Mega Man X (SNES)

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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 SNES Sky stage
Mega Man X SNES ... including lots of tough boss-fights
Mega Man X SNES Mega man swallowed by a fish
Mega Man X SNES Spark Mandrill seems difficult at first, but with the right weapon he is one of the easiest bosses

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. Adzuken (818) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Mega Man in his prime! This is one solid platformer! matt moore (26) unrated
Must-have game Dylan Heyne (2) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars

Critic Reviews

Random Access Oct 02, 2014 10 out of 10 100
Just Games Retro Mar 17, 2014 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 06, 2010 18 out of 20 90
GameTrip.net Dec 31, 2012 9 out of 10 90
HonestGamers Jan 01, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jan, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Mar, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Total! (Germany) Apr, 1994 2 out of 6 80
Svenska Hemdatornytt Oct, 1994 68 out of 100 68
The Video Game Critic Jul 15, 2000 B- 67

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Trivia

Apparently, the character Zero was meant to be Mega Man X and replace Mega Man as the protagonist. However, Keiji Inafune was concerned that players would find it hard to relate to a protagonist who was so different from the original Mega Man that X was created as a separate character and Zero was made his sidekick. Nine years later, Zero finally received his own series.

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.)
Satoshi Kunsai (1810) added Mega Man X (SNES) on Jun 06, 2002
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