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Mega Man, known as Rockman in Japan, is a videogame series by Capcom.

Video games

A game usually considered part of the Mega Man series is The Misadventures of Tron Bonne, a prequel to Mega Man Legends, however it is here considered only part of the Kobun series.

When not specified, the japanese title simply has "Rockman" instead of "Mega Man". When the game's title is directly written in japanese, it means the game was only released in Japan.

Main home console games

  • Mega Man (December 17, 1987), Famicom/NES. Later re-released for Mobile Phone, Wii Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console, iOS and Android devices.
  • Mega Man 2 (December 24, 1988), Famicom/NES. Titled Rockman 2: The Mystery of Dr. Wily in Japan. Later re-released for Mobile Phone, Wii Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console, iOS and Android devices. Also enclosed in the NES Classic Edition.
  • Mega Man 3 (September 28, 1990), Famicom/NES. Titled Rockman 3: The End of Dr. Wily!? in Japan. Later re-released for Mobile Phone, Wii Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console, iOS and Android devices.
  • Mega Man 4 (December 6, 1991), Famicom/NES. Titled Rockman 4: A New Ambition! in Japan. Later re-released for Mobile Phone, Wii Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console, iOS and Android devices.
  • Mega Man 5 (December 4, 1992), Famicom/NES. Titled Rockman 5: Blues' Trap? in Japan. Later re-released for Mobile Phone, Wii Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console, iOS and Android devices.
  • Mega Man 6 (October 5, 1993), Famicom/NES. Titled Rockman 6: The Greatest Battle Ever!! in Japan. Later re-released for Mobile Phone, Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console, iOS and Android devices.
  • Mega Man X (December 17, 1993), Super Famicom/SNES. Later re-released for PC, Mobile Phone, Wii Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console and Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console.
  • Mega Man X2 (December 16, 1994), Super Famicom/SNES. Later re-released for Wii Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console and Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console.
  • Mega Man 7 (March 24, 1995), Super Famicom/SNES. Titled Rockman 7: Showdown of Destiny! in Japan. Later re-released for Wii U Virtual Console and Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console.
  • Mega Man X3 (December 1, 1995), Super Famicom/SNES. Released in 1996 and 1997 for PlayStation, Sega Saturn and PC with some enhancements and for mobile phone, Wii U Virtual Console and Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console.
  • Mega Man 8 (March 24, 1995), PlayStation, Sega Saturn. Titled Rockman 8: Metal Heroes in Japan.
  • Mega Man X4 (August 1, 1997), Sega Saturn, PlayStation. Later re-released for PC and mobile phone.
  • Mega Man Legends (December 18, 1997), PlayStation. Titled Rockman DASH Adventurous Spirit of Steel in Japan. Later released for Nintendo 64 as Mega Man 64, and also for Windows and for PSP.
  • Mega Man Legends 2 (April 20, 2000), PlayStation. Titled Rockman DASH 2 - Episode 2: Great Inheritance in Japan. Later released for Windows and PSP.
  • Mega Man X5 (November 30, 2000), PlayStation. Re-released for PC in 2002.
  • Mega Man X6 (November 29, 2001), PlayStation. Re-released for PC in 2002.
  • Mega Man X7 (July 17, 2003), PlayStation 2, Windows.
  • Mega Man X8 (December 7, 2004), PlayStation 2, Windows.
  • Mega Man 9 (September 22, 2008), WiiWare, PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade. Released in 2010 for mobile phone. Titled Rockman 9: Revival of Ambition!! in Japan.
  • Mega Man 10 (March 1, 2010), WiiWare, PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade. Titled Rockman 10: Threat from Outer Space!! in Japan.

