‘Mega Man 11’ sees the Blue Bomber in peak form

In terms of classic platformers, Mega Man has always kind of been the black sheep of the family. Actually, Sonic is the black sheep of the platformer family, but Mega Man is a close second. The Sonic comparison is fairly apt: Both series star edgy blue protagonists and have had an extremely hard time evolving. There are a lot of mechanics in the classic “Mega Man” games that don’t translate well to the modern day. Translating what once was to something new and special is difficult, as not every series can be Mario — popular in 2D, 3D and in every miscellaneous genre imaginable. READ MORE