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Genre: Adventure, Platform

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Wii U, Arcade, Family Computer Disk System, Virtual Console (Nintendo)

It's you against the evil Mother Brain in the thrilling battle of Metroid! You're inside the fortress planet Zebes. The planet of endless secret passageways where the Metroid are multiplying. Left alone the Metroid are harmless. But in the wrong hands they could destroy the galaxy. It's up to you to prevent the Mother Brain that controls Zebes from using the Metroid for evil purposes. But that won't be easy. You'll have to use... Read More


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Brendo
8 reviews

Alright 80%

Metroid is the first platformer that I've ever played to completion. Prior to playing it, I had thought that I would probably never really like any platformers. When I actually played Metroid, I was honestly pretty hooked. I thought the control felt incredibly smooth (and kind of magical in a strange way) and the gameplay was difficult but (usually) forgiving, given that you would eventually learn how to best combat enemies. There were unfortun... Read More

Positive points
Controls (Most of the time)
Art
Skill/Upgrade progression
Negative points
Boss design
Platforming (specifically with the Screw Attack)
Very obvious technical limitations
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DingleDongle
41 reviews

Very Bad 30%

I knew going in that this may not be my cup of tea but I ended up disliking it more than anticipated. There is no indication of where to go which isn't necessarily a bad thing, but It becomes a major problem when every room looks the same. I basically walked around until I found elevators to move on. But my actual problem with the game is the controls. The game switch between tight and icy at a moments notice, and throughout my playthrough I had ... Read More