Metroid: Samus Returns

2017 • Nintendo 3DS
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Experience the return of classic Metroid in a long-awaited reimagining of the second game in the series. Metroid: Samus Returns retells the tale of Metroid II: Return of Samus with enhanced environments, new abilities and deadlier enemies, and perhaps a few hints to the future of the saga.

METROID: SAMUS RETURNS marks the return of both Samus after seven years without her own game, and classic style Metroid, which had been dormant since 2004’s Metroid: Zero Mission. Samus Returns updates Return of Samus to include the series’ staple features from Super Metroid, as well as an intuitive new aiming system, new upgrades that make use of a mysterious power, and the ability to counter enemies with melee attacks. The world of SR388 has been reborn and takes full advantage of the Nintendo 3DS’ 3D rendering, and the original game’s audio has been amplified, recapturing the original game’s desolate atmosphere.

METROID: SAMUS RETURNS was developed by MercurySteam in partnership with Nintendo, with Yoshio Sakamoto returning as Producer. The soundtrack was composed by Daisuke Matsuoka, with Metroid veterans Kenji Yamamoto and Minako Hamano coordinating.