History VideoGame / Darkstalkers

24th Sep '16 11:29:54 AM nombretomado
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This was Capcom's second fighting game franchise after ''Franchise/StreetFighter'', which means it shares many similarities with its sibling series (''[=GamePro=]'' infamously referred to it as "''Street Fighter'' [[RecycledInSpace in a Halloween costume]]"): Numerous characters have similar fighting styles to the ''Street Fighter'' cast, and the game features a six-button control scheme. ''Darkstalkers'' was one of the first fighting games to introduce the concept of Super Moves, bring air blocking into the mix, and expand basic combos into lengthy streams before any of the CapcomVsWhatever games were created.

The ''Darkstalkers'' series is also notable for having quite a bit of {{fanservice}}, specifically due to Morrigan and Felicia (whose designs are unashamedly provocative -- in particular, Felicia doesn't even wear clothes). Morrigan is likely best known for her appearances in the various [[CapcomVsWhatever Vs. fighting games]] -- including ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom'' and ''[[VideoGame/SNKVsCapcom Capcom vs. SNK]]'' -- and even more notorious for having ''the same sprites recycled for over seven years'' (which caused her to clash in sprite style with just about everyone else). She received new sprites for ''[[VideoGame/NamcoXCapcom Namco × Capcom]]'' and ''VideoGame/CrossEdge'' (which both used a slightly SuperDeformed battle sprite style akin to the preceding ''[[VideoGame/SuperGemFighter Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix]]''/''Pocket Fighter''), ''[[VideoGame/TatsunokoVsCapcom Tatsunoko vs. Capcom]]'' (and ''[[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3 Marvel vs. Capcom 3]]'') used 3D graphics, and with another new sprite set in ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone'', Morrigan's original sprites (and those of the other nine Darkstalkers to grace one or more of these crossovers) [[note]]Felicia, Demitri, Hsien-Ko, Lilith, Jedah, Anakaris, B.B. Hood, Lord Raptor, and Q-Bee[[/note]] appear to be dead for good.

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This was Capcom's second fighting game franchise after ''Franchise/StreetFighter'', which means it shares many similarities with its sibling series (''[=GamePro=]'' infamously referred to it as "''Street Fighter'' [[RecycledInSpace in a Halloween costume]]"): Numerous characters have similar fighting styles to the ''Street Fighter'' cast, and the game features a six-button control scheme. ''Darkstalkers'' was one of the first fighting games to introduce the concept of Super Moves, bring air blocking into the mix, and expand basic combos into lengthy streams before any of the CapcomVsWhatever VideoGame/CapcomVsWhatever games were created.

The ''Darkstalkers'' series is also notable for having quite a bit of {{fanservice}}, specifically due to Morrigan and Felicia (whose designs are unashamedly provocative -- in particular, Felicia doesn't even wear clothes). Morrigan is likely best known for her appearances in the various [[CapcomVsWhatever [[VideoGame/CapcomVsWhatever Vs. fighting games]] -- including ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom'' and ''[[VideoGame/SNKVsCapcom Capcom vs. SNK]]'' -- and even more notorious for having ''the same sprites recycled for over seven years'' (which caused her to clash in sprite style with just about everyone else). She received new sprites for ''[[VideoGame/NamcoXCapcom Namco × Capcom]]'' and ''VideoGame/CrossEdge'' (which both used a slightly SuperDeformed battle sprite style akin to the preceding ''[[VideoGame/SuperGemFighter Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix]]''/''Pocket Fighter''), ''[[VideoGame/TatsunokoVsCapcom Tatsunoko vs. Capcom]]'' (and ''[[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3 Marvel vs. Capcom 3]]'') used 3D graphics, and with another new sprite set in ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone'', Morrigan's original sprites (and those of the other nine Darkstalkers to grace one or more of these crossovers) [[note]]Felicia, Demitri, Hsien-Ko, Lilith, Jedah, Anakaris, B.B. Hood, Lord Raptor, and Q-Bee[[/note]] appear to be dead for good.



