New Metroid: Other M Trailer Surfaces, Looks Hot

By Chad Awkerman

March 31, 2010

If you ask me why I purchased a Wii recently, one of the answers I would give you is simply, “Metroid: Other M“. To be honest, I haven’t been a huge fan of the Metroid series in the modern generations, but I absolutely loved the original platformer games. Metroid: Other M seems to return, at least somewhat, to those roots with some 2.5D action at times, while at other times switching things up and going into first-person mode and just about everything in between. I’m not exactly sure how I feel about the possibility of being forced to use the Wii-mote for control, considering the trailer shows the shifts you have to make between using it as a “standard” controller and using it as a pointing device for first-person combat. Let’s hope they allow you to use a classic controller as well. Only time will tell. In the mean time, hit the jump to check out the trailer. Your jaw may never recover from its trip to the floor.

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Chad Awkerman

Chad joined the DualShockers staff in mid 2009 and since then has put much of his time into covering RPGs, with a focus on the Japanese side of the genre, from the obscure to the mainstream. He's a huge fan of iconic games like Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI and Persona 4 yet enjoys the smaller niche titles, as well. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing new beer, new foods and keeping up with just about every sci-fi show on television. He's married to an intelligent, beautiful Southern Belle who keeps his life interesting with witty banter and spicy Cajun cooking.

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