So, with that in mind, we thought it would be fun to rank the classic Mega Man games in order of influence, either in the overall scope of the. In 25 years the Mega Man franchise has spawned over games and I've picked out my top 10 best ones. Thirty years and many games later, the Mega Man franchise is still going strong. But now it's time to see which is the best. The battle itself is heart-stopping due to the sheer size of the beast and how you know that one misstep leads to falling into a pit. This added an interesting dynamic; less skilled players could save all the bolts they found and buy upgrades if they got sick of looking for them, while the dedicated, more adept players could be fully loaded without ever spending a single bolt. Capcom's blue bomber, Mega Man has been one of the best game series in the NES and SNES days. This list was selected by a panel of IGN's Mega Man experts. Yes X3 did it first but Zero in that game is nothing but a buffed up version of X. Mega Man 4 is the tipping point where the Mega Man franchise starts to tip from extraordinary into merely noteworthy.