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Game Rant has published its full interview with Metroid co-creator Yoshio Sakamoto. Sakamoto touched on why 3DS was chosen as the platform for Metroid: Samus Returns on 3DS, as well as why Metroid II was fit for a remake. He was also asked about possible interest in an animated series / movie, though Sakamoto didn’t have much to say here.

You can read Sakamoto’s comments about these topics below. The full interview is located here.

Metroid: Samus Returns sold roughly 30,000 copies in its first week in Japan. That may not seem like a lot, but it doesn’t tell the full story.

Dengeki reports that Metroid: Samus Returns sold through 70 percent of its initial shipment. That number gives us an indication that Nintendo was smart with the amount of copies it sent out to retailers.

Metroid has never been a huge seller in Japan. However, Samus Returns did pretty well all things considered. Here’s how it stacks up to other entries in the series:

Two special Metroid: Samus Returns t-shirts are up for grabs through Nintendo’s online store. Both designs are up here.

Keep in mind that these are limited edition shirts. When they’re sold out, they may not return, and supplies are likely to be limited.

Nintendo published another new trailer for Metroid: Samus Returns highlighting the strong critical reception. Get a look at it below.

Metroid: Samus Returns launches today, and to celebrate this occasion, Nintendo has prepared a special launch trailer. Check it out:

This will contain spoilers, so steer clear of this video if you want to keep your gaming experience pure. If you really want to get a glimpse of the ending and final boss you can check out the GameXplain video down below.

NintenDann has uploaded a little over 55 minutes of gameplay of Metroid: Samus Returns. You can watch the full video below.



All Chozo memories in Metroid: Samus Returns

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If you wanted to take a look at all the Chozo memories in Metroid: Samus Returns than you are in luck. GameXplain has uploaded a video showing off all of the memories in the game, check it if you want down below.

We’re a couple of days away from launch, but some folks are already getting their hands on the European Metroid: Samus Returns – Legacy Edition. Check out an unboxing below.

System: 3DS
Release date: September 15, 2017
Developer: MercurySteam / Nintendo
Publisher: Nintendo


Samus Aran has a long history with the video games and is easily one of the most iconic and recognizable characters of all time. But unfortunately, the famous bounty hunter along with the Metroid series itself have been mostly dormant for quite a while. However, now Samus is back, and it feels incredible to have her at the forefront once again. Even if Metroid: Samus Returns is just a remake and not a brand new title, beggars can’t be choosers, and I can promise that everything the game has to offer touches base with everything we’ve wanted from a classic Metroid title for a long time while remaining fresh and feeling contemporary in its mechanics, gameplay, progression, and world.

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