Quantcast
Legendary unused Mega Man boss is news to me - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Legendary unused Mega Man boss is news to me


6:00 AM on 08.19.2010
Legendary unused Mega Man boss is news to me photo



When Cowzilla posted those mind blowing Mega Man wallpapers last weekend, I double-freaked out. The first freak out was over the quality of the artwork. The second freak out was over the fact that I didn't recognize every character. I love Mega Man a lot more than most 33-year-olds, but I still didn't know about all of these cute little bastards.

With a little research (and help from MegaStryke), I got them all; except for one. That weird yellow dude in the corner. Who was he? There wasn't even a mention of him Udon's highly extensive Mega Man Official Complete Works (a book that features such obscure Mega Man designs as the cigarette wielding Smoke Man and the elephant-headed, sunglasses loving Elephant Borg Man).

Turns out, this new mystery man was yet another unused boss design, one that Capcom doesn't often talk about. His name is Bond Man, and he's all about glue. He's only been "officially" depicted once, in a Mega Man manga from 1995, but apparently, he's got quite the following in Japan. There's even reason to hope that he may show up in Mega Man Universe. The Mega Man Network has an extensive write up on the situation. It's required reading for any Mega Man fan.

Bond Man: The Phantom Robot Master- [The Mega Man Network]

Legendary unused Mega Man boss is news to me photo
Legendary unused Mega Man boss is news to me photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Capcom

11:30 AM on 10.21.2014
Rockman Xover is ending in March, 2015

Whenever people asked about a new Mega Man game, some would often joke "but there's always Rockman Xover!" For those who aren't aware, it's a free-to-play game for Android and iOS that's only available in certain re...more



11:15 AM on 10.17.2014
Resident Evil goes manga, serves as a prequel to Resident Evil 6

Resident Evil goes manga in a new series from Viz Media. Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire serves as a prequel to Capcom's Resident Evil 6, created by Naomi Serizawa. The 5-volume series launches November 18 on Viz's Signatur...more



8:08 AM on 10.16.2014
Demon's Crest, one of the most rare SNES games to date, is coming to the Virtual Console

One of my biggest regrets is not buying Demon's Crest as a kid. I rented it at least twice and beat it multiple times -- as soon as I was done with one playthrough, I started the next one. It's easily one of the best pla...more



View all Capcom






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more