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Score Breakdown Based on 1491 ratings
  1. 10 (302)
  2. 9 (529)
  3. 8 (466)
  4. 7 (116)
  5. 6 (33)
  6. 5 (17)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (16)

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  • User Rating 7.7

    The game that started the Blue Bomber's claim to fame.

    Rated on April 19, 2005 by Grouchu

    Who knew back in 1987 that the blue bomber would end up as popular as he is today? It is a good thing this game was made, as it became the classic of the series that it is. The premise of Mega Man ...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    Don't judge this game by it's cover.

    Rated on January 26, 2006 by packymaster

    This is an excellent game which started a huge series of games. Many people love the Megaman series and this is the game that started it all. This is a very classic game, and in my opinion one of the ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The first Mega man, and by far the hardest.

    Rated on July 01, 2007 by Wise_dude321

    Gameplay: This game is simple, to the point, and at the same time still puts in strategy. The game begins in a hub screen, and it's the first one I can remember that EVER did that. You are poised wit...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    awesome game of the year worth playing on the nintendo system SSS rank

    Rated on December 22, 2009 by omegazx100

    well where to start my 1st megaman was megaman II after school i went to a friends house he had alot more game then anyone when he play it i would sometime watch him play it so when he gave me the con...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.2

    Mega Man is an undeniable classic, but by today's standards, is far too frustrating to be labeled "Must-Have".

    Rated on July 06, 2007 by Nils_mccloud

    Mega man originaly saw the daylight in the USA in 1987. The game featured the now well known character of the same name, going through different stages, shooting, jumping, and defeating some robots al...

    2 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    This game brings it, all of it.

    Rated on September 18, 2006 by OriginalGundam

    It is a truly great game a true classic. The difficulty is just right, the bosses each have unique powers which you gain upon beating them, and the level layouts are fun and challenging but you don't ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    If you haven't played it in 19 years, its time to!

    Rated on February 11, 2006 by sonic_spark

    I've had Mega Man 1 since it came out nearly a decade and a half ago. The great thing about this game is that it gave a new spin on boss fights, the levels had interesting puzzles (try Iceman's lev...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    The first in a series of classics!!

    Rated on October 03, 2006 by Smitticus

    Back in 1987 that the Bomberman (or dynablaster) was just another name in the gaming list It was the first of a classic of the series that would have a loyal almost cult like following. The Storyl...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    One of my favorite games on the NES!

    Rated on March 11, 2009 by maverick_41

    Story The story is kind of left untold in this game, but it is simple. Dr. Wily is trying to take over the world. In his attempt he makes 6 Robot Masters to help him. Knowing this Dr. Thomas Lig...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    It's great to see were the Blue Bomber started, and what ideas didn't made up for latter titles

    Rated on February 12, 2010 by bomberfan14

    As a big Mega Man fan myself, i was always wondering how was the original entry of Megaman on the video game world. After playing it in the Mega Man Collection, i felt satisfied and hope to comeback a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.