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More proof that Sonic and Mega Man are the ultimate team

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

More proof that Sonic and Mega Man are the ultimate team photo

Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10

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

Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo


Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo
Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo
Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo
Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo
Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo
Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo



Eggman and Wily built new foes for our blue heroes

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

Eggman and Wily built new foes for our blue heroes photo

Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence

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

Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo


Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo



Thank Jeebus! Rockman Xover localization on hold

[Header by samusmmx] 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

Thank Jeebus! Rockman Xover localization on hold photo

The Mega Man D-Arts figure is now available in the US

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

The Mega Man D-Arts figure is now available in the US photo

Mega Man and Sonic comic arc gets sexy 16-bit covers

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 and Sonic comic arc gets sexy 16-bit covers photo

The Mega Man Boss Battle Tribute art show is coming

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

The Mega Man Boss Battle Tribute art show is coming photo

Knuckles rocks the spotlight in Archie Sonic #244

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

Knuckles rocks the spotlight in Archie Sonic #244 photo


Knuckles rocks the spotlight in Archie Sonic #244 photo
Knuckles rocks the spotlight in Archie Sonic #244 photo
Knuckles rocks the spotlight in Archie Sonic #244 photo
Knuckles rocks the spotlight in Archie Sonic #244 photo
Knuckles rocks the spotlight in Archie Sonic #244 photo
Knuckles rocks the spotlight in Archie Sonic #244 photo



Check out the new Dead Space 3 and Kid Icarus figures

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

Check out the new Dead Space 3 and Kid Icarus figures photo

Archie goes heavy on the Bass for Mega Man's anniversary

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

Archie goes heavy on the Bass for Mega Man's anniversary photo


Archie goes heavy on the Bass for Mega Man's anniversary photo
Archie goes heavy on the Bass for Mega Man's anniversary photo
Archie goes heavy on the Bass for Mega Man's anniversary photo
Archie goes heavy on the Bass for Mega Man's anniversary photo
Archie goes heavy on the Bass for Mega Man's anniversary photo
Archie goes heavy on the Bass for Mega Man's anniversary photo



Hands-on with Street Fighter X Mega Man

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

Hands-on with Street Fighter X Mega Man photo


Hands-on with Street Fighter X Mega Man photo
Hands-on with Street Fighter X Mega Man photo
Hands-on with Street Fighter X Mega Man photo
Hands-on with Street Fighter X Mega Man photo
Hands-on with Street Fighter X Mega Man photo
Hands-on with Street Fighter X Mega Man photo



Street Fighter X Mega Man fan game gets backed by Capcom

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

Street Fighter X Mega Man fan game gets backed by Capcom photo


Street Fighter X Mega Man fan game gets backed by Capcom photo
Street Fighter X Mega Man fan game gets backed by Capcom photo
Street Fighter X Mega Man fan game gets backed by Capcom photo
Street Fighter X Mega Man fan game gets backed by Capcom photo
Street Fighter X Mega Man fan game gets backed by Capcom photo
Street Fighter X Mega Man fan game gets backed by Capcom photo



Fourth Archie Mega Man graphic novel collection en route

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

Fourth Archie Mega Man graphic novel collection en route photo

Sequel to PC Mega Man clone Rosenkreuzstilette is out

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

Sequel to PC Mega Man clone Rosenkreuzstilette is out photo


Sequel to PC Mega Man clone Rosenkreuzstilette is out photo
Sequel to PC Mega Man clone Rosenkreuzstilette is out photo
Sequel to PC Mega Man clone Rosenkreuzstilette is out photo
Sequel to PC Mega Man clone Rosenkreuzstilette is out photo
Sequel to PC Mega Man clone Rosenkreuzstilette is out photo
Sequel to PC Mega Man clone Rosenkreuzstilette is out photo



Get equipped with 'girl power' in Mega Man #19

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

Get equipped with 'girl power' in Mega Man #19 photo

Bandai's got sweet figs of Sol Badguy, Bass, Mewtwo, 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

Bandai's got sweet figs of Sol Badguy, Bass, Mewtwo, more photo


Bandai's got sweet figs of Sol Badguy, Bass, Mewtwo, more photo
Bandai's got sweet figs of Sol Badguy, Bass, Mewtwo, more photo
Bandai's got sweet figs of Sol Badguy, Bass, Mewtwo, more photo
Bandai's got sweet figs of Sol Badguy, Bass, Mewtwo, more photo
Bandai's got sweet figs of Sol Badguy, Bass, Mewtwo, more photo
Bandai's got sweet figs of Sol Badguy, Bass, Mewtwo, more photo



Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details

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

Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo


Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo
Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo
Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo
Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo
Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo
Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo



