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Available Now Coming Nov 24, 2011
Metroids threaten the galaxy, and only you can stop them.
Bounty Hunter Samus™ Aran faces off against the Metroid scourge once again in this epic sequel to the NES™ classic, Metroid. Take control to guide Samus™ through cavernous corridors, ancient ruins, and alien traps. On the mysterious planet SR388, you'll find artifacts of a lost civilization that grant amazing powers. Cut through creatures in a buzz-saw blur. Roll through hidden tunnels and climb sheer walls.
Fight to the heart of the planet and search for the merciless Metroid leaders. If you are a cunning explorer, you’'ll earn the best of several super endings. Enter this exciting Metroid sequel and experience the thrills of this beloved series.
This game is only playable in 2D.
This classic game is part of the Virtual Console service, which brings you great games created for consoles such as NES™, Super NES™ and Game Boy™ Advance. See more Virtual Console games for Nintendo 3DS.
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