Main handheld games

  • Mega Man: Dr. Wily's Revenge (July 26, 1991), Game Boy. Titled Rockman World in Japan. Re-released for 3DS Virtual Console in 2011.
  • Mega Man II (December 20, 1991), Game Boy. Titled Rockman World 2 in Japan. Re-released for 3DS Virtual Console in 2013.
  • Mega Man III (December 11, 1992), Game Boy. Titled Rockman World 3 in Japan. Re-released for 3DS Virtual Console in 2013.
  • Mega Man IV (October 29, 1993), Game Boy. Titled Rockman World 4 in Japan. Re-released for 3DS Virtual Console in 2013.
  • Mega Man V (July 22, 1994), Game Boy. Titled Rockman World 5 in Japan. Re-released for 3DS Virtual Console in 2013.
  • Mega Man Xtreme (October 20, 2000), Game Boy Color. Titled Rockman X: Cyber Mission in Japan. Re-released for 3DS Virtual Console in 2013.
  • Mega Man Battle Network (March 21, 2001), Game Boy Advance. Titled Battle Network Rockman EXE in Japan. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2014.
  • Mega Man Xtreme 2 (July 19, 2001), Game Boy Color. Titled Rockman X2: Soul Eraser in Japan. Re-released for 3DS Virtual Console in 2013.
  • Mega Man Battle Network 2 (December 14, 2001), Game Boy Advance. Titled Battle Network Rockman EXE 2 in Japan. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2014.
  • Mega Man Battle Network 3 (March 21, 2001), Game Boy Advance. Titled Battle Network Rockman EXE 3 in Japan. It comes in two versions: regular and Black in Japan; Blue and White in other countries. The international release features various differences from the japanese. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2014.
  • Mega Man Zero (April 26, 2002), Game Boy Advance. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2014.
  • Mega Man Zero 2 (May 2, 2003), Game Boy Advance. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2015.
  • Mega Man Battle Network 4 (December 14, 2003), Game Boy Advance. Titled Battle Network Rockman EXE 4 in Japan. It comes in two versions: Red Sun and Blue Moon. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2015.
  • Mega Man Zero 3 (April 23, 2004), Game Boy Advance. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2015.
  • Mega Man Battle Network 5 (December 9, 2004), Game Boy Advance. Titled Battle Network Rockman EXE 5 in Japan. It comes in two versions: Team Proto Man and Team Colonel. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2015.
  • Mega Man Zero 4 (April 21, 2005), Game Boy Advance. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2015.
  • Mega Man Battle Network 6 (November 23, 2005), Game Boy Advance. Titled Battle Network Rockman EXE 6 in Japan. It comes in two versions: Cybeast Falzar and Cybeast Gregar. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2015.
  • Mega Man ZX (July 6, 2006), Nintendo DS.
  • Mega Man Star Force (December 14, 2006), Nintendo DS. Titled Shooting Star Rockman in Japan. It comes in three versions: Pegasus, Leo and Dragon.
  • Mega Man ZX Advent (July 12, 2007), Nintendo DS.
  • Mega Man Star Force 2 (November 22, 2007), Nintendo DS. Titled Shooting Star Rockman 2 in Japan. It comes in two versions: Zerker × Saurian and Zerker × Ninja.
  • Mega Man Star Force 3 (November 13, 2008), Nintendo DS. Titled Shooting Star Rockman 3 in Japan. It comes in two versions: Black Ace and Red Joker.

Other games

  • Mega Man (January 1, 1990), MS-DOS. Only released in North America.
  • Mega Man 3 (January 1, 1992), MS-DOS. Only released in North America.
  • Wily & Right no RockBoard: That's Paradise (January 15, 1993), Famicom. A business simulation game.
  • Mega Man Soccer (February 17, 1994), Super Famicom/SNES.
  • Mega Man: The Power Battle (October 1995), Arcade. A fighting game.
  • Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters (Jul 1996), Arcade. A sequel to the previous arcade game.
  • Mega Man Battle & Chase (March 20, 1997), PlayStation. A racing game.
  • Mega Man & Bass (April 24, 1998), Super Famicom. Originally only released in Japan as Rockman & Forte, was released for the Game Boy Advance on August 10, 2002 and Wii U Virtual Console in 2015.
  • Super Adventure Rockman (June 24, 1998), Sega Saturn, PlayStation. An interactive movie.
  • Rockman Gold Empire (1999), PC. Only released in Taiwan, it's a monopoly-like game.
  • Rockman & Forte Mirai kara no Chosensha (October 21, 1999), WonderSwan. Its title translates to "Rockman & Forte: Challenger from the Future".
  • Jump! Rockman (2001), Mobile phone.
  • Rockman Strategy (October 29, 2001), PC. Only released in Taiwan.
  • Roll's 15 Panel (2002), Mobile phone. A 15-puzzle featuring an image of Roll from Mega Man Legends. It's considered part of the Mega Man series despite not having "Mega Man" in its title, because being a very minor game, it was created as part of the series, not a game on its own.
  • Rockman EXE WS (February 8, 2003), WonderSwan Color.
  • Mega Man Network Transmission (March 6, 2003), GameCube. Titled Rockman EXE Transmission in Japan.
  • Rockman Bug Sweeper (2003), Mobile phone.
  • Rockman Panicfire (2003), Mobile phone.
  • Rockman DASH Golf (2003), Mobile phone.
  • Rockman Slot (2003), Mobile phone.
  • Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge (August 8, 2003), Game Boy Advance, WonderSwan Color. The Game Boy Advance version is titled Rockman EXE Battle Chip GP in Japan, while the WonderSwan version is titled Rockman EXE N1 Battle. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2014.
  • Rockman GP (2004), Mobile phone.
  • Rockman Space Rescue (2004), Mobile phone.
  • Mega Man Pinball (2004), Mobile phone.
  • Rockman EXE Phantom of Network (2004), Mobile phone.
  • Mega Man X: Command Mission (July 29, 2004), PlayStation 2.
  • Rockman EXE 4.5 Real Operation (August 6, 2004), Game Boy Advance. Re-released for Wii U Virtual Console in 2016.
  • Rockman EXE Battle Chip Stadium (October 2005), Arcade.
  • Rockman EXE Legend of Network (2006), Mobile phone.
  • Shooting Star Rockman: Wave Change! On Air! (2007), TV Game.
  • Rockman Tennis (2007), Mobile phone.
  • Intuition! Rockman (January 7, 2008), Mobile phone. A collection of unique minigames.
  • Rockman DASH: 5tsu no Shima no Daibouken! (2008), Mobile phone. Its title translates to Rockman DASH: Great Adventure on 5 Islands!.
  • Mega Man Rush Marine (December 7, 2009), Mobile phone. A sub-marine shooter.
  • Rockman Diver (January 2011), Mobile phone. The player controls a constantly falling Mega Man while trying to avoid spiked walls.
  • Rockman no Dot Art Logic (September 1, 2011), mobile phone.
  • Rockman Solitaire (January 2012), mobile phone.
  • Rockman Poker (February 29, 2012), mobile phone.
  • Rockman Xover (November 29, 2012), iOS and Android. A crossover featuring all Mega Man sub-series.
  • Street Fighter X Mega Man (December 17, 2012), PC. A crossover with the Street Fighter series, originally a fan-made project, was released officially by Capcom for Mega Man's 25th anniversary.
  • Rockman Go Go! (January 5, 2015), mobile phone. Based on Mega Man Powered Up and only released in South Korea.

