- Number of Players
- Single Player
- Release Date
- 24th Nov 2011 (USA), $3.99
- 24th Nov 2011 (UK/EU), £3.60
- 28th Sep 2011 (JPN), ¥400
- Nov 1991 (USA)
- 21st May 1992 (UK/EU)
- 21st Jan 1992 (JPN)
- File/Download Size
- 37 blocks
- Samus Aran
3DS eShop / GB
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About The Game
A Sinister Planet Threatens the Galaxy!
Space Hunter Samus Aran returns to battle a planet crawling with evil creatures bent on universal domination in this bigger than ever sequel to the NES classic Metroid.
Take control! Guide Samus through cavernous corridors, ancient ruins and alien traps. On the mysterious planet of the Metroids, you'll find artifacts of a lost civilization that grant amazing powers. Cut through the creatures in a buzz-saw blur! Roll through hidden tunnels and climb sheer walls!
A battery back-up allows you to save your progress as you 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 the Game Boy like never before!