“In search of Mega Man’s lost city”… that sounds sad.
I always get a mix of “why didn’t it make it to the game”, “this is awesome” and a little bit of “what if the feature had remained…” when I check out betas of both old and new games.
Here’s a mock-up pic of Mega Man from the olden days before the release of the game:
I’m glad they chose to ditch that design and instead went with this one:
First image courtesy of Unseen64.com
Second image from The Reploid Research Lavatory: http://kobun20.interordi.com/
Third image from Megaman Knowledge Database: http://megaman.wikia.com/wiki/Mega_Man_Wiki