Remakes

  • Mega Man 2 (1989), Tiger LCD.
  • Mega Man 3 (1991), Tiger LCD.
  • Mega Man (1995), Game Gear. An original combination of levels from Mega Man 4 and Mega Man 5.
  • Rockman Battle & Fighters (July 30, 2000), Neo Geo Pocket Color. A fighting game that merges Mega Man: The Power Battle and Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters.
  • Rockman Rocket Christmas (2004), Mobile phone. A christmas-themed remake of Rockman Space Rescue.
  • Mega Man Battle Network 5: Double Team DS (July 21, 2005), Nintendo DS. Titled Rockman EXE 5 DS: Twin Leaders in Japan. It includes all elements from both versions of Mega Man Battle Network 5 as well as some extra content.
  • Mega Man Maverick Hunter X (December 15, 2005), PSP. Titled Irregular Hunter X in Japan, it's a remake of Mega Man X. Re-released in 2012 for PlayStation Vita.
  • Mega Man Powered Up (March 2, 2006), PSP. Titled Rockman Rockman in Japan, it's a remake of the original Mega Man.
  • Rockman EXE Operate Shooting Star (November 12, 2009), Nintendo DS. A remake of the first Mega Man Battle Network including elements from the Star Force series.

Compilations

  • Mega Man: The Wily Wars (October 21, 1994), Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. Titled Rockman Mega World in Japan. Includes slightly modified versions of the first three Mega Man games (Mega Man, Mega Man 2 and Mega Man 3), as well as an extra "Wily Tower" featuring exclusive levels.
  • Rockman Complete Works (August 4, 1999), PlayStation. Only released in Japan, it includes the first six main games (Rockman, Rockman 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6) with re-arranged soundtracks.
  • Rockman Collection Special Box (December 2003), PlayStation 2. Only released in Japan, includes the first six Mega Man games from Rockman Complete Works plus Rockman X7.
  • Mega Man Anniversary Collection (June 23, 2004), PlayStation 2, GameCube and, in 2005, Xbox. Only released in North America. Includes all the main classic Mega Man games (Mega Man, Mega Man 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8) plus the two arcade games (Mega Man: The Power Battle and Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters) as unlockable bonuses.
  • Rockman: Power Battle Fighters (August 5, 2004), PlayStation 2. Only released in Japan, it includes the two arcade games: Mega Man: The Power Battle and Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters.
  • Mega Man X Collection (January 10, 2006), PlayStation 2, GameCube. Only released in North America. Includes the first six Mega Man X (Mega Man X, X2, X3, X4, X5 and X6) with Mega Man X3 based on its enhanced PlayStation version, plus Mega Man Battle & Chase as unlockable bonus.
  • Rockman DASH / Rockman DASH 2 Value Pack (January 2009), PSP.
  • Dual Pack: Mega Man Powered Up / Mega Man Maverick Hunter X (2009), PSP. Titled Irregular Hunter X / Rockman Rockman Value Pack in Japan.
  • Mega Man Zero Collection (June 8, 2010), Nintendo DS. Including all episode of the Mega Man Zero series (Mega Man Zero, Zero 2, Zero 3 and Zero 4).
  • Mega Man Legacy Collection (August 25, 2015), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows. Including all 6 NES games in the series plus some new challenges. A 3DS version has also released in 2016 including some exclusive content, and also coming in a Collector's Edition including an exclusive gold Mega Man amiibo.

