Metroid 25th Anniversary Present!

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  1. sergster1
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    sergster1 GBAtemp Fan

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    From twitter:
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    @NintendoAmerica: It's Metroid's 25th anniversary! Nintendo #3DS Ambassadors, connect to the Nintendo eShop by 11:59pm ET on 8/11 to get Metroid Fusion.[/p]

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    I guess they want to give people a taste of the GBA games they are offering [​IMG]
     
  2. Presto99

    Presto99 You slammin, bro?

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    HOLY HECK! This is sweet! So apparently they know how to use their emulators and stuff, and are just giving everyone a taste like you said. This is pretty cool, huh?!
     
  3. sergster1
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    sergster1 GBAtemp Fan

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    Its funny cause I was literally thinking just yesterday of downloading all the metroid games to play XD
     
  4. Feels Good Man

    Feels Good Man GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I'm pretty sure this is saying you will get the game using the Ambassador program (which was already announced) but not actually get it on 8/11.

    Don't get your hopes up on getting it when 8/11 comes around. Although, I do hope I'm wrong [​IMG]
     
  5. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    This is good. I feel Nintendo could do more though. It is Metroid's 25th Anniversary.
     
  6. Sora de Eclaune

    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    Free copy of the Metroid game on the virtual console, maybe? No? That sucks.
     
  7. BrightNeko

    BrightNeko Popcorn ball

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    Oh so we're getting a sort of early kick off with fusion for the Amb program (I'm to lazy to spell that out sorry). Also kind of cool to see them note metroid is 25 :3, now if only we had some form of note that told us we were are of the program >_
     
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  9. Thaddeus_Twain

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    You are not getting Metroid early. This is just an advertisement in case you are a Metroid freak and would buy a 3DS because of it.
     
  10. BrightNeko

    BrightNeko Popcorn ball

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  11. Thesolcity

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  12. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    That's awesome. I love Metroid Fusion. Thanks Nintendo [​IMG]
     
  13. Ikki

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    Yup, this is not an early taste of the stuff.

    This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Metroid franchise. Happy birthday to Samus! As part of the Nintendo 3DS Ambassador program, don't forget to connect your Nintendo 3DS to the Nintendo eShop by 11:59 p.m. ET on Aug. 11 to get Metroid Fusion and 19 more free games as a big thank-you for your loyalty.[/p]

    From the official Nintendo 3DS Facebook page.
     
  14. 431unknown

    431unknown Greatness Awaits

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    That's a pretty sweet offering for a free game.
     
  15. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

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    Well, wasn't Metroid Fusion already confirmed when we first heard of the Ambassador Program?

    And we're not getting it early; they're just telling us one of the 20 games we're getting.
     
  16. BrightNeko

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    their telling us when we are getting one of them though, and yeah it isn't early either since the GBA games never had a date like the NES titles.
     
  17. Ryupower

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    yes, we knew about Metroid fusion

    i would like to see Metroid zero mission on the VC as well, (as is a remake of the 1st game, and the Original is a Unlockable)
     
  18. 8BitWalugi

    8BitWalugi Taiyohhhhhh!

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    Wait, does this mean they started off the Ambassador Program early?

    And any confirmation for Australia?
     
  19. Sheimi

    Sheimi A cute Vixen!

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    I [​IMG] Metroid Fusion. Thank you Nintendo [​IMG]
     
  20. ojsinnerz.

    ojsinnerz. Damned

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    I'm good with playing it on the PSP, thanks.
     
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