Today is Mega Man’s 27th birthday! Enjoy it by taking advantage of some sweet Nintendo eShop deals spanning Mega Man’s early years.
Nintendo’s “MegaManniversary” sale includes six classics at 50% off the regular price:
Nintendo 3DS eShop
- Mega Man 2 (Game Boy) Sale Price: $1.49 (Regular $2.99)
- Mega Man 3 (Game Boy) Sale Price: $1.49 (Regular $2.99)
- Mega Man 4 (Game Boy) Sale Price: $1.49 (Regular $2.99)
Wii U eShop
- Mega Man 5 (NES) Sale Price: $2.49 (Regular $4.99)
- Mega Man 6 (NES) Sale Price: $2.49 (Regular $4.99)
- Mega Man 7 (NES) Sale Price: $2.49 (Regular $4.99)
The sale starts on December 17th and ends December 22th at 9 am PT.
An additional surprise was the release of the 2002 Game Boy Advance title, Mega Man Zero which is available on the Wii U eShop for $7.99.
For further entertainment featuring the “The Blue Bomber” watch today’s teens struggle playing the original Mega Man.
I only recently got into Mega Man but I appreciate its quintessential mechanics and gameplay. Although its difficulty may scare some people off, I encourage people to at least give it a chance, especially at that price! Start with Mega Man 2 and go from there.
Nathan Reid is an Associate Writer at MONG who isn’t much better at Mega Man than the kids in that video.