Reviews and Problems with Mega Man Anniversary Collection
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Mega Man Anniversary Collection (GC)
1 June 2005
Excerpt: Mega Man is one of the characters who has defined Capcom\'s success, and they have given gamers a \'Thank You\' gift by releasing 10 classic Mega Man games in this collection for Mega Man\'s 15th anniversary. Mega Man is a blue robot, originally named Rock. He was Dr. Light\'s assistant who wished to be converted into a warrior robot to defeat the evil Dr. Wily and his robots. And so the saga began.
Excerpt: Is it because of the games’ superbly responsive, simple controls? The irresistibly addictive “rock-paper-scissors” style of semi-linear gameplay? The intense and sweaty-palm inducing white-knuckle platforming? The consistently awesome music and attractive, charming visuals? Or maybe it’s just the simple appeal of the timeless battle between good and evil, perfectly personified in Mega Man and Dr. Wily?
Summary: In my day, videogame characters didn't have knees, so we couldn't duck. And we died every time we touched the enemy, we didn't have those newfangled life bars. And what's up with all this dag-blamed stealth?
Excerpt: I've recently realized that there's something about game collections that attracts me like a moth to a flame. I can't stay away. I'm pretty sure that at certain points I enter some sort of zombie-like trance, purchase these games regardless of any actual interest in the content, then wake up in my car, driving home, with
Conclusion: It's a trend that has firmly established itself over the last few years: take games from the recent and distant past and re-release them. Sometime the re-releases are gussied-up but most times they remain faithful to the original release. The games themselves are sometimes unremarkable, except for the fact they're old, but Capcom, with the upcoming release of Mega Man Anniversary Collection, is practically guaranteed universal recognition among gamers because of the...
Conclusion: Som sagt, förmodligen skulle den här recensionen sett annorlunda ut om den skrivits av någon som inte redan spelat igenom Mega Man 2 tio gånger. Kanske är det bara nostalgi som får mig att rysa när jag hör musiken i doktor Wilys slott. Hur skall jag kunna veta det, när min inre fanboy skriker svordomar åt mig om jag så mycket som nuddar vid en negativ tanke?