TATSUNOKO VS. CAPCOM: ULTIMATE ALL-STARS pairs well-known characters from Capcom's roster of games with some of Japan's most beloved characters from anime powerhouse Tatsunoko Production. From Capcom's 30-year history comes characters like Ryu and Chun-Li from the Street Fighter series, Morrigan from Darkstalkers and company mascot Mega Man Volnutt from Mega Man Legends. Tatsunoko's near half-century of Japanese animation excellence is represented by the likes of Ken the Eagle and Jun the Swan from the Science Ninja Team Gatchaman anime (known in North America as Battle of the Planets or G-Force), cybernetic warrior Casshan and comedic action hero Yatterman No. 1. All together, there are more than 20 colorful combatants to choose from in order to form the ultimate tag team combination. Gameplay will instantly set fighting game fans' fingers twitching, combining elements from Capcom games like Street Fighter and previous entries in the VS series, TATSUNOKO VS. CAPCOM ULTIMATE ALL-STARS is a fun fighting game designed for all levels of players. Players choose from the combined roster of fighters to create their favorite two man/woman/cyborg/robot tag team, rotating on the fly between the two players throughout the course of each match. Those new to the genre will appreciate the game's bright visual style and simplified four-button fighting controls. Hardcore Capcom fighting fans will dig in to the game's depth, uncovering huge Aerial Rave combos and unique Variable Assists, gorgeous Ultimate Hyper Combos, and Variable Combinations that combine the capabilities of two members of the player's tag-team to unleash huge damage.
Capcom has once again showed its prowess with the fighting genre; this time with Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars. The VS. series has returned to its former glory and, if TvC is evidence of the what the future holds, fans are in for one thrilling ride. Never heard of the Tatsunoko animation production company? Never fear, the characters that have been presented in TvC fit perfectly into the VS. series. From the gigantic and blocky Gold Lightan to the swift and cunning Karas, each character melts right into the background and presents a beautiful picture of fighting prominence. One of the key features of TvC was that it was so easy to pick up and play. The concerns about how the controls would be implemented were quickly erased after 8-10 minutes of feeling out the gameplay.... Read Review