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Mega Man Maverick Hunter X (PSP)

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Set a century after the events in the original Mega Man series, Mega Man Maverick Hunter X is a remake of the original SNES game Mega Man X, and details the story of Dr. Light's greatest creation: X, a robot with free will. Dr. Cain's discovery of X led to the creation of reploids, robots modeled after the design of X. When the maverick virus infects a group of reploids, they band together in a revolt against humanity. The call goes to the maverick hunters, X and Zero, to fight the Mavericks.

The game is a side-scrolling action game where the player controls X as he hunts the maverick reploids. Notable features include the ability to find enhancements to augment X's abilities, and the ability to absorb the powers of the maverick reploids X defeats. The original moves, such as dashes, wall jumps and charge shorts are still present.

The original flat backgrounds have been replaced by polygonal models, and the remake features enhanced explosions and generally more detail. Additionally, animated cutscenes and voice acting have been added. All weapon and armour upgrades have been relocated to new hidden areas, and there is a new mode: Vile, in which you can play the entire game as maverick Vile, with abilities Mega Man does not have. As a bonus, there is a demo of Mega Man Powered Up on the UMD - a remake of the very first Mega Man game.

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Mega Man Maverick Hunter X PSP Fire boss level after ice one is no more.
Mega Man Maverick Hunter X PSP The stage select screen.
Mega Man Maverick Hunter X PSP Dialog with Maverick penguin
Mega Man Maverick Hunter X PSP Shot from intro

Alternate Titles

  • "Irregular Hunter X" -- Japanese title
  • "イレギュラーハンターX" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

GameTrailers Jan 31, 2006 9.3 out of 10 93
PSX Extreme Feb 07, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Gaming Target Mar 13, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2006 8.25 out of 10 82
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Apr 16, 2006 8 out of 10 80
HonestGamers Mar 25, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution Feb 03, 2006 B 75
GamePro (US) Jan 31, 2006 3.5 out of 5 70
PlayFrance Apr 03, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 07, 2006 14 out of 20 70

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breakyboy (1562) added Mega Man Maverick Hunter X (PSP) on Feb 18, 2006