Mighty No. 9 PlayStation 4

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Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 296 Ratings

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  • Summary: Mighty No. 9 is an all-new Japanese side-scrolling action game that takes the best aspects of the 8- and 16-bit era classics you know and love, and transforms them with modern tech, fresh mechanics, and fan input into something fresh. You play as Beck, the 9th in a line of powerful robots,Mighty No. 9 is an all-new Japanese side-scrolling action game that takes the best aspects of the 8- and 16-bit era classics you know and love, and transforms them with modern tech, fresh mechanics, and fan input into something fresh. You play as Beck, the 9th in a line of powerful robots, and the only one not infected by a mysterious computer virus that has caused mechanized creatures the world over to go berserk. Run, jump, blast, and transform your way through six stages (or more, via stretch goals) you can tackle in any order you choose, using weapons and abilities stolen from your enemies to take down your fellow Mighty Number robots and confront the final evil that threatens the planet. Once, you worked together, side-by-side but now, your fellow Mighty No. robots have lashed out, taking over key strategic locations across the globe and infesting them with their minions. You have no choice: the other Mighty Numbers...Must. Be. Destroyed. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 64
  2. Negative: 20 out of 64
  1. Jun 29, 2016
    80
    Mighty No. 9 isn’t perfect, but it is something that anyone who grew up loving any kind of Mega Man game should check out.
  2. Jun 20, 2016
    70
    Mighty No. 9 is an extremely niche product. The efforts of the developers do not reflect the millionaire crowdfunding campaign that gave birth to the game, but the final result is still more than decent and can be really fun for those who love this videogame genre.
  3. 60
    Even with dull visuals and a little too much reliance on the past, in a world where Capcom has seemingly forgotten that the Blue Bomber exists, Mighty No. 9’s enthralling boss battles make it an okay substitute to fill that void for the time being.
  4. Jun 20, 2016
    50
    Frustrating to play and a pale imitation of Mega Man, Mighty No. 9 is unlikely to command the same reverence as its older cousin.
  5. 50
    It was certainly compelling enough for me to want to finish the game. There are also plenty of challenges to help hone platforming skills which ultimately do help in finishing the regular levels. As a game that is clearly supposed to appease Mega Man fans who will likely never get a new game in the series ever again, it falls spectacularly short of their expectations, particularly those that assisted in the crowdfunding campaign.
  6. Aug 5, 2016
    40
    It’s an OK game; completing bosses does feel nice considering all the crap you just went through and overcoming the risk of having to redo it all again.
  7. Jun 30, 2016
    25
    Good Lord, so far I think this was my Tony Hawk of 2016 despite me being slightly more generous.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 91
  2. Negative: 51 out of 91
  1. Jun 21, 2016
    10
    I don't know what you're complaining about. This is Megaman in 2.5D. It's a mindless, fun game.
    What were you expecting, a blockbuster,
    I don't know what you're complaining about. This is Megaman in 2.5D. It's a mindless, fun game.
    What were you expecting, a blockbuster, cinematic game a la Uncharted?
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  2. Jul 13, 2016
    10
    This is a great game and it takes to the end his mission revive the nostalgia of Megaman to us gamers, maybe it dont has the best graphics butThis is a great game and it takes to the end his mission revive the nostalgia of Megaman to us gamers, maybe it dont has the best graphics but that is not everythig in life so stop producing **** opinions an lets wait if we can get part 2 of this game! Expand
  3. Oct 21, 2016
    8
    It's a decent game that is pretty much as expected- a spiritual successor for Mega Man games. It's nice to look at, has a great soundtrack, isIt's a decent game that is pretty much as expected- a spiritual successor for Mega Man games. It's nice to look at, has a great soundtrack, is fast paced and gives a new spin to an old classic.

    While it doesn't compare to other new classics like Shovel Knight or Rogue Legacy, it's still fun albeit short- and now that you can find it for 10 or so dollars it's absolutely worth picking up.

    I find it funny though how many bad reviews have nothing to do with the game- but are complaining more about the way it was funded.

    To anyone thinking about it now- just disregard immediately any review complaining about crowd sourcing. I play games to enjoy games- not to think about how much was spent to make it or what some developer might have said on social media. Kinda sad how the actual game is the last thing on people's minds nowadays when they make reviews.
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  4. Jun 21, 2016
    4
    Mighty No. 9 is a stinky No. 2.

    I have waited so long to say it. I was so hyped for this game when it was first announced on Kickstarter
    Mighty No. 9 is a stinky No. 2.

    I have waited so long to say it. I was so hyped for this game when it was first announced on Kickstarter but after three long years, all we are getting is a sub par action-platformer that shouldn't even be mentioned in the same sentence as Mega Man. Keiji Inafune better not show his face on Kickstarter again.
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  5. Jun 21, 2016
    2
    Slow and clunky controls, uninspired level design and unfair difficult spikes make this game a title you're better off skipping, even as aSlow and clunky controls, uninspired level design and unfair difficult spikes make this game a title you're better off skipping, even as a hardcore Megaman fan. Treat yourself with some fangames - they're likely better. Expand
  6. Jun 22, 2016
    1
    Absolute Garbage. The code is completely broken. It looks like a rainbow vomited out a Minecraft game and then the TV screen broke. SonyAbsolute Garbage. The code is completely broken. It looks like a rainbow vomited out a Minecraft game and then the TV screen broke. Sony refunded my PSN purchase. GARBAGE! Expand
  7. Mar 17, 2017
    0
    I backed them for $125, for now I still waiting for the vita version as their promised. They never send out the physical rewards, no oneI backed them for $125, for now I still waiting for the vita version as their promised. They never send out the physical rewards, no one response for all issues. The game comes out like a cheap products, its not what I want before I backed. Will not buy any games by Comcept anymore, as their company they cant be trusted. Expand

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