Following the first four games, Rockman EXE 5 is the next Battle Network to be released on Wii U Virtual Console. Next week on September 9th, players in Japan will be able to grab Rockman EXE 5: Team of Blues and Rockman EXE 5: Team of Colonel for the GBA from the Wii U eShop for 702 yen a piece.0 comments
Additional information for the Capcom Special Selection: Ryuusei no Rockman have surfaced!
The cover for the artbook and the music CD have been revealed. The disc art cleverly includes lyrics from Sonia Strumm’s in-game song, Shooting Star. In addition, new art from concept artists Yuji Ishihara and Tokiko Nakashima are to be included. Both the track listing and sample of the new art can be found in the jump.
Everyone’s favorite, Mega Man Battle Network 4 will be released on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U in Europe this Thursday. As usual, you can snag up both versions (Red Sun and Blue Moon) separately for €6.99/£6.29. With the release of BN4, Europe is now all caught up with North America and Japan in terms of MMBN Virtual Console releases.0 comments
Following up on last year’s Capcom Special Selection: Rockman EXE, this year Capcom is releasing Capcom Special Selection: Ryuusei no Rockman, a soundtrack with music and artwork from the first Mega Man Star Force, on e-CAPCOM.
There is no known release date at the moment; rather, once enough pre-orders are reached, the soundtrack will be produced. Speaking of which, if you pre-order before June 25th, 11:59 PM JST, you get a free postcard of Sonia and Lyra with the soundtrack.1 comment
You’ve all been asking for it, and now Nintendo finally delivers. With the next batch of DLC for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, supposedly comes along a new Mii Gunner costume for — you guessed it — MegaMan.EXE!
At the moment, this is still a rumor; this information was leaked by a Twitter user by the name of Random Talking Bush, who also leaked image files depicting a new stage and a Splatoon Inkling trophy. Nonetheless, keep a close eye on the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Live Presentation, which airs tomorrow, 14th June at 7:40 AM PT.1 comment
European players, the wait is almost over! This Thursday, 11th June 2015, Capcom will be releasing Mega Man Battle Network 3 on the European Wii U eShop; the last of the first Battle Network trilogy, and regarded by many as the definitive Battle Network game. Both White and Blue versions will be available separately for €6.99 or £6.29.3 comments
It’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.1 comment
Out 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.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:0 comments
Last 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.