Heart Tanks - More life added to meter - One per stage. Drop down between the shots and fire at him. Hop on board and blast the blue crystal with your weapons until it sinks. In all of my tests, the capsule has always appeared on the first try if I haven't taken a single hit. Finally, they've added the ability to play through the stages again once you've beaten the game, wit h the bosses intact, and the storyline repeating each time you play the stage. By defeating bosses X acquires weapons which can be used to unlock new paths through other stages. It murders Vile in two hits as opposed to the four that X's Buster takes! However, there are no stage differences here between X and Vile except for the enemies that populate each area.
Upgrade capsules, heart contains and energy tanks have been rearranged to give the game more of a challenge. This game is a must for any fan of the series and loads of fun for the casual gamer. Once you beat the game as X you then unlock Vi le mode. X's version is the one you're likely famil- iar with, while Vile's is only slightly different. Stand under one of the claws to avoid it. Unless you're packing the Electric Spark, battling him is going to be a challenge, as he'll block your attacks most of them, anyway. It just feels empty playing this type of game.
He's blown backwards, and after some more conversation, it's time for the showdown. Now, within the 32 seconds allotted to you, dash as quickly as you can across the hovering lifts to try and reach the other side where the fuel tanks are on a lower part of the ledge just after the stage midpoint. After Velguader is put down, there's another dialogue sequence before Sigma himself challenges you. For instance, you can't use a weapon that uses 16 units of energy if your meter is only 12 units in length. Deal with these while navigating the treacherous cracked flooring, and move on to the right to encounter some different flying mechaniloids.
Drop if he starts to wall climb, and dash to the other side to avoid being struck. Launch and hit him when he's not stomping around or shooting flames, and you'll soon claim victory. Choose wisely, as Vile's game is harder overall anyway. The other important move this miniboss can use is water suction - it'll either pull you in or try to blow you away, but this isn't too hard to get used to. Dodge and blast them as you see them to avoid being struck.
Vile rears back and plants one right in your face. After you destroy this sub, you'll reach some cyclone generators. Jump on top of it and quickly leap off to the left to grab the side of another spiked platform that holds the Heart Tank. The first one will lead you to a ledge with an energy capsule. What happened to the part with Zero? Keep running forward past the enemies to eventually reach the first Bee Blader. The next area involves total darkness, except for the occasional fly-by of a firefly robot that lights the path.
Remember that Vile's weapons requires a bit more planning on the player's part. Stay on the wall to dodge. You'll have to contend with missiles and flying mechaniloids, but this shouldn't be hard. Climb up all of the ledges filled with pickaxe robots, and head left. Anyway, the first part of this stage is a pretty straightforward path of ladders and platforms. Now head back to the left, and climb the wall to continue onward in the stage. They weren't very hard to find however! By far, the grenades are the best weapon to use.
He'll probably start off firing reg- ular shots at you in groups of three. You must get the Ride Armor to detonate here so that it explodes the fuel tanks and reveals the Sub Tank. The next section has a few missile-launching enemies, and floating mechani- loids as well as Metools. Continue to the left and drop down. He can run, dash when he has his upgrade for it , jump, and shoot. Take this out the same as the first, and move on. Completing the game will unlock a new playable character and storyline as well as an animated movie that explores the history of the sci-fi spinoff series.
If you take it, you will destroy the enemies in your path, but get flung off when it comes to an abrupt stop at the end, falling down a pit. When selecting bosses, you go to a weapon select screen, where you can equip Vile's various weapons based on the amount of weapon energy you have available - see Section 7 for more info. Capcom knew how to fix up Mega Man X. Once you get into the deep water, a few sea horse robots will attack you. You'll deal with a few more missile- shooters here too. Also, the voice acting is great.
Head Parts - Headbutt some ceilings - Found in Chill Penguin's stage. It suffers from enemies that take too many hits. Once you make it through this section past all the bat mechan- iloids and the ostriches, you'll reach a pit you can drop down. Product Dimensions 7 x 4. These aren't dan- gerous by themselves, but can be if they're ignited by the next attack. As you near the top of the lift, there's a lone spiked platform on the right-hand side.