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* UnCanceled: Twice. ''VideoGame/MegaMan8'' was released for the Playstation in 1996 and Sega Saturn in 1997 to commemorate the series' 10th Anniversary, and then there'd be an over 10 year hiatus until ''VideoGame/MegaMan9'' was released for the Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft X-Box 360 and Nintendo Wii in 2008. It was shortly followed by ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'' for the same systems in 2010 and then there was an 8 year hiatus until the release of ''VideoGame/MegaMan11'' on the Sony [=PlayStation=] 4, Microsoft X-Box One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in late 2018.

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* UnCanceled: SequelGap: Twice. ''VideoGame/MegaMan8'' was released for the Playstation in 1996 and Sega Saturn in 1997 to commemorate the series' 10th Anniversary, and then there'd be an over 10 year hiatus until ''VideoGame/MegaMan9'' was released for the Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft X-Box 360 and Nintendo Wii in 2008. It was shortly followed by ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'' for the same systems in 2010 and then there was an 8 year hiatus until the release of ''VideoGame/MegaMan11'' on the Sony [=PlayStation=] 4, Microsoft X-Box One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in late 2018.

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** The disappearing and reappearing blocks prominent in the series are referred to as "yoku blocks", with ''yoku'' being the Japanese word for appearing. While the term was used before, it gained in popularity with the release of the fan game ''VideoGame/MegaManUnlimited'' and one of the bosses in the game, Yoku Man, whose stage has these blocks as its primary gimmick.


* FanNickname: The peashooter/P-shooter for the Mega Buster, as its symbol on the weapon select screen is "P" and due to its BoringButPractical nature.

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The peashooter/P-shooter for the Mega Buster, as its symbol on the weapon select screen is "P" and due to its BoringButPractical nature.



* NamesTheSame: Bomb Man's katakana is identical to Videogame/{{Bomberman}}, and Aqua Man shares his name with a certain [[{{Comicbook/Aquaman}} superhero]].

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Bomb Man's katakana is identical to Videogame/{{Bomberman}}, and Aqua Man shares his name with a certain [[{{Comicbook/Aquaman}} superhero]].



** Dust Crusher is either [[VideoGame/MegaMan4 Dust Man's weapon]], or [[VideoGame/MegaMan7 an enemy in Junk Man's stage]].
** Turbo Man is not [[Film/JingleAllTheWay a superhero whose toy is being sought-after on Christmas]].



** ''Wily and Right's [=RockBoard=]: That's Paradise'', released for the Famicom (the Japanese version of the UsefulNotes/{{NES}}), which was basically ''TabletopGame/{{Monopoly}}'' [[RecycledINSPACE with]] [[GameplayRoulette Mega Man characters]]. It never saw a US release because Nintendo of America believed it would promote gambling among children. Also notable for being a Mega Man game that does not feature Mega Man as a playable character.

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** ''Wily and Right's [=RockBoard=]: That's Paradise'', released for the Famicom (the Japanese version of the UsefulNotes/{{NES}}), [[UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem NES]]), which was basically ''TabletopGame/{{Monopoly}}'' [[RecycledINSPACE with]] [[GameplayRoulette Mega Man characters]]. It never saw a US release because Nintendo of America believed it would promote gambling among children. Also notable for being a Mega Man game that does not feature Mega Man as a playable character.



** ''VideoGame/MegaMan6'' was not released in Europe until after '''19''' years when it finally saw the light of the day on the UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS Virtual Console to coincide with Mega Man's announcement in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros for [[SuperTitle64Advance WiiU/Nintendo 3DS]]''. It almost didn't get released in the US either, as Capcom felt it arrived well past the NES's prime. Nintendo, however, published the game themselves.
** ''VideoGame/MegaManAndBass'', or ''Rockman And Forte'', which was one of the last games for the Super Famicom (the UsefulNotes/{{SNES}}'s Japanese counterpart), having been released in 1998. It never saw a release outside of Japan until 2002-2003 when it was ported to the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance.

