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5:11 PM on 05.25.2014

A fan group wants to create the Mega Man Legends 3 Prototype in Unity

When Capcom fails, fans unite. That seems to be the mantra for the past few years after Capcom has fumbled the Mega Man franchise, leading to a number of fan created artwork, games, and music. The latest in the bunch is a Me...

Chris Carter





12:00 PM on 05.13.2014

Mega Man 8-bit Deathmatch V4 is coming soon

In case you haven't heard, there's a fan-mod out there that combines gameplay from the original Doom with classic Mega Man goodness. Pretty much every classic character is playable, from Mega Man himself to rival Bass, ...

Chris Carter

10:00 AM on 05.02.2014

Mega Man Xtreme headlines 3DS Virtual Console this month, rest scheduled

This week marks the month of Mega Man in regards to 3DS Virtual Console releases, starting with Mega Man Xtreme. Next week will see Mega Man II, followed by Mega Man III, then IV, then V (the best portable game), an...

Chris Carter

5:30 PM on 04.29.2014

Capcom confirms GBA games coming to Wii U

Nintendo started launching Game Boy Advance titles for the Wii U Virtual Console earlier this month, but now the third-parties are getting in the act. Speaking with IGN, a representative of Capcom has confirmed Mega Man Battl...

Conrad Zimmerman

1:00 PM on 04.28.2014

It looks like the Archie Mega Man meets X arc will have its own collection

Archie's Dawn of X storyline (in which the original Mega Man, as well as Proto Man, meets X and Zero) is going to unfold over the course of four issues, but for some -- hunting and collecting comics isn't a desirable activity...

Chris Carter

7:00 AM on 04.25.2014

Mega Man Battle Network 3 rated for Wii U eShop

Both versions of Mega Man Battle Network 3 (Blue and White) have been rated for the Wii U eShop by the Australian Classification board, which of course highlights an impending release. Why Capcom would release the third ...

Chris Carter

12:30 PM on 04.23.2014

The Mega Man Universal Fighting System card game set is available now

For those who aren't aware, Universal Fighting System is a line of card games that functions as a battle game, with an additional collecting element. Their newest tie-in is Mega Man, and the collaborative effort that resulted...

Chris Carter

6:00 AM on 04.23.2014

Click your heels together and wish for SNES or GBA Remixes

When Nintendo feels like we get too close, it puts us right down. It's not the lover man that we want it to be, at least when it comes to fulfilling what can sometimes seem like lofty requests. For instance, remixes featuring...

Brittany Vincent

1:00 AM on 04.17.2014

Azure Striker compromises appeal to boys 10-14, adds braid back

Keiji Inafune's other not Mega Man game is Azure Striker: Gunvolt. Its main character, Gunvolt, was viciously censored for the planned Western release, as you can see below. And by viciously censored I mean his designed was c...

Steven Hansen

9:00 AM on 04.15.2014

Fan group shows progress on Mega Man Battle Network 3D project

If you loved the Mega Man Battle Network series, you might want to pay attention to this new fan project. A collective of developers called "Team MMBN3D" has come together to create a 3D remake, which is set to drop on the P...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 04.10.2014

Discotek's Mega Man cartoon re-release will feature retro box art

The Ruby Spears Mega Man cartoon may be infamous, but it's also incredibly hard to collect these days. The old DVDs are out of print and hard to find, and each of the two sets will run you around $50 used. But publisher ...

Chris Carter

4:30 PM on 03.31.2014

Vote on the next Mega Man game to hit the 3DS eShop

It's been a long time coming for those promised Mega Man Game Boy titles to hit the 3DS eShop in North America, but it's finally happening in May. (Or "Mega May," as it were.) Capcom has opened a poll for fans to vote on whic...

Jordan Devore





11:00 AM on 03.31.2014

Mega Man composer Manami Matsumae answers Mighty No. 9 backer questions

For Mega Man fans, the name Manami Matsumae is instantly recognizable. Although she's only worked on a few games (Mega Man 1, Mega Man 2's sound effects, and Mega Man 10), her mark on the series is memorable, and her service...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 03.28.2014

The original Mega Man NES commercial has been digitally restored

Americans fondly remember the "box art" version of Mega Man for the original NES game, but over in Japan, they had a perfectly appropriate commercial that showed in-game footage and a cartoon approximation of the charac...

Chris Carter



Learn why the voice acting from Mega Man 8 and X4 was so bad photo
Learn why the voice acting from Mega Man 8 and X4 was so bad
by Chris Carter

Christopher Niosi runs a series on YouTube called "Did You Know Voice Acting?" and this week he covers the storied Mega Man series across multiple forms of media. There's a lot of cool tidbits for fans in here -- like for instance, did you know that Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath supposedly voiced Spark Man in an episode of the Ruby Spears cartoon?

My favorite part though is easily the explanation of why Mega Man 8 and X4 have such terrible voice acting. Click the below video for a taste of the horror.

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10:15 AM on 03.14.2014

Rockman Xover clocks in over 1.5 million downloads

Rockman Xover, that free-to-play auto-running mobile abomination of Mega Man that's out in Japan, is apparently a resounding success, obtaining over 1.51 million downloads. The game might be free, but the point is Capcom...

Chris Carter