X MARKS THE SPOT AS CAPCOMÂ® RELEASES THE LATEST BLUE BOMBER COMPILATION WITH MEGA MANÂ® X COLLECTION
SUNNYVALE, Calif. Â¾ January 10, 2006 Â¾ The famous blue action hero returns in this latest installment to CapcomÂ®âs growing Mega ManÂ® anthology with the release of Mega ManÂ® X Collection for the Nintendo GameCubeâ¢ and the PlayStationÃ¢2 computer entertainment system. Mega Man X Collection revisits the celebrated Maverick Hunter with the library of classic Mega Man X games (Mega Man X through Mega Man X6) from the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and PlayStation game console. Witness the beginning of the futuristic version of the blockbuster franchise and experience the never-before-released-in-the-US Mega Man PlayStation game: Mega ManÂ® Battle and Chase. Mega Man X Collection is rated âEâ for everyone by the ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board) and is now available at retailers across North America
âBuilding upon the success of Mega Man Anniversary Collection, Capcom now delivers an even more incredible compilation of games from our premiere videogame icon.â said Todd Thorson, director of marketing Capcom Entertainment. âThe Mega Man X series of games has revolutionized the long standing Mega Man franchise. Combining them in a comprehensive package is simply a fantastic value.â
In the Mega Man X Collection, Mega Man X must thwart Sigmaâs army of renegade reploids and their evil plan of destroying the world. Faced with intense challenges, X, his robot partner, Zero and Dr. Light must band together to intercept and prevent the forces that threaten total annihilation. Mega Man X Collection features a retrospective of Xâs humble teenage beginnings on a 16-bit system to its initiation into the 32-bit era. Players will be challenged to prove their gaming skills once again as they battle through each subsequent adventure while unlocking a host of bonus features and artwork. This collection continues the tradition of delivering a universally appealing and high quality product at a superior value.
Mega Man X Collection boasts the following features:
Â· Mega Man X through Mega Man X6 in one collection!
Â· The US debut of Mega Man Battle and Chase, the only Mega Man racing game ever created!
Â· Original art, remixed music and much more!
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment. Founded in 1983, the company has created world renowned franchises including Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega Man, Breath of Fire, Devil May Cry and the Onimusha series. Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, the company maintains operations in the U.S., United Kingdom, Germany, Tokyo and Hong Kong. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at http://www.capcom.com.