Best Mega Man Video Games

The Top Ten

1 Mega Man X4

The first in series where Zero is playable and he is so cool. Also X4 is where Mega Man series becomes epic.

Amazing play controls, beautiful sprite animations and backgrounds, great soundtrack and story, best maverick bosses in the series, you can play as Zero. A must play for mega fans. This game is a masterpiece.

Wow, I'm surprised that this game is at number 1, especially on a list for every Mega Man game in existence o.o - Gehenna

I like the anime cutscenes!

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2 Mega Man X

It's like the original Mega Man series got upgraded. Everything from that series is here too, but now you can climb walls and upgrade your armor. Also, while the original series is very lighthearted in terms of the plot, the X series is far darker and more serious. Unfortunately, the X series gets much worse as it goes on. However, most people would say the original series did too(at least until 9 came out and changed that).

It took everything great about the old school Mega Man games, and improved it with three big gameplay mechanics, the dash, the boost cannon charge, and the wall jump, completely reinventing the series and becoming an endlessly replayable game in the process.

Best game by far!

This is my fist megaman game I played, (not counting fan games)and the gameplay is amazing for what it is and while it hasn’t got the best weapons, (except spark mandrills and launch octopi’) or the most difficult bosses, finding all those upgrades were a blast! And even street fighter fans get a little treat if they max out X, which is (spoiler alert! ) hadouken! The perfect game for core mega man fans and newcomers

3 Mega Man 2

What is megaman x4?

Pick your difficulty: for normal difficulty, play the game with no guide whatsoever. For a slightly easier game, play the levels in this order: Metal Man, Wood Man, Bubble Man, Crash Man, Air Man, Flash Man, Heat Man, and Quick Man. If you want the hardest difficulty setting, select "difficult" on the main menu.

Oh man, I could never put down this masterpiece. It is part of your lifetime. Play it, for your own sake. It never gets old at all! I especially adore the graphics! And the music? What can I say? This is classic!

Go classic & old Mega Man games! This game could have crossovers such as Mario & Mega Man: Worlds Collide w/ Mario-based robots of Dr. Wily such as Mario Man, Yoshi Man, Goomba Man, Rosalina Woman, Daisy Woman, Waluigi Man, Toad Man & etc joining w/ all of Wily's old & new robots from the Mega Man franchise respectively. Also, Princess Daisy of Sarasa Land will be seen having frequent & bitter rivalries with Bass.

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4 Mega Man X5

WHY BE A MODERNIST?! YOU CAN LOVE VIDEO GAMES WHETHER THEY'RE THEY'RE RETRO OR MODERN! The Mega Man X franchise is one prime example (but it excludes remakes/ports of the original Mega Man X and Mega Man X6's successors).

SHUT UP Mega Man 2 haters! Don't you DARE insult my favorite game!

Far better than the lameness that is 2

This is by far better than MM2. Also, MM2 is the wost

5 Mega Man 3

Best mega man game

Mega Man 3 is a masterpiece.

This game brought a lot of staples that woud be later used I.E. sliding and Rush

One of the first decent stories in the series, some of the better robot masters in the series with pretty decent weapons. Plus you can also take on the Mega Man 2 Robot Masters (albeit in an exoskeleton) in revamped versions of the earlier stages. The slide ability makes movement smoother, it introduced Rush and has the best version of the Rush Jet (But when it becomes a jetpack is also cool.) Music isn’t quite as good as 2, but still, there’s Snake Man, Spark Man, Shadow Man, and Proto Man’s themes, and they are pretty awesome. Add it all up, and it’s overall my favorite game in the series.

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6 Mega Man Zero 3

Why is it so low? Definitely as great as the first 2 picks. It's an expansion of the X series that takes out simplicity. Whether you prefer simplicity or complexity determines whether you prefer the highlights of the x series of zero series, but it still has to be right before or after for sure. I also think zero 2 is as good as zero 3.

Amazing level design, great weapons, amazing boss fights, perfect controls, and an amazing story make this the best Megaman game.

This game is simplu phenomenal!

7 Mega Man 4

Best weapon arsenal before 9, best castle bosses, 2 castles, lots of platform elements!

I agree. Best weapons in the series, the storyline was very original and interesting at the time, the music is not the best in the series but still top notch. The robot masters and bosses are by far the most unique in the series too.

8 Mega Man X3

Is just my opinion, but this is the best megaman game, principally the musics - Linkbadass

9 Mega Man X6
10 Mega Man X2

I really enjoy X2's level design and bosses over X1 or X3. X1, in my opinion, overused many enemies to the point where it was a lot more combat based than the classic series (not a bad thing, but I prefer the more platforming challenges of the classic series). X2 seems to fuse together X1's and the classic series's level design to something that's really nice. Every boss is beatable without their weakness, which is something I can't say for very many Mega Man games. The music is also pretty great as well (though not as awesome as X1's soundtrack).

