A legacy to be proud of
Until recently, it seemed that Capcom wasn’t all too interested in the Mega Man series, which understandably upset a lot of fans who grew up alongside the Blue Bomber. Though Mega Man has starred in a lot of games, it’s the original NES releases that arguably stand as the most iconic, which makes Mega Man Legacy...
Monster Hunter gains solid ground
Capcom has presented its Q1 financial report for FY2022, highlighting some seriously impressive cumulative sales for its key franchises. Despite reporting a downturn in sales and profits YoY (due in part to the launch of Resident Evil Village during the same period in 2021), Capcom's catalog sales grew steadily...
Update: Today's the last day!
Update (Thu 26th Mar, 2020 09:30 GMT): As a quick reminder, today is the final day of the current Switch Mega Man sale. The sale ended in North America a couple of weeks ago, but those in Europe have until the end of today, 26th March, to get in on the action. If you're wanting to grab any of the deals below, now's...
A personal journey to make peace with gaming's mod cons...
The year was 1991. My dad had gone to now-defunct UK electronics retailer Dixons and purchased a Sega Mega Drive with Castle of Illusion for the princely sum of £144.99; I know this because I still have the receipt stapled in the console's manual. Beyond a dusty Atari 2600 which resided at...
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Here we are then, folks! The end of yet another week. This one brought with it a Fortnite lawsuit and a ridiculous Mario Kart Tour microtransaction pack, but with all that anger out of the way, it's time to chill with some of our favourite games. The Nintendo Life team have shared what we'll be g
Update: And now it's confirmed!
Update (27th Aug, 16:15 BST): Capcom has now officially unveiled the game and it has been confirmed for release on Nintendo Switch. A press release states that the game will be available for $29.99 on 21st January 2020 both "digitally and at North American retail locations". Original Article (27th Aug, 04:30 BST):...
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Another busy week has slipped by as we descend inevitably into the clutches of 2020. Things kicked off with the Nintendo Indie World Showcase which featured some cracking 'available now on Switch eShop' games such as Superhot and Hotline Miami Collection. We got
Capcom's blue bomber Mega Man might feature alongside the all-star cast in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but things have been quite rough for him over the past 15 years. According to Capcom financial data dating back to September, the Mega Man
Sales driven by internationally recognised IP
Capcom released its latest financial results, with the Japanese company revealing sales and profits have continued to increase. This is primarily linked to the success of Monster Hunter World shifting 8.3 million copies worldwide - further “solidifying its position as an international brand” and...
Bombing Blue Bomber
It's been another strong week for Nintendo Switch software titles in Japan, with half the top ten comprised of games on Ninty's hybrid hardware. However, Mega Man didn't perform quite as well as Capcom was probably hoping, with the combined Mega Man Legacy Collection debuting at number nine. In other words it failed to sell as...
Every game, demo, DLC and theme hitting the EU eShop today
Thursday is once again upon us, bringing with it a brand new Nintendo Download for all those lovely eShops. It's a big one this week, with everything from returning classics to some exciting new entries from the world of independent development. As always, leave a vote in the poll below and...
Six Mega Man classics come to Nintendo Switch!
Mega Man Legacy Collection is a celebration of the 8-bit history of Capcom's iconic Blue Bomber. Featuring faithful reproductions of the series' origins with the original six Mega Man games, the Legacy Collection will remind long-time fans and introduce newcomers to what made Mega Man such a popular and iconic character.
- Includes the six 8-bit classics that originally released on the Nintendo Entertainment System™ (Mega Man, Mega Man 2, Mega Man 3, Mega Man 4, Mega Man 5, and Mega Man 6)
- Explore the series' history with rare concept art and original promotional materials in Museum Mode.
- Tackle stage remixes in Challenge Mode and compete against your friends for the fastest completion times on the online leaderboards.
- Unlock additional trials in Challenge Mode using the Mega Man amiibo™!
- A handy new Rewind feature gives players the option to instantly reverse gameplay, correcting unexpected pitfalls or deadly enemy encounters.
- The new Turbo CPU Speed feature also lets players take advantage of the performance power of Nintendo Switch to reduce slowdown when the action gets intense.
- The magic of Nintendo Switch allows you to play Mega Man at home or on the go!