The Mega Man X series is a spin-off of the popular Mega Man series. Japanese cover and promo art for Mega Man X. We’re a long way away from Mega Man X and Mega Man X4 with this game, I can promise you that. It comprises the first six Mega Man X games, plus Mega Man: Battle & Chase. April 14, AD 21XX: Dr. Cain succeeds in opening the capsule and activates X. April 15, AD 21XX: Dr. Cain examines the design notes and specifications for X left by Dr. Light and realizes that X is a quantum leap above anything the world has ever seen. X must hunt down Sigma, a maverick attempting to bring about human extinction. An unknown amount of time passes, as Zero meets with an unidentified individual to discuss sealing Zero away. Mega Man: Robot Master Tournament. Of all the rest, Mega Man X5 comes the closest to the top tier, and there’s no question that its lasting impression comes from the soundtrack. April 16, AD 21XX: Dr. Cain abandons his digging expedition and begins transporting X and the rest of Light's materials to his own laboratory. Well… yes. I CAN ONLY HOPE FOR THE BEST. In that time, it was the best-sel­ling 16-bit vi­deo ga­me con­so­le with su­pe­ri­or Platform(s): He discovers that there is a computer virus causing Reploids to go Maverick, and constructs his "Neuro Computer" to combat the "Maverick Virus". X returns to active duty. AD 21XX: Axl joins the Maverick Hunters and begins hunting alongside X and Zero. Once X finds himself at a deadend, one of two things may happen. AD 22XX: The Federation secretly begins conducting Force Metal research, and the subjects soon rebel and form the Rebellion Army. Accepted Ending (X defeats Zero Nightmare, Zero returns): X defeats the Zero Nightmare and discovers Zero fully repaired. X fights Sigma while Zero takes down the main computer, and Sigma is defeated once again. The player character X retains certain abilities from past games. Mega Man X’s tells a much more interesting overall narrative than “OH NO, Dr. Wily is at it again!”. AD 21XX: Zero awakens. Archie Comics included characters and elements of the X series in its Mega Man comic, beginning with the adaptation "The X Factor" and continuing in an original story entitled "Dawn of X" that switched back and forth between X's timeline and that of the original Mega Man during the early stages of the Mega Man 3 adaptation. Single player Theme Music The controls are solid, the music is rockin' and the gameplay is addictive. We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out! In X7, the playable character Axl is introduced. Click here, Social: Twitter | Facebook | amzn_assoc_asins = "B00005JH8O"; Compilation of. Advertisement | Mega Man: Robot Master Tournament. Was Mega Man X still that viable in 2001? Alia promises to try and create a program that is resistant to all viruses, and all agree to start working towards the future and repairing the devastated Earth. Alia is unable to fully replicate the design because some parts of X's armors, like his design, cannot be analyzed. For unknown reasons, some Reploids began to act strange and attacked humans, being labeled Mavericks. The story of Mega Man X3 is set during the 22nd century (the year '21XX'), in which after Mega Man X2 humans coexist with intelligent robots called 'Reploids' (replicant androids). A New-Gen Reploid, Lumine, is assigned as the project's director. Share. Six months after Sigma's defeat, 21XX: The events of Mega Man X2 occur. RSS Feed | Patreon, Help: Tutorial | Emulators It is part of the Mega Man franchise and was initially released on December 17, 1993 in Japan (January 1994 in North America) on the Super NES/Super Famicom and spawned several sequels on various systems, most of which were later ported to the PCplatform. AD 21XX: X becomes the Commander of the 17th Battalion. Producer(s): They were hidden by Dr. Light to help X fight the Mavericks, should the case ever arise. In fact, he cannot even accept new input related to Zero. Sigma frees Vile to help him prior to his launching missiles at Abel City. Mega Man X Collection was released in 2006 exclusively in North America. No chance! Like their human creators, some Reploids involve themselves in destructive crime and are labelled as 'Mavericks'. Zero is rebuilt and used against X by the resurrected Sigma, but X battles and defeats Zero, who comes to his senses. Foot Parts, in Chill Penguin's stage: In the middle of the stage, in the cave-like area. You can't miss it. The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? It is the year 21XX. Zero is taken to Dr. Cain, repaired, and trained as a Hunter under Sigma's wing. Upgrades common to each game are increased maximum hit points, "sub-tanks" which can be filled with surplus health pick-ups and then used at any time to refill the character's hit points, and the ability to charge weapons earned from bosses, which gives them an enhanced secondary fire mode. AD 21XX: The events of Mega Man X7 occur. Body Parts, in Sting Chameleon's stage: Dash-jump onto the ceiling of the cave from the left. These included, but are not limited to Ōkami, Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg, Viewtiful Joe, Nights into Dreams..., Ghosts 'n Goblins, and Alex Kidd. Zero explodes again and destroys most of X's body as well. Fearing that he could possibly