It's become a trend to have today's generation of teenager play classics from the olden-days of gaming; I'm talking the 1980s of gaming. A group of teens were selected to play the 1987 Capcom classic, Mega Man, for the NES.
Nintendoís August Mega Man celebration seems to be spilling over into September as yet another game featuring the Blue Bomber makes its way onto the Wii U this week, alongside a handful of indie titles.
Well, boys and girls, Iíve got some good news and Iíve gone some bad news in regards to the weekly content update for Nintendo platforms. The good news is that Mega Man 6 is being added to the Wii U virtual console this week. The bad news is that we still have another week to wait before the homage to the Blue Bomber, Azure Striker Gunvolt, finally gets here.
Itís mostly crickets at Camp Nintendo this week, with only a pair of new Virtual Console games coming to the Wii U, along with a handful of sales and smaller releases for the Big Nís home and portable consoles. But, hey, at least Mega Man makes another appearance!
Capcom has a huge catalog of titles scheduled to arrive for the Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS later this year on Nintendo's digital eShop.
Games, games and more games are launching on Nintendo consoles this week, including local multiplayer-focused rom, Wii Party U for the, you guessed it, Wii U, as well as first-person shooter Moon Chronicles for the 3DS. Mega May also continues this week with Mega Man IV launching on the portable Virtual Console.
Mega May continues in the House of Nintendo as both Mega Man II and Mega Man III make their way to the 3DS Virtual Console. A new game starring the Denpa Men also arrives this week, alongside some discounts from the folks at Joindots.
By now, it's likely you've become quite familiar with Mighty No. 9, game creator Keiji Inafune's spiritual successor to the legendary Mega Man series. Well, following a way-more-than-successful Kickstarter campaign, the team at Comcept is now hard at work on the game, and even sharing a few background details about the ongoing process.
Well, that didnít take very long. Just one day following the launch of the Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter campaign, legendary game creator Keiji Inafuneís passion project has already topped its lofty $900,000 funding goal and is well on its way to the first stretch goal benchmark.
Want a new Mega Man game that's good? Are you waiting on Capcom to deliver that game? Well, your great, great, great grandkids will be dust and bones before that ever happens. However, the father of Mega Man, the man that turned the Blue Bomber into a legend has thrown aside the pettiness of publisher pride and has gone back to the source of his power and creativity... the gamers.
Itís time for your weekly batch of new content for the Nintendo family of consoles and, this week, classic titles including Pac-Man, Mega Man and Balloon Fight are making an appearance.
Mega Man was almost reinvented this generation with a first-person shooter from Armature Studio. However, the project, codenamed Maverick Hunter, was cancelled by Capcom back in 2010.
Capcom has released a wide array of Xbox Live Avatar gear inspired by Mega Man. These virtual items will give Xbox 360 owners a way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the original game's release.
You've seen the announcement, now get ready for the game. Capcom unleashed the first promo trailer for Street Fighter X Mega Man, pitting Blue Boy Bomber against some of Street Fighter's most renowned pugilists, including Chun-Li, Ryu, Dhalsim, and Rolento.
Capcom has gone and done a great service to Mega Man fans...sort of. The Blue Bomber will be making a return to form in celebration of Street Fighter's 25th anniversary with Street Fighter X Mega Man for PC. It will be a digital download game and yes, it will be a real game.