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.
Last week we reported on the completion of the Mega Man Legends 3 demake fan project, which takes Capcom's prologue and turns it into an NES-style side-scroller. While you can shell out for limited physical copies of a soundtrack, the game itself will be available for free on August 30, and you can see it in action in the launch trailer after the jump.
I think the last time we posted about the Mega Man Legends 3 demake—which takes the prologue and smashes it down in 8-bit NES-style glory—was over a year ago. Well, the project has finally been completed, and the Dash 3 Reboot Team has some special plans to celebrate.
Fans are still sore from Capcom's premature cancellation of Mega Man Legends 3. Capcom enthusiasts have never been the type to sit idly by, however, and a group of fans in Japan are working hard to recreate Mega Man Legends 3: Prototype Version using Unity3D engine. Video and more after the jump.
There's a lot of bad blood between fans and Capcom over the cancellation of Mega Man Legends 3, a planned 3DS exclusive that would pick up after Mega Man Legends 2's sorta-cliffhanger ending. Hit the jump to get a thorough explanation from Capcom-Unity about why Mega Man Legends 3's development got cut short!
The fan demand for Mega Man Legends 3 burns on, and the latest development is especially cool. Since Capcom neglected to release the MML3 prototype on the 3DS eShop, a group of fans decided to make it themselves in the form of an NES-style 2D game. Video and more after the jump.
Mega Man fans, good news may be on the horizon! One of the biggest names pushing for Capcom to restart development for Mega Man Legends 3 has finally hit its goal of 100,000 members--more info on the game and petition after the jump!
Hope you weren't getting too excited about the prospect of playing a new Mega Man Legends game on Nintendo 3DS, as Capcom has officially pulled the plug on their Mega Man Legends 3 Project. More after the jump.