279w ago - Finally! It gives us great pleasure to officially announce that Bionic Commando Rearmed will launch worldwide from next week. Here are those all-important dates and prices:
Xbox Live Arcade
-- Worldwide on August 13th
-- 800 Microsoft Points
-- Japan - August 13th (￥1,200)
-- North America - August 14 (US$9.99)
-- Europe - TBC
-- Worldwide - August 14 ($14.99)
Available on Steam, Direct 2 Drive, Gamer's Gate, with more to be confirmed!
(Launch date and price may vary between distributors and location, check with your distributor of choice for more information)
Apologies to the many fans out there eagerly awaiting the release of Rearmed for being unable to confirm these dates for so long and leaving you in the dark, because when we announced the date this time, we wanted to be 100% sure you were getting the right information.
Thanks for sticking with us everybody. Look for reviews of Rearmed to start hitting the Internet from early next week!
279w ago - Old-school fans of the Blue Bomber are in for a special treat come this week, as Capcom associate producer David Crislip announced that Mega Man will hit the Wii Virtual Console on August 4.
Yes, the 1987 original that started it all.
Additionally, Crislip confirmed that the retro-styled Mega Man 9 will debut in September, along with a re-release of NES classic Mega Man 2, which is often heralded by many as the finest installment in the series.
To quote: To prepare all you Mega Man fans for the release of Mega Man 9 in September, we're going to offer you the opportunity to play the game that started it all. The orginal Mega Man game returns on the Virtual Console this Monday, August 4, 2008. Yes, that's right. Brush up on your old school skills and prepare for some cool contests we have in store. We also plan to re-release Mega Man 2 in early September as well.
David Crislip, one of our talented Assitant Producers and the person in charge of Virtual Console content, prepared this blog for all you Mega Man fans and will be making regular appearances here on Unity to give you updates on titles coming to the Virtual Console.