LAG - "Metroid Prime was released in November of 2002 on the Nintendo Gamecube (Also was released for the Nintendo Wii as part of the Metroid Prime Trilogy, but this is a review of the Gamecube version) and was developed by Retro Studios and Nintendo. It is the first 3D Metroid game and the fifth game in the Metroid series overall. Metroid Prime is the first Metroid game to have a first person perspective. With the release of Metroid Prime (along with Metroid Fusion), came the end of an eight year period since the release of the previous Metroid game, Super Metroid in 1994. Being the first Metroid game to be released in eight years and the first game to have new mechanics, Metroid Prime had many expectations. Although, Metroid Prime would meet all the expectations and set a new standard for Metroid games to come."