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.
It may be April Fools' Day, but thankfully the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast was posted on March 31. The good news that came in this one was confirmation of Mega Man Legends 2's impending arrival on PlayStation Network. Hit the jump for more.
Now that Mega Man Legacy Collection is out on Nintendo 3DS, it seems like the perfect time to sit back and enjoy the Japanese promo for Rockman Classics Collection. If you didn't already have the itch to play some classic Mega Man games (and soundtracks), you will after watching the sprite-loaded trailer after the jump.
Capcom has some 3DS themes on the way with the Nintendo 3DS release of Mega Man Legacy Collection / Rockman Classics Collection, which makes it debut on Nintendo's portable in North America on February 23. You can sample the two themes, one with a groveling post-game Dr. Wily and another modeled after the stage select screen, in the promos after the jump.
Japanese users of messaging app LINE can now grab some nice Rockman stickers from Capcom, including a few that are animated. The stickers are exclusive to Japan, but you can see how the set of fifteen turned out after the jump.
Capcom has released a video promoting a bizarre new collaboration between the Monster Hunter X action RPG for Nintendo 3DS and the Mega Man (aka Rock Man in Japan) video game series. Hit the jump to check it out.