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Super Metroid Retro Review

Lens of Truth writes - "In what will definitely be the easiest Retro Review of all time, we bring you Super Metroid – possibly the greatest video game ever made. That’s right, ever made. Don’t believe us? Come inside and get geared up for our heroes 8th adventure, as well as a retro schooling from Samus company in our latest Retro Review."

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Shogun Master2131d ago

Awesome game, in fact, one of the best ever!

darkcharizard2131d ago

Agreed. Anything less than 10 is blasphemy!

HammockGames2131d ago

I can't remember how many times I played through it. Maybe a dozen?

If they released it as a new game today, I'd gladly pay the inflation-adjusted price. It was just that good.

darthv722131d ago

always a big fan of the metroid games. This one tops my fav list with the original metroid prime coming in second.

Off topic, I always thought it was funny how when the snes came out the games had this "super" designation tacked on to the name. Super ghouls and ghosts, super castlevania, super metroid, super star wars/empire/return... etc. Then when the N64 came out it was all about 64. wipeout64, mario64 etc.

Shame they didnt continue the trend with the cube or wii.

specialguest2131d ago

This was one game that got it all right from the start. If patches exist back then, this game didn't need one.

Myze2131d ago (Edited 2131d ago )

Other than RPGs, Super Metroid and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night are my two favorite 2D games. As long as you count Zelda: A Link to the Past as at least partly an RPG. (Super Mario World and Super Mario Bros. 3 would be up there as well)

ReservoirDog3162131d ago

I can never get into these games. Need to try it again soon.

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VINNIEPAZ2131d ago

One of the all time greats. The game was dripping with atmosphere

iNcRiMiNaTi2131d ago (Edited 2131d ago )

Agreed. This is my favorite game of all time. So far my best 100% speedrun is 1hr 42min but thats with mockballs, shortcuts and a murder beam on Ridley. Haven't tried to finish the game getting everything normally since I was little. Might have to try that again. I have it on my psp so I can always have it on the go but I would gladly pay for it if it came out on a DS or something.

My favorite track in the game. I remember i would just leave the game on in the red area for a while and just listen to the music
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Sea_Man2131d ago

Still play this game from time to time. It's still impressive. Does anyone know if you can download this on the Wii? I guess i could google it

Baron792131d ago

Yep, its on the VC and for $8.00 its a steal!

Joe Bomb2131d ago

Nintendo could charge $20.00 on the virtual console and get away with it for this game.

ArthurLee2131d ago

I wish they still made games like this, the last one I could think of is Batman Arkham Asylum. You know, find a new item and head back to a spot where you know you need that item. I guess I love backtracking...as long as its done right!

stealyrface2131d ago

Epic final boss, with a twist!

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