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Watch the Mega Man 30th Anniversary Livestream Right Here

Capcom's stream kicks off this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT. What does the Blue Bomber have in store for fans? Find out along with us.

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Put on by publisher and developer Capcom, the Mega Man 30th Anniversary livestream kicks off this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT. You can watch the stream along with us via the embedded video below.

Capcom hasn't released a canonical Mega Man game since 2010's Mega Man 10, a retro-style 2D platformer in the vein of the Blue Bomber's NES era. Understandably, fans are curious about what the publisher plans to announce during the event.

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"There are few characters in video games more well-known than Mega Man. From his first debut back on December 17th, 1987, the iconic ‘bot has been a part of the gaming landscape and Capcom’s mascot for just shy of 30 years," writes staffer Kellen on the Capcom Unity blog. "On December 4th -we were just too excited to wait until the 17th! - we’re celebrating Mega Man’s 30th anniversary with a livestream dedicated to our beloved Blue Bomber!"

Interestingly, Nintendo of America's Twitter account retweeted one of Capcom's tweets regarding the livestream. That could indicate a new title exclusively on Switch, or perhaps a collection of Mega Man Legacy Collections 1 and 2 for the console/handheld hybrid.

Stay tuned for Mega Man's 30th anniversary stream later this afternoon.

Contributing Editor

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