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shaowebb
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(07-12-2012, 05:45 AM)
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Clearer pic of cyborg and Nightwing from footage



Credit for the pics goes to Rathalos at TYM

Full story on "The Verge"

Nightwing is primarily weapons-based, wielding a staff that has a extended reach for sweeping and poking attacks. He's also noticeably nimbler than other fighters and can leap out of danger when backed into a corner.

Nightwing's staff can be split in two by pressing the special button — B on an Xbox 360 controller — increasing his speed and jump height, but decreasing his range. Nightwing's weapon stance change opens up a new set of attacks and special moves for the character

Cyborg's fighting style includes a series of powerful hand-to-hand attacks complemented with long-range attacks: lasers, fireballs and missile strikes. Using the game's mechanic of high, mid and low attacks, Cyborg can launch missiles straight into the air, shoot fireballs forward and emit energy blasts at an opponent's feet (then follow up with a pair of lobbed, shoulder-launched missiles).

Cyborg's special — again, with the Xbox 360 controller's B button — is a health regenerating move, ensuring that opponents must stay offensive when fighting him. His charged up super move consists of a hefty, oversized punch followed by a screen-filling energy blast a la Iron Man's super move from Marvel vs. Capcom 2.

Full Story Here

Basically Ed Boon came on his twitter and announced there would be 2 characters revealed and 30 minutes later they were. There was no stream and these are the only images we have so far, but expect more tomorrow at Comic Con. More characters may also be in bound as well.

EDIT:

Credit goes to Gartooth for this link
(Go to 6:34 to see Cyborg's self healing move in action and watch his health. That thing is RIDICULOUSLY fast once it gets going but its start up and recovery is long before it kicks in. May not be as useful as I thought it would. Looks pretty punishable.)

GAMEPLAY FOOTAGE !!!!

Youtube version

Ed boon also posted comic book covers for Deathstroke, Nightwing, Aquaman and Green Arrow at one point so they may just be confirmed too. These pics are down now if I'm not mistaken, but he's pretty bad at keeping secrets so far and also heavily hinted at The Joker in an interview recently.

Here is his twitter.

ALSO STORY TEASER WAS REVEALED EARLY TODAY
Link to the teaser speech.

Quite a busy day and expect more news to crop up here as more things happen at Comic Con.

Its hard to say what will be revealed or discussed next, but so far everything seems to be on the table with NetherRealm Studios for debate on mechanics based on fan feedback. At EVO they specifically requested feedback from the fighting game community. Hopefully they get some good stuff at Comic Con
Last edited by shaowebb; 07-12-2012 at 06:39 PM.
Gartooth
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(07-12-2012, 05:53 AM)
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So aside from the 8 revealed, if we look at the rumored characters:

Green Lantern
Green Arrow
Aquaman
Raven
Deathstroke
Joker
Captain Cold
Lex Luthor

are all possible.
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(07-12-2012, 05:55 AM)
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That's awesome. I was just complaining about Nightwing not getting enough attention in games/shows just yesterday. He's one of my favourite superheroes.
BHK3
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(07-12-2012, 05:56 AM)
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I don't know any DC heroes except for the most popular ones so this is all a great surprise to me :D
Poyunch
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(07-12-2012, 05:56 AM)
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Nightwing's default pose looks really stupid. Just saying.
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(07-12-2012, 05:58 AM)
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day one now.
thetrin
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(07-12-2012, 05:59 AM)
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FUCK YES. So excited for Nightwing. Weird that they're using his old costume, though. (not that I'm complaining. I love his old costume)
Gartooth
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(07-12-2012, 05:59 AM)
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Gameplay is up!
LiK
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(07-12-2012, 05:59 AM)
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no hype for them. give me more.
thetrin
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(07-12-2012, 06:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by LiK

no hype for them. give me more.

No hype for Nightwing? Seriously?
Grecco
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(07-12-2012, 06:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by LiK

no hype for them. give me more.

Cyborg is so boring. Thats why.
ReiGun
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(07-12-2012, 06:01 AM)
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NIGHTWING!!!! Bow down before Dick Grayson, biatches!
LiK
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(07-12-2012, 06:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by thetrin

No hype for Nightwing? Seriously?

newp :(
EmCeeGramr
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(07-12-2012, 06:05 AM)
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Please let Disco Nightwing be a costume.
woodypop
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(07-12-2012, 06:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Poyunch

Nightwing's default pose looks really stupid. Just saying.

