Mega Man Soccer
#89: Mega Man Soccer

Released In: 1994
Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom

      Soccer, Mega Man style. Features 21 classic Mega Man characters: Skull Man, Flash Man, Bubble Man, Toad Man, Cut Man, Elec Man, Bomb Man, Dust Man, Air Man, Ice Man, Needle Man, Top Man, Fire Man, Pharaoh Man, Wood Man, Snake Man, Gemini Man, Enker, Proto Man, Dr. Wily, and of course, Mega Man.

Syd Lexia: Aside from Mario Strikers Charged, this is the only soccer game I enjoy. The game is very shallow and simplistic by today's standards, but it is damn fun.

Valdronius: I remember the first time I saw this game. I was at a rental store, and I absolutely had to play it. But I couldn't; I was on vacation and I didn't have my SNES with me, so I realized it would've been kind of pointless to rent it. In retrospect though, I guess I could have just rented it and never returned it... they never would have found me. Anyway, I never ended up getting my hands on it, and it wouldn't be until the days of emulation before I actually gave it a try. My first impression was that it was kind of disappointing, mostly because I had no idea how to do special kicks. Once I figured that part out, it was an okay game. Near impossible to score without using a super kick, near impossible to not score unless your super move hit a defensive player before the goalie. I still get a laugh when Needleman or Cutman causes a robot to explode.

Douche McCallister: If you like Mario Strikers, you better thank Mega Man Soccer because it was the precursor. I spent many pissed-off afternoons facing a team of Dustman and Skullman. Itís nearly impossible to block their super shots and it was one of the most horrible experiences of my life.


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