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Old 12-08-2009, 01:22 AM   #1
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Why do people compare Metroid to Halo?

Seriously. i am a fan of both, and everyone seems to compare these 2 franchises which are COMPLETELY different! The ONLY thing they have in common is an armor clad protagonist. Sure, the prime series is first person, but still! Halo is an action filled shooter that is mostly about blowing crap up. Metroid is an exploration game about solving environmental hazards using equipment you must find. There is combat, but it is NOT combat focused game. So WHY on Earth do people bother to compare the too?!

I was talking to a friend on MSN the other nightm and asked if he had played Super Metroid. His reply? "Nah, I don't like Metroid, I like Halo." That has WHAT to do with it?
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Old 12-08-2009, 01:22 AM   #2
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Because they don't know what one or both really is.
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Get a new friend.
The people you're talking about obviously have no insight of what Metroid is.
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Old 12-08-2009, 01:27 AM   #4
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The people you're talking about obviously have no insight of what Metroid is.
He's more like an annoying guy I learned to put up with.
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Old 12-08-2009, 03:59 AM   #5
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alot of people don't know much about metroid. so here's what i think those people think

"hmmmm, that metroid guy is like master cheif. he has armour and fight aliens in space. nintendo ripped off halo (insert whining here)"

i think most people think samus is a boy as well.
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The ONLY thing they have in common is an armor clad protagonist
this is exactly why
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It's the first time I heard about this comparison. Meh. They're just ignorant.
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Old 12-08-2009, 01:16 PM   #8
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They are in space and they can shoot... obviously the same game! That's how a lot of people think
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1. Master Chief has always been mainstream, but Metroid, up to that point (2001) had not had a mainstream console game. So when Prime comes along with a 1st person view with a sci-fi armour-clad protagonist fighting aliens over a series of planets, you can see from there
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