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News: EU WiiWare Update: Midnight Bowling and Potpourrii

EU WiiWare Update: Midnight Bowling and Potpourrii

Let's pretend there were no new WiiWare games this week and call it a day. It'd probably be better than what we really got.

First up is the dreadful Midnight Bowling, which was released in the US earlier this week. Not much companies have bothered to make any competition for Wii Sports's bowling minigame yet - This is probably the reason why. Midnight Bowling throws everything Wii Sports did so..

News: Mega Man 9 Press Kit Fetches $750 on eBay

Mega Man 9 Press Kit Fetches $750 on eBay

Remember those awesome Mega Man 9 press kits we told you about not so long ago? Well one dedicated Blue Bomber fan is soon going to be cozying up to an assets CD in a NES cartridge-shaped case and will find their bank account significantly reduced as a result, because one of these kits has just sold for an eye-watering $750 on auction site eBay.

Worth every penny? Well, not really – especially..

News: Confusion Reigns over Mega Man 9 Sales

Confusion Reigns over Mega Man 9 Sales

Mega Man 9 is easily one of the biggest WiiWare titles so far, but it’s only when you look at the figures recently published by VG Charts that you realize just how big. 140,000 downloads in one week – that’s a lot of cash in your virtual pocket, no matter which way you look at it.

Well, it would be if Capcom hadn’t debunked the figure almost...

News: Capcom Releases Two Mega Man 9 Downloadable Content Packs

Capcom Releases Two Mega Man 9 Downloadable Content Packs

For all you Mega Man fans out there who just can't seem to get enough of the classic Blue Bomber, Capcom has just announced the release of the first two Downloadable Content packs for their Mega Man 9 WiiWare title.

Endless Attack Content Pack - Test your skills on a stage without end. Try to break the record for getting the farthest. Results will be displayed in the Rankings page. Not compatible..

News: Mega Man 9 - Proto Man Details Revealed

Mega Man 9 - Proto Man Details Revealed

For those of you out there who just can't get enough Mega Man 9 goodness, it seems the fun will continue. In fact, if you're one of those who thinks Mega Man 9 just isn't tough enough, Capcom is about to remedy that situation.

On October 6th you can pony up 200 Wii Points and download the Proto Man downloadable content. You'll then have full access to the yellow-scarfed character and all of his new..

News: EU WiiWare Update: Mega Man 9, Strong Bad Ep 2 and Helix

EU WiiWare Update: Mega Man 9, Strong Bad Ep 2 and Helix

You'd better have some Wii Points ready as there are three new games are available today, and all of them are good! All three have already been out in North America for a short time, so it can be considered somewhat of a catch-up update.

Mega Man 9 needs no introduction unless you have been living in a cave for the past few months! The game has been designed by Capcom to look, sound and play just..

News: Mega Man 9 T-Shirts Now On Sale

Mega Man 9 T-Shirts Now On Sale

Capcom are never shy of making a quick buck here and there. Not only do they have the best selling WiiWare game this week (and dare we say for the whole month of October too probably!) they are now selling the famous Mega Man 9 t-shirt which you can today preorder from their online store for a reasonable price of $24.95.

Get your order in soon and be the envy on all your friends! If you are feeling..

News: Mega Man 9 Challenge List

Mega Man 9 Challenge List

To those of you that have downloaded Mega Man 9: are you guys feeling the burn yet? Capcom's latest WiiWare title is certainly a game that likes to challenge the player, and the developer has even included a range of tasks that you must complete to finish the game with a 100% progress rating.

The full list is as follows: 01 Waltz - Clear the game in 120 minutes or less. 02 Tango - Clear the game in..

News: Mega Man 9 Downloadable Content List

Mega Man 9 Downloadable Content List

The eagle eyed amongst our readers will have noticed that in the Mega Man 9 operation guide it lists the upcoming downloadable content which you can get your grubby mitts on for a few spare Wii points next month. Sign me up for a slice of Proto Man action! :-p

Endless AttackTest your skills on a stage without end. Try to break the record for getting the farthest. Results will be displayed in the..

News: USA WiiWare Update: Mega Man 9 and Plättchen

USA WiiWare Update: Mega Man 9 and Plättchen

The wait is finally over. It’s easily one of the most eagerly awaited games in the short but colourful history of WiiWare and now Mega Man 9 is at long last available for download!

Don the party hats and pop the cork on that family-sized bottle of fizzy soda, because the good times are here to stay! Well, at least until you break your Wii Remote in a fit of rage because you’ve died at the exact..

News: Mega Man 9 Confirmed For US Release On Monday!

Mega Man 9 Confirmed For US Release On Monday!

