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.
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.
Mega Man is getting ready to leap his way back to TV screens in animated form, just in time for the Blue Bomber's upcoming 30th anniversary. According to a Deadline report, Man of Action Entertainment is teaming up with Dentsu Entertainment USA to develop a 26-episode animated Mega Man series. Read on for more.
Mega Man/Rockman fans will soon be able to rock some Blue Bomber-inspired shoes thanks to a collaboration between Capcom and footwear and apparel company UBIQ. Pre-orders kick off in Japan on February 20, and the sneakers are currently scheduled for June and priced at ¥9,800 ($82). Pics past the break.
It may not be the new Mega Man game everyone was hoping for, but fans in South Korea now have an officially-licensed entry in the franchise with the arrival of Rockman GoGo! The mobile game comes from South Korean studio Jenoi, and it's now available for Android in the Google Play store. Hit the jump for more.
A new Mega Man arranged album, Rockman Utopia, is due out in Japan on January 14, and E-Capcom has a handful of samples. Hit the jump for more and a link to some of the sample songs.
A Rockman Corner reader sculpted every regular Mega Man series Robot Master out of clay, and the years-long process of recreating bosses from Mega Man through Mega Man 10 with cold porcelain is finally complete. See the results after the jump!
In honor of the 25th anniversary of Mega Man, or Rockman as he's known in Japan, a Sound Holic album will present the music of the game series rearranged in Jazz, Rock and Dance styles. Ahead of the Rockman Holic's December 19th release, music label Flying Dog has posted a special commemorative movie of the robot hero's birthday. Get a look after the jump.
In honor of the 25th anniversary of Mega Man, or Rockman as he's known in Japan, a Sound Holic album will present the music of the game series rearranged in Jazz, Rock and Dance styles. Ahead of the Rockman Holic's December 19th release, music label Flying Dog has posted an special version of "Reloaded" with Nana Takahashi singing. Check it out after the jump.
In honor of the 25th anniversary of Mega Man, a Sound Holic album will present the music of the game series rearranged in Jazz, Rock and Dance styles. Ahead of the CD's release, music label Flying Dog has posted a preview of an original anime music video with "X-Buster," featuring Rockman 5's "X Versus Zero" set to the animation of Keiichi Honda (Toriko). Get a look after the jump.