Mega Man Legacy Collection release date announced

Want to play all six classic Mega Man games on your PC, PS4, or Xbox One? You won't have to wait too long as the game is launching pretty soon.

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Mega Man Legacy Collection will launch digitally on August 25 for $14.99 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC with an early 2016 release window for the Nintendo 3DS version. Physical editions of the game will be available in early 2016 for $29.99.

The collection brings together all six classic Mega Man games within a single package as fans can not only play the 8-bit classics in HD, but they can also collect hundreds of high-resolution scans of vintage concept sketches, production art, unused Robot Master designs, and more.

A Challenge Mode will also be included that remixes gameplay segments from all six games. The difficulty of objectives will scale as you progress, although it’ll be accessible for both experiences and new players.

We went hands-on with Mega Man Legacy Collection at E3, which you can check out for yourself here.

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    August 5, 2015 8:29 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Mega Man Legacy Collection release date announced

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      August 5, 2015 9:02 AM

      'legacy*'





      *legacy does not mean all the games in the mega man series for 'reasons'

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        August 5, 2015 9:05 AM

        Oh, good. I thought I made a typo somewhere. This is just a gripe with Capcom.

        Gripe on!

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          August 5, 2015 9:23 AM

          oh yes, sorry. I just think it's stupid that they've already released a version of this on the ps2/gamecube with MM1-8. They at least could have thrown in 9 and 10 since they were nes-like.

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            August 5, 2015 10:00 AM

            These aren't emulated versions. They were 'rebuilt' from original assets. This collection is focused on the NES era games based on design and visual similarities.

            So reasons, yeah.

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              August 5, 2015 10:17 AM

              Eh. Capcom has re-released Mega Man almost as many times as Sega has re-released the original Sonic the Hedgehog trilogy on Genesis. They're just milking it. I appreciate this developer's restoration efforts, especially as a HUGE Mega Man fan. But I'm tired of buying the NES installments over and over and over.

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                August 5, 2015 10:19 AM

                I don't disagree. I'm a huge fan and I'm not sure I'm buying this collection. I'm just pointing out why 7-8 aren't included.

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              August 5, 2015 10:26 AM

              then why didn't they bring over 9 and 10 since they were 'nes based design and visual similarities'

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                August 5, 2015 11:15 AM

                The whole point of what Digital Eclipse is doing is to rebuild, restore, and preserve the older games so that they work as intended on modern and future hardware. Frank Cifaldi has stated they wanted to focus on the NES games to keep the collection consistent and to make certain each game got proper treatment. In a perfect world, it would have been nice to have all 10 games, but having heard him speak passionately about his projects, I trust Frank and his reasoning.

                I'll gladly take a smaller, more focused collection over a bunch of emulated, buggy shit. Hell, the GameCube version of the Mega Man Anniversary Collection had basic shit like the controls wrong.

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                  August 5, 2015 2:33 PM

                  Only on GameCube. The PS2 and Xbox controls were perfect.

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                    August 5, 2015 2:52 PM

                    Yeah. I ended up rebuying the collection on PS2 because I couldn't wrap my brain around the buttons being reversed.

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      August 5, 2015 11:38 AM

      Cool

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      August 5, 2015 7:16 PM

      I remember cheating with MM3 on the NES - had a second controller plugged in and kept pushing down the right arrow on it with my toes. Hooray for super jump capability!

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      August 5, 2015 7:37 PM

      I've always played the Mega Man games with minimal use of special abilities. So they never get used on bosses. Anyone else knee cap themselves for no reason?