UGO writes: "Inti Creates' Mega Man 9, published by Capcom for digital delivery on Virtual Console, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, is a joyless, relentlessly cheap gaming experience. It is designed to make you fail, and frequently, groaning in frustration as you work your way back through equally difficult sections to once again reach the next 'cheap death' moment you couldn't possibly have seen coming the first time around. It never lets up, not for one moment, and that persistence of cheap design will make you hate it all the more with every step.
"I walked away from this review with an intense, burning hatred for Mega Man 9. And also a sense of acceptance that the game does in fact achieve exactly what it sets out to do."