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Capcom to bring entire Mega Man NES series to Android

Capcom has revealed that it will bring its entire collection of 8-bit Mega Man games to Android in Japan on January 6.

Published onDecember 16, 2016

Capcom has announced that it will bring its entire collection of 8-bit Mega Man games to Android. Mega Man 1 through to Mega Man 6 will be launched in Japan on January 6, however there’s no news on whether Capcom will give them a wider release.

Mega Man is a platform action game notorious for its difficulty. Players take control of the title character, known as Rockman in Japan, and must blast their way through side-scrolling levels against a number of enemies and bosses.

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Based on the screenshot posted with Capcom’s announcement (seen above), it appears that Mega Man for Android will retain the 4:3 aspect ratio of the original series and house the controls on the unused sides of the touchscreen display. Capcom didn’t reveal a price structure for the titles.

In other gaming news, Nintendo recently released Super Mario Run on mobile – its first Super Mario title to be developed from the ground up for smartphones. It was released on iOS yesterday and will come to Android sometime in the future.

Would you like to see Capcom release the original Mega Man series for mobile in the US? Or are they outdated? Give us your thoughts in the comments.

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