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7.8 out of 10

Metroid: Zero Mission

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Overall 8
8.0

fun but short

deliabc, Ebay
14 March 2010
  • Summary: It was a very fun game with a fare amount of bosses and puzzles. I wish it was longer though but I supose that you can only do so much considering it was a remake of the orginal metroid. I also didn't like that the backrounds looked like they came out of a comic book. Including the orginal metroid after you beat the game was realy nice but I wish the galeries were were biger and had creatures and seens. Over all it was a good game.
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Overall 8
8.0

Metroid: Zero Mission is pretty sick

walcz4k, Ebay
30 October 2009
  • Summary: I Definitely enjoyed this game, I finished in less than 3 hours on the Normal mode and then went and played through on Hard. also, after beating it I unlocked the original Metroid game for the NES. good game, highly recommend it! Graphics : it's a GBA... little old, but for it's time it was the norm. 7/10 Gameplay : Great controls and all that, very solid stuff. no complaints 8.5/10 Sound : 8/10 Entertainment : Very enjoyable game!
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Overall 8
8.0

spin off of the original metroid

newwoodards, Ebay
24 May 2009
  • Summary: though this game is a remake of the original, has awesome graphics. great boss fights, amazing upgrades and definitely worth while for anyone that is a fan of the original metroid. must get!
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Overall 8
8.0

Great game

blublu354, Ebay
8 December 2007
  • Summary: Classic Metroid Action. This game is a re-telling of the original Metroid game, with a bonus mission at the end. Personally, I didn't care much for the second part, but the first part of the game is really good. The graphics and sound are both superb. The controls are perfect, and the game is fun to play. It is challenging without being unfair. If you are particularly daring, you can also try Hard mode, which is unlocked only after beating the game on Normal.
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Overall 8
8.0

Not too shabby, but not too long. Spoiler Warning.

twilightlink, Ebay
1 September 2007
  • Summary: Game plays pretty good. Like a remix to the original '80's Metroid. I like it. And I also like the fact that after you blast Mother Brain into next Tuesday, there's still a bit more to go. Game gets really crazy when you don't have the Power Suit...but unfortunately, once things get really interesting, the end credits show up. This game could've ben made a bit longer. Only complaint.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

GamePro.com
7 July 2007
  • Summary: Played the original Metroid for the NES? You probably remember how infuriatingly hard it was. Of course, that didn't stop the franchise from growing. The original spawned sequels galore, bringing Samus onto each Nintendo system since the NES in some form. Now Nintendo has taken a stroll down Memory Lane by remaking the original and slapping a new title on it: Metroid Zero Mission.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Original Returns with Much More

area_51_official, Ebay
25 June 2006
  • Summary: This is so much more than a re-release of the original Metroid for NES that came out back in 1986. Of course, some of the most obvious differences you'll notice are the graphics and sound have been overhauled to make use of the technology available to GBA. That aside there are some more significant differences in this release, and they can arguably affect the game as a whole and be subject to criticism.
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Overall 8
8.0

Prepare to work those thumbs!

bigbossgames, Ebay
7 April 2006
  • Summary: Reviewed for Big Boss Games by: TRC I sum up this game as "Thumb Exercise 101". In Metroid Zero Mission for the GBA you play as Samus going on a mission to destroy Mother Brain and all the Metroids. Metroid Zero Mission is a great remake of the original Metroid from the NES. This game has lots of cool stuff added, like a whole other level after you defeat Mother Brain. This game is very addictive. My poor thumbs hurt and I still kept on playing till the very end.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fun, anyone?

Alexander Whiteside, amazon.co.uk
1 May 2004
  • Summary: Whether they're films or games, you've got to love remakes... or hate them. Sometimes a remake takes the idea at the centre of a classic and puts a new spin on it, satisfying new audiences while pleasing fans of the original. Sometimes, a remake regurgitates a much-loved project with horrible acting and no respect at all for what made it good in the first place. Metroid: Zero Mission, however, rules.
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Overall 8
8.0

Before the Prime

3rdRockSa..., Ciao
27 April 2004
  • Excerpt: "...We’ve had the very brilliant Metroid Prime on the Cube, which took the Metroid series into gorgeous 3D. Then Metroid Fusion came along last year on the GBA. The series has progressed from strength to strength since it first appeared way back in 1986 on the NES when the world first got a glimpse of bounty hunter Samus Aran. Since then it has become, along with the Mario and Zelda games, a key franchise for Nintendo. This year we should we are treated ...
  • Pros: Great graphics  |  Absorbing gameplay  |  Not a straight remake
  • Cons: Too short  |  Easy
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