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Mega Man 9
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Release Date (US):
September 25th, 2008
Release Date (UK):
September 25th, 2008
Online Players:
E [Everyone]
PSU Rank:
365 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PSN:
28 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and Wii

About Mega Man 9

In the year 200X, as the advanced science of the era has created industrial robots that co-exist with humans. However, an evil genius, Dr. Wily, plots for world domination and creates his own robot army to take over mankind. Luckily for humanity, Dr. Light outfits one of his domestic robots “Rock” to fight Dr. Wily’s creations. Mega Man is born. Eric says: Set after the events of Mega Man 8, multiple riots have sprung up all over the world. Whilst many people suspect that this is another plot from Dr. Wily, Dr. Light is stunned to recognize that some of the robots rioting on the TV screen are his own creations. Even more stunning, Dr. Wily appears on television to proclaim that Dr. Light is the evil mastermind behind these latest catastrophic incidents and it’s up to Mega Man to clear his creator’s name!



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Mega Man 9 is a great game with a huge amount of old-school appeal. Unfortunately, it is unlikely to resonate with everyone, primarily due to its excruciating difficulty.

We like

  • Excellent level design
  • Classic gameplay
  • Old-school music and graphics

We dislike

  • Excruciating difficulty may turn some off
  • Main game is fairly short

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Mega Man 9 News

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