Mega Man Battle Network

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In the future, a young net-battler named Lan, boots his 'personal information terminal'(PET) and prepares to hack into the network to battle net crime. Lan's PET is no ordinary network navigator. It is Mega Man.EXE, the cyber-identity, which infiltrates the crime-ridden network to battle destructive computer viruses. Defeat viruses in real time and collect Battle Chips program data, containing valuable weapons data and critical system info. Collect over 175 Battle Chips to help Netto and Mega Man.EXE restore peace and order to the network.


Mega Man Battle Network Game Boy Advance Title screen
Mega Man Battle Network Game Boy Advance I swear, Capcom has no shame...
Mega Man Battle Network Game Boy Advance You'll need to dodge attacks carefully
Mega Man Battle Network Game Boy Advance ACDC Town's park

Alternate Titles

  • "MMBN" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Battle Network RockmanEXE" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Excellent, fun, addictive, enjoyable... Game Boy Advance Bregalad (929)
Jack in! MegaMan.EXE! TRANSMIT!!! Game Boy Advance Satoshi Kunsai (1810)

Critic Reviews

RPGFan Game Boy Advance Feb 18, 2002 88 out of 100 88
IGN Game Boy Advance Nov 09, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Random Access Game Boy Advance Feb 24, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Game Boy Advance Jan 07, 2002 8.3 out of 10 83
Game Informer Magazine Game Boy Advance Oct, 2001 8.25 out of 10 82 Game Boy Advance Jan 05, 2002 82 out of 100 82 Game Boy Advance Feb 07, 2002 81 out of 100 81
Game Critics Game Boy Advance Oct 09, 2002 8 out of 10 80 Game Boy Advance Dec 05, 2001 16 out of 20 80
Gamekult Game Boy Advance Apr 09, 2001 6 out of 10 60


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So where did most of the bases for the Net Navis in the game come from? A little history lesson (note that when I say "classic series" I mean the original eight games that began on the NES):

Rockman/MegaMan.EXE: As if we can't tell...^_^

Roll.EXE: In the classic Mega Man series, Roll was Mega Man's little sister. In the Legends/Dash series, that Roll is Rock's best friend.

GutsMan.EXE: Modeled after Guts Man from the classic series (MM1 and MM7).

Blues/ProtoMan.EXE: Modeled after Mega Man's brother from the classic series, right down to the visor! (MM3 onward).

Glyde.EXE: Glyde's name was taken from the pirate captain Glyde from Mega Man Legends 2/Rockman Dash 2.

SharkMan.EXE: Taken from the extremely obscure Mega Man 3 for the PC (which is NOT the same game as its NES counterpart!).

MagicMan.EXE: Taken from Rockman & Forte/Mega Man & Bass (SNES/GBA).

Forte/Bass.EXE: Modeled (a bit TOO much) after Mega Man's fiercest rival from the classic series.

Wily: Hmmm...who DOES he look like...? ^_^
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