The year is 2189 (21XX). Thanks to ingenious inventor; Thomas Light, robots are now capable of free thought and decision making. However, some of these amazing machines, known as Reploids, have taken it upon themselves to destroy those who gave them life. These traitors are labeled as Mavericks, and are the sworn enemies of the Maverick Hunters. This is where you make yourself known, fight against Mavericks, or join their evil ranks under the leadership of Sigma to wipe out all of humanity. The choice is yours, now come and join the fight today!