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Officially licensed Mega Man board game blasts Kickstarter for mega bucks

Jasco Games took to Kickstarter to fund an officially-licensed Mega Man board game -called Mega Man The Board Game, appropriately enough - seeking $70,000 on the crowdfunding platform by January 19. After about 24 hours of life, it has already earned over $160,000. Our expert analysis leads us to...

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Mega Man designer's Kaio: King of Pirates docks in 2014

Bad news, landlubbers: It looks like Keiji Inafune's Kaio: King of Pirates won't hit the 3DS until next year. The game's official website includes both English- and Japanese-language versions of its text, and as you can see at the bottom-right of the page, the game's release window has changed to a...

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Dead Rising 3 includes Mega Man gear, if you can earn it

By now it has become series tradition, so it's little surprise to learn that Dead Rising 3 allows players to equip items straight out of Mega Man X. Slightly more surprising are the lengths you'll need to go to in order to earn your Mega Man X costume and Mega Buster weapon. In previous Dead...

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Mega Man anniversary, Symphony of the Night remix albums released [update]

Update: This post's lede is meant to reference the absence of a new Mega Man game, but is written in a way that suggests Capcom was not involved in the production of these albums. Capcom Community Manager Brett Elston pitched and oversaw the production of both albums, meaning both are a...

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Capcom 30th Anniversary Encyclopedia now on Amazon

Those who didn't grab Capcom 30th Anniversary Character Encyclopedia at its New York Comic Con debut can breathe a sigh of relief: If you've got $11, you can now grab a copy at Amazon. For that money (less than half of what the book was going for at Comic Con), you'll receive a 208-page,...

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Mega Man 25th anniversary compilation album announced

Video game soundtrack distributor Sumthing Else Music Works has teamed up with Capcom to deliver MM25: Mega Man Rocks, an upcoming compilation album featuring 18 fan-made tracks and remixes inspired by the Mega Man series and its many spinoffs. Featured artists include The Megas, Mega Ran, Arm...

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Mighty No. 9 adds Vita and 3DS to stretch goals

Mighty No. 9 will head to 3DS and PlayStation Vita if its Kickstarter project reaches $3.5 million, a project update revealed today. Comcept has raised over $2.6 million in its crowdfunding campaign so far, which is scheduled to end on Tuesday, October 1. Meanwhile, the campaign's previously...

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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate features Mega Man-style boss progression

Batman won't be squaring off against eight Robot Masters created by Dr. Wily, but his upcoming game Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate will still take some lessons from old-school platformer Mega Man. Players will choose the order of boss fights, a la Mega Man, which will lead to more gameplay...

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Game Boy Mega Man games headed to 3DS Virtual Console

After recently completing the NES Mega Man hexalogy on the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, Capcom has announced plans to bring six additional Game Boy Mega Man games to the Nintendo eShop in the coming months. The monochrome Game Boy versions of Mega Man II, III, IV, and V are next up in Capcom's...

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Game Gear Mega Man listed by ESRB, hinting at eShop release

Mega Man fans may soon get a chance to play one of the series' lesser-known entries via Nintendo's Virtual Console service. A recent ESRB ratings submission suggests that the Sega Game Gear version of Mega Man is on its way to the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Developed by Freestyle and originally...

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