- Also Known As
- Rockman 6: Shijō Saidai no Tatakai!!
- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- Mar 1994
- 5th Nov 1993
3DS (3DS eShop)
- 12th Dec 2012, ¥500
- 11th Jun 2013, £4.49
- 20th Jun 2013, $4.99
Wii U eShop
- 24th Jul 2014, $3.49
- 14th May 2014, ¥500
- 21st Aug 2014, $4.99
Let battle commence. Awooga!
Arriving on the same day as Mega Man 5 on the Wii U Virtual Console, Capcom has decided to grace us with the final NES entry to wrap up that era of the franchise. Released in 1993, when the SNES was already out and Mega Man X was on the verge of release, Capcom just couldn't let itself say goodbye to the NES and made one...
Mega Man's NES swan song
In 1993, the SNES was already out and Capcom was about to release Mega Man X, but they just couldn't let themselves to say goodbye to the NES and made one last 8-bit Mega Man game for the beloved system. Mega Man 6 was released so late into the system's life that Capcom decided to not even publish the game in Europe — this...
AKA: The ones everyone forgot to play
The Mega Man series may have branched out onto more powerful hardware in recent times but most hardcore fans consider the 8-bit entries to be the zenith of the franchise. Capcom's action platformer found fame on the NES and titles like Mega Man 2 stand out as true, must-have classics in the console's library...
Poor emulation, frame rate issues, dodgy controls - what went wrong?
Capcom may be reluctant to release an entirely new Mega Man game these days but it has no issues with mining its past and recycling existing titles from the series, and recently announced that it would be releasing all six of the classic NES entries on iOS and Android. Those games...
This promotional image for Game Players Magazine unites two of Greg Winters' cover subjects - he also did some covers for Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog While it can't always be said that western cover artwork is superior to that seen in Japan, it's important to remember that for many gamers growing up during the 8 and 16-bit eras, it was...
Another spin-off arrives for the current generation
While the arrival of Game Boy Advance games on the Wii U Virtual Console — as opposed to the 3DS equivalent — caused head scratching earlier this year, the undeniable positive is the release of a host of high quality titles on the system. We can now add another Capcom spin-off to that list,...
Free Disney Infinity, Mega Man, Demon's Box, BlazBlue, Discounts and more
That time has come once again, North American gamers, for details of the downloadable treats coming to Wii U and 3DS this week. There's a major surprise with a retail freebie on Wii U, while there are a couple of new titles on the 3DS eShop and some excellent Virtual Console...
A Sen'SeY, Master Reboot, Siesta Fiesta, Mega Man, discounts and more
It's Monday morning, which means it's time for the European Nintendo Download Update, and the latest line-up certainly starts off our week with a bang. There are three promising new titles on the Wii U eShop, an equally tempting and colourful release on the 3DS eShop, three Mega...
Including Demon's Crest and loads of Mega Man
Capcom lifted the floodgates on its Virtual Console lineup through its Unity blog today, announcing 18 retro titles on their way to North America and/or Europe by the end of the year. A few titles anticipated for later release were also revealed. Mega Man makes up the metal bulk of the coming games...
Luigi, Wario, tanks fighting bugs, X Zone craziness and much more
It's that time again, North America, when your Nintendo systems groan under the weight of new download offerings cramming up virtual servers. That's not always strictly accurate, but is this week, with plenty of new titles available on Wii U and 3DS, with a sequel even gracing...
Gotta run, gotta run now!
Classic NES platformer Mega Man 6 is available to download now from the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in Europe. As is the norm for eShop releases, Rockman's 1994 adventure was originally scheduled for release this Thursday, but seems to have been released early in celebration of the 'Mega Man Special' currently featured on...
If you're in Europe, tough
The Mega Man franchise is currently indulging in its 25th Anniversary celebrations with various goodies though yes, we know, no full game to date. For fans of the series, however, recent months have given a good opportunity to buy assorted trinkets to celebrate, with Capcom also gradually bringing the first six NES titles...
Defeat Mr. X and stop his evil plot of world domination!
From the United States, Canada and Japan they came. The world's premier designers and their finest robotic warriors traveled to do battle in the First Annual Robot Tournament. On the eve of the Grand Championship, the mysterious Mr. X announced that the entire tournament was just a scheme to get his hands on the world's most powerful robots! Mega Man must battle through 16 levels to defeat this ferocious new foe.