* CapcomVsWhatever: Been a mainstay since Anita's appearance in ''VideoGame/MarvelSuperHeroes'' as a SecretCharacter and Morrigan's appearance in ''[[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcomClashOfTheSuperheroes Marvel vs. Capcom]]''; all the way up to Morrigan in ''[[VideoGame/TatsunokoVsCapcom Tatsunoko vs. Capcom]]'' and she, Hsien-Ko and Felicia in ''[[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3 Marvel vs. Capcom 3]]''. ''[[VideoGame/NamcoXCapcom Namco × Capcom]]'' in fact amounts as practically WordOfGod that ''yes'', Demitri and Morrigan ''are'' heroes since they're on your side.
28th May '16 10:50:13 AM nombretomado
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* ''Vampire'' / ''Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors'' (1994, Arcade / {{PlayStation}})

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* ''Vampire'' / ''Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors'' (1994, Arcade / {{PlayStation}})UsefulNotes/PlayStation)



* ''Darkstalkers Collection'' (2005, UsefulNotes/{{PlayStation 2}}) - Compilation of all five arcade games, with secret arranged versions of the three ''Savior'' games.
* ''Darkstalkers Resurrection'' / ''Vampire Resurrection'' (2013, UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} and UsefulNotes/{{PlayStation 3}}) - Downloadable re-release of ''Vampire Hunter'' and ''Vampire Savior'' with online play added.

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* ''Darkstalkers Collection'' (2005, UsefulNotes/{{PlayStation 2}}) UsefulNotes/PlayStation2) - Compilation of all five arcade games, with secret arranged versions of the three ''Savior'' games.
* ''Darkstalkers Resurrection'' / ''Vampire Resurrection'' (2013, UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} and UsefulNotes/{{PlayStation 3}}) UsefulNotes/PlayStation3) - Downloadable re-release of ''Vampire Hunter'' and ''Vampire Savior'' with online play added.
11th May '16 4:00:21 AM AndyLA
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* ArtificialHuman: Emily is a biological version of this.

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* ArtificialHuman: Emily is a biological version of this. Victor is more on the biomechanical side.
5th May '16 1:15:57 PM morenohijazo
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* DominantSpeciesGenes: It is mentioned that an offspring of a CatGirl and a normal human is always a cat girl.
8th Apr '16 4:25:21 AM PF
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'''''Darkstalkers''''', [[MarketBasedTitle known as]] '''''Vampire''''' in UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}, is a [[FightingGame fighting game]] series produced by Creator/{{Capcom}}; its first entry was produced during the fighting game craze of the 1990's. In contrast to the martial arts-themed fighting games of the time, the game's characters are (mostly) based on classic literary or film monsters -- including FrankensteinsMonster, the WolfMan, and the Film/CreatureFromTheBlackLagoon -- and boast zany combos and attacks to help set the game apart from others.

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'''''Darkstalkers''''', [[MarketBasedTitle known as]] '''''Vampire''''' in UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}, is a [[FightingGame fighting game]] series produced by Creator/{{Capcom}}; its first entry was produced during the fighting game craze of the 1990's.1990s. In contrast to the martial arts-themed fighting games of the time, the game's characters are (mostly) based on classic literary or film monsters -- including FrankensteinsMonster, the WolfMan, and the Film/CreatureFromTheBlackLagoon -- and boast zany combos and attacks to help set the game apart from others.
8th Apr '16 4:23:03 AM PF
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* AmbidextrousSprite: Obvious, as it is a 2D fighter.

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* AmbidextrousSprite: Obvious, as it is a 2D [=2D=] fighter.



* DemotedToExtra: To date, the only characters of this game which have made playable appearances in other Capcom-produced games[[note]]that is, ''[[VideoGame/NamcoXCapcom Namco × Capcom]]'', ''VideoGame/CrossEdge'', ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone'' and the SNK-developed crossovers don't count[[/note]] are Morrigan[[labelnote:*]]''[[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom Marvel vs. Capcom]]'', ''[[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom2 Marvel vs. Capcom 2]]'', ''Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo'', ''Pocket Fighter'', ''[[VideoGame/CapcomVsSNKMillenniumFight2000 Capcom vs. SNK]]'', ''[[VideoGame/CapcomVsSNK2MarkOfTheMillennium Capcom vs. SNK 2]]'', ''[[VideoGame/TatsunokoVsCapcom Tatsunoko vs. Capcom]]'', ''[[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3 Marvel vs. Capcom 3]]''[[/labelnote]], Felicia[[labelnote:*]]''Marvel vs. Capcom 2'', ''Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo'', ''Pocket Fighter'', ''VideoGame/CapcomFightingEvolution'', ''Marvel vs. Capcom 3''[[/labelnote]], Anakaris[[labelnote:*]]''Marvel vs. Capcom 2'', ''Capcom Fighting Evolution''[[/labelnote]], B.B. Hood[[labelnote:*]]''Marvel vs. Capcom 2''[[/labelnote]], Demitri[[labelnote:*]]''[[VideoGame/SNKVsCapcomSVCChaos SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos]]'', ''Capcom Fighting Evolution''[[/labelnote]], Donovan[[labelnote:*]]''Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo''[[/labelnote]], Hsien-Ko[[labelnote:*]]''Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo'', ''Pocket Fighter'', ''Marvel vs. Capcom 3''[[/labelnote]], Anita[[labelnote:*]]SecretCharacter in ''VideoGame/MarvelSuperHeroes'', AssistCharacter in ''Marvel vs. Capcom'', ''Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo''[[/labelnote]], Jedah[[labelnote:*]]''Capcom Fighting Evolution''[[/labelnote]], and Pyron[[labelnote:*]]unlockable character and FinalBoss in ''Capcom Fighting Evolution''[[/labelnote]], with the other characters appearing in cameos at best.
** One could argue that the whole franchise itself has been DemotedToExtra, seeing as after 1997, it's been nothing but crossover appearances.

