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Mega Man 5

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Dr. Cossack, humbled by his defeat and his allowing of Dr. Wily to influence his ways, decides to help Dr. Light by providing him and Rockman with tools and weapons to help foil Dr. Wily for good. All seems calm and peaceful, until...

A sudden rampage breaks out, and the cause is found to be a group of robots, led by a mysterious figure. As Dr. Light begins to investigate this rampage and attempts to find a way to stop it, he is kidnapped by the leader of the robots. Rockman hurries to save Dr. Light, but is too late...the only thing he can find at the scene is a yellow that almost seems to belong to...Blues!?

Could Rockman's supposed brother, the strange but good-hearted Blues, be the one who kidnapped Dr. Light? Is Blues the one responsible for the rampages? With these questions racing through his mind, Rockman sets off to find Blues and get the answers he wants.

Like the other early Rockman / Mega Man games, the Playstation version was only released in Japan, as part of the Complete Works series.


Mega Man 5 NES Japanese title screen
Mega Man 5 NES Choosing which boss to go up against
Mega Man 5 NES Opening cinematic
Mega Man 5 NES Wave Man's stage

Alternate Titles

  • "Rockman Complete Works: Rockman 5: Blues' Trap!?" -- PSX Japanese title
  • "RockMan 5 ブルースの罠!?" -- NES Japanese spelling
  • "Rockman 5 Blues no Wana!?" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

It's a tossup between this and Rockman 4 as the best of the early Rockman games. PlayStation Satoshi Kunsai (1817)
Fun game, still the same old gameplay though. NES David Bryan (25)
No game design evolution, but solid title NES Jonathan Hollas (25)

The Press Says

Random Access NES 2005 8.9 out of 10 89
Consoles Plus NES Jun, 1994 89 out of 100 89 NES Aug 10, 2011 17 out of 20 85
The Video Game Critic NES Mar 07, 2013 B+ 83
Nintendo Life Wii Jun 24, 2011 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Mag'64 Wii May 13, 2012 8 out of 10 80
neXGam NES 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
Game Freaks 365 NES 2006 7.2 out of 10 72
Nintendo Magasinet (Denmark) NES 1994 7 out of 10 70 NES Mar, 2009 4.8 out of 10 48


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Even though no one bothered to explain it, Dark Man appeared in the old Mega Man animated series that ran in the U.S.

Now what bothers me about that is how could the creators know about Dark Man if they automatically made Protoman/Blues a bad guy? (Play the game and you'll see what I mean.)
Contributed to by CrankyStorming (2629), _-_ (2292), Kabushi (116517) and Satoshi Kunsai (1817)