Metroid: Samus Returns

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About the Game

Brave the hostile terrain of an alien planet teeming with vicious life forms as legendary bounty hunter Samus Aran. Her mission: terminate the Metroid menace in this masterful reimagining of her 1992 Game Boy adventure.

Samus Aran’s arsenal has been enhanced with new moves and abilities that are sure to help her face the deadly surprises that await her.

Release Date: 15th September 2017

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Metroid: Samus Returns

This intense, side-scrolling action platformer is a great entry point into the Metroid franchise and perfect for returning fans as well; and it’s available exclusively on Nintendo 3DS family systems.

This intense, side-scrolling action platformer has been completely remade with engaging and immersive 3D visuals and a rich, atmospheric colour palette.

Classic Metroid II: Return of Samus gameplay is joined by a wealth of new content, including a set of brand new abilities that utilise a mysterious energy resource called "Aeion", a powerful melee counterattack and a 360-degree Free Aim Mode.

There are plenty of secrets to find, and if you uncover enough of them you may even start to unravel Planet SR388’s mysterious past.

Two new amiibo figures (sold separately) – Samus Aran and Metroid – will be released alongside the game. This game is also compatible with the Zero Suit Samus and Samus amiibo from the Super Smash Bros. series.

Product Details

  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Release Date: 15/09/2017
  • Category: Action, Adventure, Platform
  • Players: 1
  • Age Rating: PEGI 7
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Developer: MercurySteam Entertainment / Nintendo
  • Languages: English



Metroid: Samus Returns

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Metroid: Samus Returns - Overview Trailer (Nintendo 3DS)

Metroid: Samus Returns releases on Nintendo 3DS family systems on September 15th.

Metroid: Samus Returns - Weapons Trailer (Nintendo 3DS)

Metroid: Samus Returns comes to Nintendo 3DS family systems on September 15th!

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7 out of 10


Glasgow GB
Game is very enjoyable but I would not get it as a newcomer to the metroid series, play the older games first to get an idea of how it works.
Confirmed purchase: 12 May 2018
Published on: 26 May 2018
9 out of 10

Confirmed purchaser

A great game with the typical game play you would expect from a Metroid 2d platformer. The 3d element is more of a gimic but the game play and challenges are excellent.
Confirmed purchase: 03 January 2018
Published on: 08 February 2018
10 out of 10


London GB
It's been a long time coming for a new metroid game to come too the nintendo 3ds and its amazingly good highly recommend.
Confirmed purchase: 22 December 2017
Published on: 26 January 2018
10 out of 10


London GB
A game that really surprised me. I knew that would be a good game, but I was not expecting to be THAT good.
Confirmed purchase: 04 October 2017
Published on: 19 October 2017

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