Monday, May 23, 2011

Thor High Tier?

So this past week was the 2nd session in the 4th season of Wednesday Night Fights, a tournament series for a couple of games. Although I try to balance out the information in this blog equally around fighting games, this is totally going to be another Marvel vs Capcom 3 post. What was so special about this Wednesday Night Fights (going to refer to it as WNF from this point on) is that Mike Ross made it to winner's finals playing Thor the entire way. Considering that Thor is typically thought of as a low tier character, this was a real accomplishment. He pulled wins over impressive names such as Clakey D and LLND and even gave Viscant (the tournament winner) a run for his money. Could this win bring about a new surge of Thor players? He's already a likable character and this isn't the first time a player has done really well with him. Justin Wong won an entire tournament before with a Thor/Hsien-ko/Chris team before. But that's not very important. This post is to give props to someone who definitely deserves it.

Mike Ross, you did good. Keep it up and we hope to see more of you!


For those who want to see exactly how he was beasting, you can look up his videos here: http://frame-advantage.com/event/wednesday-night-fights-4-2-mvc3-singles/281 or if you simply want to keep up with him, you can check out his youtube channel here: http://www.youtube.com/user/crosscountertv . I'm personally a Mike Ross fan now.

21 comments:

  1. loving that old school gaming haha

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  2. Wow, I'm in awe of that guy.

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  3. Ahah, I like using Thor in mvc3, though I main other characters. Good news for him. :)

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  4. Do they ever get angry and punch each other out IRL?

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  5. this guy is pro! watching his videos makes me think i play like crap!

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  6. Wow. He's using the arcade-style controller.

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  7. Yeah, I heard this was pretty good. Might go see it.

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  8. i had seen some of his vids before, he is definitely amazing

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  9. WNF sounds awesome, I used to play with my friends as well, but we love Smash Bros. haha take care!

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  10. I don't usually use Thor myself, but I might have to change that after seeing what he did with him

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  11. I dunno if it will change tier rankings that much. I am not real experienced with the game, but in LoL low tier chars can carry hard because higher tier players have not accustomed themselves to playing against those heroes, and in the hands of a skilled player, that advantage can change games.

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