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Mega Man 9

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Mega Man 9

Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Mega Man is finally back, and it is a legitimate sequel to the series. Mega Man 9 is exactly what fans of the series have been waiting for. Those fans may not have been the most patient, as they waded through Mega Man X games, Mega Man Battle Network and more. Capcom has brought old school into the current video game generation in an interesting way. Mega Man 9 is downloadable on the Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 for a mere ten US Dollars.
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Original-Gamer
30 December 2008
Overall 9
8.5

Megaman 9

gamerlimit.com
2 November 2008
  • Conclusion: The best Megaman game in the past 15 years, fans shouldn't miss it.
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Overall 8
8.2
Graphics 8
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Control 8
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Addiction 8
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Mega Man 9 Review

Cheat Code Central
19 October 2008

Mega Man 9 Review

VideoGamer.com
18 October 2008
  • 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.
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Overall 8
8.0

Mega Man 9 Review

GamerNode
8 October 2008
  • Excerpt: To everyone who thought the 8-bit era died out over 15 years ago, Capcom and the Blue Bomber have just made a compelling argument to the contrary. Mega Man 9 has arrived on all three current generation consoles’ respective download services, emulating and doing justice to the classic Mega Man style we’ve come to know and love. Mega Man 9 picks up right where Mega Man 6 (the last NES entry in the series) left off in terms of both gameplay and audio/visual presentation.
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8.6
Design 9
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Gameplay 9
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Game Freaks 365
5 October 2008
  • Excerpt: The Mega Man series is among the most storied in video games. He may not be as recognizable to non-gamers as Mario, Sonic or even a more recent hero in Master Chief, but for the past twenty years, he has developed a large hardcore following. That following has remained loyal through over ten years of abysmal attempts at bringing Mega Man into the 3D era. That's why Capcom finally threw in the towel.
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CVG
5 October 2008
  • Excerpt: Capcom has revived one of gaming's most legendary warriors in their latest multiplatform release: Mega Man 9 . Decades ago the gameplay of the series had been honed to perfection and the tough robotic bosses and challenging stages ensured that you would sweat just as much playing the latest Mega Man title indoors as you would playing baseball outside.
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9.0
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8.5
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10
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9.0
Control 10
10
Addiction 9
9.0

Mega Man 9

Nintendo World Report
2 October 2008
  • Summary: You are not prepared.
  • Pros: Achievements extend the life of the game, Awesome graphics, sound, and atmosphere, DLC is always welcome, Incredible level design and novel ideas
  • Cons: Achievements don't mean as much on the Wii, Brutal difficulty potentially eclipses that of the original game, Oddly enough, the storyline detracts from the experience
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9.0
Gameplay 10
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Funfactor 9
9.0

Mega Man 9

Digital Chumps
23 September 2008
  • Conclusion: Shameless and self-sustained, Mega Man 9 forgoes all the glitz and glamour in favor of a barebones nostalgic production indistinguishable from its 1980s brethren. The simplistic gameplay is leveraged to produce wickedly-challenging environments and battles, and it’s delightfully unforgiving. This is a game supported exclusively by its mechanics, challenge, and creative level design, and by that measure it is a great success.
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