I imagine he's in mid-sway/mid-step in that pic.

EDIT: Okaaay, maybe not. . .
Last edited by woodypop; 07-12-2012 at 06:14 AM.
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(07-12-2012, 06:08 AM)
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All I want is Captain Cold...
Totobeni
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(07-12-2012, 06:08 AM)
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maybe more at Comic-Con)

hopefully Cassandra Cain.
fernoca
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(07-12-2012, 06:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by Gartooth

Gameplay is up!

Awesome!
Really nice loadings too. Love the seamless transition between the loading and the arena/gameplay.

Nightwing looks ace, though he reminds me of Ryan Reynold's Green Lantern a little bit. :p
KillerTravis
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(07-12-2012, 06:10 AM)
So Nightwing is the gadget style fighter and Cyborg is the power style? Or both are gadget?
ReiGun
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(07-12-2012, 06:11 AM)
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Man, they're never gonna demo Wonder Woman. :(
Jintor
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(07-12-2012, 06:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by Grecco

Cyborg is so boring. Thats why.

BIONIC

ARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
Penguin
(07-12-2012, 06:12 AM)
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I swear DC must have a company wide mandate that they will make people love Cyborg.

He appears everywhere and still not sure why
Gartooth
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(07-12-2012, 06:12 AM)
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Loving Cyborg's oversized guns and fists. Nightwing's super also completely shames Batman's.
fernoca
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(07-12-2012, 06:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by KillerTravis

So Nightwing is the gadget style fighter and Cyborg is the power style? Or both are gadget?

The video alludes/shows Nightwing more as an acrobatic/light fighter. He uses objects around the stage (like cars) to jump higher and his stance change between two sticks and staff.
Grecco
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(07-12-2012, 06:15 AM)
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Im gonna be sad when the GL we get is Hal Jordan.
thetrin
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(07-12-2012, 06:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by Grecco

Im gonna be sad when the GL we get is Hal Jordan.

It should be Guy.
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(07-12-2012, 06:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by Penguin

I swear DC must have a company wide mandate that they will make people love Cyborg.

He appears everywhere and still not sure why

It would at least help a bit if they got rid of the completely boring all-silver look for him and went for a design more based on the Teen Titans show look. Hopefully that at least ends up being a costume for him in this...

But in any case, yeah, kind of strange the fascination they seem to have with him.


Originally Posted by thetrin

It should be Guy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOGSi...eature=related

Nah, but Guy would be great--had to post that though~
Rei no Otaku
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(07-12-2012, 06:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by Totobeni

hopefully Cassandra Cain.

I'm pretty sure DC wants her erased from existence, so I wouldn't get too hopeful.
fernoca
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(07-12-2012, 06:26 AM)
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Yeha. Green Lantern will either be Hal Jordan (same as in Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe) or Alan Scott (because of the recent reboot).
Kurod
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(07-12-2012, 06:27 AM)
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If someone gets bodied by a Cyborg player is it okay to tell the loser to "hit those showers"?
TreIII
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(07-12-2012, 06:27 AM)
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I really don't care for any of the Earth Lanterns that much really. Just give me Atrocitus so I can beat down Hal or whoever is this game's GL.
Grecco
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(07-12-2012, 06:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by thetrin

It should be Guy.



YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS I <3 Guy Gardner i have multiple copies of his entire solo run. I have such an extensively large Guy Gardner collection its embarasing. Hes my favorite comic book character of all time.
Rei no Otaku
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(07-12-2012, 06:28 AM)
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Alan Scott in his original costume would be awesome.

Grecco
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(07-12-2012, 06:29 AM)
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If Guy and Lobo were in this omg. Wasnt Lobo rumored to be in MK vs DC? He has to be in this.
shaowebb
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(07-12-2012, 06:30 AM)
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I just finished watching the gameplay and this is what caught my eye

CYBORG
  • He has Spencer's zipline. No swing...just zipline. He will be HARD to deal with as his mobility is great for escaping unless this takes charging to do
  • His hyper move dashes forward and is initiated upon contact of a punch. That punch is quick and covers decent range. It'll be a good punish if you've played keep away to any dash up attacks thrown raw.
  • He can target the floor in front of him or distant from him to send arching missiles down on like doom missiles. They are slow so they should couple well with the blaster that is fast if the timing allows you to spam them back to back without too big of a window.
  • Overall great zoner. Has jumping horizontal projectil in blaster, normal horizontal shots, and can possibly time slow moving stuff at the ground with those to zone you effectively.
  • His special ability is to heal so you have to chase him down. He has ziplines and zoning tools...expect a hard fight.

