Top 10 Reasons Why Megaman Is Overrated

Garfieldtop10s
Mega man was a series of games released in the 80's and 90's for the NES. There were also games released on newer platforms like the play station and psp. People praise megaman for the addictive gameplay and fun levels. But I think it's overrated

The Top Ten

1 Every Megaman Is the Same Game

You can't just say that you hate megaman because it's the same every time because every game that has a sequel is the same. (well for the most part)

Mega Man is amazing. This list is kinda stupid. Oh well.

If it ain't broke, DON'T FIX IT

I don't think that Mega Man being the same game is the problem, but the fact that provide little innovation from sequel to sequel is why some fans left the series. This is also the same problem with Bomberman as well.
Solid titles, but no really all that innovative.

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2 Mega Man 2

You're just mad because it's a more popular game then whatever Steam game you play

No, this is Mega Man 2 in a nutshell (for the most part): Two words. Metal. Blades.

His second game in particular is the most popular, and the most overrated. This is mega man 2 in a nutshell: oh, you don't have this item? Well you can't go here or fight this boss! Oh ho ho! - Garfieldtop10s

It's too easy.
Metal Blade is op.
Said everyone that beat it on normal mode. If you didn't beat it on difficult, you didn't beat it at all.

3 Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3ds

This game in particular also is why he is overrated. Mega man will be to smash what funky kong was to Mario kart wii. Overused and overpowered. Just forget about megaman - Garfieldtop10s

Shut up, megaman is awesome, Mario is the one who is overrated beyond overrated

4 Boring and Overused Music

You hear the mega man theme in a lot of YouTube videos and I hear it so much it just gets boring. Especially the megaman 2 title theme. - Garfieldtop10s

Then what would you define as good music? The overused Pursuit-Cornered theme? Corneria? World 1-1? LoZ overworld theme? Brinstar? Mute City?

5 Capcom Sucks

Capcom is the owner of the megaman franchise, and they never use him. His last three games were cancelled, they blamed the fans for one of them, on disc dlc, and poor buyouts. - Garfieldtop10s

Who cares made the game?! The franchise is popular! Also, if you hate Mega Man so much, then why the hell are you complaining about his games being cancelled?! - Hakros323

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6 No Battery Saves

Just write down the password after each level or plat the post-SNES games.

Because battery saves didn't exist then? Hello?

Actually they did. The Legend of Zelda had one and it was released the year before Mega Man. - MrQuaz680

Why can't you save a mega man game? This just proves mega man is for anime loving toddlers in their basement wasting their life on their NES. - Garfieldtop10s

7 Repetitive Gameplay

Yea, most games are consistent, why fix what isn't broken? Also don't think this mattes when basically every series is the same. Mario is platforming, Call of Duty is literally the same game with updated graphics and different guns, Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat are always fighting games, Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy are always RPGs. What's your point?

Played the first 10 Mega Man games, and most of the sequels don't add anything really new. Yes, there's always a different weapon each game, but that's the same reason why Call of Duty is repetitive. New Super Maro Bros. is different from the first Super Mario Bros because it introduced new mechanics like Wall Jumping, or air spinning. Mega Man added a slide attack in the 3rd game, and a charge attack, but it doesn't seem like much compared to slope sliding or triple jumps.

Go into ___man's stage, kill dudes, avoid traps, fight ___man, kill it, repeat. - Garfieldtop10s

8 Too Difficult for New Players

New age game syndrome. Today's gamers expect to pick it up and beat it no problem and not have to work for it.

Then just play Mega Man 10 on easy!

Sounds like you're just bad at the game, you sound butthurt.

Try as they might, a newcomer most likely won't beat a single megaman stage. This means most gamers are turned away from mega man. - Garfieldtop10s

Sounds like someone died too much. True the games can be difficult, but that's part of the fun! Wouldn't you rather beat a hard game, finish it, and say "Oh wow! I can't believe I actually beat it! " than beat a easy peasy game, finish it, and say "Okay, what's next? " - Hakros323

9 Too Japanese

I really fail to see how this is relevant.

Not to be racist, but winners in drawings for new mega man villains are almost always Japanese. Only 2 Americans ever won the drawings. I find mega man being too Japanese a problem because it means capcom is Being less generous toward other countries. - Garfieldtop10s

It is a Japanese game. What did you expect? More Japanese people had submitted more than the Americans because it was more popular there - Hakros323

Um...okay.that's actually very racist

10 Generic Character Design

Just picture a typical cyborg. Then you have megaman. Great design, capcom. - Garfieldtop10s

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The Newcomers

? He is Complex Character

Even though he was not intolerant and opportunistic, there was a moment at the end of Megaman 7, in which he is about to kill Wily because Bass nearly destroyed Dr. Light's lab, and even by his will, Megaman did not shoot Wily. But let's recap on this, if Megaman throws himself, this could strongly question his sense of hero's justice because of the inferiority complex, and he can become a very problematic person, even being dumb and very sympathetic, and if he arrived a moment when he would furiously hurt a bad person and realize that people are afraid of him, he can understand this very well and go into a great depression and run away from home.

The Contenders

11 Mega Man: Battle Network

Battle Network was an innovative turn, if you complained that all the games are the same why are you putting this down?

12 Mega Man is on Archie Comics instead of Mario & Pac-Man

How cool is that?! Not cool at all! Someone could've stopped Archie Comics from having exist Mega Man (Archie) Comics. Pac-Man (Archie) Comics could exist, not Sonic & Mega Man bull!

13 He Is a Teenager
14 You Cannot Shoot Up, Down or Diagonally.

Bass could do that in Megaman and Bass

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15 Annoying Voice Acting V 1 Comment
16 He Is On Archie Comics V 1 Comment
17 Sonic & Mega Man Crossovers
18 His Arch-Rivalry With Bass
19 Sonic & Mega Man: Worlds Collide
20 Mega Man Teams Up with Sonic Characters
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