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Games Similar to Megaman (X)?

07-12-2011, 07:42 AM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 12
Games Similar to Megaman (X)?

Hey guys, I did a quick search and I saw we have a few threads about platformers and games similar to Mario, but I was wondering more specifically, if we have any games similar to Megaman? Preferably the X series.

I have played the released megaman game and it left alot to be desired, and the closest thing I have found is Grokion, is there anything else?

Thanks in advanced guys.
07-22-2011, 08:45 PM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 12
lol...well then..

07-23-2011, 01:40 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: The distant future year 1999
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Unfortunately the version of Mega Man 2 that's available is a port of the mobile phone version. I'd suggest going under options and setting it to classic mode if you haven't done so already, it's still a buggy imperfect version of the NES classic but it does get rid of the horrible floaty jumping. I'd recommend Gunstar Heroes if the game had a better d-pad that actually allowed you to fire at angles. I haven't come across anything that plays close enough to Mega Man to recommend that actually has usable controls.
07-24-2011, 08:24 PM
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Thanks man
10-14-2016, 08:15 AM
Joined: Dec 2015
Location: UK
Posts: 811
It's been five years... Can we do any better now? Venture Kid got a rather lukewarm write-up at the start of the year. Is there anything else better?

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10-14-2016, 10:38 AM
I've kept contra loaded on every ipad i own... I'm certain it's out of the play store now...
as for Mega Man type games... There's of course Mega Man X... Venture Kid..The Random Heroes series...
and Mutant Mudds
10-14-2016, 10:41 AM
Joined: Feb 2012
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Apocalypse Max from Wandake is imo the best run and shoot on ios, 'mainly because the game and controls are tailored to mobile (even ig they are virtual buttons), so that the game is playable without being frustrating. Besides that I would recommend the Metal slug series (even though you"ll probably use a lot more continues than with physical controls), Venture Kid and star Marine! which I think is more Contra-like but playable and fun, the thing is I dunno if its still aviable for purchase as the game isnt even updated to screens bigger than 3.5 Also, the Megaman X game for capcom still functions normally on my 7 plus running the latest 10 update so there's that as well.

Favorite games: LittleWing Crystal Caliburn, Legends of Yore, Hook Worlds, Phoenix HD, DoDonPachi Resurrection, Spectral Souls, Bastion, Avadon, Dariusburst SP, Aquaria, King of Dragon Pass & Starbase Orion
10-14-2016, 06:18 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
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There are some decent run n guns, but I don't think I've found anything on iOS that pushes quite the same buttons a Mega Man game should. Capcom's weak ports are probably the best, and they're not real good at all.
10-15-2016, 06:15 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Location: UK
Posts: 811
Sigh... The Capcom ports themselves look pretty janky. Can't we get the PSP remake, Maverick Hunter X? Loved that game...

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