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It's been 3 weeks since the space colony "Eurasia" crashed into the Earth. Since then, the Earth has become a deadly, barren wasteland, unfit for humans to inhabit the surface. The humans now live underground, while Reploids begin the task of attempting to recover from the deadly onslaught of the Sigma Virus.

For the Maverick Hunters, the task is difficult, especially for X. Zero was lost in the attack, and all X has left of him is his Beam Sabre. As the Maverick Hunters assist in the recovery operation, a young Reploid scientist, Gate, discovers a mysterious chip in the wastelands. He immediately sets out on a cause to discover the mysterious "Nightmare Virus", and sends 8 assistants out to search for answers. But when Gate's assistants suddenly vanish, the worst is feared: they've gone Maverick.

X is the only one now who can discover the answers needed to unravel the mystery of this deadly "Nightmare Virus", and perhaps find out what it is exactly Gate wants with it.

The sixth episode of Mega Man X begins...


Mega Man X6 PlayStation Is that a girl.
Mega Man X6 PlayStation The quintessential start menu shot.
Mega Man X6 PlayStation SONIC BOOM!
Mega Man X6 PlayStation Spikes and lasers. My worst enemies.

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Alternate Titles

  • "洛克人X6" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Rockman X6" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

From "Awesome!!" to "Meh..." in one swift blow... Satoshi Kunsai (1805) 2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameZone Jan 05, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamezilla Jan 14, 2002 82 out of 100 82
IGN Jan 02, 2002 8 out of 10 80 Feb 14, 2002 14 out of 20 70
Game Informer Magazine Feb, 2002 6.5 out of 10 65
Gamereactor (Denmark) Feb 25, 2002 6 out of 10 60
Game Revolution Jan, 2002 C- 42
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Oct 07, 2005 4 out of 10 40
Random Access 2005 3.7 out of 10 37
Game Critics Apr 03, 2002 3 out of 10 30


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For possibly the first time ever, the English version kept the original Japanese intro song, the Japanese voices, and even the original Japanese names of the Mavericks completely intact in the game's localization.


The music in Gate's lab is a high-speed remix of the 3rd X-Hunter stage theme from Mega Man X2. Also the Sigma battle theme is a remix of both the Sigma virus battle from X2 as well as the first Sigma battle theme from Mega Man X.

Related Web Sites

  • Mega Man Outpost (Contains tons of info about every game in the Mega Man, X, Legends, and Battle Network series. Also contains a few very detailed walkthroughs for many of the games (X6 included).)
  • Wikipedia: Mega Man X6 (Information about Mega Man X6 at Wikipedia)
Satoshi Kunsai (1805) added Mega Man X6 (PlayStation) on Dec 05, 2001