I'd say this is better than Mega Man 2, but I might change my mind on that eventually (who knows).

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The Contenders

11 Mega Man Zero 2
12 Mega Man

These are good old games. But still, Super Mario should be in it, although Capcom didn't know about Super Mario yet.

Honestly the first is the best! Mega Man all the way!

MARIO IN MEGAMAN?! You really suck at crossovers...

A technical nightmare. the issues... Bad Robot Masters ( Guts Man and Bomb Man) numerous glitches ( jumping in a certain spot in Ice Mans stage ruins the game) Bad bosses ( Yellow Devil, Hologram, BUBBLES) need I say more? - Frouze

13 Mega Man Legends

This is the best 3D transition for mega man.

14 Mega Man Zero

The fate of Zero has never been so good

Such a fun game I loved it first mega man game I played and taught me that mega man was a hard game

15 Mega Man 5

Gyro Man and Crystal Man are the best

This game is good, but Nintendo's mascot should be in ALL Mega Man games! Imagine Mario & Mega Man: Worlds Collide.

How could this game be so low on the list? It's a masterpiece! I love the graphics and the music! Everything! I want this game so bad.

I don't feed that peach hater troll anymore.

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16 Mega Man X8
17 Megaman Zero 4

its epic

18 Mega Man 9

This should be number 2!

19 Mega Man Maverick Hunter X

I love this game as much as Powered Up! - SachiyoHasegawa

Really fun

20 Mega Man X7

This game is underrated

21 Mega Man ZX Advent

A super cool Mega Man game! Great action and gameplay. Soundtrack is awesome. Everything is great about Mega Man ZX Advent.

22 Mega Man & Bass

The only this to dislike was the utter difficulty. Great bosses, awesome weapons, challenging level design, and awesome music (I'm a sucker for Dynamo Man's theme).

At least it's easier than Mega Man 3.

23 Mega Man 10

This game is great. I only encountered one actually bad boss, and that was Pump Man.

24 Mega Man 6

Good old game which is underrated.

Also, Sonic & Mega Man crossovers are terrible & should not have happened in the first place!

How about Sonic & Pac-Man: Worlds Collide/Unite?

This game is perfect! I wish I had this game! Ah, the graphics, the music, etc...

Sonic and megaman crossover are awesome, please accept - Linkbadass

Sonic... & PAC-MAN?!
PAC-MAN X?!
MARIO X?!
MARIO & Mega Man?!

(sigh)
Your crossovers are worthless, Pac-man & Mario fanboy.

25 Mega Man 7

The most underrated game of all time

26 Mega Man Battle Network 5
27 Mega Man 8
28 Mega Man Legends 2

Best of the series period

Can you please shut up about Mario?

Super Mario Sunshine vs. Mega Man Legends 2

Mega Man Legends 2 wins.

29 Mega Man 11

First main series game with 3D graphics! Also, my first physical coping Mega Man game.😉

1. Mega Man 11 (9.7)

2. Mega Man X8 (9.2)

3. Mega Man X5 (8.7)

4. Mega Man X2 (8.4)

5. Mega Man 9 (8)

6. Mega Man 4 (7.9)

7. Mega Man Powered Up (7.8)

8. Mega Man X4 (7.5)

9. Mega Man X (6.9)

10. Mega Man 5 (6.4)

11. Mega Man 6 (6.2)

12. Mega Man 1 (5.8)

13. Mega Man 3 (5.5

14. Mega Man 6X (5)

15. Mega Man 2 (4.8)

16. Mega Man Zero Series (3)

17. Mega Man Maverick Hunter X (2.8)

18. Mega Man X7 (2.5)

19. Mega Man ZX (2.3)

20. Mega Man ZX Advent (0.5)

30 Mega Man Powered Up

Are you kidding me this game has ton for characters and a maker feture to the game this is top notch

This game is pure nostalgia! Along with Mega Man Maverick Hunter X of course! - SachiyoHasegawa

31 Mega Man Starforce

Mario Starforce world be way better.

This game is another 3rd millennium Mega Man game which needs Mario characters in it.

32 Megaman ZX
33 Mega Man Zero Collection (DS)

Death Battle: Rapunzel vs. Zero

34 Street Fighter x Mega Man

What about Mario x Mega Man?

35 Mega Man: Legacy Collection

Should be in the top 2.

36 Mega Man Battle Network 6
37 Mega Man 1
38 Mega Man Battle Network 2
39 Mega Man Battle Network 3
40 Super Smash Bros. (Wii U)
41 Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes
42 Super Smash Bros. (DS)
43 Mega Man: The Wily Wars
44 Mega Man X: Command Mission
45 Megaman & Bass
46 Mega Man Star Force 3
47 The Misadventures of Tron Bonne
48 Mega Man Battle Network
49 Mega Man Star Force 2
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