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Is a New Metroid Title Imminent?

Nintendo are notorious for winding up their fans and leaving franchises dormant for extended periods, but the Metroid series has upheld such a terrific standard throughout its history that it seems like only a matter of time until we see a new entry. And if recent events are anything to go off, that time could be closer than we think.

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mikel10151280d ago

I don't really think Samus being picked on during the Smash bros trailer has much to do with a new title coming eventually, but it does seem that Nintendo have been giving off a lot of signs that it's on their mind

AKR1280d ago (Edited 1280d ago )

While on plain paper it doesn't seem that way; there are a ton of characters they could have picked. Bowser, King Dee-Dee-Dee and Rosalina are the best ones they could have picked, to emphasize how "little" Little Mac is; but they didn't.

There has been a lot of tell-tale signs that N is in the works of a new Metroid title and this is the latest tidbit. It's starting to add up.

Dravidian1280d ago

It's a reference to Little Macs first SSBB appearance as an assist trophy. His height was compared to Samus' that time as well.

DEEBO1280d ago

strider is the new super metroid it's so good.

Realplaya1280d ago

Your comment makes no sense. You mean strider is trying to be like the old Metroid. See I fixed it for you.

Geekman1280d ago

Your trolling is bad and you should feel bad.

MaxwellBuddha1280d ago

The new Strider is great, but being side-scrollers is about the only thing the two have in common.

That said, I wouldn't mind at all having a new side-scrolling Metroid title with new Strider-like aesthetics.

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CrossingEden1280d ago

Hopefully a new game that Team Ninja has NOTHING to do with, Other M was terrible.

TheSsus1280d ago

The proverbial sh*it stain on an otherwise perfect record. Loved the Prime trilogy.

fossilfern1280d ago

Wasnt team Ninjas fault. Blame Sakimoto.

MaxwellBuddha1280d ago

Team Ninja didn't write the story. That was done by the co-creator of Metroid himself, Yoshio Sakamoto.

DanManDantheMan1280d ago

This is speculation I'd like to read.

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