Mega Man-athon 3 coming up

Posted by Prof. 9, Jan 19 - 0 comments

Mega Man-athon 3It’s almost time for MAGfest in 2015, and that means another Mega Man-athon is upon us. Starting January 23rd, Half Empty E-Tank will be hosting the third 72-hour Mega Man marathon live at MAGfest with many different guest players, including TeamBN who will once again be running various Battle Network games!

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Virtual Console MMBN2 Now Available in North America

Posted by Prof. 9, Jan 08 - 0 comments

Mega Man Battle Network 2 boxart (NA)The wait is over: Mega Man Battle Network 2 is now available on the Wii U eShop in North America! As is the standard for GBA games, it costs $7.99. Surprisingly, it’s kept its E for Everyone rating!

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MMBN 2014 Recap!

Posted by Midnite, Jan 01 - 0 comments

Rockman EXE3 VC Promo

Happy new year from The Rockman EXE Zone staff! Here’s a quick breakdown on whatever news has popped up regarding the Battle Network series (Sorry, Star Force fans!).

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Battle Network 3 coming to Japanese eShop (UPDATE)

Posted by Prof. 9, Dec 09 - 0 comments

Rockman EXE 3 title screenSeems like Capcom of Japan is on a roll–we don’t even have the second Mega Man Battle Network on Virtual Console yet, but Battle Network: Rockman EXE 3 and its counterpart, Battle Network: Rockman EXE 3 BLACK will already be launching on the Wii U eShop in Japan on December 17th.

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Japanese Battle Network 2 arriving on Virtual Console (UPDATE)

Posted by Prof. 9, Nov 04 - 0 comments

Rockman EXE 2 title screenRemember how Capcom community manager Brett Elston said that the release of Mega Man Battle Network 2 on the Wii U Virtual Console might not make 2014? Well, it looks like Japanese players won’t have to wait that long after all, because Battle Network: Rockman EXE 2‘s Japanese release date has been announced. The game will be launching on the eShop one week from now, on 12th November 2014.

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Check out Phantom Rift, a game inspired by MMBN

Posted by Prof. 9, Sep 08 - 0 comments

phantom-riftWatch the trailer below; notice anything familiar? Mobile game dev Foursaken Media, consisting of four brothers making video games, has created Phantom Rift, an adventure RPG for Android and iOS that draws heavily from Mega Man Battle Network.

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The Rockman EXE Zone is 8 years old!

Posted by Admin, Aug 12 - 0 comments

TREZ8thAnniversaryToday is August 12th, 2014. Why is this day special? It’s The Rockman EXE Zone’s 8th anniversary. Way back in 2006, megarock.exe and Greiga Master started this forum to create a community for all kinds of EXE fans. While many communities have come and gone, we still stand and we will continue to be the premier destination for Mega Man Battle Network!

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European release date Mega Man Battle Network

Posted by Prof. 9, Jul 21 - 0 comments

It’s almost here! The first GBA game, Mega Man Battle Network, will be released on Wii U Virtual Console this Thursday, July 24th 2014. Like the other GBA games, the game will be priced at €6.99.

Furthermore, even though this is the European release, players will receive the North American version of the game. Owners of the original GBA game will notice that it does not show the Ubisoft logo when you start up the game. Aside from that, the games are identical.

The North American release dates for the MMBN games are still up in the air. We’ll keep you posted!


Capcom Special Selection: Rockman EXE unveiled

Posted by Prof. 9, Jul 17 - 0 comments

Capcom Special Selection: Rockman EXECapcom today announced that Capcom Special Selection: Rockman EXE, a soundtrack focusing on the first Mega Man Battle Network game will be released on September 25th, together with a Rockman Xover soundtrack.

The soundtrack itself contains a number of tracks from Mega Man Battle Network (1), as well as Operate Shooting Star’s rendition of THEME OF ROCKMAN EXE. The latter debuts the game’s music on a physical disc. It will also come with a 32-page, B5-sized artwork book containing unreleased artwork that was not included in the Mega Man Battle Network Official Complete Works.

Here’s how the art originally looked in the Official Complete Works:
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New MMBN Speedrun Marathon Coming Your Way

Posted by Prof. 9, Jun 18 - 0 comments

teambn-logoWant to see the MMBN games played really, really fast in rapid succession for a good cause? In just one month, the speedrunning group TeamBN will be ripping yet again through all six main Mega Man Battle Network games, spin-offs, fangames, and for the first time, all of Mega Man Star Force as well. As usual, you will be able to donate during the marathon, with all donations going to Doctors Without Borders. There will be donation incentives as well.

The marathon is set to start on July 18th at 5:30 PM UTC (that’s 1:30 PM EDT, 10:30 AM PDT and 7:30 PM CEST) and will run for approximately 37 hours. The current list of games being played is as follows:

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