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Mega Man -- the fanbase that never stops dreaming. No matter what, even with a complete lack of proper releases, we never give up hope. I still look back at my collection after grabbing a game to play out of it weekly and thi...   read
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I can't stop listening to this Mega Man 2 banjo cover

There was something about the music in classic Mega Man games. Whether it was the riffing of some classic rock songs or pure sparks of originality, it's one of the most covered and celebrated franchises of all time musically. That incl...   read

 
 
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Mega Man X2 hits the Japanese Virtual Console next week

Mega Man X2, one of the greatest platformers ever (and where part of my handle "Magnalon," comes from in Magna Centipede!), will arrive on the New 3DS Virtual Console in Japan on July 20. Both of those qualifiers (read: New 3DS, Japan) make...   read

 
 
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You can now grab Mega Man rewards for Badge Arcade in North America

All the way back in February, we heard that Mega Man was gracing Nintendo Badge Arcade, to celebrate the release of Mega Man Legacy Collection on 3DS. Then in May, they actually came -- for the UK that is. I reached out to Nintendo to get s...   read

 
 



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Shovel Knight studio publishing Gunvolt games at retail

Today at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, Inti Creates announced a partnership with Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games to bring Azure Striker Gunvolt and its sequel to retail as a physical package. The "Striker Pack" will include both ...   read

 
 
Mighty No. 9
  Watch Video The lovely chaps at GameXplain did everyone a favor and played Mighty No. 9 so we don't have to, and they uploaded the entire credits roll that lasts just over 3 hours and 48 minutes. The excessive length is thanks in p...   read

 
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Ha, ThinkGeek is doing a Proto Man Buster replica too

Back in 2014, ThinkGeek unleashed a Mega Buster replica out into the world for $80, that has since been cut to $50. It was a little to silly and unwieldy for my tastes, but I imagine someone's son or daughter is having the time of their lif...   read

 
 
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Mega Man is finally getting its own Funko line

[Update: GameStop has listings now for Ice Slasher and Fire Storm.] With Funko's world domination nearly complete, with just about every "pop culture" item in its grasp, it was crazy that Mega Man wasn't a part of that empire yet. Uh, ...   read

 
 
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'Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest' fan game has 26 levels

Sprites Inc recently had a Mega Man level creation contest, and the fruits of their labor are now available for everyone to play by way of a fan game. Dubbed Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest [The Game], there's 26 levels in tow ...   read

 
 
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Did the Mighty No. 9 pizza commercial deter you from checking it out?

Seeing a Japanese Mighty No. 9 dev trash a commercial from his western publisher as "unforgivable" had me in stitches for a while. That specific choice of words is pretty amazing, and not something you see every day. Most people are ta...   read

 
 
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Just when you thought the Mega Man cartoon couldn't get any weirder

So, that Mega Man cartoon. It's a thing. It's coming next year, and it follows Mega Man's alter-go "Aki Light" as he...attends school and moonlights as the Blue Bomber. It's...like, you know, whatever. But new details from IGN have brought ...   read

 
 
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See the latest build of Mighty No. 9 tomorrow

All that can be said about Mighty No. 9 has probably been said already. We've all lived it together. The multiple delays, the apologies, the rough social campaign -- we've seen it all. Now, we're just waiting for the actual releas...   read

 
 
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The new Mega Man cartoon looks uh, well you'll see

Fans have basically given up hope. Sure Capcom is pumping out Mega Man merchandise daily, and there's another mobile game on the way, but the series has been in limbo -- no question about it. There was a glimmer of hope though in the new ca...   read

 
 
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Mighty No. 9

Is this it? Final platform surveys go out for Mighty No. 9

[Update: The errors that occurred with the initial survey are being fixed with a new survey that could take up to "two days" to reach your inbox.] So uh, this might actually be it this time, folks. Comcept has sent out surveys for Mighty No...   read

 
 
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Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 is looking hot as hell

Inti Creates streamed some new Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 footage last week, and Nintendo Everything was there to capture it. In a surprisingly informative bit of video, the demo shows off some new gameplay mechanics (like dashing into en...   read

 
 
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This is not a [Man]drill: Mega Man X and Mega Man 7 launch on Japanese 3DS eShop

It looks like more SNES games are arriving on the New 3DS' Virtual Console, and that includes Mega Man 7, Mega Man X, Contra III, and Donkey Kong Country 3. The catch? They're only live in Japan at the moment. Mega Man X has a sterling...   read

 
 
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After several months of waiting the Mega Man Badge Arcade collection comes west

Given the nature of the job, I meet a lot of people who happen to love very specific facets of gaming. It makes it really easy to get updates on a specific niche, like Mega Man, who is sadly mostly reduced to merch these days. So it makes s...   read

 
 
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Mighty No. 9 has gone gold, out in June

Is this it? Is it finally it? Comcept has claimed that Mighty No. 9 has finally gone gold and will drop on June 21, right after E3. Although the Vita and 3DS versions are coming later still, Comcept has promised no more delays are in sight,...   read

 
 
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Mega Man cartoon worked on by 'group of companies' with '30 years of source material'

The Mega Man cartoon is very real and is currently being worked on for a 2017 release, and writer Joe Kelly took to Twitter to clarify some things on the project. Although he's part of an NDA that prevents him from noting specifics, he does...   read

 
 
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Mega Man

That new Mega Man cartoon looks like it's seriously happening

I've seen a ton of video game related projects come and go. Some director or developer off-handedly mentions something about a TV series or a spinoff game in an interview, people go wild for a few days, and then nothing happens for over a d...   read

 
 
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Not April Fools': Capcom is 'aggressively' doubling down on mobile, Mega Man cited

Ha, today of all days, Capcom decided to share this news. The company has announced that it is created a Mobile Business Division, which is going to use popular IP to push new mobile projects, much like Nintendo announced (though the latter...   read

 
 
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CAPCOM

Mega Man Legends 2 is finally coming to PSN

Well, hot damn. It's finally happening! After years of pining, Mega Man Legends 2 is heading to PlayStation Network as a "PlayStation One Classic, " the PlayStation Blogcast just confirmed. Capcom's beloved action title will be availab...   read

 
 
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Mega Man Legends 2 might be coming soon to PSN

Last year, both Mega Man Legends and The Misadventures of Tron Bonne made their way to the PlayStation Network as PSOne Classics, so it seemed inevitable that Mega Man Legends 2 would soon follow suit. And as expected, the ESRB has just rat...   read

 
 


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Azure Striker Gunvolt sells 150,000 digitally on 3DS

If there's one recent release that's underrated, it's Azure Striker Gunvolt. It's a fantastic little take on the Mega Man ZX series, and hey, we're probably going to get two of them before Mighty No. 9 is out. It turns out th...   read

 
 
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Capcom

Capcom puts forth nebulous interest survey for Mega Man

Ha! Capcom is at it again, trying to "gauge" whether or not Mega Man is still a viable franchise outside of the mountain of merchandise they've been pushing. According to Rockman Corner, Capcom of Japan has been putting out surveys recently...   read

 
 
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