New Metroid: Samus Returns Trailer Revealed

A new trailer has emerged for Metroid: Samus Returns featuring new and re-imagined weapons, armor, and abilities.

on August 29, 2017 7:10 AM

Fans of the Metroid series were ecstatic when two new games were announced for the franchise at this year’s E3. Today, Nintendo released a new gameplay trailer for Metroid: Samus Returns.

The trailer comes in TV spot format, and provides a look at some gameplay, including both new and revamped features from the original¬†¬†Metroid II: Return of Samus. The footage¬†including puzzles, weapons, armor and abilities. A narrator explains the game’s premise and some of the features that players can expect for Samus’ return.

You can check out the trailer below.

The game should not only please fans who have been eagerly awaiting a proper Metroid game, but also assure fans of Nintendo that the 3DS is going to continue to be the company’s flagship handheld console.

While Metroid Prime 4 is still a ways away, Metroid: Samus Returns will be available on September 15 for the 3DS. You can check out the game’s overview trailer, which details Samus’ abilities and the game’s enemies, here. You can also check out the Metroid franchises upcoming appearance in the Nintendo Switch’s version of Rocket League here.

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Noah Buttner is a staff writer at Dualshockers. He specializes in textual and visual analysis and is based in New York, where he is pursuing a degree in Journalism from Stony Brook University.