Arcade machines

  • Rockman EXE: The Medal Operation (2005). A Mega Man Bettle Network themed Medal Game.

Animation

  • Mega Man: Upon a Star: 3-episode OVA released in Japan in 1993 and in North America in 2002.
  • Mega Man: North american series produced by Ruby Spears and aired in two seasons between September 11, 1994 and December 10, 1995, for a total of 27 episodes.
  • The Day of Σ (The Day of Sigma): 25 minute OVA included in Mega Man Maverick Hunter X.
  • MegaMan NT Warrior: first anime series, it's based on the Battle Network game series and aired in five seasons between July 28, 2001 and September 30, 2006 for a total of 209 episodes. The seasons are known in Japan respectively as Rockman.EXE, Rockman.EXE Axess, Rockman.EXE Stream, Rockman.EXE Beast and Rockman.EXE Beast+.
  • Mega Man Star Force: second anime series, it's based on the game series of the same name and aired in two seasons between October 7, 2006 and March 29, 2008 for a total of 76 episodes. The two seasons are known in Japan respectively as Shooting Star Rockman and Shooting Star Rockman Tribe.
  • Megaman's TV series(2017).

Publications

  • Mega Man 2: Worlds of Power: novel based on the game, published in 1990.
  • Rockman: manga consisting in 11 series for a total of 17 volumes, published between 1992 and 1996.
  • Irregular Hunter Rockman X: manga series published on Deluxe Bom Bom between 1994 and 1995 and then published in two volumes.
  • Rockman X: 12 volume manga published between 1994 and 1998.
  • Rockman Remix: 2 volume manga only released in Japan, the first volume on April 5, 1996, the second one on April 15, 1997.
  • Rockman Maniax: series of short, comical stories originally published in Comic Bom Bom between 1997-1998, some of them where later released in Rockman Megamix and then on July 11, 2011 all stories were publishe on a single compilation volume.
  • Mega Man Megamix: manga series published in 7 volumes between April 4, 1997 and May 26, 2009, with only three volumes released in North America in 2010.
  • Novas Aventuras de Megaman: 16-issue Brazilian comic published between 1996 and 1998.
  • Rockman & Forte: manga series published on Comic Bom Bom between 1998 and 1999 and then published in two volumes.
  • Rockman Battle & Chase: manhua published in 1999.
  • Rockman X5: 2-volume manhua series published in 2001.
  • Rockman DASH: manhua published in 2001.
  • Rockman.EXE: manga based on the TV series, known outside Japan as MegaMan NT Warrior, it was published in 13 volumes between July 28, 2001 and November 28, 2006.
  • Mega Man: 4-issue comic book published by Dreamwave Productions between 2003 and 2004.
  • Gekitou! EXE Kyoudai Rockmeen!: comical manga published on Bessatsu CoroCoro Comic from April 2003 to October 2006 and then published in two volumes.
  • Battle Story Rockman.EXE: second manga about the Battle Network series, published around 2004.
  • Rockman Zero: 3 volume manga published by CoroCoro Comics between 2004 and 2005.
  • Mega Man ZX: 2 volume manga published between 2006 and 2007.
  • Rockman the Shooting Star: 4 volume manga based on Mega Man Star Force, published between 2006 and 2008.
  • Shuugou Zen'in Gagtte!! Rockman!: comical manga starring Rockman.EXE and featuring many characters from the Mega Man franchise, published on Fami2 Comic around 2007.
  • Shuugeki On-Air!! Shooting Star Rockmeen!: comical manga published by Shogakukan in 2008.
  • Shooting Star Rockman 3: 2-chapter manga published in CoroCoro Comic between 2008 and 2009.
  • Mega Man Gigamix: 3-volume manga series published between September 30, 2009 and September 27, 2010.
  • Rockman 10 -Extra F-: short comic included in Rockman 10 Image Soundtrack
  • Mega Man: 55-volume comic book series by Archie comics, started on on May 4, 2011 and the last issue released on December 2, 2015.
  • Rockman X The Novel: Irregulars Report: novel based on Mega Man X, released on January 26, 2017.

Some 4-koma Mega Man comics were also occasionally published on anthology magazines.

