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Mega Man II (Game Boy)

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Description

Dr. Wily has broken into the Chronos Institute and stolen a machine called Time Skimmer. According to Dr. Light's calculations, he has used the machine to travel roughly 37,426 years into the future. This can mean nothing good and so Mega Man, along with his dog Rush, sets out to find out more about Dr. Wily's plans.

Mega Man II follows the same formula as its predecessors, meaning the player has to complete a number of side-scrolling, platforming levels that are guarded by different bosses. Mega Man can only shoot left or right, but defeating a boss rewards him with a new weapon. Sometimes he will also find upgrades for Rush, which enable him to use Rush as a trampoline, a submarine or a jet.

While Mega Man II is not a conversion, the first four stages look and play very similar to some levels of Mega Man 2 for the NES. Likewise, levels five to eight resemble some levels of Mega Man 3. The bosses of the first eight stages are also old familiars from Mega Man 2 and 3.

Screenshots

Mega Man II Game Boy Fighting against Clash Man
Mega Man II Game Boy Metal Man stage
Mega Man II Game Boy First encounter with Dr. Wily
Mega Man II Game Boy An enemy riding on a cog

Alternate Titles

  • "Rockman World 2" -- Japanese title
  • "ロックマンワールド2" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Not bad, but can't stand up to his its brothers Katharian Berg (19) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

The Press Says

Joypad Sep, 1993 86 out of 100 86
Game Boy Land May 25, 2008 85 out of 100 85
Total! (Germany) Jul, 1998 2 out of 6 80
neXGam Jun 05, 2014 7.9 out of 10 79
Video Games Feb, 1992 77 out of 100 77
Power Play May, 1992 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Apr, 1992 8 out of 12 67
GameCola.net Dec 31, 2012 6 out of 10 60

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Mobygamesisreanimated (10788) added Mega Man II (Game Boy) on May 04, 2006
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