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The Blue Ink Reviews Mega Man #43 – Narrow Programming

When last we left off, Mega Man was attempting to use words and robotic morality to convince Gemini Man to stand down and choose a different path for himself.

Mega Man #46 Covers and Solicitation - 'The Ultimate Betrayal' Part Two

Archie's adaptation of Mega Man 3 continues with the rematch of the century in "The Ultimate Betrayal" part two! Assuming no one gets in the way this time, we can only wonder how things will play out this time as brother faces brother with the fate of the world hanging in the balance!

Preview Pages for Mega Man #43: Legends of the Blue Bomber Part 3

The penultimate chapter of "Legends of the Blue Bomber" is almost upon us! But before that hits comic book shops and magazine racks, here's a five page preview from Archie to tease and tantalize you.

Mighty Gunvolt Hits eShop as Standalone Game, Brings New Update

Mighty Gunvolt a la carte, plus a free update and not-so free downloadable content lie ahead!

A Critical Look at Mega Man 6 Stages: Blizzard Man

The first screens of this stage give us a robot seal called Au-Au who balances an energy ball on its nose before throwing it at us. Read that again. I just want to draw extra attention to how ridiculous and adorable that is before I move on. Cool? Cool.

Check Out Manami Matsumae's Newest Project, Target Acquired

Manami Matsumae, who is known among Mega Man fans for her work in various games throughout that series as well as other Capcom works, has been a bit busy as of late.

Mega Man Gets Ready for 'Battle' in November's Loot Crate

To commemorate the upcoming November 2014 "Battle" themed package, Loot Crate has seen to the creation of a short fan film featuring a "gritty" reimagining of Mega Man.

Mega Man and Sonic are Coming in the Third Wave of amiibo (Updated)

When Nintendo first announced the upcoming amiibo interactive figures that would be based on several members of the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS roster, one could not help but notice that the likes of third-party characters Mega Man, Pac-Man, and Sonic the Hedgehog were conspicuous by their absence.

Mighty No. 9: Box Art, Beck's New Look, & Call's New Armament

Comcept has updated their Kickstarter page with some new images and information showing where things are going with Mighty No. 9, including new box art that shows off a new side of Beck.

Pit, Palutena, & Viridi Gush Over Mega Man, Plus Smash Remixes

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is on the near horizon, and boy-howdy, does it ever contain a lot of content! For those who just can't wait to peel back the layers of this action-packed onion to reach the Mega Man goodness, here is some of what you'll find within.

Mega Man-esque News
The Mega Man Network Interviews Keiji Inafune

For the second year in a row, The Mega Man Network has been fortunate enough to interview "the father of Mighty No. 9", Keiji Inafune. Of course, he is also famous for, among other things, being the father to another famous blue robot. Read on to find out his inspiration and thoughts about the Mighty No. 9's Xel system, what he thinks of his fans, and more.

New Videos from PAX 2014 Highlight Mighty No. 9 Gameplay, Multiplayer

Coming out of the 2014 Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) last weekend are some new videos for Mighty No. 9, highlighting some new stages and gameplay, the multiplayer mode, and more!

The Mega Man Network Plays Mighty No. 9: Initial Impressions & Beta News

Yesterday, The Mega Man Network was recently able to sit down and play through a demo level of Mighty No. 9 during PAX 2014. While it was only one level, it showed off a number of cool things that makes Mighty No. 9 a different beast than its predecessors, while still maintaining much of what made previous games staring blue robots particularly special. 

Two Azure Striker Gunvolt Soundtracks Headed to Japan

A quick tip from Heat Man has notified us that following the recent release of Azure Striker Gunvolt in Japan (where it's known as Armed Blue Gunvolt), Inti Creates is now in the process of planning not one, but two soundtracks to be released in Gunvolt's native land.

Azure Striker Gunvolt: The Mega Man Network Review

Thanks to the fine folks at Inti Creates and 8-4 Ltd., The Mega Man Network has been able to play through and dissect much of what could be called the first post-Capcom Mega Man game–Mega Man without Mega Man, as it were. But defining Azure Striker Gunvolt in that way would do an injustice to one of the best platformers of this generation.

And Your Azure Striker Gunvolt Winner Is...

Six days and over 180 comments later, one has been chosen...

Azure Striker Gunvolt & Mighty Gunvolt Previews and Contest!

As of August 20th, 2014, Azure Striker Gunvolt has just been released in Japan. However, the fine folks at 8-4 and Inti Creates have been courteous enough to not only allow us to give you an idea of what's to come in North America on the 29th, but something more as well.

Mighty Gunvolt Announced for Nintendo eShop (Updated)

As you might have noticed, we have a section for news separate from the usual Mega Man fun here called "Mega Man-esque," for games and such which fall in the spirit of Mega Man, but aren't actually Mega Man. And let us tell you, they don't get much more "Mega Man-esque" than this!

Azure Striker Gunvolt North American Release Date Announced

Today, Inti Creates announced that Azure Striker Gunvolt, the spiritual sequel to their Mega Man Zero and ZX games, will be released on Friday, August 29th in North America and cost $14.99 on the Nintendo 3DS.

 

Comcept Heeds the Call of Mighty No. 9 with New Video

Comcept has released yet another new video to show off footage from their upcoming title, Mighty No. 9. This time out, we get to see Call in action with her jetpack, among some other new footage of in-game transformations and stages.