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* DemotedToExtra: DemotedToExtra:
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To date, the only characters of this game which have made playable appearances in other Capcom-produced games[[note]]that is, ''[[VideoGame/NamcoXCapcom Namco × Capcom]]'', ''VideoGame/CrossEdge'', ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone'' and the SNK-developed crossovers don't count[[/note]] are Morrigan[[labelnote:*]]''[[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom Marvel vs. Capcom]]'', ''[[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom2 Marvel vs. Capcom 2]]'', ''Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo'', ''Pocket Fighter'', ''[[VideoGame/CapcomVsSNKMillenniumFight2000 Capcom vs. SNK]]'', ''[[VideoGame/CapcomVsSNK2MarkOfTheMillennium Capcom vs. SNK 2]]'', ''[[VideoGame/TatsunokoVsCapcom Tatsunoko vs. Capcom]]'', ''[[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3 Marvel vs. Capcom 3]]''[[/labelnote]], Felicia[[labelnote:*]]''Marvel vs. Capcom 2'', ''Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo'', ''Pocket Fighter'', ''VideoGame/CapcomFightingEvolution'', ''Marvel vs. Capcom 3''[[/labelnote]], Anakaris[[labelnote:*]]''Marvel vs. Capcom 2'', ''Capcom Fighting Evolution''[[/labelnote]], B.B. Hood[[labelnote:*]]''Marvel vs. Capcom 2''[[/labelnote]], Demitri[[labelnote:*]]''[[VideoGame/SNKVsCapcomSVCChaos SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos]]'', ''Capcom Fighting Evolution''[[/labelnote]], Donovan[[labelnote:*]]''Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo''[[/labelnote]], Hsien-Ko[[labelnote:*]]''Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo'', ''Pocket Fighter'', ''Marvel vs. Capcom 3''[[/labelnote]], Anita[[labelnote:*]]SecretCharacter in ''VideoGame/MarvelSuperHeroes'', AssistCharacter in ''Marvel vs. Capcom'', ''Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo''[[/labelnote]], Jedah[[labelnote:*]]''Capcom Fighting Evolution''[[/labelnote]], and Pyron[[labelnote:*]]unlockable character and FinalBoss in ''Capcom Fighting Evolution''[[/labelnote]], with the other characters appearing in cameos at best.
** One could argue that the The whole franchise itself has been DemotedToExtra, seeing as after 1997, it's been nothing but crossover appearances.



** ''Vampire Hunter 2'' was made using ''Vampire Savior'''s engine, but with the ''Night Warriors'' cast. However, the new characters from ''VS'' remain as residual data, only their portraits remain except Lilith's, whose sprites and animations are all still present and functional. She can be selected by hacking and the game can be completed just fine if you use her, the only drawback being her lack of voice, victory BGM and that there's a chance the game might pit you against another DummiedOut VS character in arcade mode.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The very first game had quite a few quirks compared to every game that followed. Upon filling the super meter, a temporary "power up" mode was activated which boosted attack power by 25%. Performing a special move (which would automatically come out as its ES version), an EX move, or allowing the time limit to expire would end the power up state and empty the super meter. Most special moves had separate light, medium, and hard ES versions. Although air blocking existed, it didn't work against most special moves. Many moves which were originally multi-hit would become single hit in the subsequent games. Nearly any special move that could be performed in midair could be used as a midair guard cancel. Some of the iconic voice clips such as [[CallingYourAttacks Demitri's "Demon Cradle!" and Bishamon's "Kienzan!"]] were not yet present.

