Mega Man

Mega Man

2007

System
NES
Publisher
Capcom
Developer
Capcom

7.4

Game Rating

User Ratings: 43

Our Review: 7/10

Mega Man News

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  • News This Faithful Fan-Made Brawler Is Mega Man Meets Smash Bros

    Blue Bomber beatdown

    Do you love yourself a bit of Mega Man? Can't wait until the release of the Mega Man Legacy Collection and Mega Man Legacy Collection 2? Well, how about a fan-made creation that takes the classic retro platforming of the Blue Bomber and transforms it into a multiplayer brawler, a la Smash Bros? Mega Man Arena - which you can...

February2018

July2017

  • News Fan-Made "Mega Maker" is Releasing Next Week

    DIY Mega Man

    “Super Mario Maker's” popularity proved something most people in the ROM hacking community already knew for years: there is a game designer hidden in all of us. Yet most of us do not have the technical expertise to look up code and understand how it works. Level editors are nothing new, of course, going as far back as some games...

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October2014

  • News Miniatures for Mega Man: The Board Game Take Shape

    You can keep your stupid Monopoly car

    While many are enjoying a new way to play as everyone's favourite super fighting robot in Smash Bros., let us not forget the fully unplugged experience coming in the form of Mega Man: The Board Game. Developer Jasco games has been working steadily on the project since blasting their Kickstarter goal early this...

September2014

January2014

  • News Mega Man Board Game Kickstarter Destroys Boss, Gets Money Beam

    PayPal backing still possible

    In further proof that the words "Mega Man" cause a violent reaction in money that makes it leap out of wallets and hurl itself kamikaze-like into screens, the Kickstarter for the Mega Man Board Game ended yesterday with almost six times the funding it initially requested. Jasco Games's Kickstarter finished at around...

  • Video Learn How To Play Mega Man: The Board Game

    Figure out the rules and power-up with this sample playthrough

    Let's forget all about consoles for a moment. Mega Man is an icon that defies the medium, up there among the greats and immortalised in song, literature, and even Lego. He's had a shot at just about everything by now, and in December we reported that an officially l

December2013

  • News Mega Man Board Game Hits Kickstarter

    The Blue Bomber, Unplugged

    How about we shift away from recent Mega Man-related Kickstarter madness, take a deep breath, and cleanse the palette with some other Mega Man-related Kickstarter news? Back in July we reported on the intent of Jasco Games to develop a Mega Man tabletop game, trading in pixels for pieces. That game has now hit

November2013

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  • News Keiji Inafune Thanks Mighty No. 9 Backers in New Video

    Former co-workers and employers also appreciated

    A very happy and slightly exhausted-looking Keiji Inafune has taken to YouTube to thank everyone who has helped his Mega Man-influenced Kickstarter project, Mighty No. 9, reach its initial funding goal in blinding speed. An update from the development team was also posted to the project’s...

July2013

  • News Pre-Orders Open for Mega Man Anniversary Statue

    Limited to 1,000 worldwide

    Mega Man’s silver anniversary rolls along with a special edition commemorative piece up for grabs. Pre-orders have started for the Mega Man 25th Anniversary Statue at the Capcom Store. Made of solid resin and standing nearly 10 inches tall, the piece features both Mega Man and Mega Man X in action. The statue is going...

  • News Capcom To Reveal More Info On Mega Man's 25th Anniversary At Comic-Con 2013

    Is a new game on the way?

    Capcom is rolling like a tank at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, and will showcase a wide range of its forthcoming titles — including Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies and DuckTales Remastered. However, it's the tantalising promise of fresh information regarding Mega Man's 25th Anniversary that caught our...

May2013

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  • News Capcom Releasing Special Mega Man Ultrabook in Japan

    North America's getting some flash drives, though

    In December of last year, Mega Man celebrated its 25th anniversary. Yes, it was way back in 1987 when Mega Man blasted his way onto the NES and quickly cemented himself into gaming folklore. To celebrate the Blue Bomber's birthday, Capcom is releasing a special edition Mega Man Ultrabook. The...

