Platforms: Nintendo Switch (Reviewed), Xbox One, PS4
Released: May 22, 2018
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The Mega Man series is one of Capcom’s most iconic franchises with the Blue Bomber making his debut on the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987 and appearing in over 50 games since. Known as Rockman in Japan the series is known among gamers for some of the best and most challenging platforming in video game history. The first six games in the main series were released on the NES while Mega Man 7 was the lone 16-bit entry on the Super Nintendo. Mega Man 8 was a 32-bit release for the Sony PlayStation and Sega Saturn in 1997, and Mega Man 9 and 10 received a multi-platform release for consoles such as the Xbox 360, PS3, and the Nintendo Wii. Capcom released the Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC in 2015 which included the first six games in the series with a 3ds port coming in 2016. The Capcom Legacy Collection 2 came to consoles and PC in 2017 and included the final four games in the main series. Many fans of the Mega Man series consider the Nintendo console to be the proper home for the superb platformer and with the release of the Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2 on the Nintendo Switch gamers will finally get the opportunity to experience the series on Nintendo’s latest hardware.