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** ''Vampire Hunter 2'' was made using ''Vampire Savior'''s engine, but with the ''Night Warriors'' cast. However, the new characters from ''VS'' remain as residual data, only their portraits remain except Lilith's, whose sprites and animations are all still present and functional. She can be selected by hacking and the game can be completed just fine if you use her, the only drawback being her lack of voice, victory BGM and that there's a chance the game might pit you against another DummiedOut VS vs. character in arcade mode.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: EarlyInstallmentWeirdness:
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The very first game had quite a few quirks compared to every game that followed. Upon filling the super meter, a temporary "power up" mode was activated which boosted attack power by 25%. Performing a special move (which would automatically come out as its ES version), an EX move, or allowing the time limit to expire would end the power up state and empty the super meter. Most special moves had separate light, medium, and hard ES versions. Although air blocking existed, it didn't work against most special moves. Many moves which were originally multi-hit would become single hit in the subsequent games. Nearly any special move that could be performed in midair could be used as a midair guard cancel. Some of the iconic voice clips such as [[CallingYourAttacks Demitri's "Demon Cradle!" and Bishamon's "Kienzan!"]] were not yet present.



* FriendlyEnemy: In some of their later appearances in games like "VideoGame/ProjectXZone", Demitri and Morrigan get along fairly well (in the sense that Morrigan teasingly refers to him as [[EmbarrassingNickname "Demi-Demi"]] and acts her normal flirty self around him while he grumbles a lot). Morrigan is also genuinely pleased to see Felicia.

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* FriendlyEnemy: In some of their later appearances in games like "VideoGame/ProjectXZone", ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone'', Demitri and Morrigan get along fairly well (in the sense that Morrigan teasingly refers to him as [[EmbarrassingNickname "Demi-Demi"]] and acts her normal flirty self around him while he grumbles a lot). Morrigan is also genuinely pleased to see Felicia.



** Of course, Capcom doesn't take anything not in its games as canon. It ''is'' pointed out that Morrigan doesn't need to take souls, but any contact with her body fluids will kill lesser men. She does need certain fluids produced with stimulation to survive, otherwise she'll literally die from boredom. This could take the form of battle, or taking it from people who are dreaming.



* KillerRabbit: Pico and Alto, two of Felicia's four {{catgirl}} companions that come out during her super, are both children, but still more than capable of wrecking you. Alto also comes out to help Felicia during her Kitty Helper special.
** Also, Sasquatch's exploding penguin friends.
* KungShui: Much like its predecessor VideoGame/StreetFighterII, certain stages in the first two Darkstalkers games feature background objects that can be broken when a character is knocked into them. Examples include wine barrels and windows in Talbain's stage, light posts in Felicia's stage, and sarcophagi in Anakaris's stage.

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* KillerRabbit: KillerRabbit:
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Pico and Alto, two of Felicia's four {{catgirl}} companions that come out during her super, are both children, but still more than capable of wrecking you. Alto also comes out to help Felicia during her Kitty Helper special.
** Also, Sasquatch's exploding penguin friends.
* KungShui: Much like its predecessor VideoGame/StreetFighterII, ''VideoGame/StreetFighterII'', certain stages in the first two Darkstalkers ''Darkstalkers'' games feature background objects that can be broken when a character is knocked into them. Examples include wine barrels and windows in Talbain's stage, light posts in Felicia's stage, and sarcophagi in Anakaris's stage.



** [[HornyDevils Morrigan]] fused with Lilith, who was originally a part of her soul SplitAtBirth and henceforth exists as a SplitPersonality capable of [[LiteralSplitPersonality manifesting in an independent body]], as can be seen in ''Marvel vs. Capcom.''
** Also, this is the basis of [[DarkMessiah Jedah's]] AssimilationPlot in the third game. He plans on absorbing all of Makai's souls into his body, creating a perfect being (the Shintai) and then resetting all of reality [[WellIntentionedExtremist so that he can save his world.]]

