Mega Man Battle Network Marathon V4 dashes in

Posted by Prof. 9, May 25 - 0 comments

teambn-logoIt’s that time for the year again: speedrunning group TeamBN has announced their fourth annual Mega Man Battle Network marathon. This June, the team will be speeding through all six main Mega Man Battle Network games, the three Star Force games, two Battle Network spin-offs and the fangame Chrono X. The marathon will feature commentary from TeamBN as well as Let’s Player Epee Em and Team Megadudes. This time, the marathon will be hosted by RPG Limit Break on their Twitch channel.

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Battle Network 2 dated for Europe

Posted by Prof. 9, May 11 - 1 comment

TM_WiiUVC_MegamanBattleNetwork2Out of the blue, Nintendo has announced that this week’s digital downloads will bring two new Mega Man games to the European Virtual Console: Mega Man Battle Network 2 and Mega Man Zero 4! While Europe hasn’t reached MMBN3 and MMBN4 quite yet, this at least closes the gap a little. On the other hand, Europe is now two games ahead of North America in terms of Zero games.

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Mega May 2015 release schedule

Posted by Prof. 9, May 07 - 1 comment

Last month, Capcom kicked off their annual Mega May poll to determine which Virtual Console Mega Man title would be the first to hit the eShop this month. The fans have spoken and the winner is… unfortunately, not MMBN.

But no worries! Nintendo has posted the schedule for this year’s Mega May and it is as follows:

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Capcom Special Selection: Rockman EXE getting reprint

Posted by Prof. 9, Apr 16 - 0 comments

Capcom Special Selection: Rockman EXELast year’s Capcom Special Selection: Rockman EXE, will be getting a limited reprint. The set contains a soundtrack CD with 31 tunes from various games in the series, as well as a 32-page artbook.

For more info on the contents of the set, check out our previous coverage. The reprinted editions of Capcom Special Selection: Rockman EXE will ship in June 2015; pre-orders are exclusively available in Japan through e-CAPCOM and will set you back ¥2000.

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Mega May 2015 will have MMBN3, MMBN4

Posted by Prof. 9, Apr 15 - 0 comments

mmbn3-boxart-naJust like last year, Capcom will be holding a Mega May; a whole month of weekly Mega Man releases on Virtual Console. This year, all of the Virtual Console games will be for the Wii U, and this year’s North American line-up includes Mega Man Battle Network 3 and Mega Man Battle Network 4, as well as Mega Man & Bass and Mega Man Zero 2.

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Rockman EXE 4 to be released on Wii U eShop next week (UPDATE)

Posted by Prof. 9, Mar 17 - 0 comments

Rockman EXE 4 Double Pack (JP)Everyone’s favorite MMBN game, Mega Man Battle Network 4, will be released on the Wii U eShop in Japan on March 25th. BN4 may have been notorious in the West for being the black sheep of the series; however, it was the best selling installment in the series. So now that the first three games are on the eShop, it’s no surprise that Capcom is following up with the fourth one.

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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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