December2012

November2012

  • News Capcom Reasserts Its Commitment To Mega Man

    "You've not seen the last of the Blue Bomber on consoles and handhelds"

    We've said it once, and we'll say it again: this year has not been good for Mega Man. His most recent outing — Mega Man Xover — didn't sit too well with fans, and he is sorely missing from the 3DS eShop, (though Capcom is working to rectify this). However, in a recent...

  • News Capcom Hopes To Bring Entire NES Mega Man Series To 3DS Virtual Console

    Some issues holding it back

    An interview with Capcom Senior VP Christian Svensson and Capcom Community Manager Brett Elston in the latest Nintendo Power suggests that the company is planning on bringing all six of the NES Mega Man titles to the 3DS Virtual Console. We've already seen the first game in Japan and Europe, while a further three titles...

October2012

  • Nintendo Download 18th October 2012 (Europe)

    Mega Man goes portable, Mad Dogs, free Mutant Mudds DLC and more

    While last week brought Pokémon dreaming and long-awaited samurai action to Europe, this week's update aims for the surprise factor. The upcoming 25th Anniversary of a certain Blue Bomber is celebrated, sort of, a retro light-gun game get's a second chance on the 3DS eShop, while the...

  • News Capcom Responds To The Lack Of Mega Man On 3DS

    Too good to be true?

    If we were to choose one franchise that is disappointingly absent from the 3DS library, it would have to be Mega Man. Following the soul-shattering decision to cancel Mega Man Legends 3, Capcom released Mega Man 1-3 on the 3DS eShop, but these Virtual Console titles have been limited to Japan. With fans clamoring for a Western...

September2012

  • News Don't Expect A Game To Celebrate Mega Man's 25th Birthday

    Capcom: "Please do keep expectations in check"

    Mega Man's 25th anniversary is upon us, and Capcom is planning to celebrate the Blue Bomber's quarter century in style. However, before you get too excited, that doesn't mean a new game is on the way. Here's what Capcom's Christian “Sven” Svensson had to say on the matter: In December “some but...

July2012

October2010

  • Features Things We Miss About the 8-Bit Era

    It's the little things that count

    Today, the virtual reality experience of the Wii is as immersive as Lawnmower Man director/writer Brett Leonard ever could have hoped, with Mario as real and in-person as an actual member of our family and special effects so vivid that we compulsively hold our breath during underwater levels. Okay, maybe things...

  • Features Staff NES Stories

    Learn our shocking pasts

    To continue our celebration of 25 years of NES, the staff's gathered around the campfire to share their favourite memories of that little dream machine. Not everyone could make it to the party, unfortunately, but we're sure that those who couldn't had good reason to stay home. Join us now as we lay bare our souls to you and...

August2008

  • News USA VC Releases: Mega Man and Neo Turf Masters

    The time has finally come! The Blue Bomber arrives on the US Virtual Console today after paying Europe a visit over a year ago! Accompanying everybody's favourite blue robot is the rather good Neo Geo golf game, Neo Turf Masters.

    Mega Man really needs no introduction. After Mario and Zelda he was perhaps the biggest NES icon, and the Mega Man series...

  • News Mega Man Finally Out On Monday In USA

    This Monday August 4th could be one of the best Virtual Console days since the very early days. Not only have we confirmed that the outstanding Neo Geo brawler Samurai Shodown II and the renowned TurboGrafx RPG Ys Book I & II are coming out on Monday, it seems there will also be an appearance from the blue bomber!

    Yes that’s right, Mega Man will finally be released in the USA. In a bizarre..

July2008

  • News Mega Man 1 & 2 Coming To North America Soon?

    Some of our American readers have felt a bit miffed that their European cousins have been enjoying Mega Man 1 & 2 on the Virtual Console for quite some time now.

    For a long while we have heard such comments as “No fair” and “this sucks ass” in relation to this Mega Man delay. Well guys, it’s not just you who have been waiting, even the...