Metroid: Samus Returns for Nintendo 3DS
3DS

Metroid: Samus Returns

Sep 15, 2017

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About this game

Developer: MercurySteam
Content Rating: Everyone10+

Summary

Brave the hostile terrain of an alien planet teeming with vicious life forms as legendary bounty hunter Samus Aran. Her mission? Terminate the Metroid menace in this masterful reimagining of her 1991 Game Boy™ adventure. Samus Aran's arsenal has been enhanced with new moves and abilities that are sure to help her face the deadly surprises that await. This intense, side-scrolling action platformer is a great entry point into the Metroid franchise and perfect for returning fans as well, and it's available only on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

Gamer Reviews

3018 Reviews
9.39

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Critic Reviews

53 Reviews
8.41
Kyle HansonSep 12, 2017
While this isn't Samus' greatest adventure, it is still a very good one.
Lou ContaldiOct 02, 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns is a remake that plays it close to the original, for both good and the bad. To its credit, the story (or lack thereof) is still a thrilling exercise of environmental storytelling and the puzzles are varied and interesting; however, the lack of boss variety, experimental stop-and-go gameplay, and dated visuals make this Metroid title more of a love letter for old-school fans, and potentially a chore to those more accustomed to contemporary genre norms.
PramathSep 28, 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns is a triumphant return to form for the franchise, and its greatest victory is that it makes it feel as though Samus never left to begin with.

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