By Kyle Emch / June 24th, 2013
So, how about that Smash Bros. trailer? Even though he’s not in his own game, Mega Man is back in a Nintendo-exclusive console game. This is something that hasn’t happened since the Gamecube days. Yep. Remember a few weeks ago when I said that Capcom made two other exclusive titles for the Gamecube outside of the original Capcom Five? Well, the Operation Rainfall Retro Commercial Research Team (in other words, me) is going to show you Game #2 in this week’s Retro Wrap-Up.
Mega Man Network Transmission was part of the Battle Network series of Mega Man games, and was part of Mega Man’s 15th anniversary. Unlike the main Battle Network games, which was a series of RPGs with fast-paced battles on a grid, this game stays much closer to the original sidescrolling Mega Man platforming gameplay. It did get some promotion outside of Japan in the form of…um…I’m not quite sure how to describe this.
Here are the highlights of this past week.
Yoshinori Kitase, one of the producers of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, stated in an interview that some elements of the game will be similar to Dark Souls. Oh dears.
Brad Williams reviews Dust: An Elysian Tail for the PC, Jonathan Higgins reviews Mutant Mudds Deluxe, Rose Weitz reviews Remember Me, and Brad Williams reviews Guardian Heroes in this week’s Games of the Past review.
While many third-party publishers are hesitant to bring their games to the Wii U, Warner Bros. is still showing confidence in the system.
Finally, we have the donation cases we promised you! Finally!
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