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  • Summary: For 15 years, Mega Man games have appeared on consoles, and now you can play ten of them on one disc. Mega Man Anniversary Collection includes the first eight Mega Man games plus two that were never-before-released in the U.S. See how Mega Man has crossed into other media by watching unlockable bonus features, including footage from the original Mega Man TV Series, over 30 original artwork selections, and remixed music tracks inspired by the series. Expand
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  1. It's like a Greatest Hits collection of the finest, early Mega Man games, and both newbies and old players really need to check it out.
  2. For fans of the Mega Man legacy, this is an absolute must-buy.
  3. The changes implemented are purely optional, leaving the ultimate decision of use to the gamer. And that's exactly how it should be.
  4. Regardless of whether I was playing the first or eighth game of the series, I found myself so engrossed by the gameplay that it didn't matter if the graphics were eight or a million bits.
  5. 80
    What Mega Man Anniversary lacks in technology and convolution, it more than makes up for in mechanical brilliance, loveable characters, a compelling art direction, and an abundance of robotic charm.
  6. This is a perfect example of how a compilation should be done. [June 2005, p.88]
  7. 70
    The display method the game uses looks bad and the extras are a bit underwhelming. It's a good collection, but those shortcomings bring it down a bit.

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  1. DezorianS.
    Mar 17, 2005
    It's like Streetfighter, King of Fighters, or other Games, they have the best GAMEPLAY. It is tough but keep hanging on.
  2. BlueFalcon
    Mar 23, 2005
    Ever tried to buy the old nes mega man carts? I have, and they're pricey. This compilation provides most of the best mega man games at a decent price and on a modern system. The bonuses are pretty cool too. Expand