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X and ZeroIt's always interesting to get a look inside the video game development process by exploring leaked prototypes and beta versions.  Thanks to Protodude (of Prototude's Rockman Corner), there's now a single destination for your Mega Man prototype needs.  He's put together a Dropbox full of the currently available beta versions which includes multiple early takes on Mega Man 7, Mega Man 8, Mega Man: The Power Fighters, Mega Man Legends, Mega Man X4, and so many more.  Here's the current list:

  • Rockman 7 sample version
  • Rockman 8 prototype version 1 and version 2
  • Rockman Battle & Fighters demo version
  • Mega Man: The Power Battle - SAMPLE version
  • Rockman NEO (Biohazard 2 trial edition)
  • Rockman DASH "Capcom Friendly Club" trial
  • Rockman DASH Digest Edition
  • Rockman DASH 2 - Episode 1 - Save Roll!
  • Mega Man Legends 2 debug prototype
  • Misadventures of Tron Bonne debug prototype
  • Rockman X4 sample version
  • Rockman X5 preview version
  • Rockman X6 prototype
  • Rockman X7 demo version
  • Mega Man X Command Mission E3 2004 version

With the right emulation tools, you can play your way through these games and observe what's changed during the development process.  Short on time or interest?  The Cutting Room Floor has been doing the digital archeology work and outlining everything for your review as well.   It's a great time to be a curious Mega Man fan.