In the gallery of the newly-released Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, under the Mega Man 8 heading, is a piece of concept art that doesn’t look like it belongs.
Well, this exists.
The Rockman/Mega Man franchise celebrates its 25th anniversary in December, and I can't imagine a cheerful observance is coming for the hardcore fans of one of video gaming's cornerstone franchises. They've been upset ever since last year's heavy-handed cancellation of Mega Man Legends 3 for the 3DS, a game which had…
Mega Man fans, if this doesn't show you how little Capcom now thinks of its once-great franchise, you aren't just living in Denial, you're the town mayor.
Just because a series celebrates its 25th anniversary doesn't automatically mean we're going to see a new game out of it. Metroid is a notable example. And 2010 came and went without any kind of re-release of Duck Hunt.
Earlier today, Capcom announced a new Mega Man game. Usually if Capcom announces a new Mega Man game, I'd do a proper post. But no, not for this game. It's not a proper Mega Man game.
So what if Capcom seems unwilling to make any more Mega Man games. They could always make a Mega Girl game instead!
Medicom combines their Kubrick and Bearbrick lines into one adorable set of Mega Man figures, coming in January 2010 to a dusty shelf near you.
He's blue and sports an plasma-shooting arm cannon. He's Mega-Man — aka "Rockman" in Japan.