A few big chunks of news came out of today's Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter update, starting with a partnership between Comcept and publisher Deep Silver. While the release date is being pushed back from its original projected April release to September, Mighty No. 9 will be getting a bunch of extras as a result, including a physical launch at retail. More after the jump.
Keiji Inafune's spiritual Mega Man successor Mighty No. 9 has some solid voice talent contributing to its dub, including Yuri Lowenthal (Simon in Gurren Lagann) as Beck and more. You can get a sample of each in Comcept's "The Mighty Voices part 1" video after the jump.
Remember Kaio: King of Pirates? It's okay if you don't. I'm pretty sure the last time we posted about Keiji Inafune's game was when the Studio Pierrot anime adaptation was announced in January 2013. Sadly, none of that will come to be, because Marvelous announced that Kaio: King of Pirates has been canceled. Read on for more.
The official website for Comcept and Inti Create's Mighty No. 9 recently updated with a tour of Mighty No. 4's domain. The stage in question is a mine full of vicious traps, some of which you can see in the screens after the jump.
If you've been closely following the development of Comcept's spiritual Mega Man successor, Mighty No. 9, you might have seen Keiji Inafune's New Year's message, which includes a brief look at a new stage. See some more of the Kickstarter-funded platformer in action after the jump.
In the latest development update from Kickstarter success Mighty No. 9, the folks at Comcept revealed some snazzy box art, which really nails the Famicom style. Of course it's a bit slicker than most classic game art, and those with keen eyes might also notice something different about Beck's design. See for yourself after the jump.
Comcept recently shared a video promoting some potential DLC for Mighty No. 9, which, as you may recall, isn't even out yet. Now the plans have been expanded, and despite having pulled in quite a large sum via the initial Kickstarter campaign, more money is needed to make it happen. Hit the jump for more.
In addition to making a new stage available to beta players, Comcept posted a few new updates regarding the currently-in-development Mighty No. 9. After asking fans to offer up opinions on English vs. Japanese voices, Comcept settled on including English voice acting. More on that and potential DLC after the jump.
Comcept shared some more Mighty No. 9 gameplay footage over the holiday weekend, including a look at the Mega Man style platformer's Online Race Battle mode. See that and more after the jump.
If the latest Kickstarter update is any indication, it looks like Mighty No. 9 is coming along quite nicely. It's still very clearly a work in progress with many unfinished and unpolished aspects, but the July gameplay video shows plenty of promise after the jump.
During an SGC 2014 Q&A, one of the audience members asked if Keiji Inafune would be interested in making a Mega Man Legends-style take on Mighty No. 9. See his response after the jump.
Another update on the Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter page offers up a look at some of protagonist Beck's various moves. Appropriately titled "Beck Springs into Action," the clips show some of what Beck can do, from basic movements to climbing, dashing, and absorbing. Hit the jump for those and more.
As promised, Keiji Inafune and the Mighty No. 9 team had some big announcements to make at Anime Expo. Chief among them was the reveal of a CG-animated series, currently in production at Digital Frontier and slated for a Q2 2016 release. Read on for more.
If you've been following the development of the crowd-funded Mighty No. 9, you'll be happy to know that Keiji Inafune and the folks at Comcept have some new in-progress footage to share. See how the spiritual successor to Mega Man is shaping up after the jump.
Keiji Inafune and his team are hard at work at the Kickstarter-funded Mighty No. 9. You can see a bit of how things are coming along—from stages to a couple boss battle samples—in the work-in-progress footage after the jump.