A Mighty Reminder
The Mega Man series has long held a reputation for a perfect blend of incredible level design, diverse arsenal of weapons, and challenging platforming and combat. As Capcom let the franchise wither on the vine, creator Keiji Inafune took matters into his own hands with the inarguably terrible Mighty No. 9. After spending a weekend with Mega Man 2, the most fondly remembered of the original NES series of games, I fully comprehend the extent of the injustice that Mighty No. 9 did to the Blue Bomber and am reminded of what true gameplay supremacy looks like.
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A Mega Legacy
The Mega Man Legacy Collection is a perfect example of preserving a myriad of masterful platformers in one unified collection. This is done by way of stellar emulation, enjoyable challenges, as well as options to play the game in 4:3 aspect ratio or in full screen with or without background art alongside two graphic filters. Continue reading Mega Man Legacy Collection Review
Backtracking for New Experiences
This year is quickly becoming Capcom’s year of re-releases. Already in 2015, we have gotten Resident Evil HD Remaster, DmC: Devil May Cry – Definitive Edition, and Mega Man Legacy Collection is on the way later this summer. Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition is the latest re-release from Capcom and it comes packed with a new difficulty, two new campaigns with three new characters, an arena mode and turbo option originally exclusive to the PC port, and a graphical upgrade. With all this extra content and improvements, Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition is the definitive version of Devil May Cry 4, but not without some serious caveats. Continue reading Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition Review