Four years after recording Mega Man X1, I finally get to Mega Man X2. I like this game a lot, as it’s just a bit more than a standard Mega Man sequel clone. It makes some positive changes without straying to far from what made the original a classic, and for that it deserves to be remembered in its own right. I’ll let the video explain the rest. Enjoy!
Author: Richard Naik
Originally I had written parts of this article for my Overwatch review, but I couldn’t justify another 700 words of straight Team Fortress 2 comparison. Those words now go here, since I wanted to go into more detail about just how much Overwatch is a spiritual child of Team Fortress 2. The TF2 heritage goes beyond aesthetic qualities and deep into the mechanics of its characters. Thus, seasoned TF2 veterans will recognize these similarities very quickly.
All the flavors come together
HIGH Dancer of the Boreal Valley, Pontiff Sulyvahn, and the Abyss Watchers
LOW A key NPC vanishing after I failed his quest without realizing it
WTF Getting booted when my Steam connection dropped
Old friend Darren Forman stops by to discuss 50% of Street Fighter V. Why 50%? Because the other half apparently hasn’t been released yet. Comedy! Plus Brad embraces his inner caveman in Far Cry Primal, and Chi marvels at Chun Li’s fashion choices. Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, and Darren Forman.
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An incomplete legacy
HIGH Another chance to experience the underrated Mega Man 4 and 6.
LOW The omission of the underrated Mega Man 7.
WTF How are there fewer games than in the Mega Man Anniversary Collection?
It's Not Worth the Obvious Pun
HIGH The main character is kinda cool
LOW Everything else
WTF Grenades that roll past enemies, go in a circle, and then off a ledge