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Archie Mega Man vs. Bad Box Art Mega Man

Archie has released the cover art for Mega Man #33, which immediately follows the "Blackout: The Curse of Ra Moon" arc currently running. What's amazing is not the regular newsstand cover but the variant, featuring the infamo...   more

Archie Mega Man vs. Bad Box Art Mega Man photo

This is the big one, guys: Orioto's Mega Man fresco

I knew it would happen eventually. It was inevitable. Now my wallet is starting to get very antsy. To bring you up to speed, digital artist Mikaël "Orioto" Aguirre has been whipping up tasteful spreads of games like Fina...   more

This is the big one, guys: Orioto's Mega Man fresco photo

Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions

With Archie Mega Man #29, the "Blackout: The Curse of Ra Moon" arc has officially begun. All the world's technology has been disabled by an EMP wave, causing untold collateral damage that could take years to recover from. Meg...   more

Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo


Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo
Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo
Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo
Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo
Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo
Mega Man #29 sample pages and miniature anime conventions photo



Details on Mega Man The Board Game sound wild

While Jasco Games' Mega Man CCG is more or less ready to ship out the door, Mega Man The Board Game is still a work in progress. However, Jasco did go into some detail at Gen Con about how the game will progress and how it ca...   more

Details on Mega Man The Board Game sound wild photo

Mega Man card game will make me even more poor

Jasco Games, the company currently making that Mega Man board game, is using the same license to produce a set of cards as part of its Universal Fighting System line. I say without any sarcasm or cynicism that I think this is...   more

Mega Man card game will make me even more poor photo

Wily and Mega Man team up in Mega Man #32

This month's Archie Mega Man issue ends with all technology on the planet shutting down. Planes in mid-flight plummet towards Earth, hospital monitoring equipment ceases to function -- we're talking an apocalyptic scenario he...   more

Wily and Mega Man team up in Mega Man #32 photo

Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28

It's over! It's all over! It's all... PSYCHE! You think I'd stop covering the Mega Man comics just because the crossover is finished? Who do you think I am? Though the evens of "Worlds Collide" are technically canon to the ma...   more

Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo


Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo
Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo
Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo
Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo
Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo
Dr. Wily wets himself in Mega Man #28 photo



Mega Man to get not one but TWO... nanoblock sets

Day 224 of Mega Man's 25th anniversary new game watch. No sign of movement on the horizon. No... wait... wait! Target in sight! Stations everyone! Stations! Magnify the image! More! More! It's... IT'S... just a pair of really...   more

Mega Man to get not one but TWO... nanoblock sets photo

The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31

I've been so busy diving into Sonic and Mega Man's "Worlds Collide" comic mini-series that I've neglected to talk about Mega's post-crossover story arc. How do you raise the stakes after a dimension-bending war against both D...   more

The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo


The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo
The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo
The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo
The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo
The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo
The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31 photo



Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8

With the Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover, "Worlds Collide," I've been doing impressions posts every set of three issues. What I have to say about these works simply cannot be condensed into short three-paragraph news posts ...   more

Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo


Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo
Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo
Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo
Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo
Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo
Eggman and Wily feel the heat in Worlds Collide Part 8 photo



Hop through time with the fifth Mega Man comic collection

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

Hop through time with the fifth Mega Man comic collection photo

Archie's Mega Man hits the 25-issue milestone!

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

Archie's Mega Man hits the 25-issue milestone! photo

Mega Man and Sonic's worlds will collide after Sonic #247

The Sonic / Mega Man crossover event is nearly upon us, and Archie Comics has provided us with a few teaser pages for Sonic #247 before the full comic hits next week. With Mega Man already done tying up is loose ends, it's up...   more

Mega Man and Sonic's worlds will collide after Sonic #247 photo

Showdown! Proto Man makes his move in Mega Man #23

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

Showdown! Proto Man makes his move in Mega Man #23 photo

BASS in yo' FACE! New Mega Man toy coming to US

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

BASS in yo' FACE! New Mega Man toy coming to US photo


BASS in yo' FACE! New Mega Man toy coming to US photo
BASS in yo' FACE! New Mega Man toy coming to US photo
BASS in yo' FACE! New Mega Man toy coming to US photo
BASS in yo' FACE! New Mega Man toy coming to US photo
BASS in yo' FACE! New Mega Man toy coming to US photo
BASS in yo' FACE! New Mega Man toy coming to US photo



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

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

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

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



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

In Keiji Inafune's J.J. Rockets, you ARE the President

Keiji Inafune is a busy man. In the excitement of today's announcement of YAIBA, we failed to mention that his Comcept studio teamed up with Marvelous for another game that was actually just released. J.J. Rockets is a side-s...   more

In Keiji Inafune's J.J. Rockets, you ARE the President photo


In Keiji Inafune's J.J. Rockets, you ARE the President photo
In Keiji Inafune's J.J. Rockets, you ARE the President photo
In Keiji Inafune's J.J. Rockets, you ARE the President photo
In Keiji Inafune's J.J. Rockets, you ARE the President photo
In Keiji Inafune's J.J. Rockets, you ARE the President photo
In Keiji Inafune's J.J. Rockets, you ARE the President 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

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

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

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



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

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

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



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

Save the music! Stop Sigma now!

[Update: The target has been reached! The album is now available here!] Years in the making, OverClocked ReMix's massive Mega Man X project, Maverick Rising, is just around the corner. I've been waiting for this mother like y...   more

Save the music! Stop Sigma now! photo

The MML3 movement has kicked off a weapon design contest

If nothing else, you have to admire the dedication of the "100,000 Strong" movement. Ever since last year's cancellation of Mega Man Legends 3, this group has gone through great lengths, spreading the word at New York Comic C...   more

The MML3 movement has kicked off a weapon design contest photo

Mega Man #14 comic cover is 'Xtreme' circa 1994

After the current Mega Man 2 story arc is complete, the Archie Mega Man series will be taking a break from game adaptations to do a little world-building. The newest arc, "Spiritus ex Machina," will mark the comic appearance ...   more

Mega Man #14 comic cover is 'Xtreme' circa 1994 photo

In the Archie comic, Mega Man really can't beat Air Man

Obligatory! Issue #10 of the Archie Mega Man series is on its way to subscribers as we speak, but if you feel like being a dirty little sneak, you can scope an unfinished page from issue #11! It's almost like cheating! In the...   more

In the Archie comic, Mega Man really can't beat Air Man photo

Here's an exclusive look at Archie Mega Man issue #10

Slowly but surely, I'm turning Destructoid into my own personal Mega Man fan blog. You don't mind, right? The newest Archie Mega Man comic, issue #10, will be arriving in specialty shops on Wednesday and on newsstands by next...   more

Here's an exclusive look at Archie Mega Man issue #10 photo

Mega Man X's Vile is a bourbon man

The next figure in Bandai's D-Arts Mega Man X figure line is X's longstanding rival Vile. As you can see in the photo above, the figure includes a glass-filled-with-hard-liquor accessory. Insta-buy! Confirmed for US release b...   more

Mega Man X's Vile is a bourbon man photo

New Mass Effect Xbox 360 screenies

Wanted: Demoralized lanky dog-named man capable of breathing in space while battling hostile vegan aliens in a wantonly landscaped world where everything is covered in a revolutionary next-gen non-slip Turtle Wax. Skills req...   more