Mega Man X8 is a
high speed action game which challenges players to jump and shoot their way through a variety of imaginative stages. The game stars Mega Man and his allies, Zero and Axl, in a new adventure packed with more features, depth
and variety than the series has ever seen.
Three playable characters with varying strengths and special abilities. Mega Man X - Equipped with his trusty charge shot, Zero - A master of
short range attacks with the ability to double jump and Axl - Armed with a spread shot weapon and hovering skills.
Enhanced tag team action. Switch between two characters at any time to effectively defeat enemies.
Rescue change - Standby character can provide backup support when the main character is caught in enemy clutches.
Double attack - Attack enemies to fill up a special gauge and unleash a powerful two-player simultaneous attack!
Recovery gauge - Health gauges for standby characters refill according to how well the main character performs in battle.
Combo counter - Recovery items are only available when dropped by enemies; defeating multiple enemies in a row will increase the combo counter and the rate at which enemies drop these special items
Three Navigator types - Pick a Navigator at the beginning of a stage; each offers a stage strategy, an enemy strategy or story supplements.
Collect "metal" from defeated enemies - Use as building blocks for valuable power-up chips.
Ability to use weapons obtained from defeated bosses.
Multiple story endings and hidden items.