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** [[HornyDevils Morrigan]] fused with Lilith, who was originally a part of her soul SplitAtBirth and henceforth exists as a SplitPersonality capable of [[LiteralSplitPersonality manifesting in an independent body]], as can be seen in ''Marvel vs. Capcom.''
Capcom''.
** Also, this This is the basis of [[DarkMessiah Jedah's]] AssimilationPlot in the third game. He plans on absorbing all of Makai's souls into his body, creating a perfect being (the Shintai) and then resetting all of reality [[WellIntentionedExtremist so that he can save his world.]]
7th Apr '16 6:00:55 PM WM-R
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* FriendlyEnemy: In some of their later appearances in games like "VideoGame/ProjectXZone", Demitri and Morrigan get along fairly well (in the sense that Morrigan teasingly refers to him as [[EmbarrassingNickname "Demi-Demi"]] and acts her normal flirty self around him while he grumbles a lot). Morrigan is also genuinely pleased to see Felicia.


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* NotSoDifferent: Morrigan literally needs some sort of stimulation to live (whether said stimulation comes from battle or... other things) and dislikes staying in her castle because she finds it boring. Demitri wants to rule over Makai, but it's also made clear that one of the few pleasures in his immortal life is fighting.
20th Mar '16 3:26:33 PM PF
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%% Character-specific tropes go in the Character sheet. YMMV and Trivia stuff goes in the YMMV and Trivia tabs respectively.

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%% Character-specific tropes go in the Character sheet. YMMV and Trivia stuff goes in the YMMV and Trivia tabs tabs, respectively.



* IdiosyncraticComboLevels: In ''Vampire Savior.''

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* IdiosyncraticComboLevels: In ''Vampire Savior.''Savior''.
16th Mar '16 12:46:39 AM aye_amber
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* EnemyMine: In the OVA, the house of Aensland propose a temporary alliance with the other noble houses of the Demon World in the wake of Pyron's easy defeat of most of the Darkstalkers. [[DirtyCoward They refuse, asking Morrigan Aensland to defeat Pyron alone instead, while they prepare to attack house Aensland in the chaos]].

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* EnemyMine: In the OVA, the house of Aensland propose a temporary alliance with the other noble houses of the Demon World in the wake of Pyron's easy defeat of most of the Darkstalkers. [[DirtyCoward They refuse, asking Morrigan Aensland to defeat Pyron alone instead, while they prepare to attack house Aensland in the chaos]].chaos.]]



* IdiosyncraticComboLevels: In ''Vampire Savior''.

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* IdiosyncraticComboLevels: In ''Vampire Savior''.Savior.''



** [[HornyDevils Morrigan]] fused with Lilith, who was originally a part of her soul SplitAtBirth and henceforth exists as a SplitPersonality capable of [[LiteralSplitPersonality manifesting in an independent body]], as can be seen in ''Marvel vs. Capcom''.
** Also, this is the basis of [[DarkMessiah Jedah's]] AssimilationPlot in the third game. He plans on absorbing all of Makai's souls into his body, creating a perfect being (the Shintai) and then resetting all of reality [[WellIntentionedExtremist so that he can save his world]].

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** [[HornyDevils Morrigan]] fused with Lilith, who was originally a part of her soul SplitAtBirth and henceforth exists as a SplitPersonality capable of [[LiteralSplitPersonality manifesting in an independent body]], as can be seen in ''Marvel vs. Capcom''.
Capcom.''
** Also, this is the basis of [[DarkMessiah Jedah's]] AssimilationPlot in the third game. He plans on absorbing all of Makai's souls into his body, creating a perfect being (the Shintai) and then resetting all of reality [[WellIntentionedExtremist so that he can save his world]].world.]]



* OneGameForThePriceOfTwo: ''Vampire Savior 2'' and ''Vampire Hunter 2'', both which were simultaneously-released [[NoExportForYou Japan-only]] {{updated rerelease}}s of ''Vampire Savior''.

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* OneGameForThePriceOfTwo: ''Vampire Savior 2'' and ''Vampire Hunter 2'', both which were simultaneously-released [[NoExportForYou Japan-only]] {{updated rerelease}}s of ''Vampire Savior''.Savior.''



** [[http://ps3.ign.com/articles/113/1136349p1.html According to this article,]] Donovan (much like Jon Talbain) was considered for ''[=MvC3=]'', but then dropped.

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** [[http://ps3.ign.com/articles/113/1136349p1.html According to this article,]] Donovan (much like Jon Talbain) was considered for ''[=MvC3=]'', ''[=MvC3=],'' but then dropped.



