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NES Box Art: Mega Man
It’s Mega Man versus the powerful leaders and fighting forces of Monsteropolis - that strange multi-layered land of robot-like humanoids created by the wrongly-performed experiments with human beings by Dr. Wily.
Mega Man - the chosen defender of the human race. For he dares to single-handedly penetrate Monsteropolis’ seven separate societies to stop the rapid expansion of strange misrepresentations of humans.
Mega Man’s goal is monumental. He must infiltrate seven separate heavily-guarded empires. By himself, he must break down and destroy the following empire leaders: Cutman, Gutsman, Iceman, Bombman, Fireman, Elecman, and Dr. Wily. 
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NES Box Art: Mega Man

  • It’s Mega Man versus the powerful leaders and fighting forces of Monsteropolis - that strange multi-layered land of robot-like humanoids created by the wrongly-performed experiments with human beings by Dr. Wily.
  • Mega Man - the chosen defender of the human race. For he dares to single-handedly penetrate Monsteropolis’ seven separate societies to stop the rapid expansion of strange misrepresentations of humans.
  • Mega Man’s goal is monumental. He must infiltrate seven separate heavily-guarded empires. By himself, he must break down and destroy the following empire leaders: Cutman, Gutsman, Iceman, Bombman, Fireman, Elecman, and Dr. Wily. 

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Capcom 30th Anv. Character Encyclopedia
Established in 1983, Capcom is one of the world’s most well-known video game publishers and is recognized for creating many important game franchises, such as Mega Man, Resident Evil, and Street Fighter. The Capcom 30th Anniversary Character Encyclopedia celebrates Capcom’s 30 years in the industry and gives fans concise information about every major Capcom character, their key artwork, statistics, background information, and interesting notes on the history of each character and game franchise. Including almost 200 characters from the Capcom family, this Character Encyclopedia sheds new light on these character s in a way nothing else does. [Hardcover - 208 pages]
Just released for $16.99 @MyComicShop

Capcom 30th Anv. Character Encyclopedia

Established in 1983, Capcom is one of the world’s most well-known video game publishers and is recognized for creating many important game franchises, such as Mega Man, Resident Evil, and Street Fighter. The Capcom 30th Anniversary Character Encyclopedia celebrates Capcom’s 30 years in the industry and gives fans concise information about every major Capcom character, their key artwork, statistics, background information, and interesting notes on the history of each character and game franchise. Including almost 200 characters from the Capcom family, this Character Encyclopedia sheds new light on these character s in a way nothing else does. [Hardcover - 208 pages]

Just released for $16.99 @MyComicShop

MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X 
At over 430-pages, the newly released MM25 is the ultimate Mega Man artwork collection. MM25 collects the complete artwork behind every Mega Man and Mega Man X game, including character art, concept sketches, game covers, rare pin-ups, and much more. This new edition also features over 100-pages of never-before-published material, plus new tribute art and interviews from the creators behind the blue bomber! [Softcover, 432 pages]
Available now for $59.99 @MyComicShop

MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X 

At over 430-pages, the newly released MM25 is the ultimate Mega Man artwork collection. MM25 collects the complete artwork behind every Mega Man and Mega Man X game, including character art, concept sketches, game covers, rare pin-ups, and much more. This new edition also features over 100-pages of never-before-published material, plus new tribute art and interviews from the creators behind the blue bomber! [Softcover, 432 pages]

Available now for $59.99 @MyComicShop

(Late) Post E3 Impressions - DuckTales

It should be little surprise that we here at it8bit really like DuckTales.

Produced by the creator of “Ghosts ‘n Goblins”, character designs by the creator of Mega Man, and started a relationship between Capcom and Disney that would give us “Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers” and “Goof Troop” - DuckTales has a special place in my (as well as many other retro gamers) hearts and help show great games with great teams are still fun even after all these years.

HD remakes on older games doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to be good - the remake of Double Dragon II on XBLA was absolutely awful. Which made me concerned as Capcom wasn’t content with simply updating the graphics - there are a bunch of new boss mechanics, new levels, and even voice acting brought into the levels (most notably the venerable Alan Young reprising his role as Scrooge McDuck).

However after playing it on the show floor of E3 I’m pretty happy to say I’m not worried about this one at all.

Images from Capcom Unity