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Metroid: Other M
8.1 out of 10

Metroid: Other M

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Overall 7
7.0

Metroid: Other M review

GamesRadar
25 June 2012
  • Pros: Badass finishing moves, Story escalates near the end, The last few boss battles are flat-out awesome
  • Cons: Combat is not skill based and gets old fast, First and third-person viewpoints don't always gel, Gameplay and story drag for several hours
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Overall 9
8.5

Metroid: Other M

ztgd.com
27 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Metroid: Behind the Mask. It truly has been a long ride. The Metroid series is […]
  • Pros: + Slick visuals, + Flawless control, + Getting Samus' backstory, + Beautiful cut scenes
  • Cons: Can be a bit wordy, Not being able to move in firstperson
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Overall 7
7.0

Metroid: Other M Wii Review

Console Obsession
21 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Nintendo are hardly a company that adapts with the rest of the industry. In fact, by the time they do catch up, what was once a new trend no longer is. Nintendo’s properties haven’t really been featured in any cinematic games as such for example, but Metroid: Other M is something outside of the...
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Overall 8
7.8

Metroid: Other M

Game Over Online
10 November 2010
  • Excerpt: I’ve been a Metroid fan ever since I played the NES original at a flea market in 1991 and bought it immediately. Since then, I’ve seen its side-scrolling gameplay evolve on the Super Nintendo, original Game Boy, the GBA, and clearly influence the Castlevania series.
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Overall 8
8.2

Metroid: Other M (Wii)

ccgr.org
9 November 2010
  • Excerpt: Metroid is iconic to Nintendo gamers, and perhaps gamers in general. I grew up playing Super Metroid with my friends, and searched out a copy of Return of Samus with an exuberance akin to that of Christmas morning.
  • Pros: New take on Metroid, interesting combat, fantastic world
  • Cons: Bad storytelling, repetitive gameplay mechanics
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Overall 8
8.2

Metroid: Other M (Wii)

ccgr.org
9 November 2010
  • Excerpt: Metroid is iconic to Nintendo gamers, and perhaps gamers in general. I grew up playing Super Metroid with my friends, and searched out a copy of Return of Samus with an exuberance akin to that of Christmas morning.
  • Pros: New take on Metroid, interesting combat, fantastic world
  • Cons: Bad storytelling, repetitive gameplay mechanics
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Overall 8
8.0

Metroid Other M Review

DailyGame
27 September 2010
  • Excerpt: When it was said that Team Ninja was taking over the reigns on a Metroid title, I had some horrid flashbacks of DOA Xtreme Beach Volleyball mixed with the joys that the Ninja Gaiden revival brought.
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 6
5.5

Metroid: Other M Review (Wii)

Gamers Daily News
13 September 2010
  • Summary: A bold experiment for the Metroid series, it has more good than bad but falls just short of true greatness.
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Overall 8
8.0

Metroid: Other M Review

GamerNode
7 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Metroid: Other M is a dangerous game to write about. It will, and is already, creating a divide among Metroid and Nintendo fans. Some will enjoy the story-focused presentation and its heavy emphasis on action, while others will decry its departure from a moody, exploration-focused adventure.
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Overall 7
7.3

Metroid: Other M

AV Club
6 September 2010
  • Excerpt: From Doom on through Gears Of War , the term “space marine” has become shorthand for “ultraviolent gun-toting dude with a veiny neck as thick as a sequoia trunk.” In finally giving intergalactic bounty hunter Samus Aran a voice, Other M offers an intriguing new wrinkle on the dusty archetype: She’s...
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