Mega Man Universe Has An 8-Bit Feel, Maybe More Characters Than Mega Man

By Spencer . July 23, 2010 . 12:01am

imageAt the end of Capcom’s Comic-Con panel, Mega Man creator Kenji Inafune spoke about Mega Man Universe. Akikio Ito who worked on Mega Man 10, is also on the Mega Man Universe team acting as the game’s producer.


“[Mega Man Universe] came from the idea that everyone has his or her idea of what Mega Man means to them,” said Inafune. “We wanted to preserve as much as we can of the classic 8-bit Mega Man look and feel, while allowing players to project their own view of Mega Man.”


"We wanted to create a platform where players can play as their favorite version of Mega Man, or maybe another Capcom character, or someone completely different." A teaser trailer hinted at this by showing Mega Man morphing into Ryu from Street Fighter and Arthur from Ghosts ‘n Goblins.


“There is someone who loves and probably wants to play as [the Mega Man from the Mega Man 1 box],” Inafune joked.


Inafune hopes to unite Mega Man fans with Mega Man Universe when it debuts on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade.

  • Kris

    As long as it doesn’t have that fugly Robot Chicken-esque art style in game, I’m sold.

    • Justinzero

      As long as sales are good, leading to a Mega Man Legends sequel, I’m sold. :D

      • I thought the claymation was wicked.

        Dude, I’m more excited for this than, say, Megaman 11 for example, since it sounds a bit more original, to say the least.

        Legends 3? BOMB DIGGITY

        • krokounleashed

          true! same goes for me.

  • epy

    Sorta dissapointed it ended up being a game of this sort, but more Megaman is always good I guess.

  • the best megaman design ive seen so far, is the megaman from megaman legends :P

  • Code

    rar, I’m extremely interested to see just what this game will be like >w< Also hooray classic Boxart Mega Man 1 Mega Man confirmed!

  • tbyitbsitbh

    Anyone think it sounds like it could possibly be like Little Big Planet, but Megaman? which wld be freaking awesome! I mean, maybe the different characters aren’t necessarily in it, but you can custom create characters and they expect some people will create other capcom characters etc to play as. Maybe.

    • Interesting theory.

      btw, does your name stand for To Be You Is To Be Something Is To Be Honest?

  • cmurph666

    Little Big Capcom~?!

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