Capcom promises big Marvel vs Capcom news at Comic-Con 2011

Capcom has big, nay, fantastic, news for Marvel vs Capcom fans. Not now, mind you, but during its Marvel vs Capcom panel on Saturday July 23 at Comic-Con 2011 in San Diego. According to the studio's listing on the Comic-Con schedule, game producer Ryota Nitsuma will be on hand to deliver the so-called 'fantastic' news, plus cheer on audience members fight it out for %26ndash; wait for it %26ndash; fantastic prizes.

%26ldquo;Fighting fans! Come to this panel to hear the fantastic news about this legendary fighting game franchise straight from producer Ryota Niitsuma. Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes peek as well as a chance to come onstage to showcase your fighting skills against each other for fantastic prizes. Followed by a Q%26amp;A session,%26rdquo; reads the panel's write-up.

Our money is on the announcement of DLC for MvC3 (a bold predication, we know). If a recent posting by notorious leaker Lupinko isto be believed,it might amount to 12 new characters including Phoenix Wright, Venom, MegaMan Starforce, Ghost Rider and Gambit. It could also be the reveal of a brand new MvC3 version or spin-off. Then again, judging by the fantastic wording, it may even concern the arrival of the Fantastic Four. We could go on, but we'll let you pick apart (or add to) our predictions below.

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