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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..

News: Mega Man 9 T-shirts To Go On Sale Soon!

Mega Man 9 T-shirts To Go On Sale Soon!

Do you remember a few days ago when we posted about the retro themed Mega Man 9 box art as featured on a T-shirt which a lucky 1up staffer won at E3? Well the good news is now you too could own one of these fashionable garments!

Check out Kramez’s blog at Capcom for more info: It was quickly decided by the marketing group that if we were going to release a game that looked like it came from 1987..

News: Mega Man 9 Official Box Art

Mega Man 9 Official Box Art

Jeremy Parish from 1up really is the coolest kid on the block today as he walks the streets looking retrotastic in the Mega Man 9 t-shirt he blagged off a Capcom rep at E3 for completing both stages on the Mega Man 9 demo.

Sporting phrases like "ultrasound graphics synthesis" and "8-bit fidelity engine" you can tell straightaway that this creation has its tongue firmly in its..

E3 2008: More Mega Man 9 Hands-On Impressions

More Mega Man 9 Hands-On Impressions

We posted some hands-on thoughts about the Mega Man 9 E3 demo from GoNintendo and Wii Fanboy yesterday so we could find out if it lived up to the expectations.

Of course the E3 bandwagon keeps rolling and now the big boys have got their hands-on previews up for us to see if Mega Man 9 is looking like the game we all want it to be. Let’s have a look at what they all had to say: IGN I'll reign in..

E3 2008: Mega Man 9 First Impressions

Mega Man 9 First Impressions

Sadly the Corbmiester wasn't able to make it to E3 this year on our behalf. However all is not lost because GoNintendo and Wii Fanboy did make it to E3 and have posted their thoughts on Mega Man 9 before the big boys like IGN give us their verdict soon no doubt.

Let’s check out what they had to say: GoNintendo I am was very pleased to see that the game is absolutely brutal. I don’t think that..

News: Japanese Mega Man 9 Site Now Live

Japanese Mega Man 9 Site Now Live

Some good news today as the official Japanese Mega Man 9 site has gone live. We had a quick flick through the pages and whilst we can’t understand any of the text, there is some cool content there.

We hope Capcom USA launch a translated version of the site. If you click on the third option you can see all the Japanese box art for all the Mega Man (Rockman) games released to date. A little Mega..

News: Mega Man 9 Cover Song

Mega Man 9 Cover Song

Who amongst our readers have watched the Mega Man 9 trailer more than one time just to hear the funky 8-bit music again? Even though it’s just about thirty notes repeating over and over we can’t get enough of it here at WiiWare World.

The ever talented Tanguy Ukulele Orchestra have already done a cover song of this music in the style of ukulele and acapella. At the very least listening to this..

News: Mega Man 9 - New Video, Online Leaderboards, NOT Exclusive!

Mega Man 9 - New Video, Online Leaderboards, NOT Exclusive!

IGN had a pre-E3 breakthrough today with a new Mega Man 9 video and some new snippets of news.

Anyone who has been around this site for the last week or so will know how stoked we are about Mega Man 9. Only the most cynical of gamers could fail to love the idea of a brand new 8-bit NES style Mega Man, with all new levels. The first bit of news is contrary to the denials we have heard, it is now..

News: Mega Man 9 Will Cost 1000 Wii Points

Mega Man 9 Will Cost 1000 Wii Points

Way back in the days gamers would shell out $40 or more for a new NES game. Imagine the uproar if Capcom tried to ask for the same price nowadays with the upcoming Mega Man 9 game for WiiWare. There would be rioting on the streets outside Capcom’s offices across the world as otaku and geeks dressed like the blue bomber expressed their outrage!

The...

News: See Mega Man 9 In Action

See Mega Man 9 In Action

If you’re getting all hot and bothered about Capcom’s forthcoming retro-fest Mega Man 9 then this short video (below) should send you into seventh heaven.

The visuals look great, it’s like 1987 all over again, the gameplay looks tight and the music is beyond awesome. It goes without saying that this is one of the titles we're looking forward too most here at WiiWare World. Mega Man 9 is due..

News: Mega Man 9 Hitting Japan In September

Mega Man 9 Hitting Japan In September

In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re getting quite excited about Capcom’s upcoming retro-themed update Mega Man 9. But when is it out, I hear you cry?

While we can’t answer that question as far as a Western release is concerned, thanks to information contained with the pages of Famitsu magazine (pictured below), we know that the game will be available in Japan this September. Naturally it..

News: Mega Man 9 Screenshot Blowout

Mega Man 9 Screenshot Blowout

As the news of Mega Man 9 has now hit the streets, Capcom has seen fit to supply gaming sites with the same images they gave to the various magazines that reported on the game. While this means there aren't new screens, it does mean you can now view them at a larger size, and devoid of lighting problems due to whatever device people scanned the magazines with.

The screens have been added to the..

News: More Mega Man 9 WiiWare News In The Latest Famitsu

More Mega Man 9 WiiWare News In The Latest Famitsu

Some people were still a bit unsure about Mega Man 9's existence, despite having seen the Nintendo Power having screenshots. If you were one of those people who still had doubt, you can drop it all now - The latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu features a section about Mega Man 9 as well.

The game's Japanese title appears to be Rockman 9: Revival of the Wild Ambition (Every Mega Man game has a..

News: Capcom Confirms Mega Man 9 WiiWare Exclusivity

Capcom Confirms Mega Man 9 WiiWare Exclusivity

You know the feeling. You sit waiting patiently for a quality piece of software on WiiWare that isn’t a rehashed budget PS2 title and then when one finally appears, the wind is taken out of your sails by the news that it’s also coming out on XBLA and Playstation Network.

That’s exactly what appeared to happen when Mega Man 9 was announced a few days ago. Initially confirmed for WiiWare..

News: Mega Man 9 Is Coming To WiiWare In Retro Style

Mega Man 9 Is Coming To WiiWare In Retro Style

Time to rejoice! As you might remember, a while ago we mentioned that Mega Man 9 had received an OFLC rating. We did not know the platform at the time, but speculated it could very well be a WiiWare release due to Capcom's traditionally strong support of Nintendo. The upcoming issue of Nintendo Power confirms our suspicions - Mega Man 9 is indeed heading to WiiWare.

According to an interview in the..

News: Capcom To Lend Support To WiiWare

Capcom To Lend Support To WiiWare

According to a recent interview, industry veteran Capcom has expressed interest in developing for Nintendo’s WiiWare platform.

Christian Svensson, Capcom's VP of strategic planning & business development, had this to say: We’re looking for the right content first — a lot of the content we have now isn’t quite right in value or approach or interface for WiiWare. He added that..