Saturday, August 19, 2017

Rockman Classics Collection 2 Debuts at #8 in Japanese Sales

The physical PlayStation 4 version of Rockman Classics Collection 2 charted at #8 in Japan. According to Media Create sales figures, the game sold 8,537 copies between August 10th and August 13th. Mind you, that's only three days worth of data from Media Create's August 7-13th chart. By comparison, the Nintendo 3DS version of RCC1 (the only physical SKU available in the region) charted at #2 in its first three days of launch.

Going by Famitsu's numbers – which include data pulled from additional retailers – RCC2 PS4 moved 9,370 units. In all that's about 40% to 60% of its initial shipment (roughly 15,000 units). I have no data on the physical Xbox One version. It looks like it didn't chart (that was expected).

So looking at all of this, I don't expect any meaningful growth in week two. But again, these are numbers based on the physical version. Maybe things are a bit brighter on the digital front. Unless a significant milestone is reached, Capcom rarely disclose digital sales figures. Either way I think it's safe to say, despite charting low, the game is moving in-tune to Capcom's expectations.

Source: 4Gamer, Famitsu

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Portion of Nintendo 3DS Code Found Inside Mega Man Legacy Collection 2

Several strings discovered in Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 seem to suggest there is, or perhaps at one time was, a Nintendo 3DS version of the game in the works. Read on for GreigaMaster's findings!

A Familiar Face Shows Up in New Marvel vs Capcom Infinite Story Trailer

Feast your eyes on the full Marvel vs Capcom Infinite story trailer. There's so much going on you may have to watch it twice. The highlight for Mega Man fans, though, is the surprise appearance of a certain someone. He's not playable but it's nice to see him represented in some capacity. You'll have to watch and find out!

Marvel vs Capcom Infinite will arrive September 19th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Chinese "Mega Man ZX Prequel" Fan-Game is Getting an English Translation

Since its launch in late July, Mega Man ZX Prequel – a fan-game set 200 years before the events of Mega Man ZX – quickly become a favorite among Chinese-speaking Mega Man communities. And recently, with the announcement of an English version, developers Rockman Labs hope it will catch on overseas.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Update Out Now on PC, PS4

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 version is available now on PC and PS4. Although no official notes were included with the 1.3GB patch, players did notice the "Licenced by Nintendo" line is no longer attached to Mega Man 7's copyright notices.

UPDATE: Mega Man 9 and Mega Man 10's music is not fixed. BGM is still quiet and, in some instances, there's no sound at all (PC version). Other than that, the patch appears to be more or less targeted at minor bug fixes. If you happen to notice anything else, shoot me a message.

Thanks to OKeijiDragon, MechaGS and BFeely for the info.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Mega Man X Novel Chapter 2 Translated

Have you been keeping up with the Mega Man X novelization translation project? Well, there's no time like the present! The second chapter was recently translated and posted to the project's Google Doc. Chapter 2 recounts X's encounter with Chill Penguin, told from the latter's perspective. It's an interesting read, exploring Chill Penguin's thoughts and feelings behind the Maverick uprising.

The Mega Man X novel was released in Japan late last year. It's written by Tsubasa Todoroki and illustrated by Yoshiro Iwamoto. Earlier this year, a fan by the name of Skycompass began translating the book alongside a group of other passionate fans. The project is ongoing and will take some time to complete. Odds are, though, this fan-translation will complete ahead of an official translation.

Best of luck to Skycompass and company. I look forward to the rest!

Source: MMX The Novel Translation

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Review (PlayStation 4)

I couldn't begin to tell you the number of times I played each of the four games contained in Mega Man Legacy Collection 2. I know them like the back of my hand or, to put it more intimately, like the face of a life-long friend. These games mean something to me, you know? They mean something to a great many of us (all for different reasons, I'm sure). That's why it was important for Legacy Collection 2 to reproduce these games as faithfully as possible. I'm happy to say it met those expectations.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Trophies Revealed for PS4

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 includes a total of 21 Trophies on PlayStation 4, revealed by PSN Profiles and Exophase. Unfortunately they're all bronze – no silver, gold or platinum. Moreover, the original individual trophies from Mega Man 9 and Mega Man 10 are missing in action. No "Mr. Perfect" or any of that. Unless there's more Trophies to be revealed, that's a bit of a head-scratcher.

Click the links above or hit the jump below for the running list.

Official Rockman Website Gets Redesigned

Today, Capcom Japan completely overhauled the official Rockman website. The refresh provides better representation for all series under the brand, such as this page that breaks down which games are currently available to download. The product page shows off new and upcoming Rockman goods, and the history page charts each series along a timeline. What's more, the history page goes on record to declare, "the total number of games is over 130 with cumulative sales over 31 million! (as of March 31st, 2017)."

Anyway, nothing too groundbreaking here. It's nice to see Capcom tidying things up a bit before the 30th anniversary gets rolling, though. If anything is in the works, it will have this nice, clean website to present itself.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Red Ash: Magicicada Crowdfunding Rewards Have Been Mailed Out

If you helped crowdfund the Red Ash OVA, keep your eyes peeled to your mailbox: your rewards are on the way. Japan shipments were sent via Yu-Pack, and international shipments via EMS. In other words your stuff will be here any day now.

Backers who pledged for figures of Call, Lucy and Deluxe, be advised that your shipment has been delayed to mid-August. In the meantime, it's probably a good idea to double check if you submitted your shipping address. You gotta get on that ASAP!

Lastly, an e-mail containing a link to download digital rewards has been sent to backers. The download page expires on August 31st. Please make sure to redeem it before then!

If you have any questions about rewards and shipping, shoot Studio4℃ an e-mail at

Thanks to Nz17 for the tip!

Watch Rockman EXE: Phantom of Network From Start to Finish

Courtesy of Megacocorock, Rockman EXE: Phantom of Network has been uploaded to YouTube in its entirety. This is our best and most complete look at the game, which is no longer available in any form. The footage is in Japanese, though you can find a summation of the game's events here.

A spin-off from the EXE series, Phantom of Network was originally released in 2005 for mobile phones across eight chapters. The game features a unique scenario and new characters not seen in the GBA titles. The game was succeeded by Rockman EXE: Legend of Network in 2006. Footage from that game is few and far between, sadly. I'm hopeful Megacocorock pulls through on that front; he's quite resourceful.

Thanks for the heads up, Eric!