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Kellogg’s vs. Capcom

Yes, you did read that right. This ‘Dream Roster’ article will be taking a look at Kellogg’s vs. Capcom! Before we take that first bite into our new roster today, make sure you look at past Dream Roster articles, including Konami, Marvel vs. Capcom 4, Nintendo Kart and Fire Emblem Warriors!

You may be wondering where on earth this idea came from, but before you have me committed just let me explain. As random as this seems, this idea did NOT originate with me. In fact it was popular enough among Marvel vs. Capcom fans for Seth Killian, then community manager of Capcom to acknowledge it in 2011 interview as a game he would like to be a part of!

So why not? Kellogg’s is a pretty beloved brand with some memorable (and some forgotten) mascots.  Ones that would translate perfectly into a vs. style fighting game!

Characters were selected based on a few guidelines:
– Would they translate into a fighting game?
– Popularity of brand.
– Deliciousness.
– Capcom characters were chosen based on tone, style and themed similarities with Kellogg’s characters.

So without further adieu, here we have it:

The idea itself uses a Tatsunoko vs. Capcom formula of 2 vs. 2 gameplay, with a total roster of 32 characters. For the character select screen layout, I aimed for simplicity as I felt it meshed best with the concept of a cereal box.

If you want a character breakdown, you can find it here:

Rivals List
Kellogg’s Capcom Reasoning
Tony vs. Leo Tiger vs. Lion
Snap vs. Ryu Face of the company
Pop vs. Viewtiful Joe Same dress sense and stature
Crackle vs. Lou Same dress sense and stature
Coco vs. Son Son Apes!
Captain Rik vs. Captain Commando Captains of their respective brands
Toucan Sam vs. Amingo Froots vs. Veggies
Cornelius Rooster vs. Blanka Both enjoy a nice Watermelon
Dig ‘Em vs. Felyne Felyne is used to fighting frog-like Monsters
Crunchasaurus Rex vs. Regina Regina is a dinosaur hunter
Big Mixx vs. Sasquatch Fictional creature species’
Big Yellow Cowboy vs. Ruby Heart Fancy headwear
Milton The Toaster vs. Servbot Small metal, usually inanimate objects
Sunny The Sun vs. Amaterasu Sun vs. Goddess of Sun
Shelly The Turtle vs. Arthur Both have protective shells of armour
Tusk The Elephant vs. Baby Head Super stupidity vs. super intelligence

What do you think? Are you mad that Tony The Tiger Jr. didn’t make the cut? Sound off in the comments below!

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  1. I know this is supposed to be for just the two, but the fanboy in me would love to see a character from a third party cereal brand like Trix, Lucky, or Cap’n Crunch thrown into the mix just to shake things up! Still, great list 🙂

    Link on November 5 |
  2. Might as well quit while you’re ahead, Anvil, because you’ll never reach the greatness of Kellogg’s vs. Capcom ever again. 😛

    Nintendrone on November 5 |
    • General Mills vs. Kellogg’s? I think that might work 😛

      TheAnvil on November 6 |
  3. Now this is the kind of gritty, intellectual discussion I can get behind.

    Zeebor on November 6 |