Keiji Inafune Offered to Finish Mega Man Projects, Capcom Said "No"
Posted on Tuesday, September 20 @ 13:01:08 Eastern by Daniel Bischoff
Keiji Inafune's very public departure from Capcom spoke volumes about the state of development in the Japanese gaming industry. It certainly didn't help that Inafune was exceptionally vocal about the issues he had with the suits at Capcom. That's why we're not all that surprised that Capcom wasn't keen on keeping Inafune around for Mega Man Legends 3 and other Blue Bomber projects the publisher had in the works.
Speaking with Joystiq, Inafune said:
Regardless, it seems Capcom wasn't interested in making more Mega Man games at the time anyway. Inafune continued:
It's sad to see Mega Man go by the wayside, but when the creator of the character leaves so publicly, I can't imagine many executives would consider pouring money into a project they never wanted to start in the first place.
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