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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 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..