Category Archives: duo

Ultimate Justice on Parallel Earths

Rockman 2 The Power Fighters always felt like it had a lot going on. Building up to Rockman’s 10th Anniversary, it was in many ways a marked improvement from the first Rockman arcade title, incorporating separate but intertwined stories and objectives, new challenge mode rankings like time attack, the return of the animal helpers, new […]

Bedtime for Duo Week

I’m putting Duo week to bed with one last image from the Grand Rockman Exposition ’96 Secret File.

Big Duo, it is now SHOWTIME!

As Duo week (belatedly) winds down, we’ll take a look at the Rockman 2: The Power Fighters prologue that appeared in the official game soundtrack booklet ~ a version of the story that didn’t appear anywhere else. Action!

The Birth of Duo

Duo made his first appearance in 1996 with the arcade title Rockman 2: The Power Fighters, in which he acted as a sort of promotional teaser for Rockman 8‘s release later that year. He was touted as a mysterious new character who was stylistically quite unlike most of the other characters in the Rockman universe, […]

Intergalactic Officer of the Law

You probably wouldn’t know it just from playing the games, but Duo is a space cop on a mission of interplanetary justice. Or so Keiji Inafune and passages like this one have suggested.

He Came from Outer Space

…to save the human race (from Evil Energy).

Doodle Duo

This was going to be Duo week, but I haven’t had time to finish any of my plans. Maybe I’ll have a duo of Duo weeks. Yatta!

Dynamic Duo

Hey guys. No, I didn’t forget about blogging for two weeks in a row. Not me! I actually had something I started on last week, but I didn’t finish it in time. Instead, enjoy this picture of Rock and Duo by Ryuji Higurashi. I do believe this was from before he started working for Capcom, […]