Mega Man 5 (NES)

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Protoman has gone berserk!

Destroying half the city was not enough. Now, he has kidnapped Dr. Light and is holding him and the entire city hostage. Speeding to the rescue is Mega Man and his modified Mega Buster, but eight of Protoman's cybernetic soldiers plan to send Mega Man to the scrap heap for good!

Feel the weight of the world on your shoulders as you battle Gravity Man! Chip away at the rock-life defenses of Stone Man and bring him crumbling down! Hit the surf and sail up against the tidal power of Wave Man! Guide Mega Man through 13 action-packed stages and defeat all eight of Protoman's robots, then get ready for the fight that pits brother against brother in the battle of the century!

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Wii U eShop Review

Europe PAL Version

Posted by Marcel van Duyn

Proto Man problems

Over a year ago, the first four Mega Man games were released on Wii U Virtual Console in quick succession. We don't know exactly what took so long for the remainder, but the fifth entry is finally here. As you might expect, Mega Man 5 is quite similar to...

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3DS eShop Review

Europe PAL Version

Posted by Marcel van Duyn

Super fighting robot

Capcom has been very fast with releasing the original Mega Man series on 3DS Virtual Console, and now we're already up to the fifth entry. As you might expect, Mega Man 5 is quite similar to the four games before it; eight new Robot Masters have appeared,...

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Virtual Console Review

USA USA Version

Posted by Corbie Dillard

Can you ever have too much of a good thing?

While the Mega Man series on NES system didn't change too much from release to release, Capcom did manage to keep coming up with new and more challenging ways to keep platformer fans coming back for more. Mega Man 5 didn't try to re-invent the wheel, but...

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User Comments (5)



Bass_X0 said:

Haven't really played this one much. Still, its Mega Man so I'm going to get it.



Mayham said:

I didnt play this one much either, but i am a HUGE Mega Man fan and i gotta download all of them for sure. I do have my favorites though



HolyBlade said:

Some people say this is the worse of the NES releases, I don't see it as such.

The bosses are totally dumb and the music unmemorable as a whole, but the level design is miles ahead of 4 and 6, for instance.

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