Sorry angry Mega Man fans, EX Troopers is not Legends 3
Last week Capcom unveiled a rather unusual new project. E.X. Troopers is a cel-shaded third-person shooter with a manga-style art direction. Sounds plenty Japanese, but not exactly out of the ordinary. Oh, did I forget to mention it’s a Lost Planet spin-off?
While few might have guessed Capcom’s interstellar colonial war series had an association with E.X. Troopers based on looks alone, some fans had a sneaking suspicion that the forthcoming 3DS and PS3 title was the “reanimated corpse of Mega Man Legends 3.” Not so, says Capcom’s Seth Killian.
Responding to a potential connection between the two games in a forum post over at Capcom-Unity, Killian asserts that E.X. Troopers ”is definitely not a reskinned Legends,” claiming it existed prior to the demise of the ill-fated Mega Man game. While he notes that the titles being developed by separate teams, Killian believes it’s conceivable that there could be some personnel overlap now that the Legends 3 staff has moved on to other projects.