Could Metroid and Samus be losing relevance with younger gamers?

GameZone's Andrew Clouther writes, "So the other day I was at a Moe's, waiting for a half-off burrito, when I noticed a little kid around the age of eleven staring at my shirt. The shirt had a Metroid on it with the outline of Samus Aran at the bottom. I tried to pretend to not notice the kid with curiosity to see where this was going. It was the conversation he had with his friend that interested me the most. The kid didn’t know what a Metroid was or who Samus was – but he recognized her as being a video game character. His exact quote was, “isn’t that the guy in the game with Kirby?” This is the moment it hit me."

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