Tons of Mega Man music albums en route, no game in sight

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

Tons of Mega Man music albums en route, no game in sight photo

The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18

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

The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo


The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo
The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo
The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo
The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo
The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo
The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo



Kodykoala's battle-damaged Proto Man is hard to the core

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

Kodykoala's battle-damaged Proto Man is hard to the core photo

Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled

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

Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled photo


Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled photo
Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled photo
Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled photo
Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled photo
Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled photo
Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled photo



Rockman Xover will be at TGS, protagonist has stupid name

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

Rockman Xover will be at TGS, protagonist has stupid name photo

Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17

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

Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo


Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo
Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo
Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo
Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo
Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo
Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo



Doggie! Bandai's Rush toy comes with a Mega Man figurine

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

Doggie! Bandai's Rush toy comes with a Mega Man figurine photo

I must be nuts to want to buy the Rockcan OST collection

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

I must be nuts to want to buy the Rockcan OST collection photo

Mega Man #20 pops the bubbly for Mega's 25th birthday

It appears as though I've skipped a few solicitations for upcoming Mega Man comic issues, notwithstanding the Sonic / Mega Man crossover business. I know, right? For shame! The latest Archie Mega Man I've discussed with you g...   more

Mega Man #20 pops the bubbly for Mega's 25th birthday photo

Archie's Sonic / Mega Man crossover is gonna be hot, son!

I'm still reeling from this morning's Mega Man shenanigans. I can at least take comfort in knowing that some companies still give a damn about the little blue dude. Like Archie Comics, for example... As you are already aware ...   more

Archie's Sonic / Mega Man crossover is gonna be hot, son! photo

Rockman Xover is your new Mega Man game... for iOS

Guys, I owe you an apology. The other day, I wrote about a fan-driven Mega Man Legends concept album, and I begged you all to stay on topic and not go off on a tangent about how you felt Capcom wronged you. I apologize becaus...   more

Rockman Xover is your new Mega Man game... for iOS photo

What does a Super Fighting Robot smell like?

Mega Man air fresheners. Let me repeat myself: Mega Man air fresheners. Well, I think we've just about seen everything, right? This fall, fragrance licensee (seriously) Epic-Scents will release Mega Man and Proto Man Scent Bl...   more

What does a Super Fighting Robot smell like? photo

New Magicka DLC turns you into Robot Master look-alikes

Anybody still rockin' the tongue-in-check fantasy game Magicka? I can't say I've been following it personally, but maybe I ought to start paying closer attention. It looks like a lot of fun, plus developer Arrowhead likes to ...   more

New Magicka DLC turns you into Robot Master look-alikes photo


New Magicka DLC turns you into Robot Master look-alikes photo
New Magicka DLC turns you into Robot Master look-alikes photo
New Magicka DLC turns you into Robot Master look-alikes photo
New Magicka DLC turns you into Robot Master look-alikes photo
New Magicka DLC turns you into Robot Master look-alikes photo
New Magicka DLC turns you into Robot Master look-alikes photo



Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation

The gap has been bridged! The Archie Mega Man comic is ready to kick off the Mega Man 3 adaptation, but not before wrapping up the current "Spiritus ex Machina" arc. In #16, the Emerald Spears terrorist group has detonated th...   more

Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo


Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo
Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo
Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo
Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo
Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo
Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo



SDCC: D-Arts Sigma and Terry Bogard figures are so ace

Bandai's D-Arts figures are the shizz, especially if you've got a thing for Mega Man X characters. At SDCC, Bandai's US distributor Bluefin has been showing off some possible new models for the X line, headlined by none other...   more

SDCC: D-Arts Sigma and Terry Bogard figures are so ace photo

This is my childhood! Sonic & Mega Man's comic crossover!

I was a Sega child, so I was always in the "Sonic > Mario" camp. I've also been a Mega Man diehard (big surprise, right?) since his very first game. So while schoolyard kiddies spoke passionately of the rivalry between Mar...   more

This is my childhood! Sonic & Mega Man's comic crossover! photo

Mega Man #15 tackles the difficult issues

We're just trucking along in the latest Archie Mega Man arc, which began in issue #13. The "Spirit ex Machina" storyline is approaching its climax in #15, as Mega Man, Pharaoh Man, Elec Man, and the original character Quake W...   more

Mega Man #15 tackles the difficult issues photo

Enter Proto Man: Mega Man #17 teaser sketches

There was another... who came before you... he was a hero and your brother and my son... He fought the darkness... the darkness won... This September, Archie will publish Mega Man #17, kicking off a new arc that officially in...   more

Enter Proto Man: Mega Man #17 teaser sketches photo

Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff

Those pesky "emotions." How dare videogames make me feel things! How dare artists like Zac Gorman and Matthew Taranto remind me that videogames make me feel things! You can add Aussie illustrator Jake Lawrence to that the lis...   more

Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo


Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo



Mega Man Comic-Con-exclusive variant cover shall be mine!

