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3.5 stars 3.5/5 Stars Average score of 2 user reviews spread across 9 releases and 0 DLC

4-colour worlds are somewhat difficult to traverse 1

The Metroid series was a slow developing one in the beginning. After liberating Zebes, Samus lovers would have to wait five years before stepping back into the Power Suit, and they would have to do so on a 4-colour screen. A tough pill to swallow for Metroid fans who witnessed faithful and loving re-imaginings of the Mario and Zelda universes on the SNES with Super Mario World and A Link to the Past. This is part of what makes Metroid II: The Return of Samus the awkward middle child of the origi...

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Diverts from the core formular in interesting ways 0

Metroid II was released back in 1991 for the original Game Boy. The game was the first one after the original NES Metroid game and introduces many new elements, game mechanics and a graphic style that have defined the series since then. The game however does also divert from other parts in the series. Most notably is this in the story. Samus is given the task to destroy all Metroids on the planet SR388. Ridley, Mother Brain or other classic Metroid enemies don't have part in this game. The...

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