Capcom announces Mega Man Universe

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Capcom has been teasing a big announcement for some time now, and finally we get to see what the company has in store for its fans. The big announcement is…

Mega Man Universe!

Mega Man Universe Small LogoA new game in the long-running Mega Man series of games, and planned for release over Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network, Mega Man Universe will be “a revolutionary take on the seminal classic, setting course for a new chapter in classic gaming.”

It’s classic, but also revolutionary!

Announced in an official press release from Capcom, not much was actually revealed about the game, except that Mega Man Universe will continue the franchise’s ability to evolve to meet the demands of modern-day gaming audiences, while retaining the elements that make Mega Man unique.

“For the next chapter in this legacy of excellence, Capcom aims to deliver the most creative Mega Man experience yet. In Mega Man Universe, imagination is the star of the game.”

Head of Research and Development Management for Capcom Entertainment, Keiji Inafune said of Mega Man Universe:

“We are thrilled to finally be able to announce Mega Man Universe. This game will break the mold and challenge the conventional wisdom of what a Mega Man game can be. When fans finally get to see it, I believe they’ll envision their most far-out Mega Man dreams coming true.”

Apparently Inafune is “committed to helping craft a Mega Man experience that meets the highest expectations of Capcom fans. Gamers can expect Mega Man Universe to bring the core experience fans want while delivering on the promise of innovation that Capcom is known for.”

“It’s official: classic gaming will never be same again.”

Colour us excited and bemused!

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