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Rockman Xover shows off Arcade Man footage

9:30 AM on 05.09.2013 // Chris Carter
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In other news, the game is still Rockman Xover

The strangely popular iOS abomination Rockman Xover is still getting new content, despite the fact that the localization is on hold. Specifically, the retro themed Arcade Man is now a part of the game, compliments of the Mega Man boss fan contest.

The ol' retro robot himself uses attacks reminiscent of Arthur and Son Son from classic retro Capcom games. Sadly, I feel like this fairly cool concept is all but wasted on a dull game, as opposed to, oh I don't know, say, a full new HD Mega Man game from WayForward. With the right stuff, a retro themed Mega Man boss that incorporates classic mechanics could be one of the best Robot Masters in history.

For now, you can watch the underwhelming footage and just pine.




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destructoid's previous coverage:
Rockman Xover


  Mar 03

Rockman Xover will be shut down at the end of this month

Mega Man was dead, risen on mobile, will he rise again?


  Oct 21

Rockman Xover is ending in March, 2015

The last active Mega Man game is dead?


  Sep 02

Rockman Xover gets another big bad, the female Oro S

I hope these designs get used in a future Mega Man game


  Aug 11

New Rockman Xover boss is a cheeky bird

Another cool design down the drain


  Jul 26

Rockman Xover may see an international release after all

Capcom considering bringing it to North America and Europe


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