Poor Mega Man. Forgotten by Capcom, even his spiritual successor is terrible. But people out there still love the little guy, and one of those people is artist Steven Zapata, who has worked for companies like DC, Universal and Google.
I’m at a convention, and across the hall I see a guy in a blue robot suit. It’s Mega Man! I make my way over to get a picture, but as I approach I see that the color’s not quite right, the helmet is rough-cut cardboard and he’s wearing blue jeans. Awkward. Well, since I’m already here I might as well take Mighty No. 9…
Well, this exists.
“And make the bad guys cry like an anime fan on prom night,” says the cringey narrator in this new trailer for Mighty No. 9, a video game starring anime characters. It’s as horrible as it sounds.
It’s hard to tell, while playing the newly released Mega Man Legacy Collection for 3DS, whether the constant framerate drops are a new problem or an old problem. It’s easy to look past them, though, because Mega Man.
Day one of my first trip to Toy Fair came and went far too quickly. Between bitter cold temperatures and a series of scheduled appointments I didn’t get much time to wander the floor, but when I did I found pretty things at every turn.
Artist Eric Ridgeway started a fan project with classic heroes, and how they’d look beyond the Game Over screen, after being defeated.
New in First 4 Figures’ world of pricy collectible toys is this Mega Man X Zero statue. At 17 inches high, it comes in the usual flavors of Standard (two weapons) and Exclusive (two weapons plus LEDs embedded in the base and Zero), priced at $260 and $300. The statue can be pre-ordered here and here.
The Megaman Legacy Collection is coming out for the Nintendo 3DS on February 23, 2016, Nintendo announced during its Nintendo Direct livestream this evening. They’re releasing a rad-looking gold Megaman amiibo with it too!
After suffering a pretty shady delay, Comcept claims Mighty No. 9 will ship on February 9 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC. The 3Ds and Vita versions are coming “at a later date.” We’ll see! Start placing your bets.
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Capcom’s announced that Mega Man Legacy Collection will arrive on August 25 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC for $14.99. The 3DS version, unfortunately, won’t hit until early 2016. The company is promising physical editions of the collection, too, but there aren’t any details yet.
One of the best video game series to speedrun is Mega Man, a set of platformers about a blue robot who must fight against the evil entity who created him, Capcom.
With their spiritual successor to the original Mega Man slated for release in September, Keiji Inafune’s Comcept has launched a pair of Kickstarters for Red Ash, a video game and anime project that’s pretty much the spiritual successor to Mega Man Legends.
Just in time to compete with Mighty No. 9 (which is out in September), Capcom is releasing a compilation pack called Mega Man Legacy Collection, to be released on PS4, Xbox One, and PC this summer (with a 3DS release coming in the winter).
Man of Action Entertainment will produce an animated Mega Man series, reports Deadline. They’ve worked on Ben 10, Marvel’s Ultimate Spiderman, and other cartoons. Deals like this are made all the time and never happen, but hey, Mega Man makes sense for a cartoon.
The power of the NES might have been too much for a game like this, but CineFix’s fake Captain America: The Winter Soldier game just looks great as a late NES, early SNES game, something from the early 90s.
The Kickstarter-funded Mega Man-style from series creator Keiji Inafune, Mighty No. 9, has a release date. Deep Silver will publish a physical version of the game, as well.