CDs

Soundtrack CDs for basically every game in the series were released through the years. Additional releases include:

  • Rockman Kiki Ippatsu (1995): drama CD including stories based on the original Mega Man series.
  • Mega Man: The Album (1995): soundtrack from the Mega Man TV series.
  • Chiptuned Rockman (September 2009): soundtrack featuring twenty chiptuned remixes music from games in the original Mega Man series.
  • Rockman 10 Image Soundtrack (April 30, 2010): album including arranged musics from the game Mega Man 10 and a booklet with extra content.
  • Rockcan Sound E Can (2012): commemorative steel E Can containing 10 CDs with music from the original Mega Man series.

Merchandise

  • Mega Man Action Feature Figures: action figures based on the Ruby Spears TV series, two series were released, the first one consisting of six figures, and the second one consisting of four figures plus the vehicle Mega Man's Air Raider.

Sub-series

The Mega Man series is divided into sub-series, whith each one of them featuring a different hero and taking place in a different time. These are:

Classic continuty

  • Mega Man (Classic series): Starring Mega Man and taking place in the 21st century (200X or 20XX in-game).
  • Mega Man X: Starring Mega Man X and taking place in the 22nd century (21XX in-game).
  • Mega Man Zero: Starring Zero and taking place in the 23rd century (a hundred years after the Mega Man X series).
  • Mega Man ZX: Starring a male and a female protagonist and taking place over a century after the Mega Man Zero series.
  • Mega Man Legends: Starring Mega Man Volnutt and taking place thousand years after the Mega Man ZX series.

Battle Network Continuity

  • Mega Man Battle Network: Starring Lan Hikari and MegaMan.EXE and taking place in the 21st century (200X or 20XX in-game).
  • Mega Man Star Force: Starring Shooting Star Mega Man and taking place in the 23rd century (220X in-game).