Slowly but surely, I'm catching up on all the non-E3 news I missed while I was in Los Angeles last week. And when it comes to Mega Man-related stories, I try to be on top of them like white on rice (as though that wasn't obvi...   more

Mega Man Comic-Con-exclusive variant cover shall be mine! photo

Great custom figurine based on worst Mega Man character

Mega Man 2 is fantastic, one of the best videogames ever made. Mega Man II on Game Boy, however, is a steaming dollop of dino poo-poo. I cannot stress how terrible it is, and it infuriates me how much it spits on the legacy o...   more

Great custom figurine based on worst Mega Man character photo

Sweet woodblock prints that feature VG stars as samurai

Jed Henry is just your typical web artist. He loves videogames and desires to express that love through his talents. So he does what any game-loving illustrator would naturally do: render his favorite heroes and heroines as o...   more

Sweet woodblock prints that feature VG stars as samurai photo

Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle

Who doesn't love a good vinyl figurine? Something nice and sturdy that can sit upon your desk or nightstand. Maybe strategically arrange a few of those Castle Crashers knights to defend your dresser from invading sugar ants. ...   more

Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo


Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo
Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo
Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo
Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo
Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo
Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle photo



Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13

Since the sneak peek back in January, we knew that May's issue of Mega Man would kick off an original story involving brand new characters. Right away, flashes of Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog and its overwhelming bloated suppo...   more

Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo


Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo
Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo
Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo
Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo
Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo
Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo



Extract Guts Man's guts with Kodykoala's custom Operation

Hasbro has no problem whoring itself out to whatever company is willing to lend a license. Gone is the pot-bellied nudist of the classic Operation, discharged to make way for the likes of Shrek, Homer Simpson, and f*ckin' Ma...   more

Extract Guts Man's guts with Kodykoala's custom Operation photo

The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado

The Mega Man series may have the largest cast of unique characters in videogame history. The new Robot Masters introduced in each sequel are not merely cardboard standees to be knocked over, rather they are diverse individual...   more

The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo


The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo
The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo
The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo
The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo
The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo
The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo



New Mega Man comic compilation book and #16 cover art

Time for your daily dose of Mega Man malarkey! Aren't you guys glad you have a nut job like me who loves to harp on a single topic incessantly? This month marks the end of Archie's Mega Man 2 adaptation, so the next step is o...   more

New Mega Man comic compilation book and #16 cover art photo

SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution

We've all had a hearty laugh at Street Fighter X Tekken's take on the Blue Bomber -- part homage and part caricature. For better or worse, people will be talking about fat, middle-aged Mega Man for years to come. Still, how e...   more

SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo


SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo
SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo
SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo
SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo
SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo
SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo



Vote for the best fan-made Mega Man Legends weapon

Last month, the "100,000 Strong" Mega Man Legends 3 movement decided to hold an MML weapon design contest on Capcom-Unity's Devroom. Participants would submit ideas in written format along with diagrams or anything else to i...   more

Vote for the best fan-made Mega Man Legends weapon photo


Vote for the best fan-made Mega Man Legends weapon photo
Vote for the best fan-made Mega Man Legends weapon photo
Vote for the best fan-made Mega Man Legends weapon photo
Vote for the best fan-made Mega Man Legends weapon photo
Vote for the best fan-made Mega Man Legends weapon photo
Vote for the best fan-made Mega Man Legends weapon photo



The Light Numbers take center stage in Mega Man issue #12

The Archie Mega Man series continues! We've finally made it to issue #12, the one with the sweet Euro MM2 box art homage cover. With this, the Mega Man 2 story arc comes to a close, but before the issue hits shelves, you can ...   more

The Light Numbers take center stage in Mega Man issue #12 photo

The ladies of Mega Man are forming a J-pop idol group

You don't think the Japanese like to pull April Fools' pranks, too? Well, they do! Ucchy-san of Rockman Unity, the Japanese equivalent of Capcom-Unity, has revealed Capcom's grand plan for the Mega Man franchise's 25th annive...   more

The ladies of Mega Man are forming a J-pop idol group photo

These 8-bit movie posters are gold

I love a good minimalist take on a piece of modern pop culture, even more so when the result taps into good ol' 8-bit gaming nostalgia. To that end, graphic designer Eric Palmer has whipped up a set of NES-style movie poster ...   more

These 8-bit movie posters are gold photo


These 8-bit movie posters are gold photo
These 8-bit movie posters are gold photo
These 8-bit movie posters are gold photo
These 8-bit movie posters are gold photo
These 8-bit movie posters are gold photo
These 8-bit movie posters are gold photo