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Platform, Adventure

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Nintendo, Nintendo R&D1, Playtronic

December 31, 1987, August 6, 1986, March 1, 2012, March 15, 2012, February 29, 2012, February 3, 2016, January 15, 1988, August 1, 1987, July 20, 2007, August 13, 2007, March 4, 2008, July 11, 2013, August 14, 2013, September 1, 1994

Wii, Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Family Computer Disk System, Arcade



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High Difficulty: The steep difficulty curve in Metroid can be daunting for new players.

Repetitive Elements: Metroid may become repetitive after extended play, especially in the Platform genre.

Bugs and Glitches: Some players have reported bugs that can disrupt the Metroid experience.

Why To Avoid

Community Driven: The game has a strong community, which enhances the multiplayer experience.

High Replay Value: Metroid offers numerous reasons to replay, thanks to its Platform elements.

Innovative Mechanics: Metroid introduces new and innovative mechanics in the Platform genre.

Why To Play

It's you against the evil Mother Brain in the thrilling battle of Metroid! You're inside the fortress planet Zebes. The planet of endless secret passageways where the Metroid are multiplying. Left alone the Metroid are harmless. But in the wrong hands they could destroy the galaxy. It's up to you to prevent the Mother Brain that controls Zebes from using the Metroid for evil purposes. But that won't be easy. You'll have to use your spacesuit to absorb valuable energy for your search to gain the use of power items like the Ice Beam, Wave Beam, High Jump Boots and Varia. If you survive, it will be you and your acquired powers against the Mother Brain.



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