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


5Arrow R Captain Commando198711 November 1987Mega Man and Mega Man 2 are part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series.2
4Arrow L Vulgus19871217 December 17, 1987The Yashichi enemy from Vulgus appears as an item in several games from the Mega Man series.2
4Arrow L Casshern19881224 December 24, 1988The "Friender" robot dog enemy from Mega Man 2 is designed and named after Casshern's own robot dog companion. Mega Man's companion dog Rush from Mega Man 3 onward is also based off Friender.3
5Arrow R Adventure Quiz1989 1989The Adventure Quiz series features characters from Mega Man.1
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Captain N19890909 September 09, 1989Mega Man and Dr. Wily are recurring characters in the Captain N TV show; the Captain N version of Mega Man then appears in the "Short Circuit" page on the Archie Mega Man comic, issues 49 and 55.1
5Arrow R Capcom Baseball198910 October 1989One of the players in the "Capcom Games" team is named "Rockman", after the series' japanese name.3
5Arrow R The Wizard19891215 December 15, 1989Some scenes in The Wizard feature characters playing Mega Man 2.2
5Arrow R Rock'n Game Boy199111 November 1991The world of Mega Man: Dr. Wily's Revenge is featured in Rock'n Game Boy.1
5Arrow R Mario199206 June 1992Mega Man is featured in Super Mario: Die Bescherung and some other Club Nintendo comics.1
5Arrow R Final Fight19930611 June 11, 1993Mega Man's face appears on a billboard in Mighty Final Fight. Two rescuable Reploids in Mega Man X6 are named after Guy and Cody.2
4Arrow L Mazinger Z19951005 October 05, 1995The boss character "Metonger Z" from Mega Man 6 is based on Mazinger Z.3
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Street Fighter19931217 December 17, 1993The Hadouken is unlockable in Mega Man X and some later Mega Man games; Chun-Li makes a cameo appearance in Mega Man 9; Mega Man from the american box art of Mega Man is selectable in PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita versions of Street Fighter X Tekken, while many Mega Man characters appear in Street Fighter × All Capcom and Street Fighter Battle Combination; Street Fighter X Mega Man is a crossover between the two series; The world of Street Fighter is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 8 - Holes in Reality, including appearances of Ryu, Chun-li, Ken, Guile and M.Bison, while Dr. Wily from Mega Man makes an appearance in Udon's Street Fighter II comic; there also are some other minor references between the two series.1
4Arrow L Star Wars19940722 July 22, 1994Mega Man V and Mega Man Zero feature references to the Star Wars movies.3
4Arrow L Strider19950324 March 24, 1995Strider Hiryu is mentioned in the description of the Slash Claw from Mega Man 7, while the Slash Claw may be inspired by Hiryu's slash sprite. The 2014 Strider features an area with a capsule in the background which looks like a Light Capsule from the Mega Man X series.2
4Arrow L Side Arms199607 July 1996Mobichan from Side Arms appears as an item and as part of Cut Man's moveset in Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters.2
5Arrow R Blast Corps199704 April 1997Dr. Light from Mega Man makes a cameo in the comic Blast Corps in Yoshis Knallkekse.1
5Arrow R Yoshi199704 April 1997Dr. Light from Mega Man makes a cameo in the comic Blast Corps in Yoshis Knallkekse.1
5Arrow R Marvel Super Heroes (Capcom)19970618 June 18, 1997Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter features references to the Mega Man series.2
5Arrow R Pocket Fighter199709 September 1997In Pocket Fighter, Felicia dresses like Mega Man and performs his Charged Buster and Slide attacks, while characters from the Mega Man series make cameo appearances in the PlayStation and Saturn ports.1
5Arrow R Marvel vs. Capcom19980112 January 12, 1998Various Mega Man characters are selectable in all Marvel vs. Capcom games, while the cover for the 2nd issue of Archie Comic's Sonic and Mega Man: When Worlds Collide crossover event is drawn after the select screen of the first Marvel vs. Capcom.1
4Arrow L Resident Evil19980831 August 31, 1998There's a minor reference to Resident Evil in the English version of Mega Man Legends, while a rescuable Reploid in Mega Man X6 is named after Leon from Resident Evil 2.2
5Arrow R Robopon19981204 December 04, 1998The "Gigapon" line of Robopons and Negapon are designed after Mega Man characters.3
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Kobun19990722 July 22, 1999The Kobun series is a spin-off of the Mega Man series.1
5Arrow R Cannon Spike200010 October 2000Mega Man is a hidden selectable character in Cannon Spike.1
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Power Stone2000 2000The Powerful Buster item in Power Stone 2 is based on Mega Man's Mega Buster; the DLC stage pack "Go! Power Stone!" for Mega Man Powered Up is named after Power Stone.3
5Arrow R Segagaga20010329 March 29, 2001A parody of Mega Man called "Rokujo Man" is featured within Segagaga.2.5
4Arrow L Darkstalkers20011129 November 29, 2001A rescuable Reploid in Mega Man X6 is named after Morrigan from Darkstalkers.3
4Arrow L Rival Schools20011129 November 29, 2001A rescuable Reploid in Mega Man X6 is named after Batsu from Rival Schools.3
4Arrow L Dino Crisis20011129 November 29, 2001A rescuable Reploid in Mega Man X6 is named after Regina from Dino Crisis.3
4Arrow L Ace Attorney20011129 November 29, 2001A rescuable Reploid in Mega Man X6 is named after Phoenix Wright from Ace Attorney; an attorney and judge based on the ones from the Ace Attorney series also appear in issue 36 of the Mega Man comic by Archie.3
