Metroid Prime Remastered was unveiled as a surprise at the Nintendo Direct in February 2023. Despite all the effort to improve the game's visuals and mechanics over the previous versions, one of the game's original designers has made a mistake that they can't overlook.
Zoid Kirsch, the senior gameplay engineer for Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, issued a tweet shortly after the game's release, expressing his frustration at the way the team is doing a fantastic job, but has used the wrong alpha levels for the game's iconic doors.
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Ed Nightingale of Eurogamer, who reported this story, has jumped into the original Metroid Prime version and verified with side-by-side screenshots that there is a difference in alpha levels. This is a minor flaw given the overall quality of Metroid Prime Remastered, as Kirsch himself points out in his praise for the enhancements to Samus and boss models.
The Metroid Prime Trilogy is a holy grail among Nintendo enthusiasts. Remakes and remasters have been requested for years, and now Nintendo has answered a third of their requests. Metroid Prime Remastered is available at $39.99/£34.99.
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Fans have expressed delight and surprise at the low price point compared to other new Nintendo titles, which rarely drop below $60/$70 too often. However, all three games might cost you roughly $120/£105, considering that the Metroid Prime Trilogy was released on Wii as the same as any other full-priced Nintendo title.
Samus Aran follows a Space Pirate outpost until she discovers and pursues Ridley onto the nearby planet of Tallon IV. In the process, players must acquire all of Samus' lost gear, defeating the world's various bosses and remnant Space Pirates before confronting something far greater than her previous foe. Metroid Prime.