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** ''VideoGame/MegaMan6'' was not released in Europe until after '''19''' years when it finally saw the light of the day on the UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS Virtual Console to coincide with Mega Man's announcement in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros for [[SuperTitle64Advance WiiU/Nintendo 3DS]]''.''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosForNintendo3DSAndWiiU''. It almost didn't get released in the US either, as Capcom felt it arrived well past the NES's prime. Nintendo, however, published the game themselves.
** ''VideoGame/MegaManAndBass'', or ''Rockman And Forte'', which was one of the last games for the Super Famicom (the UsefulNotes/{{SNES}}'s [[UsefulNotes/SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem SNES]]'s Japanese counterpart), having been released in 1998. It never saw a release outside of Japan until 2002-2003 when it was ported to the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance.



* {{Uncanceled}}: Twice. ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan8 Mega Man 8]]'' was released for the Playstation in 1996 and Sega Saturn in 1997 to commemorate the series' 10th Anniversary, and then there'd be an over 10 year hiatus until ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan9 Mega Man 9]]'' was released for the Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft X-Box 360 and Nintendo Wii in 2008. It was shortly followed by ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan10 Mega Man 10]]'' for the same systems in 2010 and then there was an 8 year hiatus until the release of ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan11 Mega Man 11]]'' on the Sony Playstation 4, Microsoft X-Box One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in late 2018.

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* {{Uncanceled}}: UnCanceled: Twice. ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan8 Mega Man 8]]'' ''VideoGame/MegaMan8'' was released for the Playstation in 1996 and Sega Saturn in 1997 to commemorate the series' 10th Anniversary, and then there'd be an over 10 year hiatus until ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan9 Mega Man 9]]'' ''VideoGame/MegaMan9'' was released for the Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft X-Box 360 and Nintendo Wii in 2008. It was shortly followed by ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan10 Mega Man 10]]'' ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'' for the same systems in 2010 and then there was an 8 year hiatus until the release of ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan11 Mega Man 11]]'' ''VideoGame/MegaMan11'' on the Sony Playstation [=PlayStation=] 4, Microsoft X-Box One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in late 2018.


** Before its inclusion in the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Mini, ''The Wily Wars''--or ''[=MegaWorld=]'' in Japan--was only made available in the US through the Sega Channel, but when the service ended, you were out of luck if you were living in the US (unless you happen to have an emulator, or a Game Genie, which can bypass the regional lockouts of imported titles). The game saw an actual release--y'know, an actual cartridge--in Japan and Europe, but in a move that defied logic, it never saw that kind of release in the US.

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** Before its inclusion in on the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Mini, ''The Wily Wars''--or ''[=MegaWorld=]'' in Japan--was only made available in the US through the Sega Channel, but when the service ended, you were out of luck if you were living in the US (unless you happen to have an emulator, or a Game Genie, which can bypass the regional lockouts of imported titles). The game saw an actual release--y'know, an actual cartridge--in Japan and Europe, but in a move that defied logic, it never saw that kind of release in the US.


** Before its inclusion in the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Mini ,''The Wily Wars''--or ''[=MegaWorld=]'' in Japan--was only made available in the US through the Sega Channel, but when the service ended, you were out of luck if you were living in the US (unless you happen to have an emulator, or a Game Genie, which can bypass the regional lockouts of imported titles). The game saw an actual release--y'know, an actual cartridge--in Japan and Europe, but in a move that defied logic, it never saw that kind of release in the US.

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** Before its inclusion in the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Mini ,''The Mini, ''The Wily Wars''--or ''[=MegaWorld=]'' in Japan--was only made available in the US through the Sega Channel, but when the service ended, you were out of luck if you were living in the US (unless you happen to have an emulator, or a Game Genie, which can bypass the regional lockouts of imported titles). The game saw an actual release--y'know, an actual cartridge--in Japan and Europe, but in a move that defied logic, it never saw that kind of release in the US.


** Before its inclusion in the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Mini,''The Wily Wars''--or ''[=MegaWorld=]'' in Japan--was only made available in the US through the Sega Channel, but when the service ended, you were out of luck if you were living in the US (unless you happen to have an emulator, or a Game Genie, which can bypass the regional lockouts of imported titles). The game saw an actual release--y'know, an actual cartridge--in Japan and Europe, but in a move that defied logic, it never saw that kind of release in the US.

