Metroid Prime "New Play Control" Trailer

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Hadrian, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. Hadrian

    Hadrian Everybofy knows badgers like MASH POTATOES!

    Former Staff
    Oct 12, 2004
    United States

    A must pirate for anyone owning the original GC game. [​IMG]

    I still forget how amazing this game looked back in the day, for me it looked better than Halo on Xbox. Still shows up well today. I bet they took out the original Metroid which you could unlock in the GC version.
  2. GeekyGuy

    GeekyGuy Professional loafer

    Former Staff
    Jun 21, 2007
    United States
    Yeah, I was drooling over this video earlier. [​IMG]

    So, it will see release first in Japan? Makes sense, I guess, since they're so big on FPSes over there. [​IMG]

    And yeah, any of the three MP games looks leaps and bounds better -- in terms of art design -- than any of the three Halo my opinion. That's not to say Halo didn't/doesn't look good. Still love seein' that assault rifle in my hands while I unload countless rounds into The Flood.
  3. Hadrian

    Hadrian Everybofy knows badgers like MASH POTATOES!

    Former Staff
    Oct 12, 2004
    United States
    Seems odd yeah, none of the Prime games has sold well over there.
  4. Master Mo

    Master Mo F.R.E.E.

    Nov 22, 2005
    Gambia, The
    Man Mo Temple
    I`m really curious to know how and on which buttons they`re going to but the beams. The visor selection is the same as in MP3... Will they do something similar to that with the beams (minus button is not used yet, because there is no phazonbeam. So they could use that button for the beams)?
  5. Satangel

    Satangel BEAST

    Nov 27, 2006
    Bruges, Belgium
    Looks very nice, just wow!
    Indeed much better then Halo.
  6. Arm73

    Arm73 GBAtemp Addict

    Mar 4, 2006
    I'm getting so excited over this, I can't believe it's a game that I already played and finished years ago and still I can't wait to play it again with Wii controls and wide screen.
    It's incredible I'm looking forward to this one more than most new soon-to-be-released games.......
    How does Nintendo manage to make us buy the same games (or repackaged systems for that matter ) over and over again.......
    Anyway I always wanted to replay this game from start, and this is the perfect excuse !
  7. Maikel Steneker

    Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

    May 16, 2007
    I already have this one on GameCube, but the controls really bothered me. Not that they were bad, but I just couldn't really get used to them.

    Metroid Prime 3 has extremely good controls, so I will certainly play the games again now! I won't be buying this though, I'm not an idiot.
  8. Anakir

    Anakir Project: Melee

    Dec 20, 2006
    I hope that we can alter the button mapping. I think firing with A is going to make my thumb very tired, plus, my index finger on the B button is faster.
  9. shadow1w2

    shadow1w2 Still here.

    Mar 16, 2004
    United States
    Metroid Prime 3 had good controls and it was refreshing to see a little more depth in the Metroid universe, but it overall felt kinda short and didn't quite have the same vibe the last two games had.
    Plus I think the music really dropped from the nice stuff MP1&2 had.
    That underwater broken down ship stage's music was the most memrable for me in MP1.

    I remember seeing an interview with the devs at one time with some talk about making an MP1&2 pack.

    Kinda losses the point for me if its released as just one game. Ten bucks? Maybe I guess. Anymore? Not without some online play or something really really new.
    I already own the Gamecube Metroid Prime and Metroid Fusion.
    Which makes me wonder if they'll just take the Fusion suit bonus out completely.

    Nice that they are finally givening it the port treatment.
    Not so nice that its just a small piece of a grand scheme of reselling old games for easy profit.

    Well, hopefully a US release would make it sooner or later.
    Odd that they are releasing it in Japan first when its best sales where in the US.
    Then again the entire Play on Wii series has yet to see the US shores just yet anyway.