* PromotedToPlayable: Pyron and Hutzil in ''Night Warriors'' and Oboro Bishamon in the console versions of ''Darkstalkers 3''.
* PullingThemselvesTogether: Certain attacks in this series will [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe slice opponents in half on hit]]. However, due to the [[MonsterMash supernatural nature of the cast]], [[NighInvulnerability that's not as fatal as it sounds]], and they will proceed to reattach themselves a moment later. Unless said attack was used as a [[FinishingMove finisher]], that is.
* PutOnABus: Huitzil, Pyron, and Donovan are absent from ''Vampire Savior'', having been removed to free up memory for the newcomers.

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* PromotedToPlayable: Pyron and Hutzil in ''Night Warriors'' and Oboro Bishamon in the console versions of ''Darkstalkers 3''.
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* PullingThemselvesTogether: Certain attacks in this series will [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe slice opponents in half on hit]]. However, due to the [[MonsterMash supernatural nature of the cast]], [[NighInvulnerability that's not as fatal as it sounds]], and they will proceed to reattach themselves a moment later. Unless said attack was used as a [[FinishingMove finisher]], finisher,]] that is.
* PutOnABus: Huitzil, Pyron, and Donovan are absent from ''Vampire Savior'', Savior,'' having been removed to free up memory for the newcomers.



* RubberBandAI: In ''Vampire Savior'', it is not unnatural to completely annihilate most of the computer's life bar, only for it to suddenly start wiping the floor with you.

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* RubberBandAI: In ''Vampire Savior'', Savior,'' it is not unnatural to completely annihilate most of the computer's life bar, only for it to suddenly start wiping the floor with you.



* TropeMaker: A ''lot'' of now common fighting game mechanics debuted in the ''Darkstalkers'' series. Multiple-level super meters, EX Moves (called ES Moves in this series, EX Moves are supers), air blocking, air dashing and so on...

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* TropeMaker: TropeMakers: A ''lot'' of now common fighting game mechanics debuted in the ''Darkstalkers'' series. Multiple-level super meters, EX Moves (called ES Moves in this series, EX Moves are supers), air blocking, air dashing and so on...



** ''Night Warriors'' introduced special round victory markers that indicated how you defeated the opponent that round. Defeating them with a special move gets you an "S", defeating them with an EX special move gets you an "EX"... guess what you can spell.

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** ''Night Warriors'' introduced special round victory markers that indicated how you defeated the opponent that round. Defeating them with a special move gets you an "S", defeating them with an EX special move gets you an "EX"... guess Guess what you can spell.



* WrestlerInAllOfUs: Every single character has a special throw or two. However, Anakaris totally inverted this because he lacked a basic throw.[[note]]As his only throw is a special move.[[/note]]

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* WrestlerInAllOfUs: Every single character has a special throw or two. However, Anakaris totally inverted this because he lacked a basic throw.[[note]]As [[note]] As his only throw is a special move.move. [[/note]]
17th Feb '16 10:04:55 AM Amagicalbadger
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A new ''Darkstalkers'' game -- as in, entirely new, instead of a re-release of past content -- hasn't been made since 1997. On July 21 2011, [[http://www.siliconera.com/2011/07/21/capcoms-yoshinori-ono-says-darkstalkers-arent-dead/ Yoshinori Ono said he is pushing Capcom hard to revive the series.]] In his own words: '''DARKSTALKERS ARE ''NOT'' DEAD!''' At New York Comic-Con, it was revealed that a project ''was'' in the works for ''Darkstalkers 4'', but it would only be released if the fan demand was high enough, judging the figures from ''Darkstalkers Resurrection''. Unfortunately, ''Darkstalkers Resurrection'' sold poorly. and Capcom has stated that the [[http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2013/07/23/capcom-shelves-darkstalkers-after-poor-resurrection-sales.aspx/ franchise is now officially on hold.]]

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A new ''Darkstalkers'' game -- as in, entirely new, instead of a re-release of past content -- hasn't been made since 1997. On July 21 2011, [[http://www.siliconera.com/2011/07/21/capcoms-yoshinori-ono-says-darkstalkers-arent-dead/ Yoshinori Ono said he is pushing Capcom hard to revive the series.]] In his own words: '''DARKSTALKERS ARE ''NOT'' DEAD!''' At New York Comic-Con, it was revealed that a project ''was'' in the works for ''Darkstalkers 4'', but it would only be released if the fan demand was high enough, judging the figures from ''Darkstalkers Resurrection''. Unfortunately, ''Darkstalkers Resurrection'' sold poorly. below expectations, and Capcom has stated that the [[http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2013/07/23/capcom-shelves-darkstalkers-after-poor-resurrection-sales.aspx/ franchise is now officially on hold.]]
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