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Super Metroid

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Genre: Adventure, Platform, Role-playing (RPG), Shooter

Platforms: Virtual Console (Nintendo), Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

Super Metroid is an 2D, side-scrolling action-adventure game, which primarily takes place on the fictional planet Zebes—a large, open-ended world with areas connected by doors and elevators. The player controls Samus Aran as she searches the planet for a Metroid that was stolen by Ridley, the leader of the Space Pirates. Samus can run, jump, crouch, and fire a weapon in eight directions; she can also perform other actions, suc... Read More

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WrytXander
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Great 100%

Each of Super Metroid's elements come together to create one of the most lonely and oppressive gaming experiences ever, and that alone is worth all the respect in the world. What's more, while it's not my absolute favourite game, this is definitely THE best game design I've ever borne witness to. This game has some of the most clever design tricks I've ever seen, and I'd never have noticed them if I wasn't really looking. The controls are just ri... Read More