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Mega Man Legends 3 may exist, if Inafune finds tons of zenny

Here's a story that hits a personal note. Mega Man has always held a very, very precious spot in the gaming world for us (read: me). Following the franchise from MM 1 - 6, jumping to the SNES 7 the three Mega Man X series of games, even the Mega Man Soccer game, to the PS One release of Mega Man 8, Mega Man X 4 - 8, it's a staple. Oh, let's not forget the ninth installment with Mega Man and Bass. That one was tough. What a lot of people didn't follow, however, were the incredibly entertaining and highly enjoyable Mega Man Legends titles. There were only two, but well worth your time. And no, the game boy games don't count. There are too darn many to care about. Maybe the ZX series.

Anyway, in a surprise interview with the creator of Mega Man, 1UP asked if there were any plans to bring next-gen treatment the blue bomber's way. Keiji Inafune said that he'd like to, but worried that it would be impossible to recoup the costs of making such a game on next-gen platforms. So, when told to ignore the whole monetary part of it, he replied thus: "I think it probably would be Mega Man Legends 3. And that's not just me -- a lot of the original team members would also love to make a sequel. They talk about it. I talk about it sometimes. I know they love that series and so do I. If I were to say right now, I have a tiny, tiny, tiny dream that I wish I could realize, but I don't know if it's possible, it would be to do a sequel in the Legends series."

Hell. Yes. It's great to actually hear that -- it's Capcom's most promising Mega Man series, really. Promising, not lucrative. Inafune said that the engine to build that game on would probably be the same as that used in Dead Rising or Lost Planet, which makes sense. Especially if you compare the movement mechanics in the latter to the Legends games. We hope this happens -- if you're rich, Inafune is asking you to pelt him with change until he's got the cash. We'll pitch in.

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1. I think Japanese devolopers need to start coming up with some new ideas.

These games sucked for Game Boy.

Posted at 7:18PM on Jun 1st 2007 by massive_98

2. wait wait. Capcom doesn't have money? Isn't this the same company that sees no need to port LP and DR to other consoles. You'd think they are rolling in cash right about now. :)

Posted at 7:59PM on Jun 1st 2007 by kingofwale

3. "Isn't this the same company that sees no need to port LP and DR to other consoles."

The small increase in sales isn't worth the effort to port.

Posted at 8:39PM on Jun 1st 2007 by SKI

4. This is almost the best news ever.

I love the Mega Man Legends series. I want a 3rd almost as bad as I want Shenmue 3.

Posted at 8:51PM on Jun 1st 2007 by gk128

5. All i need is a 1080p, 60fps, 2.5D side scrolling megaman or megamanx style game.

Posted at 9:04PM on Jun 1st 2007 by humpty

6. humpty, all you need is a girlfriend (or a life)

Posted at 2:01PM on Jun 2nd 2007 by Jack_Jackington

7. Wait, WHAT. You retards are celebrating this jap trying to get his X-Gay 3-Shitty engines onto MY glorious PS3? You infidels sicken me and I hope when the Cell Processor leads us into the glory of truth and Kutaragi takes us into his holy bosom, you're all left behind with the Wii fans and the 3-shitty humpers.

Posted at 4:54AM on Jun 3rd 2007 by CODENAME: Mothman

8. I kinda like Megaman Legends 1&2. It was kinda interesting and i liked the battle system.

Posted at 11:22AM on Jun 4th 2007 by shase

9. They should have a site where people around the world can donate money to Keiji

Posted at 8:27PM on Jun 6th 2007 by kyte

10. I know that if even one third of america of america, rich or not gives Capcom at least 50 dollars they will have more than enough to create legends 3! EVERY TIME I GET MONEY IT WILL GO STRAIGHT TO CAPCOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Even if theres a small chance believe with a fiery heart and you can achieve anything!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thats something megaman has taught us. ^_^ So donate to Capcom!

Posted at 10:54PM on Jun 19th 2007 by XorAilos252

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