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Old 02-01-2009, 11:29 PM   #1
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Metroid Prime

im playing through this game for actually the first time right now. i played a bit of Echoes, and couldn't really get into it, but then i played Corruption and loved it. so when i saw the original for 7 bucks i had to pick it up.

so far it's very cool. its hard going back to the controls after playing the much improved Wii version, but they definitely get the job done. the main thing that amazes me is the atmosphere and detail. Retro Studios seems to be a master at level design, Nintendo should use them more.
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Old 02-02-2009, 12:11 AM   #2
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Nintendo might actually be using them less; Retro is working on other projects right now, and it's not confirmed whether or not they're working on any Nintendo franchises. Either way, they're done with Metroid.
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Old 02-02-2009, 08:48 AM   #3
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Nintendo might actually be using them less; Retro is working on other projects right now, and it's not confirmed whether or not they're working on any Nintendo franchises. Either way, they're done with Metroid.
well Retro is a second party developer, so i'm sure they've got something planned with the big N.

i'd really love to know what the ex members of Retro are working on with EA. i think their studio is called Aramature? something like that.
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I think the original metroid prime was better than corruption, the new play control metroid should be good.
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I couldn't even get past the first level.
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lol really? im in magmoor caverns now and its been pretty easy so far. but i did die on that plant boss once. it has a really awesome game over screen o:
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Yeah, Metroid Prime was pretty easy. I think the only one I actually had any difficulty on was Prime 2.
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Yea Prime 2 is definitely the hardest. All that required running through areas which quickly drain your life and stuff. I'm pretty sure Dark Samus was harder then Dark Samus in Corruption.
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Yeah, all the bosses in Corruption were pushovers. Prime 2 had the hardest bosses. I shudder when I think of the Boost Guardian.
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The Aurora Unit was more Shock Value at the end, cause you didn't really expect it, till you remember seeing that broken Aurora tube thing earlier in the game.
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