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** Before its inclusion in the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Mini,''The Mini ,''The Wily Wars''--or ''[=MegaWorld=]'' in Japan--was only made available in the US through the Sega Channel, but when the service ended, you were out of luck if you were living in the US (unless you happen to have an emulator, or a Game Genie, which can bypass the regional lockouts of imported titles). The game saw an actual release--y'know, an actual cartridge--in Japan and Europe, but in a move that defied logic, it never saw that kind of release in the US.


** ''The Wily Wars''--or ''[=MegaWorld=]'' in Japan--was only made available in the US through the Sega Channel, but when the service ended, you were out of luck if you were living in the US (unless you happen to have an emulator, or a Game Genie, which can bypass the regional lockouts of imported titles). The game saw an actual release--y'know, an actual cartridge--in Japan and Europe, but in a move that defied logic, it never saw that kind of release in the US.

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** ''The Before its inclusion in the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Mini,''The Wily Wars''--or ''[=MegaWorld=]'' in Japan--was only made available in the US through the Sega Channel, but when the service ended, you were out of luck if you were living in the US (unless you happen to have an emulator, or a Game Genie, which can bypass the regional lockouts of imported titles). The game saw an actual release--y'know, an actual cartridge--in Japan and Europe, but in a move that defied logic, it never saw that kind of release in the US.


* {{Uncanceled}}: Twice. ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan8 Mega Man 8]]'' was released for the Playstation and Sega Saturn in 1997 to commemorate the series' 10th Anniversary, and then there'd be an over 10 year hiatus until ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan9 Mega Man 9]]'' was released for the Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft X-Box 360 and Nintendo Wii. It was shortly followed by ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan10 Mega Man 10]]'' for the same systems in 2010 and then there was an 8 year hiatus until the release of ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan11 Mega Man 11]]'' on the Sony Playstation 4, Microsoft X-Box One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

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* {{Uncanceled}}: Twice. ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan8 Mega Man 8]]'' was released for the Playstation in 1996 and Sega Saturn in 1997 to commemorate the series' 10th Anniversary, and then there'd be an over 10 year hiatus until ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan9 Mega Man 9]]'' was released for the Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft X-Box 360 and Nintendo Wii. Wii in 2008. It was shortly followed by ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan10 Mega Man 10]]'' for the same systems in 2010 and then there was an 8 year hiatus until the release of ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan11 Mega Man 11]]'' on the Sony Playstation 4, Microsoft X-Box One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.PC in late 2018.


* {{Uncanceled}}: Twice. ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan8 Mega Man 8'' was released for the Playstation and Sega Saturn in 1997 to commemorate the series' 10th Anniversary, and then there'd be an over 10 year hiatus until ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan9 Mega Man 9]]'' was released for the Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft X-Box 360 and Nintendo Wii. It was shortly followed by ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan10 Mega Man 10]]'' for the same systems in 2010 and then there was an 8 year hiatus until the release of ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan11 Mega Man 11]]'' on the Sony Playstation 4, Microsoft X-Box One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

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* {{Uncanceled}}: Twice. ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan8 Mega Man 8'' 8]]'' was released for the Playstation and Sega Saturn in 1997 to commemorate the series' 10th Anniversary, and then there'd be an over 10 year hiatus until ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan9 Mega Man 9]]'' was released for the Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft X-Box 360 and Nintendo Wii. It was shortly followed by ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan10 Mega Man 10]]'' for the same systems in 2010 and then there was an 8 year hiatus until the release of ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan11 Mega Man 11]]'' on the Sony Playstation 4, Microsoft X-Box One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.


* {{Uncanceled}}: ''VideoGame/MegaMan9'' might have just been one for the fans, but its sales numbers revived the series, and ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'' has been released.

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* {{Uncanceled}}: ''VideoGame/MegaMan9'' might have just been one Twice. ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan8 Mega Man 8'' was released for the fans, but its sales numbers revived Playstation and Sega Saturn in 1997 to commemorate the series, series' 10th Anniversary, and ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'' has been released.then there'd be an over 10 year hiatus until ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan9 Mega Man 9]]'' was released for the Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft X-Box 360 and Nintendo Wii. It was shortly followed by ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan10 Mega Man 10]]'' for the same systems in 2010 and then there was an 8 year hiatus until the release of ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan11 Mega Man 11]]'' on the Sony Playstation 4, Microsoft X-Box One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.


