Excerpt: I'm sure Mega Man, the cult NES 2D action platformer, wasn't this hard back in the day. I remember actually enjoying Mega Man 2 and 3 in the early nineties. And actually being able to get past the first few screens. Some things change, and some things stay the same, as they say. Mega Man 9, a brand new Mega Man game developed by Inti Creates and published as a downloadable title by Capcom over Xbox LIVE, PSN and WiiWare, is the hardest game I can ever remember playing.
Excerpt: 1991 called. He wants his game back. All kidding aside, Mega Man 9 will go down in the video game history books as a tried-and-true Mega Man game. For me and many other gamers that are in their late to mid twenties, this game will bring back a flood of great memories from the hard-as-nails game play to the can’t-get-that-song-out-of-your-head soundtrack.
Pros: pure nostalgia, great music, nice animations, cheap price.
Cons: very difficult, actually short game when you look at it.
Conclusion: Mega Man 9 is a fun and exciting adventure that rewards those willing to persevere with some of the most satisfying victories they will have claimed in recent times. Whether you’re looking to relive the trials of yesteryear or just want a lot of bang for your buck, you should give Mega Man 9 a shot. It won’t leave you feeling blue.
Pros: Incredibly challenging but rewarding gameplay, Retro graphics appeal to old-school series fans and 8-bit aficionados, Online leaderboards., Incredibly challenging but rewarding gameplay, Retro graphics appeal to old-school series fans and 8-bit aficionados, Online leaderboards.
Cons: Buying extra difficulty settings is ultra lame., Buying extra difficulty settings is ultra lame.
Conclusion: Chances are those who already decided to download Mega Man 9 didn't need this review. Longtime fans of the series need no incentive. If, however, you are new to the games or just wanted to hear more about it before committing\, Mega Man 9 is easily worth the $10 investment for anyone who likes a solid, old-school action game. Besides being a great throwback to the original games, 9 really succeeds for being challenging, creative, and engaging.
Summary: Iedereen verlangt wel eens terug naar de goede oude tijd, waarin niet alles driedimensionaal en gemakkelijk uit te spelen was. Capcom besloot hier iets mee te doen en kwam met een ontzettend cool spelletje op de markt: Megaman 9. Deze game roept bij menig gamer weer de oude, nostalgische gevoelens op en is te downloaden voor tien Euro op de Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3 en Xbox 360.