NES/Famicom game support for the 3DS Virtual Console in Japan is ramping up. Next on the schedule is Mega Man 2, originally released in 1988. The game has eight new Robot Masters—Metal Man, Air Man, Bubble Man, Quick Man, Crash Man, Flash Man, Heat Man, and Wood Man.

 

Mega Man 2 will be released on August 8th for 500 yen.

 

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