Xbox One | 360 | XBLA  PS4 | PS3 | PSN  Wii U | VC    3DS  PS Vita  iOS    PC    Retro    


  » news
  » reviews
  » previews
  » cheat codes
  » release dates
  » screenshots
  » videos

  » specials
  » interviews

  » facebook
  » twitter
  » contests

  » games list
  » franchises
  » companies
  » genres
  » staff
 

Are you going to buy an Xbox One X This Holiday Season?

Yes
No
Maybe
Hope to Receive it as a Gift


Game Profile
INFO BOX
PLATFORM:
Multiplatform
PUBLISHER:
Capcom
DEVELOPER:
Capcom
GENRE: Platformer
PLAYERS:   1
RELEASE DATE:
Sept 2008
IN THE SERIES
Mega Man Universe

Mega Man Universe

Mega Man Legends 3 Project

Mega Man Zero Collection

Mega Man 10

More in this Series
RELATED GAMES
Mega Man 9
Mega Man 9
Mega Man 9
 Written by John Scalzo  on September 22, 2009

News: Capcom plans to give a gift to gamers to celebrate Mega Man 9's first birthday.





One year ago today, Capcom released Mega Man 9 on the WiiWare service and ushered in a glorious era of "neo retro" games. As the first "new game in an old style", Mega Man 9 set the gold standard that future new old games such as Gradius ReBirth and Contra ReBirth would strive to emulate. But in that year, none of these games have been able to match Mega Man 9 for it's quality (both as a forgotten 8-bit game and as a new release) or for its pure fun. It is, without a doubt, one of the best games that 2008 had to offer.

So it's only fitting that Capcom is planning "a celebration" for the game's first birthday. With the Tokyo Game Show officially kicking off tomorrow, now would be a great time to announce Mega Man 10.

While that might be a bit of wishful thinking, Capcom has confirmed one thing they don't plan to talk about: the final Mega Man 9 "secret".

We'll definitely have more soon.

UPDATE: Capcom has updated their Capcom-Unity blog with details on the celebration. It seems that the company has held on to one of the NES cartridge-styled press kits and plans to give it away to the Capcom-Unity user who can create something that "shows how passionate you are about Mega Man".



User Comments

Call of Duty: WWII Winter Siege Event is Now Taking Place


Mario & Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Versus Mode Arrives Today


Metro Exodus Releases Gorgeous New Trailer and a Release Timeframe


Nintendo Dominates at Game Awards 2017 With Six Winners and Big News


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Champion’s Ballad DLC Now Available


Bayonetta 3 Revealed as Nintendo Switch Exclusive, Along With Bayonetta 1 & 2 Remaster


The Game Awards Reveal Game of the Year and More During Annual Show


Nintendo Switch eShop has Biggest Week Yet With the Arrival of 24 Games


Teslagrad is now Available in the Nintendo Switch eShop From Rain Games


Vostok Inc. is now Available to Download on the Nintendo Switch eShop






Home    •    About Us    •    Contact Us    •    Advertise    •    Jobs    •    Privacy Policy    •    Site Map
Copyright ©1999-2012 Matt Swider. All rights reserved. Site Programming copyright © 2004 Bill Nelepovitz - NeositeCMS