Ladies and gentlemen, a new Archie Mega Man graphic novel is arriving this Wednesday, May 22. I have confirmation from fellow editor Chris Carter that he's been picking up back issues and graphic novels to prep himself for th... more
My wallet is still recovering from the $100 Mega Man commemorative figure that Capcom was recently taking pre-orders for, and now here comes another one, proving without a shadow of a doubt that no one should ever trust me to... more
It's been a while, my little chickadees! I've been out for a few days putting my nose to the grindstone, so you haven't been blessed by my sparkling presence. I therefore apologize if you've already seen the above artwork, bu... more
While Capcom continues to laze on announcing any proper plans for Mega Man, Archie Comics has been propping up the Blue Bomber as an important pillar of its comic book empire. Now with the arrival of issue #25 on newsstands t... more
Remember when we briefly mentioned that non-posable Sigma figure during the announcement of Ultimate Armor X? Well we have final confirmation pictures compliments of the Tamashii Nations Facebook, and it's pretty damn badass.... more
Rockman-Unity in Japan recently revealed that X's Ultimate Armor form would be the newest star in Bandai's D-Arts Mega Man toy line. We now have pictures of the figure in the flesh -- so to speak -- and my goodness, does it l... more
The Sonic / Mega Man comic crossover series "Worlds Collide" is well underway, and it's like I'm back in elementary school. Just seeing these two blue titans together on the same page is enough to make me go over the moon. An... more
I'd like to think us Mega Man fans have been pretty patient thus far. Capcom has been celebrating the Blue Bomber's 25th anniversary with soundtracks and custom USB sticks, and that's cool and all. Buuuuuuut... we're still wa... more
For April Fools, Rockman Unity proposed four different potential figures that would become the new official D-Arts toy of choice for their Mega Man line.
Well, the wait is over, as they have just officially revealed that we'l... more
It's almost here! Before the non-videogame videogame crossover event of the century begins in a few short days (weeks if you aren't an Archie subscriber), you can bring yourself up to speed with a sneak preview over on online... more
Hyrule Historia is pretty awesome. The History of Sonic The Hedgehog is not bad either. But for me, the best game series bible is Mega Man Official Complete Works. Released to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary, it co... more
Network execs will go to some disgusting lengths to separate parents and their money. Just slap the logo of a popular cartoon on any ol' crap and a kid will foam at the mouth until mommy and daddy break down and give in to th... more
Destructoid exclusively revealed a pair of cute variant covers for Part 9 of Archie's upcoming Sonic / Mega Man event "Worlds Collide." Archie distributed similar exclusives around the web, and I'm here to round 'em up and th... more
HNNNNNG! My heart can't take much more of this! I think I'm going to slip into a coma before the Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover even begins. But I've got to hold on! Just one month left!
To bring everyone up to speed, the ... more
First things first, focus your peepers on the "Worlds Collide" counter in the top-left corner. It means that Archie's massive 12-issue Sonic / Mega Man crossover event finally kicks off next month! My anticipation is palpable... more
Most of the pieces on display at the Mega Man Boss Tribute art show running all month at San Francisco's Gauntlet Gallery are of the 2D drawn / painted variety. But the X series incarnation of the good Dr. Thomas Light was r... more
For a minute there, I was worried that Capcom was dragging its feet, unable to think about the proper way to revive the Mega Man franchise. I should have had more faith!
Taking a page from Sega's playbook, Capcom has announce... more
Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- ... more
A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The G... more
I frequently think about game items and how they could have feasible real-world applications. For example, a scale model of Eddie from the Mega Man series would make a great novelty cooler, which would sync up perfectly with ... more
Like that D-Arts Bass action figure I talked about the other week? Pretty sexy, ain't it? And remember how I said it was highly likely that Bandai would try to bring it to US retail?
Distributor Bluefin has got your back! Not... more
Superfans of brentalfloss might be aware that he has his own self-titled webcomic. He doesn't draw it -- doodles are provided by one Andrew Dobson -- but he co-writes along with series creator Dan Roth. And whenever there's a... more
We take a break from the Sonic / Mega Man joygasm festivities to remind you that on February 13 -- the day before Valentine's Day coincidentally -- Archie Mega Man #22 hits shelves. It's the requisite "love" issue, in which R... more
Recently, we found out that there are "no plans" to bring Rockman Xover, Capcom's newest Mega Man mobile game, overseas. But that doesn't stop them from continuing to support it, and today, we have some interesting news that ... more
Oh, is this still a thing? You're damn right it's still a thing! Just try to get me to shut up about Archie's Sonic / Mega Man crossover! You can't and won't!
When Chris Carter wrote about those 16-bit covers of "When Worlds ... more
The Mega Man Network has shared some Mega Man 10 robot master concept art from the R20+5 blowout book, and man is it interesting.
Most of these, I think, look better than the final designs. Some of them in particular are much... more
HNNNNNNNNNNNNG! The Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover series "When Worlds Collide" is two short months away! It's gonna be soooooo goooooood!
