Quantcast
Mega Man 8 fan-made demake free for the playing - Destructoid




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


Mega Man 8 fan-made demake free for the playing


7:30 PM on 04.20.2010
Mega Man 8 fan-made demake free for the playing photo



Every once and a while, people take a crack at Mega Man 9 and Mega Man 10 by saying they look like "fan-made projects". Thing is, that's not the most effective insult. Technically speaking, Cave Story is a "fan-made project", but it's still pretty damn awesome.

So is this NES/Famicom-style recreation of Mega Man 8, which you can download (at your own risk) right here. I haven't finished it yet, but after sampling a few levels, I can say I'm enjoying it more than the game it's based on. I like the "real" Mega Man 8 too, but in many ways, it's a Mega Man game in name only. Not so with this remake. As you'd expect, it looks, plays, sounds, and feels like Mega Man 1-6, 9, and 10, which for Mega Man purists like myself, makes for a more "legit" experience.

This is actually the second time we've seen this happen; Mega Man 7 got the same treatment a few years back. I hope Capcom snatches these up and throws them on XBLA/PSN/WiiWare. The worst that could happen is that they'd make "a lot" of money, as apposed to "a hella lot" of money. That wouldn't be so bad, would it Capcom?

Also, give me Mega Man Vs Marvel Vs Capcom.

Thanks A.loaf! [Image via Asiansteeve's blog at Capcom-Unity]






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.






Platform games

10:00 AM on 01.23.2015
Gravity Ghost story trailer hints at protagonist Iona's origin

In Gravity Ghost, the player controls Iona, who is a colorful ghost. The story is told through flashbacks, with scenes showing that Iona was not always a ghost. My scientist deductive reasoning tells me this: at some point s...more



1:30 PM on 01.22.2015
Devolver's latest murderfest RONIN slices into PAX South

In what seems like an unrelenting torrent of tantalizing announcements preceding PAX South, Devolver Digital has cranked the hype dial up another notch by announcing that it will publish RONIN, a new blood-soaked action...more



11:30 AM on 01.22.2015
Castle in the Darkness leaps to PC on February 5

Castle in the Darkness, the next ultra-difficult platformer from Cave Story and 1001 Spikes publisher Nicalis, is poised to debut via Steam on February 5. The project was developed by Matt Kap, the lead artist behind Th...more



View all Platform games






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