While the player is free to proceed through the game in any order, each Robot Master is especially vulnerable to a specific weapon, which encourages the player to complete certain stages before others. Besides the weapons taken from the Robot Masters, the player is able to pick up a platform generator item known as the "Magnet Beam" in Elec Man's stage.
Mega Man also features a scoring system where players score points for defeating enemies, and earn extra points for collecting power-ups from fallen enemies and for clearing each stage.
Light for industrial purposes: Cut Man, Guts Man, Ice Man, Bomb Man, Fire Man, and Elec Man. Wily (who plots to take over the world), but is unsure of what to do.
His helper robot Rock, having a strong sense of justice, offers to be converted into a fighting robot to stop Dr. In time, he defeats the six robots and recovers their central cores, then confronts Dr.
"We didn’t have [a lot of] people, so after drawing character designs, I was actually doing the dotting (pixelation) for the Nintendo," Inafune stated.
"Back then, people weren’t specialized and we had to do a lot of different things because there was so few people, so I really ended up doing all the characters." Mega Man is colored blue due to the NES console's technical limitations: the color has the most shades in the console's limited 56-color palette, and the expanded selection was used to enhance Mega Man's detail.
During these final stages, the six Robot Masters must also be fought again in a predetermined order before the final confrontation against Dr. Before Mega Man, Capcom primarily made arcade games, and their console releases were mostly ports of these titles.
In the mid-1980s, Capcom made plans to develop Mega Man specifically for the Japanese home console market.
In the year 200X, robots developed to assist mankind are commonplace thanks to the efforts of renowned robot designer Dr. However, one day these robots go out of control and start attacking the populace, among them six advanced humanoid robots made by Dr.Wily within his Pacific-based robot factory (which happens to be mass-producing Light's robots).After a final showdown, Wily is defeated and Mega Man returns to his family. Wily (here Light's assistant turned disloyal) co-create the humanoid robot Mega Man (no such place existed in the original plot). Wily grows disloyal of his partner and reprograms these six robots to aid himself in taking control of the world, creating the seven empires of Monsteropolis. Light sends Mega Man to destroy his fellow creations and stop Dr. Mega Man consists of six side-scrolling platformer levels freely chosen by the player.Each robot master was worth a random number between 50,000 and 100,000 points whereas Dr. The scoring system was removed in later Mega Man games as it provided no benefit to the player.High scores did not earn extra lives, they were not recorded, etc. When all six Robot Master stages are completed, the seventh and last stage appears in the middle of the stage select menu. Wily's robot factory, is a chain of four regular stages linked together, each containing at least one new boss.Although he is often credited for designing the character, Inafune insists that he "only did half of the job in creating him", as his mentor developed the basic character concept before Inafune's arrival.The team decided to incorporate anime elements for the game's animation.The initial Western release of the game, while keeping the basic plot the same, significantly changed some details from the original Japanese manual. In each level, the player-character, Mega Man, fights through various enemies and obstacles before facing a "Robot Master" boss at the level's end.Upon defeating the boss, the player assimilates the Robot Master's signature attack, or "Special Weapon", into Mega Man's arsenal for the rest of the game.in Japan, is a 1987 action-platform video game developed and published by Capcom for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).It was directed by Akira Kitamura, with Nobuyuki Matsushima as lead programmer, and is the first game of the Mega Man franchise and the original video game series.