NIGHTWING
  • Great pokes, especially in staff form. His staff jab at the beginning look reminescent of Billy Kane's and its good to mess with folks to keep them out
  • Good projectiles during jumps. Jump backs with him on dash ups will be good.
  • fast combo guy with good mobility. He can probably link up for some long combos
  • Not certain what his powered version of moves are like. he may have used one for that stun with the electrified sticks
  • I see him as a great rushdown with options for an in/out game plan similar to how Deadpool plays with hit and run tactics (minus the stronger zoning)

I'm betting with Nightwing you can chain combos between forms really easily. As soon as he dropped his first combo I found myself betting he could have done the combo he did in escrima form and then popped into staff to catch him for more when he tried to fall out of range. Potentially, I see Nightwing as having some of the longer combo options and being hard to corner due to his speed. I'd love to see frame data on him because I'm betting he's gonna have advantage on a lot of stuff when in escrima form. Fast jumper to.

EDIT:

Solomon Grundy will be free Cyborg lol. Good luck catching him.
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Khezu
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(07-12-2012, 06:36 AM)
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Oh wow, both look way more fun to play then I thought they would be, especially cyborg.
Kizer
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(07-12-2012, 06:36 AM)
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I can see myself playing nightwing for sure.
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(07-12-2012, 06:37 AM)
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Cass Cain and Jaime Reyes plz
thetrin
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(07-12-2012, 06:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by fernoca

Yeha. Green Lantern will either be Hal Jordan (same as in Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe) or Alan Scott (because of the recent reboot).

But in the recent reboot, Alan isn't in the same universe.
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(07-12-2012, 06:42 AM)
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Nice bra, Nightwing.
Kizer
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(07-12-2012, 06:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jintor

Cass Cain and Jaime Reyes plz

I think Jaime would be a great add and unlike Cass I can actually see that happening. Perhaps he will have too many similarities to Cyborg though?
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(07-12-2012, 06:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by thetrin

It should be Guy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=fvImdaCzjiA

What good would he be if he gets KOed with one punch
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(07-12-2012, 06:47 AM)
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John Stewart for GL.

Make him look like his DCAU version..

EDIT: I'm surprised they didn't make Nightwing look like his New 52 version.
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(07-12-2012, 06:47 AM)
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I need this in my veins NOW! Very happy to see NRS doing something that isn't MK.
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(07-12-2012, 06:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Grecco

If Guy and Lobo were in this omg. Wasnt Lobo rumored to be in MK vs DC? He has to be in this.

When Ed Boon was asked about Lobo in MK vs DC, Boon admitted he didn't know who Lobo was. I hope that's been corrected now!

Also, what about HAWKMAN?
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Loxley
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(07-12-2012, 06:54 AM)
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Booster Gold is begging to be the Johnny Cage of this game.
Khezu
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(07-12-2012, 06:55 AM)
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Superman=DCAU VO
Cyborg=Teen titans VO
Nightwing=Nolan North?
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(07-12-2012, 06:58 AM)
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The char select screen is nice as hell
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(07-12-2012, 07:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by Penguin

I swear DC must have a company wide mandate that they will make people love Cyborg.

He appears everywhere and still not sure why

It's because Geoff johns grew up with super friends which randomly had cyborg in it and now Geoff insists on pushing his childhood on all of us. Same reason why they keep making super friend jokes in the justice league comic (which he's also currently writing)
@MUWANdo
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(07-12-2012, 07:03 AM)

Originally Posted by Khezu

Superman=DCAU VO
Cyborg=Teen titans VO
Nightwing=Nolan North?

Didn't one of the roster leaks come from someone who claimed to be working with the Teen Titans VA? That dude leaked Nightwing, Cyborg and Raven, so maybe they're all from the same agency? Just theorising.

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