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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 two 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 17
  2. Negative: 2 out of 17
  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. Here's hoping that Megaman gets back to his roots in the near future. [Jan 2008, p.82]
  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. Despite various minor improvements, Mega Man Star Force isn't significantly different than the GBA Battle Network games.
  5. 52
    There's not enough of an RPG foundation to keep RPG purists' attention, there's not enough action to appeal to the mainstream gamer, and the linear feel of the game will leave most gamers feeling trapped (though there are sidequests here and there).
  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