X360, WII Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | 2:22 AM

E3: Gameplay of Megaman 9

E3: Gameplay of Megaman 9

Let's have a bit of Megaman 9, Capcom's time travelling machine that transforms our super powerful HD home systems into authentic NES.


E3: Gameplay
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Commented on 2008-07-22 03:04:44
they should bring the x series to xbla, not this nonsense
Commented on 2008-07-22 05:14:45 In reply to Real720
Posted by Real720
they should bring the x series to xbla, not this nonsense
Yeah they should release a pre-existing game to xbla instead of an entirely new installment for the first time in god knows how long
Commented on 2008-07-22 07:06:55
isn't this coming to PSN as well?
Commented on 2008-07-22 07:21:19
I dunno. May be not.
Commented on 2008-07-22 10:45:30
Yeah, been confirmed for PSN.
Commented on 2008-07-22 11:15:54
Can someone please tell me what so great about this new one, because to me it looks like crap compared to the other ones :S
Commented on 2008-07-22 11:53:01
Looks awesome. Too bad the d-pad is a big steaming pile of garbage. For this game I guess I'm going to have to look into some instructions on how to fix the d-pad. *sigh*
Commented on 2008-07-22 11:53:45 In reply to iGabs
Posted by iGabs
Can someone please tell me what so great about this new one, because to me it looks like crap compared to the other ones :S
Its all about the Old School.

People that didnt grow up with a NES and the original Megaman wont understand or appreciate this gem that Capcom has delivered us.
Commented on 2008-07-22 13:20:47 In reply to Morgun
Posted by Morgun
Looks awesome. Too bad the d-pad is a big steaming pile of garbage. For this game I guess I'm going to have to look into some instructions on how to fix the d-pad. *sigh*
http://www.ufighterx.com/guides/videogame/360dpadf...
Commented on 2008-07-22 16:00:46
forget old school, this is garbage, they probably spent $90 developing this, and will charge people who think going backwards in gaming is retro coolness , $10 to purchase it when they should be charging $1.. proof positive that nostalgia parts fools from their money.
Commented on 2008-07-22 22:40:30
Sorry, but you have to be pretty jaded not to see the pure win that this game is made out of.
Commented on 2008-07-22 22:53:22 In reply to lastdual
Posted by lastdual
Sorry, but you have to be pretty jaded not to see the pure win that this game is made out of.
sorry, i've played the games on emulators, i'm burnt out on old school gaming,
Capcom is screwing gamers in so many ways, and you see it as some sort of gift..give me a break, you're part of the problem, this game is just a generic cash in on an old franchise , dynasty warriors retro style.
Commented on 2008-07-23 03:08:30
I hope it runs at 60fps
Commented on 2008-07-23 05:15:19
lol newbielieves =} yerh this game is looking amazing! I CANT WAIT! itl'l be my second fav game on xbla next to geometry wars =D
Commented on 2008-07-23 05:31:59 In reply to pantyhelmet
Posted by pantyhelmet
forget old school, this is garbage, they probably spent $90 developing this, and will charge people who think going backwards in gaming is retro coolness , $10 to purchase it when they should be charging $1.. proof positive that nostalgia parts fools from their money.
I absolutely agree.. The whole "it was better in the old days" idea is just a big pile of bs. If you actually play the games you thought were awesome back then, TODAY, you'll realize how far games have come.
And as such, what a big step back it is to release a game like this and pretend that its "old-school". It just lacks everything we have come to expect and love from games.

Why not make a current-gen new Megaman?? Can still be in 2d (gameplay-wise) and a platformer, but with amazing physics (physics puzzles too instead of the same old god damn boring "get key, press switch, ride elevator" stuff).
And destructible enviroments perhaps? Being in 2d-levels, they could do some amazing stuff.
Why dont they even try?
Its just to milk out some quick cash. Like Pacman being released for xbarcade etc.

And no, im not a 14 year old gamern00b.. I played all the old megaman and mario games from the beginning.
Commented on 2008-07-23 05:32:19 In reply to newbielives
Posted by newbielives
I hope it runs at 60fps
You can't get a true Megaman experience without slowdown and sprite flicker.
Commented on 2008-07-23 06:19:20 In reply to PlumbDrumb
Posted by PlumbDrumb
You can't get a true Megaman experience without slowdown and sprite flicker.
I'd be surprised if people wouldn't cheer on such a feature.
Commented on 2008-07-23 09:32:18 In reply to Baleur
Posted by Baleur
Can still be in 2d (gameplay-wise) and a platformer, but with amazing physics (physics puzzles too instead of the same old god damn boring "get key, press switch, ride elevator" stuff).
Mega Man has puzzles?
Commented on 2008-07-24 22:28:28 In reply to pantyhelmet
Posted by pantyhelmet
sorry, i've played the games on emulators, i'm burnt out on old school gaming,
Capcom is screwing gamers in so many ways, and you see it as some sort of gift..give me a break, you're part of the problem, this game is just a generic cash in on an old franchise , dynasty warriors retro style.
You're right, by holding rusty knives to your throat and forcing you to pay money for a game you don't want, they're totally screwing you. It'd one thing if the game was optional, but threatening to nuke an entire country just because YOU won't buy MM9 is pushing it too far. God forbid they'd ever make a game (much like MM9) that actually pleased a lot of people, how dare they cater for an audience that wants a bit of nostalgia and enjoyed playing the original Mega Man series? HOW DARE THEY! GRAPHIX OR GTFO CAPCOM. G.T.F.O.
Commented on 2008-07-25 06:58:18
LOL, would have been nice if they had 2 modes a nostalgia mode and a 720/1080p reworked mode.

Playing this on a large screen is guna be horrible.
Commented on 2008-07-27 03:59:20
Can't wait to play old school mega man on my ps3.
Commented on 2008-07-29 20:29:42 In reply to pantyhelmet
Posted by pantyhelmet
sorry, i've played the games on emulators, i'm burnt out on old school gaming,
Capcom is screwing gamers in so many ways, and you see it as some sort of gift..give me a break, you're part of the problem, this game is just a generic cash in on an old franchise , dynasty warriors retro style.
Dynasty Warriors retro style is Dynasty Wars, a 2D side scrolling beat 'em up by... Capcom! :D I seem to remember that there were sequels on the PS1 before Koei took over the franchise with the Dynasty Warriors games. Check out the slogan on the poster for it, pretty prophetic don't you think?

http://i38.tinypic.com/2mg8uvt.jpg
Commented on 2008-07-29 20:31:26 In reply to Corellianrogue
hah, that game sucked titan sized hairy balls.
Commented on 2008-07-29 20:34:57 In reply to PlumbDrumb
Posted by PlumbDrumb
hah, that game sucked titan sized hairy balls.
I thought it was OK, although I only played it about once or twice so maybe I would have changed my mind over prolonged play, lol!
Commented on 2008-07-29 21:14:51
I'm not entirely thrilled with Megaman 9.. but that official Capcom T-shirt is priceless. If they packaged this game on an NES cart, I'd buy it in a heartbeat. If you're going for nostalgia, you might as well go all the way!
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