Capcom and developer Neowiz mutually agree to halt development of Mega Man MMO.
Capcom has cancelled development of MMO Mega Man Online.
The game was announced in 2010, but now it transpires that Capcom and developer Neowiz mutually agreed to halt development on Mega Man Online in November 2012.
Speaking to Korean website This Is Game (translated via Kotaku), a Neowiz spokesman explained the situation. "Both companies have continually discussed to find agreeable points on quality, development time, communication and etc. Ultimately, both companies have agreed to stop the development of Rock Man Online last early November."
The game was to be set in the distant future, long after the Mega Man and Mega Man X timelines, with copies of the series' heroes being put into mass-production to combat an invasion of robotic baddies.
"I can say with certainty that you've not seen the last of the Blue Bomber on consoles and handhelds, and, with luck, we'll be celebrating his 50th anniversary, including all of the games you're going to enjoy over the next 25 years," said Capcom senior vice president Christian Svensson at the time.
I've said this like millions of times since 2011........DAMN YOU CAPCOM!!!!!! Once again these idiots are giving Mega Man the shaft. It's just one cancellation after another with this guys. Now I know that so far this game was only going to be released in Korea (and possibly state side unless they do the same thing like with Dragon Ball Online), but the fact still remains that these guys just keep kicking fans in the balls with this crap!
"Don't worry, guys, maybe we'll put Megaman in like, a fighter crossover or something, except he'll be based on bad cover art or--woah, put down those pitchforks!"
I enjoyed the X and ZX series, would be nice to see some quality Megaman games, even though I'm not that big of a fan.
Old News Are old. I knew the moment they cancel legends 3 all the megaman projects were cancell and the MMO was gonna be KOREA ONLY.
Ah another shit company in my eyes, Welcome to the realm that IS, Crapcom. Guess I'll be boycotting this turd faced company from now on.
Good. Neowiz is just another generic crappy asian grinder mmo mill. They would have killed whatever hope the Mega-Man franchise has left.
Well perhaps the games haven't been turning out well and they'd rather not release a tainted megaman game
@foxrock66 They dont hate us, they Hate EVERYTHING of what made them The big company they are. First was Resident evil, Them Rockman, Now Crappy Fighter games ( SF X TK), Bullshit DLC, ENDING DLC, UNLOCKABLES DLC, FORGOT OLD IPS, Onimusha for example, FUCK UP DEVIL MAY CRY And made one of the most SHUTTY GAMES THESE GEN OPERATION RACCON CITY and ASURAS WRATH, the story was good and the battles, as a Shows badass but as game was lame and Lazy in the Gameplay departmen.
capcom kills megaman again!!!!! *sigh* but seriously capcom clearly hates mega man fans I was looking forward to this, megaman legends 3 and to a certain extent megaman universe...all cancelled.
"...it transpires that Capcom and developer Neowiz mutually agreed to halt development..."
Neowiz: We're wanting this game to be truly great!
Capcom: No no, you're not getting it. It has to be a parody of Mega Man so we can stick it to the fans again. Clearly we can't agree on this. CANCELLED.
@SLjimbolian "Eat It bitches u arent nothing without me" ( Keiji Inafune probably last words to Crapcom) WHO COULD BLAME HIM? CRAPCON ONLY WANTED INFINITE SECUELS.
two cancelled mega man projects within a year of each other? my life is over :( they could possibly make it up to me if they announced mega man 10.
@KimCheeWarriorX I remember you defending RE6. . . . So you're practically encouraging this modern era of Capcom.
@KimCheeWarriorX 3 cancelled megaman games and yes it is megaman 11 10 is on psn/xbla
@KimCheeWarriorX Do you mean Mega Man 11? Because Mega Man 10 was already made.
Disgusting behavior. 3 versions of each fighting game released but can't get 1 version of a none side scrolling megaman game.
@the_real_luigi tell me about it, first mega man universe and now this. i think the only mega man games we might see from now are the 8-bit'ish incarnations on current gen systems.
I don't understand why people are so pissed about this. The idea of making "Megaman" (which is based around a single super hero) into an MMO game would've been a disaster and bombed in sales. Maybe like the few hardcore sheep would've bought it but that's it. This running concept alone just sounds like a joke.
Take it as a good decision on Capcom's part. Rather they not waste time with such an idiotic concept.
@Japanese_Jade Sorry I wholeheartedly disagree with you. Megaman Legends would have been badass if you could play with other people.
Can i ask why EVERY F***KING IP in the history of EVER is having an "ONLINE" taped on to it ? FFS not everything needs to be an MMO or a social experience.
I wouldn't be surprised if the only way to get a new Megaman game is for the communtiy fund it. Capcom clearly can't be bothered, so I expect to see a Kickstarter popping up in the near future.
I doubt it. The only person who was passionate enough to actually do something like that for Mega man abandoned his baby two years ago.
Damn shame the way Capcom is operating nowadays........like Sega they're letting franchises fade into obscurity.
At least as of late Sega has managed to pull their mascot out of the mud brush him off and actually produce some quality products with him again.
So...that's a little something? Kind of....*sigh* Sega....
Capcom: We don't make fun games anymore, just HD re-releases and rushed titles with a $100+ in DLC!
Dangit Capcom, I was actually willing to be microtransactioned to death on this one.
@ZERO_X02 They have ONLY 1 QUALITY FRANCHICE LEFT. MONSTER HUNTER. They FUCK IT AND THEY ARE SCREW IT. Why? is their BEST SELLING IP IN FUKING JAPAN. And is a special TEAM of developers. But thats it and Monster hunter game are rarely Seem in ourSide, japan has like Bazillions of them and the MH online Fuck. We have 1 2 tri, and the 2 unites for psp 2009. Finally a new one and is a Expansion ( A GOOD ONE but expansion) I hope that MH 4 comes out with no more than a 1 year of delay between the JAP and the NA.
@ZERO_X02 And those HD re-releases like the latest DarkStalkers Resurrection are done poorly with limited options (seriously no 1 vs. 1 option for player match?), and thanks to SEGA's 5$ downloadable fighting games, they're overpriced.
@GSJones1994 RE and COD both suck.
@GSJones1994 Terrible comparison.
Comparing it to Gears I could see, because they are both at least 3rd person shooters. Although, Gears is more of a duck and shoot and Resident Evil is more in your face, nowhere to hide type of thrills.
I really hate comparing games as you can see. I see each game as it's own entity even with aspects present that are obviously borrowed from other games.
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