Capcom to Re-release Two Classic Mega Man Games on Original System Cartridges

Yes, you read that heading correctly: Capcom has announced that they plan to re-release two classic Mega Man games on NES and SNES cartridges to be played on their original platforms! As with Street Fighter II, another of Capcom’s re-released cartridge titles, the Mega Man cartridge release is being handled by iam8bit.

Also be sure to check out the announcement trailer:

Both games, Mega Man 2 for NES and Mega Man X for SNES, will have a limited run of these special edition cartridges. According to sources each game will have a limited run of only 8500 copies, 1000 of which will be a glow-in-the-dark blue, and will be priced at around $100.00.

According to iam8bit’s site, the games will be release in September of this year and honestly, if the above mentioned Street Fighter 2 is any indication, won’t last long on the self.

Pre-orders are available over on iam8bit’s website so if your in the market you should probably get to pre-ordering! 

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Born in the heyday of mullets and the El Camino to a tech-foward family, Damien (a.k.a. Dame, PastorDame) quickly embraced the reality that “normal” is just a setting on a dryer. Damien is a pastor by trade and loves talking with anyone who is interested about life, God, and video games (in no particular order) - so, much so, that he and fellow MMORPG/GameSpace writer Matt Keith (Nexfury) create a podcast dedicated to that conversation. At the end of the day, Damien is a guy who loves his wife, his Mini Schnoodle, and crafting gourmet bowls of Mac N’ Cheese.

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