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Mega Man Game Boy collection coming to 3DS Virtual Console

By Steve Watts, Jul 19, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Capcom has announced that it will bring the Mega Man Gameboy and Gameboy Color games to the 3DS Virtual Console, including Mega Man 2, 3, 4, 5, and Mega Man Xtreme and Xtreme 2.

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"I had no idea that's how the GB games worked... my whole life I've been a fool... I must play ..."

- jeffcox111 see all 4 comments

'Polarized opinions' led to Mega Man X FPS cancellation

By John Keefer, May 07, 2013 4:30pm PDT

The cancelled Mega Man X shooter Maverick Hunter that had been in the works by ex-Metroid Prime developers at Armature Studio faced an uphill battle because of differing viewpoints about the project within publisher Capcom.

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"Just change the name "Dark Souls" to "Castlevania: something of the something" and cahnge out ..."

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Mega Man X FPS by ex-Metroid Prime devs, canceled

By Steve Watts, Apr 09, 2013 9:30am PDT

Capcom reportedly had Armature Studio, a developer composed of Metroid Prime vets, working on an FPS reboot of the Mega Man X series, but canceled it in 2010.

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"Mega Man's original inspiration was astro boy, not that flipping terminator."

- JeanLucAwesome see all 29 comments

New Mega Man game in production

By Steve Watts, Mar 22, 2013 10:39am PDT

At its PAX East Panel today, Capcom announced that a new Mega Man game is in the works. It also gave dates for the 3DS eShop releases of Mega Man 4 and Mega Man 5.

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"Mega Man's appearance in SFxT was perfect, if you ask me. You can't just throw Mega Man as he ..."

- GreggD see all 59 comments

Vanquish and Mega Man X join PlayStation Plus Instant Collection

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 18, 2013 10:05am PST

PlayStation Plus members will be able to download Vanquish, a DUST 514 "Starter Pack," and Mega Man Maverick Hunter X this week.

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"maverick hunter x was really great. i wish they would redo the other X games, at least up to ..."

- vitek r see all 10 comments

Mega Man 9 and 10 join PlayStation Plus library

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 07, 2013 12:30pm PST

This week, PlayStation Plus members will be able to download two new-ish old games: Mega Man 9 and Mega Man 10.

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"That screenshot is from "Megaman and Bass" which was considered to be the 9th Megaman, until ..."

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Street Fighter X Mega Man out for free

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 17, 2012 6:45am PST

Robovampire Mega Man is squaring off against the fine men and women of Street Fighter today in Street Fighter X Mega Man, a free PC game made by fans with the blessing of Capcom. The official servers are, as you might expect, a little overloaded, so snag the 34MB download he...

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"The stage designs are pretty solid and fun and so are the bosses. The default control scheme ..."

- asianwaste see all 12 comments

Street Fighter X Mega Man coming free to PC

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 10, 2012 10:00am PST

With Street Fighter's 25th year on this small blue marble wrapping up and Mega Man's about to begin, Capcom is celebrating the two with Street Fighter X Mega Man, a fan-made free cross-over game. Or, more accurately, it's wisely choosing not to shut down a fan project as so ...

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"I don't think "Free" is a price that Microsoft or Sony like to hear for their XBLA/PSN games."

- OzzieMejia see all 13 comments

Mega Man games to (eventually) appear on consoles, handhelds

By Steve Watts, Nov 14, 2012 10:45am PST

The Mega Man series is dormant but not dead, according to Capcom's Christian Svensson, who has said that the character will still appear on consoles and handhelds.

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"They'd really have to figure out how to get the speed and response of the sprite games out of ..."

- cetra00 see all 28 comments

Mega Man 'Xover' announced for iOS

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Capcom's Mega Man franchise has been rather dormant lately, aside from the occasional cameo. Today, the company has revealed a new "game" in the...

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"It's been dormant because they canceled the last couple of games and got rid of Keiji Inafune. ..."

- deathofrats see all 6 comments

Interview: The man carrying the Mega Man legacy

By Steve Watts, Jul 20, 2012 1:00pm PDT

We talk to Ian Flynn, author of the Mega Man comic book series from Archie Comics, about his thoughts on capturing the right tone, taking feedback, and carrying on the character's name.

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"That I agree with lol. I think it was even the same voiceover the original Mega Man had in MM8."

- JeanLucAwesome see all 13 comments

Mega Man X dashes onto iPhone

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 21, 2011 4:30pm PST

The hot trend of resurrecting classic games with smoothed-over graphics and unpleasant on-screen controls for release on iDevices continued today with Capcom's launch of Mega Man X on Apple hand-computers--packing in-app power-up purchases.

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"I never finished twilight princess because I got burnt out from this"

- kaddar0 see all 30 comments

Mega Man Legends 3 programming director encourages fans

By Steve Watts, Jul 27, 2011 3:00pm PDT

Mega Man Legends 3 programming director Yoshiyuki Fujikawa has tweeted support for the fan efforts to bring back the game, though he stopped short of lending any official credence to a revival.

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"In a reserved-for-life spot in a N3DS carrying case I have. Be right back, pouring one for my ..."

- TwitchCannon see all 7 comments

Mega Man Legends 3 cancellation sparks fan controversy

By Steve Watts, Jul 22, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Capcom's cancellation of Mega Man Legends 3 was bound to cue some complaints from the fan base, but a mixed PR response has left some fans angry and the future of the character in doubt.

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"meh... I'd prefer to see a proper updated Side-scrolling Mega Man anyway. Give us a new Mega ..."

- darthfusion see all 6 comments

Mega Man Legends 3 titles canceled

By Xav de Matos, Jul 18, 2011 7:45pm PDT

Another high-profile Mega Man title has been canceled this year, this time with Capcom announcing it has put the brakes on its Mega Man Legends 3 project and all related content.

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"Godammit, looks like I'm going to have to finish the Misadventures of Tron Bon after all. "

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