If you were looking forward to the iOS and Android ports of NES classics Mega Man 1-6, you might want to temper that excitement. The Mega Man Mobile releases are now available, and a new set of trailers shows a seriously choppy framerate.
A little over a week ago Capcom confirmed plans to bring the first six NES Mega Man games to iOS and Android in early January. While we're still waiting on info like pricing, we now have a concrete release date, with Mega Man Mobile 1-6 set to launch in the west on January 5. Read on for more.
A few days ago we posted about the original six NES Mega Man games coming to iOS and Android in Japan, and Capcom has since confirmed release plans for the west. There's currently no release date for the individual mobile ports other than "early January" (Japan is January 6), but fans who sign up now will be notified when the games are available. Read on for more.
Considering Capcom's, um, uneven treatment of the Mega Man franchise, it's always interesting to see what, if anything, is being cooked up for it. According to Famitsu, the next step is the release of all six Famicom Rockman games on iOS and Android in Japan, with each game to be sold individually starting on January 6, 2017.
He didn't offer much context beyond the obvious, but Yusuke Murata, artist of the Young/Shonen Jump version of the One-Punch Man manga seems to have had robots on his mind recently. One particularly neat way he expressed this was Tweeting a few sketches of Mega/Rock Man. Check out the results after the jump.
Did you dress up like Mega Man for Halloween last year? Rather than repeating the same thing all over again, you can pass that costume on to a friend and blow the whistle to summon… Proto Man! This officially licensed costume will run you $69.99, but that seems like a hell of a good price for looking like the dude after the jump
It's safe to say that, at least as far as Mega Man fans are concerned, Mega Man Legends 3 was one of the most disappointing game cancelations in recent years. The fourth entry in the series was originally announced for Nintendo 3DS in 2010, and Mega Man Legends: Prototype Version was set to kick things off with a prologue on the 3DS eShop in 2011. See the documentary after the jump.
You know those inescapable Pop! toys by Funko? Sure you do; they've got those beady black eyes that have seen some things you wouldn't believe. Well, they're finally adding some Mega Man toys to the Pop! Games line, with Mega Man, Rush, Proto Man, and Dr. Wily due out this summer for $9.99 each. Hit the jump for more.
A new Mega Man animated series was revealed last June, and Dentsu Entertainment and executive producers/overseers Man of Action (Ben 10, the characters of Big Hero 6) popped up yesterday with more details… and a divisive character design. The series isn't set to debut until 2017, placing it nicely within the Blue Bomber's 30th anniversary, but if you haven't seen it yet you can go ahead and peep the super fighting robot's new design after the jump.
After successfully launching the Mega Man Wearable Replica Helmet, Capcom heard cries for more from Mega Man fans. Like any sane human being, they also wanted a Proto Man helmet. Capcom answered the call, and the Proto Man Wearable Replica Helmet is up for pre-order at the Capcom Store with a launch planned for winter 2016.