The primary season of Sport Informer’s Video Gameography explores the historical past of the Metroid sequence. This week we’re tackling Samus’ acclaimed Sport Boy Advance outing, Metroid Fusion.
Metroid Fusion launched on November 17, 2002 – the identical day as Metroid Prime. Developed by Nintendo R&D1, it stars Samus as she explores an area station overrun by shapeshifting parasites known as X. Worst of all, Samus is hunted by an X parasite that has mimicked her look and skills: the SA-X. Metroid Fusion served as a return to the 2D gameplay of Tremendous Metroid with trendy enhancements akin to sooner motion and traversal and a ledge seize. Fusion was critically acclaimed as top-of-the-line GBA video games ever made; some followers even take into account it a rival to Tremendous Metroid as the very best entry within the sequence. Chronologically, Fusion served as the ultimate chapter within the Metroid saga for many years till 2021’s Metroid Dread.
Be part of hosts Ben Reeves (@BenjaminReeves), Marcus Stewart (@MarcusStewart7), and particular visitor Digital Eclipse editorial director Chris Kohler (@kobunheat) as we discover Metroid Fusion’s lore, improvement historical past, and lasting affect.
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