Reviews of Metroid Dread over previous games

The announcement of Terror Metroid a few months ago surprised more than one, especially given the tumultuous development of Metroid Prime 4. Indeed, it’s one of the biggest surprises to come out of a Nintendo Direct this year, and many had high hopes from the start. Now that Dead metroid critics have poured in, it seems these high hopes have paid off.

Metroid is a beloved franchise, with a lot of ups and downs in its history. Many may have even worried, with Metroid Prime 4development concerns, which the franchise was about to release. Yet with Terror Metroid, Samus closes said door on such a thought. It’s clear that there is demand and quality behind Samus’ story, and it’s a comeback for the franchise.

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This is especially true when looking at other review averages for games in the franchise. As it is, Metroid Prime has the highest review average of any game in the franchise, reaching 97 per metacritic. The lowest, on the other hand, is that of 2016 Metroid Prime: Federation Force at 64 years old. The ups and downs of the franchise are clearly evident, although that doesn’t mean every title isn’t cherished by some. Metroid fyears.

REMARK: The following average scores are taken from Metacritic. The first titles such as Metroid, Metroid 2: Samus Returns, and Super Metroid are not included here.

  • Metroid Fusion (2002) – Metacritic: 92
  • Metroid Prime (2002) – Metacritic: 97
  • Metroid: Zero Mission (2004) – Metacritic: 89
  • Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (2004) – Metacritic: 92
  • Metroid Prime pinball machine (2005) – Metacritic: 79
  • Metroid Prime Hunters (2006) – Metacritic: 85
  • Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (2007) – Metacritic: 90
  • Metroid Prime: Trilogy (2009) – Metacritic: 91
  • Metroid: Other M (2010) – Metacritic: 79
  • Metroid Prime: Federation Force (2016) – Metacritic: 64
  • Metroid: Samus Returns (2017) – Metacritic: 85

Looking at it like a graph, refreshing Pinball like the odd lowest it is clear that there was a pretty good run from 2002 to 2009, but Other M and Federation strength saw the deductible drop lower than ever. Samus returns is a beloved 3DS game, but it is related to Metroid Prime Hunters and failed to break 90.

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When Terror Metroid reviews started to drop, it sure looked like it would be in the 90s on Metacritic. He hovered at 90 for a little while before, after 56 total reviews, the game settled to 88. Notably, his User Score currently sits at 9.6 but is still subject to change. While the 2 points for Metacritic scores can be shattering, the truth is that it still places it among Metacritic’s best Switch games of the year, just behind. The house in Fata Morgana and Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury.

Moreover, it always indicates an upward trend. Anything can happen, of course, but as Samus returns is 85 years old and Terror Metroid 88 years old, maybe Metroid Prime 4 will reach the same heights as in the past Metroid Prime entries. At least Terror Metroid leads the way and eliminates any potential doubt about the future of the franchise.

Terror Metroid is available now on Switch.

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Source: metacritic

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