Slick Anthology

A video game collection in blog form… a constant work in progress

Mega Man 8

Mega Man 8 Cover

System: PS1

Genre: Action/Platformer

Release: 1/–/97

Completed: Partially

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Blue Bomber Capcom released… Mega Man 8. Yeah, not the big project you might think of for a decades worth of games, but it’s something! MM8 would be the last title in the classic series for over 10 years, as the downloadable game Mega Man 9 came after multiple spin-offs and continuations of other Mega Man series’. I wasn’t a big fan of 8. I thought the series had gotten stale a few entries prior, and the innovations were few and far between. The formula is totally fine though: running through levels, defeating the Robot Masters, and gaining new powers is fun. It’s just that we had all done that seven times before. I think that’s a major reason why it took Capcom some eleven years to release a new game in the franchise.

Buy this game from Amazon.


2 responses to “Mega Man 8

  1. connorbros 02/10/2013 at 9:17 am

    2, 3, 4 were definitely the heyday I think… but I enjoyed them all nonetheless.

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