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News: Mega Man Robot Master Field Guide Blasts into Stores

Mega Man Robot Master Field Guide Blasts into Stores

So many Robot Masters

The Mega Man series is loved by many not just because of its tight controls and blasting action, but possibly because it has such a diverse range of quirky characters and enemies. For those who follow every intricacy of the Mega Man universe, it's a big ask to keep up. Thankfully for those fans, and others who just love playing...

News: Mega Man Legends 3 Fan Group Launches Weapon Design Contest

Mega Man Legends 3 Fan Group Launches Weapon Design Contest

Blast to the prize

The cancellation of Mega Man Legends 3 is still a source of disappointment for some gamers, and we even looked into the background of the project in our 3DS games you'll probably never play feature. The '100,000 Strong' campaign group that formed to press for a return of the game's development is still in action to this day, with...

Features: 10 Life Lessons Learned From Mega Man

10 Life Lessons Learned From Mega Man

It's not just blasting, you know

Playing the Mega Man series is cathartic in many ways. You get to listen to great music, appreciate the impressively cartoony visuals Capcom wrung out of the NES hardware, and experiment with many unique and varied abilities. But overall, we tend to like it because it's mindless. It's a platformer with clear...

News: This Mega Man 10 Concept Art is Awesome

This Mega Man 10 Concept Art is Awesome

Blue Bomber backgrounds in black and white

Although you might think Mega Man 10's retro graphical style is easy, a Japanese site has published some concept art showing the amount of work that went into bringing the game to life. From futuristic transport systems to buildings shaped like grenades, the art shows the detail required to create something even as seemingly simple as Mega Man 10. Check..

News: Lucky Australians, You Get Mega Man Zero Collection Before Europe

Lucky Australians, You Get Mega Man Zero Collection Before Europe

Only a day earlier, though

The great Gods of Australian game releases are a picky bunch: with one hand they taketh away Bejeweled 2, with the other they giveth Mega Man Zero Collection on June 10th. Yep, Capcom is bringing the Z-busting compendium over just two short days after the North American release and one day before its European launch, far from the typical waiting period of weeks or even..

News: Mega Man 10 DLC Round-up Part Two

Mega Man 10 DLC Round-up Part Two

We take a look at what was added this time

As of last week, Mega Man 10 is now "complete": all announced DLC has been released, and it doesn't look like we should expect more. This second and last update came with three extra stage to play as Mega Man only – two additional Special Stages and an Endless Stage, which was also downloadable for Mega Man 9. Here's what we think of it all:..

News: Mega Man Zero Collection Announced for June Release

Mega Man Zero Collection Announced for June Release

Spend $30, get Zero (now with trailer!)

We previously reported that this game was to be released in Japan, and Capcom just announced its Western debut on June 8th. You can preorder it now and pick it up for just $29.99. Mega Man Zero Collection encompasses all four releases in the Game Boy Advance series, originally introduced in 2002. Additional features include both the games' original difficulty..

News: Mega Man 10 DLC Round-up Part One

Mega Man 10 DLC Round-up Part One

We take a quick look at the first two available pieces of DLC

If you're a massive Mega Man fan you're no doubt aware that Mega Man 10 got its first two pieces of extra downloadable content this past week. As we took a look at Mega Man 9's DLC, we figured, why not do it for 10 as well? Here's our thoughts on the DLC available now: Bass Mode - 200 Wii Points Previously only playable in Mega Man &..

News: Mega Man 10 Robot Masters Unveiled

Mega Man 10 Robot Masters Unveiled

The newest bad boys are here!

Capcom has just revealed the 8 robot bosses of their upcoming Mega Man 10 WiiWare release and judging from the pictures, Mega Man fans are in for yet another retro treat. You can check out the official images and descriptions from Capcom's Unity Blog for a taste of what you can expect from this upcoming WiiWare release...

News: Mega Man 10 Set for March 2010

Mega Man 10 Set for March 2010

New story details, screenshots and trailer released

Mega Man 10 has been confirmed for a WiiWare release in March of this coming year, and it's looking to be absolutely ace. We're able to divulge a few of the details on the game's story fresh from today's press release: "The year is 20XX and a suspicious outbreak of Roboenza, a Robot Flu, has broken out. It spreads through the world like..

