Capcom suits wanted bloated, 3D Mega Man 9

Infendo

Mega Man 9 producer Hironobu Takeshita fought the good fight with clueless Capcom executives and saved us all from the dreadful 3D graphics creep that’s doomed many a classic franchise from times past. If only he could have saved Bionic Commando from a similar fate later this year.

See also: Sonic the Hedgehog.