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Metroid: Other M
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Metroid: Other M

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Overall 7
6.5

Metroid: Other M

Nintendo World Report
22 May 2012
  • Summary: Its own odd preoccupations hinder this otherwise interesting take on Metroid.
  • Pros: Aesthetically robust, Effective ambience and atmosphere
  • Cons: Anemic voice acting, Awkward control design, Poorly presented story
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Overall 7
6.5

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
30 January 2011
  • Excerpt: New video games are released each week. Some of them are more exciting than anything we've seen before and some are not. Some are incredible experiences that push the medium forward and some are content to rely on past accomplishments to generate goodwill.
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Overall 6
6.0

Review: Metroid Other M (Wii)

Aeropause
22 September 2010
  • Excerpt: What is it? Metroid Other M is the latest entry in the Metroid series, taking place after Super Metroid and before Metroid Fusion. It tells the story of the Metroid universe, from Samus Aran’s perspective, in …
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Overall 6
5.5

Metroid: Other M

Gamer Limit
9 September 2010
  • Conclusion: While Metroid: Other M is infused with a dose of style and flare the series has been lacking, the horrible control scheme and overly emotional story ruins the whole experience, making the game extremely aggravating to play.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 5
5.0
Functionality 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 6
6.0
Lastability 5
5.0

Metroid: Other M

Cheat Happens
31 August 2010
  • Excerpt: Team Ninja is anything but an obvious choice to make a new Metroid title. The Japanese developer, known for the Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden series aren't exactly known for the same type of games that Nintendo is known for making. Metroid: Other M was a huge gamble for Nintendo.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 5
5.0
Functionality 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 6
6.0
Lastability 5
5.0

Metroid: Other M

Cheat Happens
31 August 2010
  • Excerpt: Team Ninja is anything but an obvious choice to make a new Metroid title. The Japanese developer, known for the Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden series aren't exactly known for the same type of games that Nintendo is known for making. Metroid: Other M was a huge gamble for Nintendo.
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Overall 6
6.0

Metroid: Other M review

Gameplanet
24 October 2010
  • Excerpt: Metroid: Other M is a new take on one of Nintendo's most hallowed franchises. Developed by Team Ninja and offering a more cinematic experience, the game attempts to flesh out two-dimensional character Samus Aran with varying results.
  • Pros: Very smooth transitions from 2D to 3D platforming. Fans of the series might relish the opportunity to learn more about protagonist Samus Aran...
  • Cons: ...Until she talks: Terrible script and voice acting. Totally unnecessary motion control elements.
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Overall 6
5.6

Samus Aran verrät Details über ihr Leben.

Games Power World
24 October 2010
  • Summary: Metroid Other M hat die traditionsreiche Spieleserie neu interpretiert und wird die Fan-Gemeinde definitiv spalten. In Team Ninjas Teil wird kaum noch die Umgebung erkundet, was dem linearen Spielverlauf zu verschulden ist, dafür erwartet euch oft ein (Boss-)Kampf nach dem anderen.
  • Pros: Mischung aus 2D und 3D-Gameplay, Gute Geschichte, Herausragende Render-Sequenzen, Oft pausenlose Action, Schicke Waffen-Effekte
  • Cons: Unbequeme, manchmal hakelige Steuerung, Wechsel in Ego-Ansicht nervig, Kantenflimmern & teils matschige Texturen (im 1st-Person-View), Erkundungs-Aspekt bleibt auf der Strecke
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Overall 6
6.0

Metroid: Other M

skillpoint.se
6 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Metroid-spel och kontrovers verkar höra samman numera. När det först avslöjades att Retro Studios höll på att förvandla Metroid till en förstapersonsskjutare blev det ramaskri bland Nintendo-anhängarna. Oheligt och otänkbart!
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Overall 6
6.0

Metroid: Other M

Gameplayer
3 September 2010
  • Conclusion: Metroid innehåller många fantastiska delar och idéer. Tyvärr innehåller det också många trasiga moment, och är inte i närheten av lika polerat som vi är vara vid att se Samus äventyr.
  • Pros: Många häftiga bossar, rolig evade-funktion, snyggt som attan.
  • Cons: Många tråkiga fiender, jobbig Fps-vy, stundtals hopplös kamera.
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