Ten fun facts about Metroid Prime


Fact 1
Metroid Prime is a first person adventure developed by Retro Studios and Nintendo.

Fact 2
It was created for the Nintendo GameCube. There was talk of a version for the Nintendo 64 but the creator did not like the controller for that particular console.

Fact 3
Metroid Prime became one of the best-selling games in 2002. It was one of GameCube's best-selling games.


Fact 4
Many critics consider Metroid Prime one of the best video games ever created, although initially it had doubts due to the first person perspective aspect.

Fact 5
This version of the Metroid series is the first to not allow the character, Samus, to begin with power-ups, giving the player alternative options to take in the beginning of the game.

Fact 6
This game is the first in a three part series. The other two games are Metroid and Metroid 2: Return of Samus.

Fact 7
Metroid Prime was originally a third-person game but the producer wanted to change it. Retro Studios also did not want another first-person shooter game.

Fact 8
The game is about exploring and making the game more 'approachable', admitting the only hard parts of the game are the battles and bosses.

Fact 9
The Wii released a Metroid Prime: Trilogy, containing Prime, Echoes and Corruption.

Fact 10
At the end of Metroid Prime, if the player has collected all of the items, there is an extra scene after the credits. It explains Samus's role in Metroid Prime 2: Echoes and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.


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A first person adventure video game developed by Nintendo and Retro Studios.

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