Metroid Dread
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The release of Metroid Dread is fast approaching and it seems it's not just Japan that's getting behind MercurySteam's upcoming Nintendo Switch release.

Over in Mexico - a large billboard has been spotted, and it's got some fans of the famous intergalactic bounty hunter in a state of disbelief. Again, this is the conclusion to the original Metroid saga we're talking about here - not big hitters like Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, or Animal Crossing. It's a series some seem to think hasn't been given enough spotlight over the years, so it's fantastic to see these kinds of advertisements popping up.

Perhaps Nintendo is feeling confident after the game's pre-release success - with the title topping the best-selling and pre-order charts just days after it was announced. In addition to banners going up in many different locations around the world, Nintendo has also been promoting Metroid Dread with reports and social media posts. Just this week it dropped a new commerical:

Will you be trying out Metroid Dread when it arrives on October 8th? Let us know in the comments.