4Arrow L Devil May Cry20011129 November 29, 2001A rescuable Reploid in Mega Man X6 is named after Dante from Devil May Cry.3
4Arrow L El Dorado Gate20011129 November 29, 2001A rescuable Reploid in Mega Man X6 is named after Gomez from El Dorado Gate.3
5Arrow R Auto Modellista20020822 August 22, 2002Auto Modellista features references to the Mega Man series.2
5Arrow R SNK vs. Capcom20030724 July 24, 2003Various Mega Man characters are featured in SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters games, while Zero is selectable in SVC Chaos.1
5Arrow R Onimusha20031127 November 27, 2003MegaMan.EXE and Zero are hidden selectable characters in Onimusha Blade Warriors while Tron Bonne appears in Onimusha: Soul; Onimusha 3 also features a costume based on the Servbots from Mega Man Legends.1
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Boktai20031214 December 14, 2003The Mega Man Battle Network series and the Boktai series feature crossovers through game links.1
4Arrow L P.N.032004 2004A P.N.03 billboard appears in the final issue of the Dreamwave Mega Man comic book.2
5Arrow R Power Pro Kun Pocket2004122 December 2, 2004Two character in Power Pro Kun Pocket 7 are named after Dr. Light and MegaMan.EXE.3
5Arrow R GameCenter CX20050302 March 02, 2005Arino plays the first four games in the classic Mega Man series and Mega Man X in GameCenter CX.2
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Duel Masters20050312 March 12, 2005Duel Masters and Mega Man Battle Network had a cross promotion with their characters making brief appearances in each other's movies.1
5Arrow R Namco × Capcom20050526 May 26, 2005Namco × Capcom features characters from the Mega Man series.1
5Arrow R Taiko no Tatsujin20050804 August 04, 2005Taiko no Tatsujin: Tobikkiri! Anime Special and Taiko no Tatsujin V Version feature music tracks from the Mega Man series.2
5Arrow R Scott Pilgrim20060524 May 24, 2006The Scott Pilgrim series features some references to the Mega Man series.2
5Arrow R Dead Rising20060808 August 08, 2006Mega Man's Mega Buster weapon is unlockable in Dead Rising, while costumes based off Mega Man X (normal and first armor), Roll Caskett, Proto Man, Dr. Wily, Sigma, Bass and Zero are featured in several games of the series, together with a multitude of smaller references.1
5Arrow R Capcom Classics Collection20061114 November 14, 2006Capcom Classics Collection Volume 2 features an image of Mega Man X in the title screen; the DLC stage pack "CCC_R is Here" for Mega Man Powered Up is named after Capcom Classics Collection Remixed.2
5Arrow R Capcom Girl's Mind Puzzle2007 2007Capcom Girl's Mind Puzzle features appearances of Roll and Tron from the Mega Man series.1
5Arrow R Captain S20070516 May 16, 2007Captain S features Mega Man games.2
5Arrow R Code Monkeys20070711 July 11, 2007Code Monkeys features references to the Mega Man series.3
5Arrow R Zack & Wiki20071023 October 23, 2007Two of the mysterious treasures in Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure are trophies of the Mega Man and X's face/1UP sprites from Mega Man and Mega Man X, and one of the Bonelich's minigames songs is the Mega Man 2 Dr. Wily Stage 1 theme.2
5Arrow R The Simpsons20071030 October 30, 2007The Simpsons Game features posters of a game titled "Mega Moleman X", a parody of Mega Man X.2.5
5Arrow R Bionic Commando20080813 August 13, 2008In Bionic Commando Rearmed, a Met sprite appears in the background; there's also Servbot banners in the 2009 Bionic Commando.2
5Arrow R Tatsunoko vs. Capcom200812 December 2008Various Mega Man characters are selectable in the two Tatsunoko vs. Capcom games.1
5Arrow R 3D Dot Game Heroes20091105 November 05, 20093D Dot Game Heroes features a loading screen based on Mega Man 2.3
5Arrow R Lost Planet2010511 May 11, 2010"Proto Man", "Robot Master" and "Mega Man" are unlockable Nom de Guerres in Lost Planet 2.2
5Arrow R Angry Video Game Nerd20101206 December 06, 2010The Angry Video Game Nerd episode "How The Nerd Stole Christmas" features a reference to Mega Man; he then reviews the Tiger LCD version of Mega Man 2 in the episode "Tiger Electronic Games".2
4Arrow L Hirake! Ponkikki2011 2011Gachapin from Hirake! Ponkikki was about to appear in Mega Man Universe.51
4Arrow L Forgotten Worlds20110525 May 25, 2011The two Unknown Soldiers from Forgotten Worlds make a cameo in volume 2 of the Mega Man comics by Archie.1
5Arrow R Tekken20120306 March 06, 2012Mega Man from the american box art of Mega Man is selectable in PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita versions of Street Fighter X Tekken.1
5Arrow R Asura's Wrath20120424 April 24, 2012A Mega Man graffiti can be seen during Interlude 22 in Asura's Wrath.2
5Arrow R Dragon's Dogma20120522 May 22, 2012The list of generic monickers in Dragon's Dogma features "Dr. Wily", "Rockman", "Roll", "Tron" and "Mega Man" as possible monickers, while Dragon's Dogma Online features the "Dr. Wily Stage1" theme from Mega Man as part of a special event.2
5Arrow R Magicka20120627 June 27, 2012There are costumes of Fire Man, Ice Man, and Electric Man from Mega Man in Magicka.2
5Arrow R Project X Zone20121011 October 11, 2012Project X Zone and Project X Zone 2 feature characters from the Mega Man series.1
5Arrow R Minna to Series20121025 October 25, 2012Minna to Akashic Heroes features cards based on Mega Man characters, while Minna to Capcom All Stars and Street Fighter × All Capcom features characters from the Mega Man series.1
