RUMOR ALERT: Here's some detailed info that someone posted last month about the game before it was revealed. However, it is not confirmed to be authentic, despite having a number of things being spot on. Take this as you will:
It will be WiiWare and keep the 8-bit style. 360 and PS3 seems likely, but I was only outright told WiiWare. It will have no relation to Mega Man X (just pointing this out, since some people might think they might choose to do that with X equating to 10.) Both Mega Man and Proto Man are playable (it appears Proto Man will be unlockable, or become available at some point midway through the game.) There will be DLC to play as Bass. His gameplay will be based on how he played in Mega Man & Bass.
The ’story’ is basically as such: Robots get a virus that makes them sick. Roll catches it, Mega Man has to get Wily’s help to find a cure (Wily claims he has nothing to do with it, but… yeah), and the 8 bosses each hold part of the cure.
And here is the biggy… it will be two players. No idea if story mode will be two people, or if there will be some specialized two player mode though.
And oh yes… it’s far enough along that it is already being translated into English.
- Mega Man is looking for a vaccine-making device to fight the 'Robotenza', which causes robots to overheat and go crazy - play as Proto Man right from the start - third playable character yet to be revealed - computer-themed stage with mouse pointer enemies that draw boxes to throw at you, color-changing disappearing blocks, power treadmills and more - lava level, vertically oriented, lava pools, block shaped enemies that can duplicate themselves, conveyor belts that push you down - Sheep Man: turns into 4 clouds that hover above and attack with lightning, earn Thunder Wool for lightning attacks - features an easy mode
Last Edit: Dec 10, 2009 13:20:45 GMT -5 by Wildcat
It's total rumor, Boo. I wouldn't take it as truth yet, as there's a major conflict between the "leaked" info I posted first and what NP states in regards to Protoman's playability (leaker says he'll be unlockable or playable midway, while NP says he's available from the start). We'll just have to see.
Nester the Lark: Speaking of the song "Reincarnation," perhaps it might have sounded something like this if the game had gotten an English dub.
Jan 26, 2021 10:25:09 GMT -5
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Jan 31, 2021 12:10:02 GMT -5
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Feb 1, 2021 8:07:53 GMT -5
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Feb 20, 2021 10:08:42 GMT -5
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Feb 23, 2021 17:28:27 GMT -5
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