Thursday, July 3, 2008

Mega Man 9: Your favorite Nintendo game is coming back

News has come out that Capcom Co. Ltd. (TYO:9697) is going to release a new version of its popular game Mega Man. The first game was released with Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987. Following the popularity of the game, several versions were released but they were not so successful. After 11 years, Capcom is now recreating a new series Mega Man 9.

Mega Man 9 can be downloaded with Wii Ware service. It is an 8 bit game. Keiji Inafune, who created the series, is now working on the design team. Inafune is very happy to work on an 8 bit game after a long time.

The most prominent feature of this game is that you will find yourself in the 1990’s gaming era. All the features are kept intact with tough to kill bosses. The strategy is the same; kill each boss, collect their power and use them to kill the next boss.

Aside from the old features, you can remove Mega Man’s helmet and you can also buy weapons such as armor, spike shoes, energy balancers etc. According to news reports, Mega Man will be launched in Japan in September. After Japan, it will be released in the USA.

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