One of the most extraordinary facts about Mega Man 2 is that it almost didn’t happen. Sales of the first Mega Man were low, and it was only with the special permission of Capcom’s vice president that development was allowed to proceed. But there was a catch. The staff had to work on it concurrently with other projects…
Nintendo puzzle platformer PushMo is the hottest game to hit the 3DS eStore. Twitter user CushionLotion makes it even better with a set of custom levels crafted to resemble the evil robot masters and lead character of Capcom's classic Mega Man 2.
There are glitches that make games easier. There are glitches that look cool. And then there are these two Mega Man glitches that look as annoying to pull off as they are unhelpful in enabling Mega Man to save the world.
Roughly 8,000 screen captures form this mosaic of the Mega Man 2 cover. Seen via Pikimal, which also has step-by-step instructions for creating your own.
Reader Andrew G. has, since he was six, always thought that the theme for Dr. Wily's Castle from Mega Man 2 sounded like Elton John's "I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That." Both were released in 1988.
Capcom just posted this up on their blog, an adorable kid bopping his way through the Mega Man 2 and 3 themes while fending off a little brother.
For your viewing pleasure, we present the Kansas University winter drumline's performance of Mega Man 2. The costumes might be a bit thrown together and Mega Man does die towards the middle of the performance, but the drumming is excellent. At least I am assuming the drumming is excellent. Not really a drumline…