Mega Man creator reveals first post-Capcom title, The Island of Dr. Momo

Dr. Momo is a social mobile game designed for Android and iOS. The object of the game is to combine animals in a bizarre effort to produce the world's cutest animal.

Inafune's switch to social games is unexpected though not completely surprising, since he hinted that he might bemoving towards social gameslast December. And while Dr. Momo might not be the perfect replacement for Mega Man, at least it still has mad scientists.

The game will be free-to-play initially and hopes to make money through micro-transactions, the business model of choice for casual games selling silly hats and haircuts. The Island of Dr. Momo expected to launch this fall in Japan.

Jul 22, 2011