go maverick and wreak havoc, Zero decides to seal himself away for 102 years, presumably leading to the events of the Mega Man Zero series. font-size: 24px; It holds the distinction of being the first Mega Man game for the SNES, as well as the first game in the Mega Man X series. It seemed that all is well until the former Reploids suddenly revert and once again begin causing trouble, even going so far as to attack Hunter headquarters. Cookie statement | Zero wakes up long enough to finish Sigma off, and his life flashes before his eyes. PLEASE DO NOT DISTURB THE CAPSULE UNTIL THAT TIME. One death puts him out of commission for the rest of your game. Head Parts, in Storm Eagle's stage: Dash-jump off of the bottom of a tower to find a corridor filled with DR tubes. This version was included on the North American Mega Man X Collection in 2006. You can control this game easily by using the keyboard of your PC (see the table next to the game). con­so­le of the fourth ge­ne­ra­tion ma­nu­fac­tu­red by Nin­ten­do in the years 1990 - 2003. Strangely enough, this is also the first Mega Man game in which the players could crouch. AD 21XX: The Commander of the Maverick Hunters retires out of guilt over the events of the Great Repliforce War. Shortly thereafter, the series would be incorporated in the series' second crossover with the Sonic the Hedgehog comic lines from Archie, Worlds Unite. X battles the Mavericks with Zero's help and defeats Dr. Doppler. After the Great Repliforce War, AD 21XX: The events of Mega Man X5 occur. Mega Man X is a popular platform game developed by Capcom, released for the SNES in 1993 and ported to PC in 1995. If ever there was a perfect introductory level, Mega Man X’s is it. Zero sacrifices himself during a battle with Vile, and Sigma is destroyed by X. IF "X" WERE TO BREAK THE FIRST RULE OF ROBOTICS, "A ROBOT MUST NEVER HARM A HUMAN BEING", THE RESULTS WOULD BE DISASTROUS AND I FEAR THAT NO FORCE ON EARTH COULD STOP HIM. Mega Man CX. My only problem with the game is its length. AD 21XX: Alia analyzes the data for the Fourth Armor and manages to create a near-duplicate. This all gives X more mobility than his original series counterpart. Now, in truth, Mega Man X's initial five games should be viewed as a connected whole. Epsilon commands the army, and he banishes humans from Giga City. The plot of the game features a futuristic setting. X is also able to locate capsules and tanks that permanently upgrade his armor. They are usually hidden, but the Leg Capsule, which is required to nab the rest of the capsules, is in plain sight (and is impossible to avoid receiving, however using a password to obtain Chill Penguins's weapon can be used as a bypass). The capsule contained a warning message from Dr. Light, his creator: "X" IS THE FIRST OF A NEW GENERATION OF ROBOTS WHICH CONTAIN AN INNOVATIVE NEW FEATURE - THE ABILITY TO THINK, FEEL AND MAKE THEIR OWN DECISIONS. Zero finds Sigma and learns of his past as a Maverick. ): Zero seals himself and is analyzed by scientists. color: yellow; Super Famicom/SNES: December 17, 1993 January 19, 1994 March 15, 1994 The storyline of Mega Man X was adapted into manga form by Shigeto Ikehara in Irregular Hunter Rockman X, and was adapted again by Iwamoto Yoshihiro and published by Kodansha's Comic Bom Bom (also called "Bom Bom Comics"). If Zero is ever defeated in battle, he will be unable to be called upon for the rest of the game. The plot is more hashed out as you start in a burnt out city instead of at the robot master select screen. Released in Australasia and India on March 26, 2020. If anything can be said about the Mega Man X series, it’s that its early games found ways to inject new excitement into a tired formula. h1 { Aside from him, the only Maverick I remember is Overdrive Ostrich, thanks to an image I have of him peeling across the background of his boss battle. Is it worth it? amzn_assoc_design = "enhanced_links"; X is trapped by Sigma in his virus form, but Zero rescues him by defeating Sigma with the anti-virus program. However, for maximum gaming enjoyment, we strongly recommend using a USB gamepad that you simply plug into the USB port of your computer. And it worked too! X and Zero battle him, and his ensuing explosion spreads the Sigma Virus across the Earth, turning several Repolids into Mavericks as a result. "Opening Stage", December 17, 1993 January 19, 1994 March 15, 1994, Gamecube/PlayStation 2:Mega Man X Collection January 10, 2006, Wii Virtual Console: April 5, 2011 April 18, 2011 March 8, 2012, Wii U Virtual Console: May 22, 2013 May 30, 2013 September 19, 2013, New 3DS Virtual Console: May 9, 2016 July 14, 2016 August 11, 2016, Apple App Store: December 21, 2011 December 21, 2011 December 21, 2011, Super NES Classic Edition: September 29, 2017[1], PC/PlayStation 4/Xbox One/Nintendo SwitchMega Man X Legacy Collection July 24, 2018 July 26, 2018. amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; He explains that Sigma is alive as a computer virus, and that Doppler was corrupted in order to create a new body for Sigma. X was a new type of robot with the ability to think, feel, and make his own decisions. Sigma is destroyed for good, and Lumine is revealed as the chief architect behind the whole villainous plot before being defeated as well.