Nintendo vs. Capcom: Age of Heroes
Developer(s) Capcom
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Platform(s) Wii
Release Date(s)
May 10, 2013
single-player, multi-player
Age Rating(s)
Genre(s) Fighting
Nintendo vs. Capcom: Age of Heroes is a 2013 fighting game developed by Capcom and published by Nintendo. The game features characters from various Nintendo and Capcom series. The game was released for the Nintendo Wii on May 10, 2013.


Nintendo vs. Capcom plays like the Marvel vs. Capcom series where player pick a team of two character to fight in a one-on-one match. The two teams fight until both members of one team lose all of their health or until the timer runs out where the team who's members have the most health wins. The player can freely switch between the team members during the match. Each character has multiple special moves known as a Hyper Combo, a move that can deal a lot of damage to an opponent. There is also a Duo Team Attack where both characters can attack their opponent at once. The game's battles are 2D sprites against 3D backrounds.

Game Modes

Nintendo vs. Capcom has five game modes.

Arcade Mode

A mode where the player must defeat several computer controlled teams to reach the final boss Master Hand (when playing as a Nintendo character) or Abyss (When playing as a Capcom character). When completing the mode, the player receives a cinematic ending unique to each character.

Vs. Mode

A mode where two players select their characters, handicap level, and stages before competing each other in a local battle.

Training Mode

A mode where players can practice move and combos and also adjust AI settings and other settings.

Survival Mode

A mode where the player fights through waves of enemies with a time limit. The player's life gauge is also carried over through each round.

Cross Fever Mode

A mode where four players can compete in two-on-two matches.

Playable Characters

Each side has 16 characters, making it a total of 32 characters.


Image Name Series
Mario Super Mario
Donkey Kong Donkey Kong
Yoshi Yoshi
Link The Legend of Zelda
Samus Metroid
Kirby Kirby
Fox Star Fox
Pikachu Pokemon
Captain Falcon F-Zero
Ness Earthbound
Luigi Super Mario
Jigglypuff Pokemon
Marth Fire Emblem
Wario Wario
Pit Kid Icarus
Isaac Golden Sun


Image Name Series
Ryu Street Fighter
Chun-Li Street Fighter
Ken Masters Street Fighter
Zangief Street Fighter
Mega Man Mega Man
Tron Bonne Mega Man Legends
Captian Commando Captain Commando
Jin Saotome Cyberbots
Morrigan Aensland Darkstalkers
Strider Hiryu Strider
Hayato Star Gladiator
Jill Valentine Resident Evil
Felicia Darkstalkers
Arthur Ghosts and Goblins
B.B. Hood Darkstalkers
Saki Omokane Quiz Nanairo Dreams


Each side has 14 stages, making it a total of 28 stages. Each stage also has 2 songs.


Image Name Series Music
Mushroom Kingdom Mario

1. Mushroom Kingdom

2. Mushroom Kingdom II

Kongo Jungle Donkey Kong

1. Kongo Jungle 64

2. Kongo Jungle

Yoshi's Island Yoshi

1. Yoshi's Island 64

2. Yoshi's Story

Hyrule Castle The Legend of Zelda

1. Hyrule Castle 64

2. Hyrule Temple

Planet Zebes Metroid

1. Planet Zebes

2. Brinstar

Dream Land Kirby

1. Dream Land 64

2. Green Greens

Sector Z Star Fox

1. Sector Z

2. Venom

Pokemon Stadium Pokemon

1. Pokemon Stadium

2. Poke Floats

Onett Earthbound

1. Mother

2. Mother 2

Mute City F-Zero

1. Mute City 

2. Big Blue

Castle Seige Fire Emblem

1. Fire Emblem

2. Fire Emblem Theme

WarioWare Inc. Wario

1. WarioWare Inc.

2. WarioWare Inc. Medley

Skyworld Kid Icarus

1. Title (Kid Icarus)

2. Overworld

Venus Lighthouse Golden Sun

1. Venus Lighthouse

2. Saturos Battle Theme


Image Name Series Music