mega man 9

  • Can you beat Mega Man 9 in less than 25 minutes? This guy did Yes, the fine art of Speedrunning is alive and well, especially with this second renaissance of retro games and remakes brought on by the rise of the virtual console. I’m still deciding which system to buy in order to play this excellent game, so I haven’t watched this for fear of spoilers, but that shouldn’t stop you. Read More

  • Mega Man 9 is out for Wii!

    In case you forgot, or haven’t read any of the other 50 million Mega Man 9 posts here at CG, I thought I’d remind you all that Mega Man 9 is out today for download on WiiWare, and will be out shortly on the other consoles. I’m feeling that same excitement I felt back in the day when something like StarFox would come out — probably because I’ve been looking for a… Read More

  • Mega Man 9 release dates announced

    Over the next 2 weeks, console gamers around the country will be throwing their controllers at the floor in frustration after being repeatedly owned by Mega Man 9’s nostalgic greatness. Capcom has announced the North American release dates as follows: Wii: September 22nd for 1000 Wii points via Wii Shop channel PS3: September 25th for $9.99 via PSN Xbox 360: October 1st for 800 points… Read More

  • Hands-on with Nyko's Wing Wii controller and Mega Man 9

    I’m here in San Francisco today, eating delicious appetizers and playing Mega Man 9. Jealous? I thought so. I’ve also put my sweaty fingerprints all over their shiny new Wings, the wireless controller that Nyko is hoping will take the place of many gamers’ Wii classic controllers. Read on for impressions and more pictures, including Mega Man 9‘s title screen. Read More

  • All kinds of Mega Man 9 video goodness goes live Mega Man 9’s step back to the golden days is exactly what the series needs. Seriously. It has been years since I’ve been this excited about getting frustrated and throwing my controller at the wall. Sneak peaks at two of the game’s levels showed up online today, along with the opening cinematic shown above. Though… Read More

  • Mega Man 9 producer talks about challenges of making an 8-bit game in 2008

    In this great interview with Hironobu Takeshita at Gamasutra, the producer of the hotly anticipated upcoming Mega Man 9, the hardships and fun bits of developing an 8-bit game in the modern era are discussed. It’s as clear from this conversation as from all the shots and details leaked before that the dev team is in love with the old games and interested in exceeding them in ways… Read More

  • E3 2008: Mega Man 9 trailer – yes, it's awesome

    [ Oh yeah, baby. I’m going to beat this mother in one sitting no matter what. I’m really glad they went back to about the Mega Man 2 era in terms of skills and enemies since that’s the era I rock. I’m going to play some Mega Man tonight with “Eye of the Tiger” on in the background to get ready for this. Read More

  • Mega Man 9 to be released on WiiWare, PSN, and XBLA

    There we go. Was that so hard? Was it so hard to make a totally awesome Mega Man game and then release it on all three consoles at once? They are doing so many things so right here.
    1. Cross-platform love like never before
    2. Retro graphics like — before
    3. The Blue Bomber
    4. Robot dragons History will look kindly on Mega Man 9, which I’m hoping is going to be every bit as hard… Read More