Would it be possible for AM2R to be ported to another system?

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    Super-short answer:

    http://metroid2remake.blogspot.it/2008/03/faqs.html
    No source code = no ports. Unless someone reverse-engineer it or rebuilds it from scratch, but eh. Not gonna happen.
     
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    That would require a complete rewrite of it, because it's using Game Maker.

    I know there's a WIP Android port done and working already, but no word for more ports.

    EDIT Unless there's a way to make a WINE like program to read Game Maker code, it's very unlikely to happen.
     
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    Well, the game was made using Game Maker Studio, and that one offers options to port it to a shit ton of systems, including Mac, Linux, Android, Xbox One, PlayStation vita, PlayStation 4 (I think even PS3).

    Interestingly enough, Game Maker Studio doesn't offer any way to make games for 3DS nor Wii U.
     
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    It would be really nice to have AM2R on the vita. Currently I'm playing super metroid on my vita. It's amazing. Why doesn't nintendo realize that we want more games like this?
     
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    Well I'm not sure exactly. The last I heard the creator of am2r hadn't released the source code for it. I don't know why he's sitting on it. There's no point in not releasing it. So someone else could port his game to another system. I'm not sure about PoC though.
     
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