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9:00 AM on 03.11.2014

Mega Man Zero D-Arts figure teased

A lot has happened with Namco Bandai's toy line in recent months, as S.H. Figurarts and D-Arts have since combined into one unit. Rockman Unity is also teasing its newest addition, Mega Man Zero, with a few early shots o...

Chris Carter





3:11 AM on 03.07.2014

Here's the first video for Azure Striker: Gunvolt

We will have more images and details coming from Keiji Inafune's / Inti Creates' new 3DS game later, but we wanted to be sure to share this band new trailer right away.Azure Striker: Gunvolt looks absolutely stunning in person. Don't get me wrong: this trailer looks great, but the real deal is wowowowoowow. Enjoy.

Dale North



Inafune's new game: Azure Striker: Gunvolt first hands-on photo
Inafune's new game: Azure Striker: Gunvolt first hands-on
by Dale North

At BitSummit today, Inti Creates and Keiji Inafune announced a brand new side-scrolling adventure called Azure Striker: Gunvolt. It's coming this summer to the 3DS via Nintendo's eShop.

Listen up, Mega Man fans: Keiji Inafune is the Executive Producer, and Yoshihisa Tsuda (Mega Man X2, Mega Man 7, 9, 10, and more) is the Game Director. Yoshitaka Hatakeyama (Mega Man 9) is on art, while Takuya Aizu (several Mega Man games, as well as Mighty No. 9) acts as Producer. Finally, Ippo Yamada is over music and sound effects.

Naturally, we ran over to see it immediately.

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5:30 PM on 03.06.2014

More beautiful game-inspired woodblock prints you can buy

We've shown off Jed Henry's Japanese woodblock renditions of game characters before. I'm still in love with that original Samus one. But Henry's catalog is growing, to my wallet's growing concern. Shadow of the Colossus, Fina...

Steven Hansen

8:00 AM on 03.04.2014

Grab the new Mega Man 2.5D beta now

What began as a proof of concept fan game is now a playable beta. The Mega Man 2.5D project sought to bring co-op to Mega Man, alongside of a combination of 2D and 3D visuals -- offering up a new side of the classic tha...

Chris Carter

4:30 PM on 02.19.2014

Pre-orders open for the Mega Man Board Game

The Mega Man Board Game Kickstarter opened with a reasonable $70,000 goal, but it went on to reach a lofty $415,041 at closing. A ton of add-ons have been announced and are being worked into the updated version of the game, a...

Chris Carter

7:30 AM on 02.19.2014

A Monster Hunter Felyne becomes decidedly more Mega Man

Capcom is currently undergoing its 30th anniversary, and one of the celebrations is in the form of a Monster Hunter and Mega Man mash-up. Of course it isn't an actual game, but rather a toy featuring a Felyne dressed up as th...

Chris Carter

8:00 AM on 02.12.2014

Megaman Gigamix gets an amazing anime fan opening

For those who aren't aware, there's a Mega Man manga series titled "Rockman Gigamix" in the wild, and it's a follow-up to the popular "Megamix" manga. The stories deal with events based on various Mega Man games including th...

Chris Carter



Archie officially announces Mega Man X crossover event photo
Archie officially announces Mega Man X crossover event
by Chris Carter

Archie Comics has been busy. In addition to hosting two Sonic comic lines, a Mega Man series, and a crossover event between the three, they've also added "backup" stories to Mega Man #34-35, which feature fan favorites Mega Man X and Zero.

But the blue and red duo are backups no more, as Archie has officially confirmed to Destructoid that they will be joining Mega Man in a full four-part storyline titled "Dawn of X" starting from issue #37. We have the full scoop by way of an interview with Archie's Ian Flynn and Paul Kaminski, as well as an exclusive look at the covers of the first issue in the gallery below!

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4:45 PM on 01.30.2014

Archie Comics teases more Mega Man X goodness

Late last year, it was announced that Archie Comics would be tackling the Mega Man X series in a two issue "backup" storyline that ran concurrent with their Mega Man Classic comic franchise. But Archie always noted that ...

Chris Carter

8:00 PM on 01.28.2014

Is KidRobot launching a Mega Man toy line?

I had a brief dalliance with vinyl toys, nothing at all like our friends over at Tomopop, but it appears that KidRobot wants me back into buying plastic stuff to clutter my shelves with and make my wife question her life choi...

Conrad Zimmerman

4:00 PM on 01.16.2014

Virtual Console Verdict: Mega Man X2

[Virtual Console Verdict is a short column that highlights some of the gems released on 3DS and Wii U eShop marketplaces. For a full list of Virtual Console releases, check out the weekly Nintendo Download series.] Capco...

Chris Carter





11:00 AM on 01.15.2014

Dr. Wily gets a shot at being good in Mega Man #36

The Archie comics Mega Man and X backup event will debut in Mega Man #34-35, but after that, Issue #36, "A Chance at Redemption" will drop in April. This story will deal with Dr. Wily as a free man, cleared of all h...

Chris Carter



How casual speedrunning can help you enjoy games more photo
How casual speedrunning can help you enjoy games more
by Chris Carter

Awesome Games Done Quick 2014 has wrapped up, and it raised over one million dollars for charity. If you haven't checked them out before, they basically hand pick a bunch of games to "speedrun" through and complete, with different parameters for each title. Some runs may use glitches or exploits, some may be more open-ended, but the ultimate goal is to master each individual game.

I've never crossed over the professional line, but I've been a speedrun enthusiast for over 10 years now. Here's my story on how I got started, and how you can get involved.

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7:00 AM on 01.08.2014

20 minute video shows how Mega Man: The Board Game works

The folks over at Jasco have put together a rather lengthy video of a playthrough of Mega Man: The Board Game. It'll take you through setup, a typical turn, how the pieces look while in play, and pretty much everything in-be...

Chris Carter

3:00 PM on 01.07.2014

If you like Mega Man and own an iOS device, get UsagiMan

I was browsing through the App Store on my weekly search, and came across a rather odd looking game. It appeared to be a Mega Man homage, even going so far as having the same 8-bit style and sprite movements. It's called...

Chris Carter