Hold it! Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 gets new videos for Phoenix Wright and Nova

Though Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3’s roster additions were leaked as soon as the game was announced, it’s still cool to see the new characters in action, especially when it’s the star of a puzzle-based, lawyer game. Since we first found out Phoenix Wright was in UMVC3, we excitedly speculated just how a character known for talking and presenting evidence could beat up the Hulk. With today’s first videos of Ace Attorney gameplay (plus footage of Marvel’s top space knight, Nova), the mystery is revealed. TAKE THAT!

Of course that vid gives you just a taste. Here’s the extended footage of Phoenix Wright kicking ass for the law.

It’s a great bonus to see cameos from Ace Attorney regulars like Maya and the Judge, and we love that the devs threw logic out the window by having the action of Wright rustling papers or pointing at someone hit just as hard as any Hadouken.

By comparison, seeing the reveal of Marvel Comic’s Nova might not be as exciting, but hear us out. Nova has been underestimated for years, but in the last half decade he’s become one of the most cosmic-level heroes, going toe-to-toe with Super Skrulls, Thanos and the Silver Surfer. Don’t dismiss the Human Rocket as a Green Lantern rip-off, just watch as he decimates foes with gravimetric blast straight from the Nova Force.

Oct 13, 2011


  • ACGUY - October 13, 2011 2:48 p.m.

    THIS IS AWESOME! Now I need to use Phoenix's hyper combo on Capcom FOR NO DANG MEGAMAN!
  • emeraldphoenix7 - October 13, 2011 3 p.m.

    Meh, Mega Man's had his time in the sun, and I think it was a good move on Capcom's part to give the lesser-known characters a chance instead of just slapping together a moveset for MM. That being said, I'm still not over Capcom canceling MML3. All my rage, Capcom. All my rage.
  • ACGUY - October 13, 2011 10:18 p.m.

    For me it's not that I care Megaman didn't make it it's the fact of besides Ryu Megman is Capcom's masscot. It's like removing Mario from SSB it may not be a big deal, but he deserves the respect to be at least be allowed to represent his company in brawl. U know?
  • emeraldphoenix7 - October 13, 2011 2:48 p.m.

    PHOENIX WRIGHT YEAAAAAAAAAAH! And thus ends my crusade to get an Ace Attorney character into a Capcom fighting game. Day one. Phoenix Wright. Vergil. Nemesis. No items. Final Destination. My body is ready.
  • ACGUY - October 13, 2011 2:52 p.m.

    OBJECTION! (Slams hands on table.) That's clearly a Super Smash bros. Reference and this is Capcom making that expression useless and a danger to OMG 360z and ps33333333333333rds! Fan boys every where!
  • emeraldphoenix7 - October 13, 2011 2:57 p.m.

    GAAAAAAAAAH NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO (epic breakdown ensues)
  • Razzamoly - October 13, 2011 3 p.m.

    I think I might get this for the Vita :D
  • emeraldphoenix7 - October 13, 2011 3:08 p.m.

    Pff, just the Vita? I'm getting this for PS3, Vita AND 360 (even though I don't have one).
  • FauxGateau - October 13, 2011 3:12 p.m.

    Now we just need Phoenix throwing a step ladder at someone to complete it.
  • emeraldphoenix7 - October 13, 2011 3:15 p.m.

    Not gonna lie, that would be hilarious. He does call in Missile the dog for one of his assists, though, which made me squee.
  • emeraldphoenix7 - October 13, 2011 3:17 p.m.

    One of PW's win quotes should totally be, "You fought the law, and the law won."
  • MetaMoss - October 13, 2011 4:17 p.m.

    I was seriously considering buying a Vita, but this seals the deal.
  • Ultimadrago - October 13, 2011 4:44 p.m.

    This....I have been waiting for this. I remember seeing Gamesradar state that he was excluded all that time ago. And now, his confirmation has been made for all the internet to see... I fought really hard for this along with others. We finally won. PARTY TIIIIIIIIME!!
  • Scammeleon - October 13, 2011 4:47 p.m.

    YesyesyesyesYES Congratulations Capcom, you've convinced me to buy the same game twice.
  • shawksta - October 13, 2011 5:15 p.m.

    Capcom seriously did an awesome job! They even implemented his past and Future as a bottle of Grape juice from Hobo times is evidence and he has a sneeze attack coming from the past a Pheeny! He's no push over! He's awesome and he seems to have his own special Records System ontop his Hyper meter.
  • shawksta - October 13, 2011 5:18 p.m.

    The judge was AWESOME! Awesome reference to justice for all's intro with Wrights Nightmare! Judge: ORDER IN THE COURT! Wright: Obje- Judge:OBJECTION OVERRULED!
  • shawksta - October 13, 2011 5:20 p.m.

    I agree henry, Nova is awesome and shouldnt be thrown off. Screw the haters, its great to see Nova and Rocket Racoom revive atlast!
  • ZhugeLiang - October 13, 2011 6:33 p.m.

  • Overlord153 - October 13, 2011 6:34 p.m.

    I really hope when Phoenix calls in Ameratsu he calls her Missile.

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