trending / - - - - - - - - -

trending / playstation 4 - ni no kuni - halo - wii u - bungie interview - ces top picks - radeon hd 7850 - woods pga tour

Mega Man Creator Launches The Mighty No 9 Kickstarter

/ Sep 2nd, 2013 No Comments

The Mighty No 9

[adsense250itp]Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune launched a Kickstarter campaign for his latest project, The Mighty No. 9.

The Mighty No. 9 is a side-scrolling action title based on the classic 8-bit and 16-bit Japanese titles of the past but mixed with modern technology, better gameplay mechanics and more colorful animations.

Players will take on the role of the Beck, the latest in a line of powerful robots known as the Mighty Numbers. A mysterious computer virus has taken over all mechanized creatures except for Beck, who must protect the world.

In classic side-scrolling form, players will run, jump, fight and transform their way through six stages, although more could be added if stretch goals are reached through the Kickstarter campaign. Levels can be played in any order, taking advantage of Beck’s ability to steal weapons and powers from enemies. Beck can also transform his limbs into useful tools such as magnets or tank treads to get through levels.

Development alumni from the Mega Man franchise are working with Inafune in creating the game. Level designer Nayoa Tomita and composer Manami Matsumae each worked on the original Mega Man. Shinsuke Komaki did character design work on Mega Man Legends. Mega Man 9 and 10 developer Inti Creates is also working on The Mighty No. 9.

The Kickstarter campaign for The Mighty No. 9 is seeking to raise $900,000 within 30 days. Most of that goal was reached on the first day the campaign launched.

The Mighty No. 9 is expected to reach its funding goal and it will release on PC sometime in Spring 2015. It is being planned to launch on Steam and other DRM-free digital distribution methods. If the funding campaign reaches $1.35 million, the game will also be developed for Mac and Linux. A version of the game for Xbox 360, Wii U and PlayStation 3 will be launched if the campaign reaches $2.5 million.

  

Ryan Bloom

Ryan Bloom

Chief Editor at Gaming Illustrated
Ryan Bloom is a writer and avid gamer from Orange County. He received a B.A. in Communications with a minor in American Studies from California State University, Fullerton in 2010. Follow him on Twitter @BloomsTweets.
Ryan Bloom
Ryan Bloom

Latest posts by Ryan Bloom (see all)

tags: , , , ,

Related Posts

Nintendo NX Portable Console

Is the Nintendo NX a Portable Console?

Jul 26th, 2016No Comments

Headlander

New Releases: Week of 7/24

Jul 24th, 2016No Comments

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Announced

Jul 19th, 2016No Comments

The King of Fighters XIV

The King of Fighters XIV Demo Out Tomorrow

Jul 18th, 2016No Comments

Top Articles

Is the Nintendo NX a Portable Console? Jul 26th, 2016 at 9:46

New Releases: Week of 7/24 Jul 24th, 2016 at 10:00

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Announced Jul 19th, 2016 at 5:06

The King of Fighters XIV Demo Out Tomorrow Jul 18th, 2016 at 8:30

New Releases: Week of 7/17 Jul 17th, 2016 at 9:00

Nintendo Introducing NES Classic this November Jul 15th, 2016 at 7:43

RBI Baseball 16 All-Star Giveaway Jul 12th, 2016 at 9:14

New Releases: Week of 7/10 Jul 10th, 2016 at 9:00

How to Play Pokémon Go Jul 8th, 2016 at 9:00

New Releases: Week of 7/3 Jul 3rd, 2016 at 9:00