Mega Man has been a series of great platformer titles that started to get stale over time but Mega Man 11 brings it back. Mega Man 11 brings a lot of freshness that series needed while still maintaining the charm of the series.
Mega Man 11 mixes old-school level design, new shiny visuals, and new gameplay mechanics. It also features a variety of difficulty options that cater to almost every type of gamer out there. Visually the game uses 3D objects in a 2D plane which seems to have worked out quite well. Unlike previous games where beating a Boss and absorbing their powers just changed your character’s colour, Mega Man’s whole suit gets an overhaul in this new title.
In terms of levels, there’s a good variety in terms of design and visuals. Levels are long, tedious and can take a while to complete. Checkpoints are far and few but this has been balanced with the new mechanic that allows you to slow down time. This makes dodging and shooting enemies easier but its usage is limited and cannot be spammed infinitely. This along with the ability that makes Mega Man even more powerful make up the new “Double Gear System”. While it does make the game a little easier, you will need to master it to complete levels and to beat the bosses. Oh, and Bosses also have the “Double Gear System” so that makes things even more interesting and fun.
If you’re a fan of platformers or enjoyed playing the older Mega Man titles then you should check out Mega Man 11 because it is a lot of fun. Mega Man 11 is now available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch.
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