** Wave Man, Oil Man, and Blade Man. Do you think of the DOS game robots, or the ones from ''VideoGame/MegaMan5'', ''VideoGame/MegaManPoweredUp'', and ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'', respectively?
** The other bosses from ''VideoGame/MegaMan3'' for MS-DOS were Torch Man, Shark Man, and Bit Man. Torch Man was the name given to Fireman.EXE in the ''Anime/MegaManNTWarrior'' Anime and Manga, Shark Man is a boss from the first ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork'' game, and an X-Hunter type boss called Bit attacks X in ''VideoGame/MegaManX3''.

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** Wave Man, Oil Man, and Blade Man, and Torch Man. Do you think of the DOS game robots, or the ones from ''VideoGame/MegaMan5'', ''VideoGame/MegaManPoweredUp'', and ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'', and ''VideoGame/MegaMan11'', respectively?
** The other bosses from ''VideoGame/MegaMan3'' for MS-DOS were Torch Man, Shark Man, Man and Bit Man. Torch Man was the name given to Fireman.EXE in the ''Anime/MegaManNTWarrior'' Anime and Manga, Shark Man is a boss from the first ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork'' game, and an X-Hunter type boss called Bit attacks X in ''VideoGame/MegaManX3''.

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** The Mega Buster's shots are also referred to as "lemons" by the fans due to their lemon-like appearance.


** ''VideoGame/MegaMan6'' was not released in Europe until after '''19''' years when it finally saw the light of the day on the Nintendo3DS Virtual Console to coincide with Mega Man's announcement in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros for [[SuperTitle64Advance WiiU/Nintendo 3DS]]''. It almost didn't get released in the US either, as Capcom felt it arrived well past the NES's prime. Nintendo, however, published the game themselves.

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** ''VideoGame/MegaMan6'' was not released in Europe until after '''19''' years when it finally saw the light of the day on the Nintendo3DS UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS Virtual Console to coincide with Mega Man's announcement in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros for [[SuperTitle64Advance WiiU/Nintendo 3DS]]''. It almost didn't get released in the US either, as Capcom felt it arrived well past the NES's prime. Nintendo, however, published the game themselves.


** ''VideoGame/MegaManAndBass'', or ''Rockman And Forte'', which was one of the last games for the Super Famicom (the UsefulNotes/{{SNES}}'s Japanese counterpart), having been released in 1998. It never saw a release outside of Japan until 2002-2003 when it was ported to the GameBoyAdvance.

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** ''VideoGame/MegaManAndBass'', or ''Rockman And Forte'', which was one of the last games for the Super Famicom (the UsefulNotes/{{SNES}}'s Japanese counterpart), having been released in 1998. It never saw a release outside of Japan until 2002-2003 when it was ported to the GameBoyAdvance.UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance.


** ''Wily and Right's [=RockBoard=]: That's Paradise'', released for the Famicom (the Japanese version of the {{NES}}), which was basically ''TabletopGame/{{Monopoly}}'' [[RecycledINSPACE with]] [[GameplayRoulette Mega Man characters]]. It never saw a US release because Nintendo of America believed it would promote gambling among children. Also notable for being a Mega Man game that does not feature Mega Man as a playable character.

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** ''Wily and Right's [=RockBoard=]: That's Paradise'', released for the Famicom (the Japanese version of the {{NES}}), UsefulNotes/{{NES}}), which was basically ''TabletopGame/{{Monopoly}}'' [[RecycledINSPACE with]] [[GameplayRoulette Mega Man characters]]. It never saw a US release because Nintendo of America believed it would promote gambling among children. Also notable for being a Mega Man game that does not feature Mega Man as a playable character.



** ''VideoGame/MegaManAndBass'', or ''Rockman And Forte'', which was one of the last games for the Super Famicom (the {{SNES}}'s Japanese counterpart), having been released in 1998. It never saw a release outside of Japan until 2002-2003 when it was ported to the GameBoyAdvance.

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** ''VideoGame/MegaManAndBass'', or ''Rockman And Forte'', which was one of the last games for the Super Famicom (the {{SNES}}'s UsefulNotes/{{SNES}}'s Japanese counterpart), having been released in 1998. It never saw a release outside of Japan until 2002-2003 when it was ported to the GameBoyAdvance.

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