If someone told you to name an X game that was purely a cash grab, this is it. Stages are mostly just long empty hallways, they repeat the same annoying four enemies on every stage and all of the Bosses/Mavericks just seem to go back and forth and do little else. The Ride Armor gimmick doesn’t contribute anything to the game.
Some of the things that the X games already knew how to do, were butchered. X3 is like going backwards in the series; You’d think that this was their first X game. What a soulless game. I’d rather play Rockman & Forte. At least it had a game built around it. If you like walking and being treated like a four year old, try X3.