Just look at what they've put out lately: Auto Modellista Several low-resolution 2D fighters that are embarassments compared to Guilty Gear $40 ports of Resident Evil 2 and 3 with no real enhancements P.N. 03 Chaos Legion Devil May Cry 2 Dino Stalker Mega Man X5, X6 and X7 Crappy resident evil lightgun games They have had some good games in Viewtiful Joe, Steel Battalion, and Onimusha 2 (and possibly the new RE games, depending on who you talk to). However, this kind of good/bad ratio is embarassing for someone who used to be top dog. I really don't understand the resource allocation decisions they make. Mega Man is one of their oldest, best, and most respected franchises, and yet they are trying their best to kill it by making each game more wretched than the last. Now I love the gameplay in Viewtiful Joe, but the characters/story/art design are weak and will never catch on with the masses. It just seems like it would have been a better idea to not waste all of VJ's gameplay ingenuity on a new/weak franchise and instead bring back Mega Man with a vengeance. The time mechanic would have worked great with spikes, dissappearing block puzzles, moving platforms, etc. Zero's game could have left the beatemup element intact. And yes, for those who are wondering, I just bought Mega Man X7 and I'm very bitter.