The wait is almost over! Capcom has announced the US release of their highly-anticipated Mega Man 9 WiiWare title this coming Monday, September 22. This also means that WiiWare will see a release of the game before any other download service on the competing consoles.

As if this good news wasn't enough, Capcom has also announced a bit of downloadable content for Mega Man 9 in the form of the Proto..

News: Capcom's Mega Man 9 Press Kit Goes Retro

Capcom's Mega Man 9 Press Kit Goes Retro

In a move to further add even more 8-bit goodness to the upcoming release of their Mega Man 9 WiiWare title, Capcom is sending out a limited number of retro-themed press kits to various media organizations.

The kit comes in a cardboard case that's shaped like a classic NES cartridge box and features an actual replica of an NES cart that will house the cd-rom disc. It's worth noting that while this..

News: Mega Man 9 Release Dated For Japan

Mega Man 9 Release Dated For Japan

We are getting ever closer to the release of the greatly anticipated Mega Man 9 on WiiWare. Capcom have officially dated it’s release as the 24th of September in Japan now as confirmed by Famitsu. For the reasonable asking price of 1000 Wii points we are all in for a treat with this retro sequel.

Rumours have been flying around about the American release date on WiiWare, it looks likely that it..

News: A Look Inside The Mega Man Boutique

A Look Inside The Mega Man Boutique

You'll have to forgive us for going a bit Mega Man crazy here at WiiWare World, but this game has got us seriously excited!

We were having a quick snoop around the Japanese site for the upcoming WiiWare title Mega Man 9 (known as Rockman in Japan) and we happened upon this rather interesting image, which should have fans of the series weeping tears of utter joy: Yes indeedy – it’s the store..

News: Mega Man 9 Opening Cinematic - Retrotastic!

Mega Man 9 Opening Cinematic - Retrotastic!

Feeling as if you haven’t had enough Mega Man 9 news lately? Of course you haven’t, who can ever tire of the blue bomber? Today a trailer showing the opening ‘cinematics’ for Mega Man 9 has been revealed and it goes a little something like this:

Dr Wily has made a fool out of himself, Mega Man has given him a good kicking yet again and peace is restored to earth. Oh noes, don’t talk so..

News: More Info About Mega Man 9 Bosses

More Info About Mega Man 9 Bosses

As great as our friend the Blue Bomber is, we all know it is the fiendish bosses which make a good Mega Man game. Mega Man 9 like previous games will not disappoint putting you up against such characters as Magma Man, Galaxy Man, Jewel Man, Concrete Man, Hornet Man, Plug Man, Tornado Man and Splash Woman !

Capcom have revealed more information about three of these bosses to IGN. Let’s take a look..

News: Mega Man 9 Soundtracks Coming To Japan

Mega Man 9 Soundtracks Coming To Japan

Don't look now, but the Mega Man 9 news just keeps getting better and better. Now fans of the game's soundtrack are in luck, as not one but two Mega Man 9 soundtracks are coming out in Japan later this year courtesy of Inti Creates.

The first soundtrack, due out on September 12th, will feature the original soundtrack music taken directly from the game itself. This disc will feature a whopping 35..

News: Mega Man 9 - Flicker Included!

Mega Man 9 - Flicker Included!

Capcom seems to be taking this trip down memory lane with their upcoming WiiWare Mega Man 9 game quite seriously. Not only will the game have 8-bit sound effects and visuals, but now Capcom is saying that this new Mega Man title will also have the same flicker that plagued many a game during the 8-bit era. About the only thing left for Capcom to do would be to require the player to jiggle the Wii Remote much the same way NES carts had to be jiggled to get the games to boot up on the loose contacts inside the NES cartridge slot. (We hope they don't take it quite that far, however)

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News: Mega Man 9 To Support Classic And Gamecube Controllers

Mega Man 9 To Support Classic And Gamecube Controllers

Here's another tiny snippet of Mega Man 9 news for those of you out there who can't seem to get enough of it.

According to Nintendojo, Capcom has confirmed that Mega Man 9 will indeed support not only the Wii Remote held sideways, but also the Classic and Gamecube controllers. What this also means is that if you're lucky enough to own one of the Wii NES RetroPort adapters, you can even use the..

News: Keiji Inafune Reveals More About Mega Man 9

Keiji Inafune Reveals More About Mega Man 9

In a recent interview with MTV Multiplayer, the creator of the Mega Man series, Keiji Inafune and his partner in crime, Hironobu Takeshita, producer of Mega Man 9 reveal a few more nuggets of information about this upcoming retro styled game.

Here are some of the choice bits of the interview: Multiplayer: When you guys decided to make “Mega Man 9″ in this style, I assume nobody at Capcom had..