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Metroid Prime (2002) Game Information

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Metroid Prime (2002)
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Overall Rank:

178

Avg. Rating:

3.95/5

# of Ratings:

10

US Release Date:

11/17/2002

JP Release Date:

02/28/2003

Platform:

GameCube

ESRB Rating:

T
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Multiplayer:

No

Developer:

Retro Studios

Publisher:

Nintendo

Genres:

Action (First-Person Shooter, Action/Adventure)

Synopsis:

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03/23/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Big Risk, Big Reward

Metroid Prime is a great example of a big risk, big reward scenario. It was a big risk changing what was once a 2D platforming only series into a FPS and making it into a great game. I'll be honest, As a big fan of Metroid and Super Metroid, I was hesitant to give this a shot. I'm glad I did.

Arguably the best game released on the Nintendo Gamecube, Metroid Prime kept the weapons, upgrades, bosses, and most importantly the Metroid feel and successfully transplanted it into the FPS genre. The auto-aim feature and lock abilities kept this game from becoming too much FPS and not enough adventure. The environment is detailed, the music intensified game play, and it was easy to move around whether you were jumping or in a ball.

I had a lot of fun playing this when before I thought t...

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