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Just in time (well, minus two weeks) for you to begin playing along to A Critical Look at Mega Man 5 Stages, the penultimate game in the Blue Bomber's NES legacy has been released to the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America and Europe (thanks, Rockman) alike. $4.99 is all it takes to go take the fight to Proto Man(?!) on the go, complete with the added convenience of save states.
And because we know some of you are wondering, yes the "?!" was sarcastic. Very much so. Go play now.
Well, as we begin wrapping up "A Critical Look at Mega Man 4 Stages," what better time for the game to hit the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America and Europe than tomorrow? Well, maybe when we began Mega Man 4, granted; at least Mega Man 5 will be available shortly after we begin covering that game, so you can play along if you like!
Thanks to BANJO BANJO for the reminder (via GoNintendo)!
Better late than never, wouldn't you say? Japan having received the game late last year, and Europe getting a hold just a couple weeks ago, now folks in North America can finally enjoy Mega Man X2 on the Wii's Virtual Console service. Like many SNES games, just drop 800 Wii Points and it's yours.
To commemorate the release, you can comment over at Capcom Unity for a chance to win 2,000 Wii Points!
Perhaps Mega Man X3 will be coming before long? It still hasn't even released in Japan yet. But I do wonder, with the release of Wii U approaching, perhaps the schedule and method of classic games distribution will change