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A classic Metroid adventure returns, rebuilt from the ground up!

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 1991 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. 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 only on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

Features:

  • This intense, side-scrolling action platformer has been completely remade with engaging and immersive 3D visuals and a rich, atmospheric color palette.
  • Classic Metroid II: Return of Samus gameplay is joined by a wealth of new content, including a set of brand new abilities that utilizes a mysterious energy resource called "Aeion," a powerful melee counterattack, and 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 the mystery of Planet SR388's past.
  • Two new amiibo™ figures*—Samus Aran and Metroid—will be released as a set alongside the game. This game is also compatible with the Zero Suit Samus and Samus amiibo from the Super Smash Bros. series. Functionality details will be revealed at a later date.
  • While supplies last, fans will be able to purchase a special edition of the game, which includes a physical copy of the game, a sound-selection CD featuring 25 tracks from across the Metroid franchise, and a reversible title-sheet insert for the game case.

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Just tap in an amiibo accessory to score new characters, game modes, or other perks!

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  •  amiibo
    Metroid

    Release Date: September 15, 2017

    These mysterious organisms have the power to absorb the energy of any life-form with which they come in contact, and this ability has put them at the center of many a galactic conflict. Nefarious Space Pirates want to use them as a weapon—one powerful enough to conquer the entire galaxy. To combat this threat, the Galactic Federation dispatched a lone bounty hunter, Samus Aran, to eliminate the Metroid™ menace once and for all.

    The Metroid amiibo figure is available exclusively in the Metroid series 2-pack set.

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    Samus

    Release Date: November 21, 2014

    Samus Aran, an intergalactic bounty hunter, has fought her way across a variety of planets in the Metroid™ series. Orphaned at an early age, she was taken in and raised by the alien race known as the Chozo. The Power Suit she wears is a product of their technology. Her unique combat skills combined with her athleticism and Arm Cannon have seen her through countless missions.

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  •  amiibo
    Samus Aran

    Release Date: September 15, 2017

    Samus Aran, an intergalactic bounty hunter, has fought her way across a variety of planets in the Metroid™ series. Orphaned at an early age, she was taken in and raised by the alien race known as the Chozo. The Power Suit she wears is a product of their technology. Her combat skills combined with her athleticism and Arm Cannon have seen her through countless missions. This amiibo figure shows Samus Aran as she appears in the Metroid: Samus Returns game and crouched in her classic pose from the Metroid II-Return of Samus™ game's box art.

    The Samus Aran amiibo figure is available exclusively in the Metroid series 2-pack set.

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    Zero Suit Samus

    Release Date: September 11, 2015

    Samus™ is far from helpless when her Power Suit is deactivated. With her Zero Suit, she doesn't have the firepower she's famed for but is in full possession of the agility and athleticism she gained through her childhood training with the Chozo. Without the armor, she's also much, much faster. The weapon she carries is a self-protection device known as a Paralyzer that stops enemies cold.

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Figures shown not actual size and designs may vary. Compatibility and functionality of amiibo may vary per game. Software updates may be required.

Game Details
  • Platform Nintendo 3DS
  • Release Date Sep 15, 2017
  • No. of Players 1 player
  • Category Action, Platformer
  • PublisherNintendo
  • DeveloperMercurySteam Entertainment / Nintendo
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