Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Some Tiny 25th Anniversary Chatter
We're on pins and needles just waiting for some Mega Man 25th anniversary news to hit. Pins, needles and spikes. However, to make the waiting game a bit more bearable, I've got a few tidbits of interest I'd thought I'd share. You know, to keep your appetites whet.
The first two tidbits come from my own little pool of sources. Let's call it the grapevine. Word has it we're going to hear (at the very least) Capcom USA's solidified 25th anniversary plans from anywhere between late July to mid-August. What kind of plans? I'm just as much in the dark as you are, I'm afraid. What I do know is there's a number of things being worked on that will spill over into 2013, including some community-driven activities.
Secondly, I've no word on commemorative games. That's something everyone and their mother wants to see, but I've heard nothing on that front. That's not necessarily a bad thing... not in the least. It means Capcom are playing those cards close to their chest.
That's all from the grapevine at the moment. Now for something a bit more official: you're last tidbit of interest comes from Capcom USA's own Brelston.
Following the unveiling of Street Fighter's godly 25th anniversary package earlier today, Brelston took to Twitter to assure the masses that things are moving forward with Mega's own 25th:
"@Brelston Regarding Mega Man 25, that info is also coming, but later, as that's not until December. SF is the focus right now - tournament in July!"
"@Brelston We've already begun discussing the NA plans for Mega Man 25. There are things in motion. No deets yet, but I am in the room and helping :) "
All in all, Capcom are not neglecting the anniversary -- they're in the midst of putting things together. There's always the possibility plans could change along the way, so don't flip out if the summer comes and goes with nothing to show.
All in good time, my friends. Let's just hope these plans will be worth the wait.