Mega Man (1987)
"Rockman" (original title)

Video Game  -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  December 1987 (USA)
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A housekeeping robot volunteers to become a superhero to stop a mad scientist from world domination.

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Doctor Wily, a mad scientist, creates 6 robots to help him conquer the planet. When Doctor Light hears of Wily's evil plans, he alters Rock, a house-keeping robot, adding an arm-cannon, armor, etc., so he can stop Wily and his robots from taking over the earth! Written by Top_Man <sylvestr-andrew@northnet.org>

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Will you and Mega Man penetrate the seven separate societies of Dr. Wily and preserve the human race? You're in control!

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When Capcom was producing this game, there were several names considered for the main character. Knuckles Kid was one suggestion, as was Rainbow Man (because the main character changed colors whenever he used a different weapon). They finally went with the name Rockman, which was changed to Mega Man when the game was released in the United States and Europe. See more »

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Games will never top this... ever.

Mega Man was one of the Nintendo games I grew up. This will remain as one of my favorites. Despite the fact that it was an 8-bit game, the graphics, gameplay, and sound\music were much better than most Nintendo games of that time. I especially love the "de-dit" sound that Mega Man makes every time he lands on the ground!


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