The creator of megaman, Keiji Inafune, launched this project on kickstarter just about a day ago and they're already about to hit their mark. He can explain it better than I, check out the pitch: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mightyno9/mighty-no-9 Looks fantastic.
Oh and Fuiosg you just gotta paste the link, I think the address of it is important to how it embeds in the thread too. [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UXDiQrgI6M"]Mighty No. 9: Unreal Engine Initial Evaluation Test (PLACEHOLDER ASSETS) - YouTube[/ame]
It does look like they're already set for doing the entire thing in 3d going by the brief moments of animation they showed. Mighty no 9 does seem to have the spirit of the original series, but it does seem to take quite a bunch from zero, which was basically an improved megaman-x.
Haha placeholder wtf?? Clearly their definition and my definition of placeholder differs, my placeholders would be like base blockouts of characters and colours and maybe a quickly thrown in particle effect. It's interesting that they're testing it in Unreal too. I thought they wouldn't really roll with it just with the…