Mega Man Maverick Hunter X PSP

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  • Summary: Mega Man Maverick Hunter X is a remake of the original Mega Man X title that first appeared on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The game builds upon the original, adding newly rendered 3D character models, totally new environments and gameplay features that raise the bar forMega Man Maverick Hunter X is a remake of the original Mega Man X title that first appeared on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The game builds upon the original, adding newly rendered 3D character models, totally new environments and gameplay features that raise the bar for side-scrolling platformers. Mega Man Maverick Hunter X also includes an animated movie that provides real insight into the Mega Man X universe and even gives gamers a sneak peek at events that took place before the plot line of the first game. Plus to ensure that even the most veteran of gamers is given a real challenge, the level arrangements have been modified; with item locations, map layouts and the strategies needed for completing levels all updated. The year is 21XX. A mysterious robot named X has become the model from which further robots, called Reploids, were created to aid mankind. Unfortunately, some of the Reploids turned against the humans and were given the name Mavericks. In response to this, the Maverick Hunters, an elite squad of Reploids, was formed to combat these renegade Reploids and calm was restored until one of the Maverick Hunters, a powerful Reploid named Sigma, turned against the peacekeepers. Now X and his fellow Maverick Hunter friend, Zero, must prevent Sigma from executing his evil plans to destroy humanity. [Capcom] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 28 out of 34
  2. Negative: 2 out of 34
  1. Capcom goes above and beyond with the new Vile mode, an additional difficulty level, remixed music, a thirty minute animation, and the Mega Man Powered Up demo. Even better, Mega Man Maverick Hunter X carries an MSRP of $29.99, $10 less than most new PSP games.
  2. With wonderful aesthetics, some cool extra features, a budget price-point ($30 or so), and short loading times, Maverick Hunter X is one of the most pleasant experiences on the PSP.
  3. 85
    Capcom has taken an extra step in ensuring that this is more than a quick remake with flashier graphics.
  4. Veteran players can look forward to the challenges of Vile mode, while newbies will discover a faithful remake of one of the best platformers on the SNES. Yeah, $30 sounds about right.
  5. A reminder of everything that was great about the series, including the superb control and beaming visuals and sound presentation, and it throws in some new goodies to keep fans shooting well into the future.
  6. A pretty picture to look at and a port of an excellent Super Nintendo action title. On the other hand increased slowdown and its short length will restrict Irregular Hunter X strictly to Mega Man maniacs. [JPN Import]
  7. 30
    With a few adjustments this could have been something special. As is, it's a bland, archaic mess.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. MorganG.
    Sep 16, 2007
    10
    This game is brilliant in every way. It's by far the best game on PSP, and it is for the PSP what New Super Mario Bros. is for the DS, This game is brilliant in every way. It's by far the best game on PSP, and it is for the PSP what New Super Mario Bros. is for the DS, if not better. Expand
  2. Jun 23, 2016
    10
    Mega man maverick hunter is best psp game, it has vile as playable who is X's foe and movie the day of sigma where sigma went maverick! GetMega man maverick hunter is best psp game, it has vile as playable who is X's foe and movie the day of sigma where sigma went maverick! Get mega man maverick hunter X. Expand
  3. Jan 24, 2017
    10
    O jogo é perfeito, tudo funciona bem e vai agradar os fãs que jogaram a versão x1 original, alem disso consegue divertir e criar novos fãs daO jogo é perfeito, tudo funciona bem e vai agradar os fãs que jogaram a versão x1 original, alem disso consegue divertir e criar novos fãs da franquia, e tudo isso na palma da sua mão , no psp Expand
  4. Jul 21, 2016
    9
    This is the great return of Mega Man X. Sure not as great or memorable as the first 5 games but sure is still fun and great. Capcom knew howThis is the great return of Mega Man X. Sure not as great or memorable as the first 5 games but sure is still fun and great. Capcom knew how to fix up Mega Man X. Expand
  5. Oct 4, 2012
    9
    Very fun game, challenging and frustrating, but worth it once you collect the parts and whomp on the bad guys. I had fun with this and wouldVery fun game, challenging and frustrating, but worth it once you collect the parts and whomp on the bad guys. I had fun with this and would certainly recommend it to mega man fans. Expand
  6. Jul 25, 2011
    9
    Remaking games is limited this days , and Mega Man X MH is worth checking out. For starters and Mega Man X veterans this needs to be in yourRemaking games is limited this days , and Mega Man X MH is worth checking out. For starters and Mega Man X veterans this needs to be in your list now that the PSP doesn't have to many games. Expand
  7. Mar 23, 2015
    6
    Its about as good as the title makes sense. Its not quite as good as others in the series. It suffers from enemies that take too many hits.Its about as good as the title makes sense. Its not quite as good as others in the series. It suffers from enemies that take too many hits. The stages aren't very long. The bosses are too hard. You can latch onto walls to make the platforming a little easier. This doesn't make the gameplay good. I think its mostly the level design and enemies that need some balance. It just feels empty playing this type of game. Expand

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#13 Most Discussed PSP Game of 2006
#12 Most Shared PSP Game of 2006