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Mega Man X (DOS)

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Description

Mega Man X is a robot designed by Dr. Light to choose his own path in life. Years after he is created, Dr. Cain finds X and mimics his design to create a race of such robots called reploids. When the sigma virus infects these reploids, causing them to commit acts of evil, it is up to Mega Man X and his partner Zero (who is quite powerful, contrary to what his name implies) to stop it.

Screenshots

Mega Man X DOS Level selector screen
Mega Man X DOS Mega Man can slide down the wall.
Mega Man X DOS Storm Eagle
Mega Man X DOS First level start

Alternate Titles

  • "洛克人X" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "ロックマンX" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Rockman X" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Excellent port, still Megaman X though... Zovni (9360) unrated
Well, at least the graphics were nearly the same... J. David Taylor (28) unrated
Mega Man gets a futuristic upgrade in this PC port of the SNES Classic Warlock (301) unrated

The Press Says

PC Player (Germany) Jan, 1996 69 out of 100 69
PC Games (Germany) Feb, 1996 63 out of 100 63

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Trivia

Apparently, the character Zero was meant to be Mega Man X and replace Mega Man as the protagonist. However, Keiji Inafune was concerned that players would find it hard to relate to a protagonist who was so different from the original Mega Man that X was created as a separate character and Zero was made his sidekick. Nine years later, Zero finally received his own series.

Related Web Sites

  • Mega Man Central (Information on all Mega Man games, including little known titles such as the PC series and Japan only games.)
  • OC ReMix Game Profile (Fan remixes of music from Mega Man X.)
Corn Popper (69578) added Mega Man X (DOS) on Aug 09, 2003
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