What I liked:
- I found the level design in the game to be absolutely fantastic because there’s a ton of variety present throughout each level which in turn keeps things fun at all times.
- Technically the game holds up really well throughout your time with the game and I was really impressed with the controls that have been implemented.
- The presentation side of the game has been done to perfection and Mega Man has never looked and sounded better than it does here.
- There are lots of different weapons and upgrades for you to get to grips with and the best thing is that each weapon and upgrade plays its part and feels important.
- Each enemy in the game represents a different challenge and the boss battles feel exhilarating from start to finish.
What I didn’t like:
- In terms of content there isn’t a huge amount for you to get to grips which means I feel the game is slightly overpriced.
- You have to stop and have a breather every now and then because the high difficulty can be a little frustrating.
Does Mega Man 11 do enough to get a recommendation from me?
All in all Mega Man has a place in a lot of people’s heart’s and I’m one of those people so to say I was eager to get to grips with Mega Man 11 would be a massive understatement. Thankfully it didn’t disappoint either and in a way I think it will garner more fans because whilst it’s still retro to the core it does also have a modern feel to it as well. This modern feeling is felt through both the controls and presentation side of the game and when they combine together you have an incredible amount of fun. In fact you have that much fun that it makes it easier to carry on even if you come across some frustrating moments, which you will no doubt experience along the way. Thankfully these frustrating moments aren’t too profound though because defeating the various enemies never gets boring thanks to the many upgrades and weapons you can use against them. At the end of the day then Mega Man 11 has reached my lofty expectations and then some, and whilst I feel it may be a little overpriced I still recommend that you get the game because it does the Mega Man franchise justice and fans of the franchise will thoroughly enjoy what the game has to offer.
I rate Mega Man 11 8.5/10.
Written by: gerrardnum8 (Dean Martin)
Developer: CAPCOM CO., LTD.
Publisher: CAPCOM CO., LTD.
Release Date (Xbox One): October 2, 2018