Excerpt: Mega Man Maverick Hunter X hits two different sets of gamers at once; those who have played Mega Man X and those who haven’t. Rather than catering to just one group, Capcom has developed a game that manages to deliver a fresh experience that can be enjoyed by both groups.
Excerpt: People are sick of remakes. They sit around, complaining about every new port. There’s no reason to spend money on a recycled product when they can illegally emulate the games of old without paying a cent, they say.
Summary: Mega Man Maverick Hunter X is a remake of the original Mega Man X title building upon the Mega Man engine and adds totally new characters, environments and gameplay features to raise the bar for side-scrollingplatforms.
Excerpt: The core game itself has changed little. Besides a few minor tweaks to level layout and switched locations for X's power-up capsules, it's the same old Mega Man you played 10+ years ago. That's not a bad thing, of course - Mega Man X is a bona fide classic.
Excerpt: Since the first game released in 1987 on the original NES, there have
been nearly 50 different Mega Man games. Maverick Hunter X adds to the
ever-increasing number of games in the Blue Bomber’s repertoire. While
a remake, Capcom has taken the initiative and overhauled the entire
Excerpt: Megaman Maverick Hunter X is a great example of how a video game port should be done. It's better than the original in every way, and an impressive action title for the PSP. On the PSP, Megaman looks absolutely amazing.
Conclusion: What else does this game have to offer? Will there be a level builder as there is with the remake of Mega Man 1? And will it even come to the States at all? While there is no word whether or not it will come to the States, it does seem likely that it will.