"Focusing on high scores and flawless fast runs through levels is a perfectly valid way to build a game. In fact, it’s a smart recognition of how people today play old Mega Man games, emphasizing speedrunning and tricks rather than standard playthroughs. Gunvolt’s world and characters don’t reflect that kind of thoughtful focus, though.” 

Review: Azure Striker Gunvolt riffs on Mega Man but misses what made it a classic