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Metroid: Other M

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For decades Samus Aran has been known as one of the first female protagonists in video games and one of the most enigmatic. Having traded her haunted past for the solitary life of a bounty hunter Samus finally tells her own tale in this revealing personal story of her failings

Release Date: 03 September 2010

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About the Game

For decades, Samus Aran has been known as one of the first female protagonists in video games, and one of the most enigmatic. Having traded her haunted past for the solitary life of a bounty hunter, Samus finally tells her own tale in this revealing, personal story of her failings, her flaws and ultimately her motivation. Metroid: Other M is an unprecedented collaboration that blends the slick, action-packed production of the world-renowned Team Ninja development team with the game design talents of the creators of the original Metroid. Metroid: Other M is a dramatic new direction for a legendary franchise and a bold new blend between cinematics, storytelling and the best in interactive entertainment.

Metroid: Other M takes the best elements of 1st-person and 3rd-person gaming to create a seamless blend between gameplay, story-telling and dynamic cinematography, that feels like a movie the player can control. Players hold the Wii Remote controller sideways while navigating and battling in 3rd-person. However, at any moment, players can switch immediately to Wii Remote pointer controls to examine and explore the environments in 1st-person perspective.

Metroid fans know more about Samus' suits and weapons than they do about what drives her. That's about to change. The story begins immediately following the events of Super Metroid, when a baby Metroid gave its life to protect Samus. With voice acting and a rich story, players learn the engaging backstory of Samus as she weaves through an action-packed adventure aboard the Battle Ship, a decommissioned space facility. As she hurtles into this new adventure, Samus will encounter her first mentor and Commanding Officer of the Galactic Federation, Adam Malkovich.

The development of Metroid: Other M is an exciting collaboration between Nintendo's Yoshio Sakamoto and Team Ninja. Sakamoto was the director of Super Metroid in 1994. Team Ninja is the renowned action developer of Ninja Gaiden. Metroid: Other M pairs Sakamoto's expert level design and exploratory focus of the classic Metroid series with Team Ninja's signature stylish, no-holds-barred action.

Product Details

  • Platform: Wii
  • Release Date: 03/09/2010
  • Category: Action, Adventure
  • Players: 1
  • Age Rating: 16 and over
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Developer: Nintendo and Team Ninja
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish


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nuneaton GB
Metroid other M, is a fantastic addition to the series that reminds me more of the original classics on the NES, Game Boy and SNES than the western developed Metroid Prime series. Great graphics/sound and a very unique style of gameplay that is a clever mix of 3rd and 1st person. While some don't seem to enjoy the story that the game presents its unfair to criticize the game for it, as it tries to take the series in a different direction and I think it does a great job with it.
Metroid other M is among the best games on the Wii and well worth buying if your a fan of Samus Aran or action adventures in general.
Confirmed purchase: 12 February 2015
Published on: 02 March 2015

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