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Mega Man 9
7.5 out of 10

Mega Man 9

The original 2-D classic Mega Man returns in Mega Man 9 for Xbox Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

About
20 March 2015
  • Summary: Capcom loves us. They must. What other company would shrug off the shackles of the "bigger, prettier, more complex" next-gen mantra and instead make a 100% old school 8-bit-style game instead? Mega Man 9 is Capcom's love letter to its fans. And that is pretty darn cool.
  • Pros: Pure old school goodness, Analog stick works just fine, don't worry about the d-pad, Catchy music, Store makes game a bit easier
  • Cons: Very difficult level design, Silly downloadable content
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Overall 9
9.0

Mega Man 9 - Xbox Live Arcade

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Super tough, yet rewarding, Reliably awesome level/boss design, Catchy music on par with MM2
  • Cons: Whoa - maybe too hard for some, Bit short when you get good at it, Crucial items are overpriced
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 7
7.0

Mega Man 9 (XBLA)

Game Boyz
23 June 2011
  • Excerpt: Mega Man 9 is a brand new game in the series. The trick is that unlike Capcom's recent digital downloads; this isn't a modernized sequel or remake. It is absolutely undeniably an 8-bit Mega Man game, right down to the crunchy music, chunky colorful sprites and extremely basic controls.
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Overall 9
9.0

Mega Man 9

ztgd.com
27 January 2011
  • Excerpt: This is the definition of fan-service. First things first, I’m a huge Mega Man fanboy. […]
  • Pros: + Nearly perfect, old school gameplay, + Manages to feel familiar and new at the same time, + Visual style adds a ton of charm
  • Cons: Difficulty may turn off some gamers
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Overall 8
8.0

Mega Man 9

talkxbox
24 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Nostalgia is a funny thing. In this day and age, numerous games receive bonus points because of that very phenomenon. The mere feeling of nostalgia is
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Overall 8
8.0

Mega Man 9

True achievements
21 November 2009
  • Conclusion: However, it is not the reason to play the game. Final verdict If you are looking for a badge of honor for your gamercard, this is it. You will likely gain a lot of respect if you can 100% this game. If you frustrate easy when playing games, I recommend you stay away.
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Overall 9
9.0

Mega Man 9

Game Over Online
7 November 2009
  • Excerpt: It's weird how this one turned out. Back in the NES's heyday, there were a lot of series that were notoriously hard: Castlevania III springs to mind, for example, as well as most of the Konami shooters like Life Force or Contra . Mega Man wasn't one of them, though.
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The 8-Bit Blue Bomber is Back!

GameCritics.com
6 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Finally figuring out how to use the Black Hole Bomb correctly! It took me way too long...
  • Pros: Playing a game that was designed correctly to be a true challenge.
  • Cons: I miss the slide feature of later Mega Man games (and a downloadable character does not count!)
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Mega Man 9 Review

VideoGamer.com
11 July 2009
  • 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.
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Overall 8
7.6

Mega Man 9 Review

PlayDevil
10 December 2008
  • Excerpt: " Megaman " is a cult Capcom 2D platform character who first appeared many years ago on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and such was it’s success that numerous sequels and spin offs have appeared across various systems.
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