I sort of like the swipe controls of the game because it is a compromise to the touch screen and I like how it also had unlockables which build the replayability a lot. But there is one of the final and HUGE PROBLEM, the fact that the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 both have updated versions of the game and are a HELL OF A LOT BETTER than this version even if the price is $15 there. Another problem is that this is the port of the Dreamcast and Arcade versions and they run smoothly while requiring less power while the I devices need a HELL OF A LOT MORE POWER to run it equally which is ridiculous. Overall, this game is somewhat BARELY worth your money because it is $3 to $5 for the game. If you are a Marvel Vs Capcom fan and want MVC2 on the go, get it before the price goes up but if not, buy another game on the app store and or get it on the consoles. Expand
  3. Jun 5, 2013
    7
    I am very disappointed because I wanted to come on here and rate this legendary game a 10/10... but I can only give it a 7/10 for its frustrating controls that takes long periods of time in Training mode to get used to, it was a ride to hell and back trying to unlock everyone and the frame rate is average. Why would Capcom waste such a great opportunity and just do a lazy job on this game!? I tried to look for a save file for this game but it was nowhere to be found with all the characters unlocked... so I ended up doing it myself and submitting it to the world so nobody would EVER have to go through the ride to hell and back unlocking characters with the wonky controls (I prefer classic controls!) I still however ended up loving the game because it has a lot of content plus all 56 characters back from my childhood. The graphics are acceptable and even with all of that.... it is still fun to play but it is REALLY DIFFICULT to recommend this to somebody. Way to go Capcom and next time, do a better job with your games or go home! However, it is fun to play this game on the go. It's better than that lazy effort from Capcom's, Street Fighter X Tekken on IOS! Expand
Metascore
64

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. May 25, 2012
    75
    Marvel Vs Capcom 2 is an acceptable but lazy conversion of a good 12 years old fighting game. Some graphical tweaks or a couple of new game modes would have been much appreciated.
  2. May 14, 2012
    50
    There are a lot of issues with Capcom's latest iOS fighter; framerate, controls and those ugly graphics, but the game is saved from total disappointment by just being what it is; a port of Marvel vs Capcom 2.
  3. May 14, 2012
    40
    Marvel vs. Capcom 2 just feels like a lazy port, because that is exactly what it is. It seems as though Capcom was just trying to cash in on the hype behind the franchise, which is disappointing because they did such a good job adopting Street Fighter to iPhone.