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  • Summary: Mega Man Star Force introduces a new lead character, a boy named Subaru Hoshikawa, whose astronaut father has disappeared after a mysterious incident at the satellite station. Fond memories of spending time with his father have inspired Subaru's interests in the stars and what lies beyond. One day, Subaru heads to the observation deck and puts on a pair of "visualizer" glasses that had belonged to his father. These allow the wearer to see all the electric connections that exist between spaces. When he puts on these special goggles, a specific wave is triggered, summoning the presence of a mysterious alien life form named Warlock who had escaped from the planet FM. Dangerous creatures from that planet have come to attack Earth, so they must join together in order to defeat these menacing forces. Combining with Warlock enables Subaru to transform into Mega Man and enter the Wave Road. Features 2wo coexisting worlds – players can navigate the real world as Subaru and transform into Mega Man to travel across Wave Road. Three stellar versions call upon the power of the elements to offer distinct advantages: Pegasus – based on the water element, Ice Pegasus can instantly freeze an opponent with its special Ice Slash; Leo – turning up the heat, Fire Leo uses a special Flame Burner attack that can incinerate enemies in its path; Dragon – the ferocious Green Dragon draws upon the power of wood with a Wood Shot move that fires a cluster of razor sharp leaves to slash enemies to bits. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 20
  2. Negative: 3 out of 20
  1. Still, overall it offers an enjoyable plot combined with a good battle system and interesting characters, making this latest Mega Man game a welcome addition to the saga not just for fans, but also for those wanting their first taste of the Blue Bomber.
  2. In a nutshell, Mega Man Star Force is an okay game, but it's just too much like the Battle Network games to really warrant a purchase. The story is all over the place, the graphics and sound look virtually unchanged, and the attempt at making a new battle system just seems a bit lazy.
  3. 60
    We have to admit to being a bit disappointed at how similar Star Force is to the Battle Network games. We were hoping that Capcom would take this opportunity to reboot the series into something fresh. Instead, we have more of a sidestep than a step forward.
  4. 52
    More of the same? No thanks.
  5. Mega Man Star Force, despite all the changes they have made to the Battle Network formula, still feels, plays, and looks like its ancestor.
  6. I felt like a ten year-old throughout most of the playtime, thanks to how both generic and dumbed down the game felt for the most part.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. KyleL.
    Aug 12, 2007
    9
    If you enjoyed the Battle Network series, you'll love this game.
  2. PedroY.
    Aug 12, 2007
    8
    The best one yet complicted in some parts of the game but best so far.