Strap on your Mega Busters: Mega Man X is coming to the North American New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console tomorrow!

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Mega Man X was the very first 16-bit Mega Man game released for the SNES back in 1993. A spin-off of the original Mega Man series, X takes place a century later, set in a futuristic world populated by both humans and Reploids. The X series itself is best known for reinventing the franchise with a more mature story and expanded gameplay elements, such as scaling walls and dashing along the ground.

Like most SNES Virtual Console releases, Mega Man X will be priced at $7.99.

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When it comes to playing and writing about video games, Matthew aspires to be the very best, like no one ever was. Writing for Nintendo Wire and the thought of one day finally achieving a perfect, no death Super Meat Boy run fills him with determination.

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