News: Mega Man 10 Heading to WiiWare!

Mega Man 10 Heading to WiiWare!

New Nintendo Power announces upcoming Capcom epic!

It seems 90% of the people who bought Mega Man 9 haven't finished it yet, but there's still plenty of time to whip those last levels into submission as Mega Man 10 will be launched in 2010. The latest issue of Nintendo Power carries the exclusive reveal of the blue blaster's latest escapade, and it's looking like following in its predecessor's..

News: Mega Man Star Force 3 - Boss Trailer

Mega Man Star Force 3 - Boss Trailer

Check out Capcom's upcoming DS title in action!

Mega Man Star Force 3 will be released on the DS in two different variations: Red Joker and Black Ace. Each version of the game will have its own distinct cover art and character transformations. Capcom has just recently released the official Boss Trailer showing one of the game's many boss fights in action that you can check out below. You can also..

News: Mega Man Meets Super Paper Mario

Mega Man Meets Super Paper Mario

If only this were real. Might we one day see a Mega Man 2.5D?

There is no denying that Capcom’s recent NES styled Mega Man 9 was a great tribute to the series. We loved it but let’s be honest it was just treading old ground. Might Capcom try something new in the future to excite fans of the blue bomber? If they do try something new then we hope it is along the lines of what Peter Sjostrand, a..

News: Capcom: Mega Man 9 is Best Selling WiiWare Title

Capcom: Mega Man 9 is Best Selling WiiWare Title

As WiiWare games go, Mega Man 9 was pretty bloody special. It also sold a ton! But we would never have thought it would be the best selling WiiWare release thus far; a quick glance at the top 20 games shows it’s in the lower reaches of the chart right now, whereas other strong titles are still doing well.

Anyway, regardless of cold, hard facts, Capcom seems pretty pleased with the retail..

News: Capcom To Release Mega Man 9 Soundtrack

Capcom To Release Mega Man 9 Soundtrack

Love classic 8-bit video game music? Got 30 Washingtons sitting there doing nothing in your pocket? Well if so, you might want to surf over to the Capcom Store and preorder your official Mega Man 9 Soundtrack.

That's right, directly from Japan comes all of the catchy toe-tappers straight from Capcom's retro-filled Mega Man 9 WiiWare title for your listening pleasure at the bargain price of $29.95..

News: Mega Man 9 Stop-Motion Video is Great Beyond Words

Mega Man 9 Stop-Motion Video is Great Beyond Words

Ok, so this isn't strictly WiiWare news but we just had to share this totally radical video with you - and it must be worth watching because we haven't used the expression 'radical' since we were 12.

Hardcore Blue Bomber fan Nicolas Ménard has constructed this amazing stop-motion animation video which sees Mega Man navigating his way through a whole range of real-world situations. And it rocks!..

News: Mega Man 9 DLC Round-up

Mega Man 9 DLC Round-up

As of last week, all Mega Man 9 DLC is available. With some people still having doubts on what to buy, we've taken a look at which of the new modes and stages are most worth your hard-earned money.

Here are our thoughts on the value of the DLC on offer: Special Stage - 100 Wii points A whole new stage? Yes please! The Special Stage is pretty much just like any stage in the regular game, but much..

News: Second Wave of Mega Man 9 DLC Released!

Second Wave of Mega Man 9 DLC Released!

A quick press release from Capcom about today's Mega Man 9 DLC update packs:

We’re proud to announce that the second of Downloadable Content packs for Mega Man 9 will be available this week. Here’s the run down on what’s coming out. Hard Mode – Dubbed Hero Mode in Japan, this mode enables you to play the entire game on an increased difficulty level with alternate enemy distribution and..

News: Fake Man Content Pack Coming To WiiWare Next Week?

Fake Man Content Pack Coming To WiiWare Next Week?

According to an interview with Mega Man 9 producer Hironobu Takeshita, the second downloadable content pack is due for release on the WiiWare service next week. You'll remember that the first set of downloadable Mega Man 9 Content Packs were made available earlier this month and now Mega Man 9 fans who still haven't gotten enough Mega Man retro goodness are in for yet another treat.

In an interview..

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..