Darkstalkers Resurrection Brings Back Capcom's Best Fighting Franchise

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Everybody has a favorite Capcom fighter. Some like the elegance of Street Fighter whereas others like the fast and furious gameplay of Marvel vs. Capcom 3. As for me, I was always a fan of Darkstalkers. Capcom created one of the most eclectic lineup of characters in its horror-themed fighter. Now it's coming back in a big way.

Capcom announced at New York Comic-Con that Darkstalkers Resurrection would be hitting XBLA and PSN early next year. The game collects Night Warriors and Darkstalkers 3 into a single package. It's similar to the recently released Marvel vs Capcom Origins, but better only on the basis of it being Darkstalkers. Here's the first trailer:

It should be noted that this is the first Darkstalkers release since the PSP launch title - Darkstalkers Chronicle: The Chaos Tower. Sure, characters from Darkstalkers have shown in up other titles like Marvel vs. Capcom 3, but it's been too long since these guys have had their own game. Here's hoping the success of this title convinces Capcom to make an all new Darkstalkers title.

The game will be released on XBLA and PSN early next year for $14.99. It will feature the netcode that powered Street Fighter III's online multiplayer.

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