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  • Summary: Enter the futuristic universe of Mega Man.EXE in this new adventure in the Battle Network series. Join him in his battle to fight cyber crimes in this mega role playing adventure. Now, there's a new net crime organization in town and its computer hacking has created a virus that's quickly gaining momentum. It's up to Mega Man.EXE, his pal Lan and friends to join the Net-Battlers and win this new cyber battle. Stop it before it spreads! Expand
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  1. This is one rare time when a sequel is better than the original.
  2. The sequel improves on its predecessor in many departments, and it’s just plain fun to live in the net world.
  3. It’s addictive and much more varied than the original...The combination of the RPG aspects and the real-time/turn-based battle system is the main draw for this unique game.
  4. This is pure Capcom magic. [Aug 2002, p.76]
  5. The quirky and unique game demands to be played and enjoyed by the masses. [Winter 2002, p.36]
  6. The sequel shines even brighter. [June 2002, p.150]
  7. This remolding of the classic action hero was a big departure from the traditional action the series was built on, and stood as a highly enjoyable, solid, and creative game worth getting into.

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  1. BrendanP.
    Oct 18, 2002
    10
    I agree with Gabriel A., if you don't buy it at least rent it.It has great graphics (considering it's GBA) and the gameplay is awesome.
  2. GabrielA.
    Oct 7, 2002
    10
    This game kept me buisy for quite some time and I'm just now figuring out some new stuff. If you haven't played this game yet I highly recommend you buy this game or at least rent it Expand
  3. Jun 10, 2012
    10
    I got Battle Network 3 when I was 11, and played the HELL out of it for the next few years. Everything about it just blew me away from the graphics to the vast ammount of secrets to discover...When I got Battle Network 2 I was blown away for a second time because while the menus seemed a bit dated, it had something the other games lacked. While quality dialogue and character development are lacking, this is aimed at a younger audience that doesn't really look for that stuff. I pretty much spent the better part of a year and a half perfecting this game and I completed it 100%. I was 13, and now I'm 19 and still playing it on an emulator, reliving every glorious moment. It shows how good a game is when it's just as fun as you remember it all those years ago! Expand
  4. BobM.
    Jul 18, 2007
    10
    I love these games. It is sad too see it end.
  5. May 27, 2012
    10
    One of the best games ever! I put so many hours into this game! And tried to get every single chip! A dear favorite game of mine!
  6. RobertT.
    Mar 26, 2003
    10
    The best megaman game for gameboy advance.