Mega Man X

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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 The end of level 1 sports a boss.
Mega Man X SNES Fighting against Sting Chameleon
Mega Man X SNES Title screen.
Mega Man X DOS Mega Man in quicksand

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

Wh-why must I continue to fight? *Sob*A-boo hoo hoo. SNES Adzuken (818)
Mega Man in his prime! This is one solid platformer! SNES matt moore (26)
Excellent port, still Megaman X though... DOS Zovni (9329)
Must-have game SNES Dylan Heyne (2)
Well, at least the graphics were nearly the same... DOS J. David Taylor (28)
Mega Man gets a futuristic upgrade in this PC port of the SNES Classic DOS Warlock (283)

Critic Reviews

GameTrip.net SNES Dec 31, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com SNES Jul 06, 2010 18 out of 20 90
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Jan, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun SNES Mar, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Mag'64 Wii Mar 18, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Video Games SNES Feb, 1994 76 out of 100 76
Svenska Hemdatornytt SNES Oct, 1994 68 out of 100 68
The Video Game Critic SNES Jul 15, 2000 B- 67
Digitally Downloaded iPhone Jan 14, 2012 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play SNES Mar, 1994 60 out of 100 60

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Trivia

After beating the game, when the game freezes on the "Thanks for Playing" screen, wait about a minute or so, and the face of Sigma will pop up and he will say you some subliminal message claiming you didn't actually beat him, and that you should meet again soon.

Looks like that Capcom had already planned to do Mega Man X2 even before the release of Mega Man X ;-)

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.)
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