Remember “Maverick Hunter,” the recently-revealed Iron Man meets Metroid Prime first-person shooter concept which had just a smidge of Mega Man to it, and was ultimately denied the coveted green light of progress by Capcom? As it turns out, though a lot of people didn’t really care for it– as a Mega Man game, at [...]
Remember the Mega Man X cosplay featured on the Nerdist YouTube channel a few months ago? Originally worn at the New York 2012 Comic-Con, this piece can now be yours! The costume now sits on eBay, pre-owned (of course) but “in excellent shape,” and is waiting for a new home with a $130 Buy-It-Now. You [...]
In working on Super Retro Squad, Jay Pavlina of Exploding Rabbit (of “Super Mario Crossover” fame) is going through some classic retro game titles to research the mechanics which made them so much fun to play, and has decided to share the experience in a series of videos. First up: Mega Man X. It may [...]
GamesRadar has been celebrating their annual “Week of Hate,” and today’s feature involves “10 examples of fan service that fans hated”– instances where companies try to do something to please fans of a certain franchise, only to have the whole thing blow up in their face with fans frothing venom and rage. Mega Man, as [...]
Archie’s Mega Man comic series has surpassed two years now, and it’s currently running through its highly anticipated “Worlds Collide” crossover arch. You might say the series has garnered some history now. So Brelston at Capcom Unity and Archie are listing off their 25 top moments from the first 25 issues of the comic. Of [...]
Over on Facebook, Platinumfungi dropped us a line letting us know about a little something he managed to whip together for Mega Man‘s 25th anniversary. With a bit of help from Custom Nes Guy, he’s created a Nintendo Entertainment System which is not only adorned with Mega Man’s traditional blue hues and a graphic featuring [...]
It’s been a bit over half a day (as of this writing) since the original Mega Man for the NES arrived on the Wii U’s Virtual Console, bringing with it an accompanying Miiverse community through which fans can share pictures and messages. Of particular note are the pictures people draw on the Wii U GamePad. [...]
Yacht Club Games, developer of the upcoming Shovel Knight (featuring original Mega Man composer Manami Matsumae) are going to be partaking in their annual tradition of playing through as many Mega Man games as they can, “in an effort to remind us of what great gameplay is all about.” This year, however, they’re opening up [...]
It’s been over a year since we last reported on “Super Mario Crossover,” and while the developers at Exploding Rabbit have gone on to start work on their own property in the crowdfunded Super Retro Squad, they haven’t forgotten the title which brought them there in the first place.
While fans the world over would love nothing more than for Capcom to continue the Mega Man X saga where it left off, one school teacher and his students have taken matters into their own hands to demonstrate to Capcom how they feel the series should conclude.
Here’s a rather unusual item to land in our Inbox: A new fan game from Giant Bomb featuring evil robot duplicates of their staff taking on Mega Man, fittingly called “Mega Man X Giant Bomb 2013.” More details can be found here, while you can download it here. The video above shows off one boss [...]
Recently, GameTrailers has been issuing video “memos” to numerous top video game companies, including the likes of EA, Square Enix, and Disney. Their latest, seen above, goes out to the Capcom crew and, since one part of the video specifically mentions our favorite Blue Bomber and what’s been going on with him on the video [...]
Last month we informed you of “Mega Music Mix,” a new Rockman fan album fronted by doujin circle Colis Records. A bit has changed since then, however. While originally having a scope of 15~20 tracks, it will now be a 27 tracks, two CD album covering all the series, minus DASH (Legends). It will also [...]
Yesterday we showed you some sweet fan art, now here’s a sweet fan movie. Animated solely by GiM, “Rockman Xero” appears to be an interpretation of the beginning to Mega Man Zero, but with Roll instead of Ciel. Though I’m not sure canon is all that important when just watching a neat movie. Ending on [...]
This piece of artwork started making the rounds in social media the other day, and I felt it was worth a showcase. This awesome picture, representing 25 years of Mega Man heroes and heroines, was done by Japanese artist Kinniku as a promotional image for February’s Rock Party convention. Some of you are probably familiar [...]