If you would have told me a year ago that we would be getting a new Metroid game this year, I would have said, “alright, sure.” If you had told me that we would be getting a straight-up 2D Metroid game, I would have probably told you to get out of town. Now, if you told me both 3D and 2D Metroid games were coming, I would have probably laughed and secretly prayed that it were true.
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Metroid: Samus Returns is out today, and the reviews are glowing in its favor. Nintendo uploaded a Samus Returns accolades trailer, praising the remake as one of the best Metroid games to date. They also released a launch trailer highlighting some epic moments in the game.
One of the first reviews for the newest Metroid game has come in. This one comes from the Japanese magazine Famitsu. I’m really excited for this game, and it’s nice to see how it is shaping up. Here’s how Famitsu reviews Metroid: Samus Returns.
Nintendo released an in-depth Metroid: Samus Returns overview trailer. The trailer goes over Samus’ new abilities and attacks, as well as the amiibo functionality. The remake comes out on September 15 for Nintendo 3DS.
Update: Best Buy pre-orders are back up.
Update: Preorders are up for the Dual Pack on Best Buy and GameStop’s sites for $29.99.
Update: Amazon has posted dummy pages for the Metroid amiibo!
Nintendo announced during their E3 Treehouse Live conference amiibo for Metroid: Samus Returns. Of course, getting your hands on any amiibo is a real challenge, but never fear! Here’s a guide on how to get your hands on the Metroid amiibo.
All three of us convene this week to discuss the problem with the Metroid amiibo, but first, we talk about some pressing matters, like our Ironcast audio review! We also spend some time talking about our experiences with arcades and how awesome they are. Then we finish by complaining about how the hardest mode in Metroid: Samus Returns is locked behind the squishy Metroid amiibo. Enjoy!
Last month, Nintendo revealed the Metroid amiibo functionality for Metroid: Samus Returns. The original info confused some fans because it looked as though Hard Mode was only available through the amiibo. However, they recently said in an interview that Hard Mode is unlockable without the amiibo.