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Mega Man Anniversary Collection
16 December 2004
Excerpt: The Mega Man Anniversary Collection is an anthology of classic Mega Man games (Mega Man 1 through Mega Man 8) from the Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation game console and arcade systems.
Excerpt: If there’s one thing I learned from Capcom growing up, it was never to bet against their little blue hero with a cannon for an arm. Regardless of the odds stacked against him, the valiant creation of Keiji Inafune (also of Onimusha fame) triumphed over his robotic brethren and ensured a peaceful...
Excerpt: When I was nine years old, there were three kinds of videogames: those I liked, those I didn't and Mega Man . Entranced by its cartoon-world of toothy helicopters and robo-penguins, I did not expect the game to be so hard. I had to shoot things while hanging from ladders.
Excerpt: If you don’t know the basic plot behind any of the 8 classic titles originally available in this collection, you’re either incredibly young or you’ve been trapped under a rock for almost two decades (welcome back to the real world…now dust yourself off and we’ll continue).
Conclusion: And, of course, gamers who grew up with the robotic blue boy should have a very difficult time avoiding this compilation. It’s well presented, and even though the game count is a little light in comparison to other anthology packs, it’s still a blast.