5Arrow R Wreck-It Ralph20121102 November 02, 2012Dr. Wily from Mega Man was originally going to be featured in Wreck-It Ralph.51
5Arrow R Double Dragon20120911 September 11, 2012The Mecha Biker boss in Double Dragon Neon is a parody of Mega Man.3
4Arrow L Eagle Talon20121129 November 29, 2012Yoshida from Eagle Talon is a playable character in Rockman Xover.1
4Arrow L SonSon20121129 November 29, 2012Sonson's sprite is part of Arcade Man's attack in Rockman Xover.2
4Arrow L 194X20121129 November 29, 2012A sprite of the P-38 Lightning biplane from 1942 is part of Arcade Man's attack in Rockman Xover.2
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Sonic201304 April 2013Sonic and Megaman: When Worlds Collide and Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite are crossovers between the two series.1
5Arrow R Video Game High School20130809 August 09, 2013The "High School Video Game" features a level based on Mega Man.3
5Arrow R Otoranger20131209 December 09, 2013Several characters from Mega Man are featured in Otoranger.1
5Arrow R 16-Bit High School201438 March 8, 2014Mega Kid is a parody of Mega Man.3
5Arrow R Steven Universe20140317 March 17, 2014There's a reference to the stage select screen from Mega Man 3 in the Steven Universe episode "Onion Trade".3
5Arrow R Super Smash Bros.20140913 September 13, 2014Mega Man appears as a playable character in Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS and for Wii U, with a stage based on the series; issue 42 of the Mega Man comic by Archie features a "Super Smash Variant", referencing Super Smash Bros.; the 3DS version of Mega Man Legacy Collection features compatibility with the Mega Man amiibo from the Super Smash Bros. series and also includes a gold version of that amiibo in the Collector's Edition.1
5Arrow R Zombie Cafe20141226 December 26, 2014Mega Man characters appeared in Zombie Cafe as part of several special promotions.1
5Arrow R My Hero Academia2015625 June 25, 2015"Mega Man X" was mentioned in Chapter 48 of My Hero Academia.2
4Arrow L Ghosts 'n Goblins20150722 July 22, 2015The world of Ghosts 'n Goblins is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 9 - Infinite Possibilities, including appearances of Arthur, Astaroth and Firebrand. Roll's "Knight" DLC costume from Mega Man Powered Up is inspired by Arthur, and there's a DLC stage pack based on Ghosts 'n Goblins. There are also minor references to the series in Mega Man 7, Mega Man X6 and Rockman Xover.1
4Arrow L Ōkami20150722 July 22, 2015The world of Okami is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 9 - Infinite Possibilities, including appearances of Amaterasu and Issun.1
4Arrow L Alex Kidd20150722 July 22, 2015The world of Alex Kidd is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 9 - Infinite Possibilities, including appearances of Alex Kidd and Stella.1
4Arrow L NiGHTS20150722 July 22, 2015The world of NiGHTS into Dreams is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 9 - Infinite Possibilities, including appearances of NiGHTS, Reala and Wizeman.1
4Arrow L Skies of Arcadia20150722 July 22, 2015The world of Skies of Arcadia is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 9 - Infinite Possibilities, including appearances of Vyse, Enrique, Gilder, Drachma, Fina and Aika.1
4Arrow L Monster Hunter20150729 July 29, 2015The world of Monster Hunter is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 10 - Justice Across Worlds, including appearances of Felyne, Palico and Gore Magala. Monster Hunter 4G/Ultimate and Monster Hunter X feature a Mega Man-themed Palico armor set and a Rush-themed weapon.1
4Arrow L Breath of Fire20150729 July 29, 2015The world of Breath of Fire III is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 10 - Justice Across Worlds, including appearances of Ryu, Nina, Momo, Honey, Peco, Garr and Rei; while a rescuable Reploid in Mega Man X6 is named after Nina from Breath of Fire and Breath of Fire 6 features special costumes of Mega Man, Roll, Volnutt and Tron Bonne.1
4Arrow L Viewtiful Joe20150729 July 29, 2015The world of Viewtiful Joe is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 10 - Justice Across Worlds, including appearances of Viewtiful Joe and Sexy Silvia. A Viewtiful Joe billboard appears in the final issue of the Dreamwave Mega Man comic book. The DLC stage pack "Joe A Go Go!!" from Mega Man Powered Up is named after Viewtiful Joe.1
4Arrow L Billy Hatcher20150729 July 29, 2015The world of Billy Hatcher is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 10 - Justice Across Worlds, including appearances of Billy Hatcher, Rolly Roll, Chick Poacher, Bantam Scrambled and Menie-Funie.1
4Arrow L Golden Axe20150729 July 29, 2015The world of Golden Axe is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 10 - Justice Across Worlds, including appearances of Gillius Thunderhead, Ax Battler and Tyris Flare.1
4Arrow L Panzer Dragoon20150729 July 29, 2015The world of Panzer Dragoon is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 10 - Justice Across Worlds, including appearances of Kell Fluge and a Blue Dragon.1
5Arrow R Skullgirls20150707 July 07, 2015One of the alternate color palettes in Skullgirls is based on Bass from Mega Man.3
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Mighty No. 920160621 June 21, 2016Mighty No. 9 is a spiritual successor to Mega Man.3
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Red Ash201707 July 2017Red Ash: The Indelible Legend is a spiritual successor to Mega Man Legends.3

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