It really should've ended at X5
The first five Mega Man X games, while slightly uneven, made for a mostly consistent experience, as they were all envisioned and planned by Keiji Inafune, one of the most influential figures to work with the series. Inafune only intended for there to be five games in the Mega Man X series, but the financial success of...
After releasing six games in the classic Mega Man franchise, Capcom had a working formula for the Blue Bomber down to a science, but things were getting rather tired. Mega Man needed something more than a charge shot or a slide move to mix up the gameplay, but that core loop of action platforming and fighting robot masters didn’t need to...
Those names have been Slashed
With the Mega Man X Legacy Collection launching next month, fans are plenty excited for a run through the Blue Bomber’s sequel series anthology, especially given that there hasn’t been a new X game in quite some time. Indeed, general opinion seems to be that the series gradually worsened as it went on, but there...
Zero might have cut it in half
The end of last year was a great one for Mega Man fans, as Capcom announced that the classic series would be continuing with Mega Man 11. Switch owners were given plenty to look for to as well; not only would Mega Man Legacy Collection and its sequel be coming to the platform, but the Mega Man X games were revealed for...
X marks the spot
Over this past summer, it seems that Nintendo of America has been focused on playing catch up with it's VC offerings. Of course, there are still some massive gaps to be filled, but the VC has been becoming more and more relevant as it's been gradually built up. The New 3DS SNES VC has also benefitted from this, and it seems that...
New 3DS / SNES
The Mega Man games provided people with enjoyable action-platforming and Capcom was happy to keep producing more and more of them to be purchased and played. 1993 (at least in Japan) saw the release of the sixth NES game in the series, but also the start of something new. Following Virtual Console releases (and a compilation) of the...
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