Mega Man & Friends Go 3D to Save Dotnia

Last week, the eagerly-anticipated PlayStation 3-exclusive Zelda-ish title 3D Dot Game Heroes was finally released in North America. And as a game which (despite some of its more modern visual flair) embraces the 8bit days of the industry and features a custom character editor, we all knew it was only a matter of time before some Mega Man fans got their hands on the game and started mixing magic and microchips. Several such creations were submitted to Capcom Unity, and are as follows:

First up, there are Maxx the Slash's four creations: Mega Man, Proto Man, Bass, and Mega Man X:

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Next up is a different, more rounded version of the original Blue Bomber with a shield, as rendered by zi11ion:

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And finally, we know what you must be thinking. "The characters in this game wield swords, so a sword-wielding Mega Man character would only be fitting for this adventure! But if only I knew of such a hero of dashing and derring-do..."

Fortunately, R. Case was one step ahead of us all as this piece was presented:

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If you should decide to dabble with Dot Heroes and make a mighty Mega Man masterpiece, feel free to pass it along to us at the.mega.man.network [at] gmail [dot] com.