We're keeping the hype train chugging along with art from across the 12-issue run t... more
I'm convinced that artist Zac Gorman is an Emotion Lord. How else can he play with our hearts and minds if not through the power of fifth-dimensional manipulation? Consider his recent Pikmin comic, in which he turns a bright ... more
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Oh, Rockman Xover. What a foul, foul beast you are. I know it's not kosher to slam a game without having played it yourself, but just from watching gameplay videos, I think we can all agree that Xover is ... more
Remember that awesome D-Arts Bass figure we told you about recently? That's not confirmed yet for folks outside of Japan, but his arch nemesis is!
Starting today, you can grab the D-Arts Mega Man figure at select outlets... more
Some time ago, Archie Comics created the "When Worlds Collide" storyline, which brought Sonic and Mega Man together in one wacky continuity, across various comic lines.
IGN now has the scoop one new covers for the upcoming is... more
Mega Man fans are among some of the best fans in the world. When people are quick to point out that many of them only seek to complain that the latest game in the franchise isn't perfect, they're leaving out all of the millio... more
Archie Sonic continues as we count down to the "When Worlds Collide" crossover event in April!
Following last month's issue, Sonic the Hedgehog #244 begins with a confused Knuckles looking for whatever is left of his people i... more
Kotobukiya is working on a new Isaac Clarke figure based on his latest look in Dead Space 3. The 1/6-scale figure will feature light-up LEDs, a ball-jointed neck, and will be available June 2013. Dear Santa, I need this figur... more
Tomorrow, December 12, Mega Man #20 arrives on store shelves. This particularly special issue not only ties directly into the ongoing 25th anniversary festivities, it also marks the Archie comic debut of Mega's cold-blooded -... more
Yup, Street Fighter X Mega Man is happening.
I played it this past weekend and got to take on all eight of the World Warrior Masters (that's what I'm calling them.) Expect to take on Urien, Rolento, Dhalsim, Blanka, Ryu, C. ... more
Yes, I know what you're thinking. What weird dimension have we suddenly fallen into? But it's true! There's going to be a new Mega Man 8-bit style game and it's going to see the Blue Bomber fighting the Street Fighter world ... more
Archie is readying its own celebration for Mega Man's 25th birthday, but before then, there's another graphic novel compilation set to slip into stores on December 5 for $11.99.
Mega Man Vol. 4 collects the "Spiritus ex Machi... more
Are you familiar with "doujin soft"? They're essentially Japanese indie games, and although most are of the fan game variety, major publishers tend to leave them alone. As it should be! Fan games aren't harming anybody!
In 2... more
After the the heart-wrenching Proto Man arc in the previous two issues, Archie's Mega Man shifts gears into bubblegum territory with a short tale all about the ladies. Roll takes center stage in issue #19, "Roll With It," als... more
At the recent Tamashii Nations exhibition in Japan, Bandai has been showing off a ton of sweet new game-themed figurines as part of its D-Arts and Figuarts ZERO lines.
We start with some Guilty Gear action in the form of D-Ar... more
Capcom insists on seeing this construct through to the end, so I might as well keep abreast of the latest news and developments.
First up is this fan-made Rockman Xover Flash demo that recreates the TGS build Conrad played. I... more
You would think with the deluge of Mega Man merchandise in recent months that the franchise was celebrating some kind of anniversary or whatever. Bandai is poised to release Classic Mega Man in its D-Arts figurine line, an ex... more
Issue #18 of Archie's Mega Man won't be on store shelves until tomorrow, but subscribers naturally get a jump on the action. In fact, I just finished reading the newest issue before typing this up. Eat it, suckers!
This month... more
Donald "Kodykoala" Kennedy has a talent for turning harmless, inoffensive toys into concentrated nightmare fuel. He's given us zombified Yoshi and Game Boy, a cutaway of Mega Man's anatomy, and most frightening of all, a simu... more
In the fallout of Capcom's cancellations of Mega Man Universe and Mega Man Legends 3, many folks likely forgot that there was still one big Mega Man title in development: Rockman Online, a Korea-exclusive 2D side-scrolling MM... more
Since Capcom has decided that a Western release of Rockman Xover is crucial, I feel duty-bound to deliver the latest details so that you may prepare yourself against thine enemy.
As mentioned previously, Xover is a social RPG... more
This month's issue of Archie's Mega Man, which goes on sale September 12, will be the first of a two-part "Proto-Type" arc focused on Dr. Light's "first triumph" and "greatest failure," Proto Man. We teased you with some earl... more
Bandai's Tamashii Nation brand has brought many popular properties to life in high-quality action figure form. Perhaps most notable is the D-Arts Mega Man X line, which has been selling pretty well even here in the States. Ne... more
This will be the third time we discuss this Mega Man soundtrack collection. There must be something wrong with me, because I already own pretty much all the music available in this collection. And by "own," I mean physically ... more