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  • Summary: Metroid Prime 3: Corruption set a new standard for first-person motion controls in video games. Now it’s bringing those controls to the rest of the celebrated series, allowing players to experience the entire Metroid Prime story arc with the precision of the Wii Remote. Metroid Prime Trilogy, is a three-game collection for the Wii console that bundles all three landmark Metroid Prime games onto one disc and revamps the first two installments with intuitive Wii Remote controls, wide-screen presentation and other enhancements. Each game maintains its original storyline and settings, but now Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime 2: Echoes let players use their Wii Remote to aim with precision as heroine Samus Aran. Based on the breakthrough control system that debuted in Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, these new Wii controls bring an entirely new level of immersion and freedom to these milestone games. Players can access the game they want from a unified main menu that ties together all three adventures. Through a new unlockables system, players can gain access to in-game rewards such as music and artwork by accomplishing objectives across all three games. [Nintendo] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 48 out of 48
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 48
  3. Negative: 0 out of 48
  1. 100
    An absolutely stunning collection of games that no self-respecting gamer should be without; Metroid Prime Trilogy is a landmark achievement in gaming that deserves to be played and enjoyed on the Wii in its ultimate form.
  2. 100
    Three of the finest FPS experiences from the GameCube days gets the port they deserves in this stellar recollection of the Metroid Prime series.
  3. A must-buy for newcomers to the series and worth another go if you've played them before. [Nov 2009, p.78]
  4. Metroid Prime: Trilogy contains the kind of games you want to be remade. Three fantastic games in one pack, with the new way of controller them and with some neat extra’s. It’s a deal you don’t want to miss.
  5. The first two entries in the Metroid Prime saga proved to naysayers that bringing the Metroid franchise to life in the third dimension was possible, and in doing so developer Retro Studios created the best action adventures to grace the now defunct Gamecube. The third and final installment in the series threw Wii motion controls into the mix. With Metroid Prime Trilogy we're offered the definite version of the series where all three titles now boast Wii controls, 480p resolution and widescreen support. You won't get more bang for your buck on the Wii than this.
  6. All three Metroid Prime games in one box, for 50 bucks, pumped through the wide-screen framing of the Wii and controlling with its Remote. You make the call.
  7. Metroid Prime Trilogy is an offer you can't refuse: a must-buy for the most devoted fans and for anyone who hasn't yet related with one of the most astonishing sagas in the whole gaming universe, but at the same time an avoidable compilation for those who have already played the three masterpieces.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 58 out of 61
  2. Negative: 2 out of 61
  1. Oct 27, 2011
    10
    the best 1st person games ever created for the price of one ,
    not a shooter but a puzzle solving-plataforming adventure so inteligent and
    refined that will freak you out, the essence of true gaming
    just buy it, trust me you wont regret it pd: negative reviews were written by some chimps escaped from a zoo or something?wtf
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  2. Jan 4, 2011
    10
    Metroid Prime Trilogy is the greatest compilation of games I have ever played. It almost seems like Nintendo made Metroid Prime 1 too early...if the game was released for the Wii when the console came out you would have a huge bandwagon of people claiming that it it the greatest video game ever created.

    Trilogy is the standard to which every FPS on the Wii should be measured against.

    Also, JacobP is a huge sissy. This game will not destroy your wrists like this noob would like to claim. He bad.
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  3. Jan 4, 2011
    10
    Here's my Top 50 games of all time: The Legend of Zelda a Link to the Past Super Metroid The Legend of Zelda Metroid Prime (Trilogy)
    Banjo-Kazooie
    Resident Evil 4
    Tetris DS
    Words with Friends (Scrabble)
    Super Mario Galaxy
    Mike Tysonâ
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  4. Mar 26, 2012
    10
    The easiest review in the world! The original Metroid Prime is well worth a 10 as a stand-alone title, as it is one of the best adventure games ever made. So... score sorted then. If, however, you have played the first game to death and are more interested in the sequels, here are a few things you should mull over. Metroid Prime 2 is a mostly fantastic title. The light / dark world idea is really well done, and it develops that isolated atmosphere that defines the Metroid series even further. Unfortunately, MP2 is severely hamstrung by it's truly ball-breaking difficulty. If you're properly up for a challenge, though, it's all gold! Metroid Prime 3 has other, more pressing issues. The game suffers from a serious case of deja-vu. Almost everything in this game has been seen before, and it all just feels a bit under-inspired and workman like. So there you go; One all-time classic, one hard-as-nails slice of intensity and one solid-but-ultimately-dull clone. If, however, you have never played the original Metroid Prime, well... BUY THIS IMMEDIATELY! Expand
  5. Apr 24, 2011
    10
    This is the Wii's best collection of games. Metroid Prime was one of the stand-out games from the Gamecube, and both sequels live up to the first. If you've not played the Prime series before, this is the time to dive in. The motion controls improve the first two titles, both of which were phenomenal at the time of their release. There are few games that can get 50+ hours out of you, but this set will. There is never a dull moment, with detailed worlds and environments from the snowy Phendrana Drifts to the savage Pirate Homeworld. 5/5, something truly special. Expand
  6. Aug 20, 2010
    10
    The Metroid Prime Trilogy is a compilation of three fantastic first-person shooters/adventures for the price of one.
    Each of them offers their
    own experience and atmosphere that must be experienced to be believed.

    The exploration is exciting and the action heart-pounding. The game play variation is what gives it that powerful Nintendo feel. You'll be platforming, solving puzzles and defeating massive bosses all in a short period of time.

    If you've played all three games before, this compilation is worth is for all the unlockable content. Note, though, that the games themselves are not very different from their originals.
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  7. Sep 3, 2010
    8
    Metroid Prime Trilogy is the compilation of the three Metroid Prime titles and it is easily one of the greatest game compilations out there. The controls for the first two games have been upgraded for the Wii since they were originally released for the GameCube which takes time to get used to. Other updates include shorter load times, upgraded textures, bloom lighting, altered visual effects, and 16:9 widescreen capabilities; however, the head-up display is always displayed at the original aspect ratio, causing it to be stretched horizontally when in widescreen mode. Additionally, the award system from Corruption was incorporated into the first two games. In response to complaints from players and critics about Echoes' high difficulty during some of the boss battles, the difficulty of the encounters were lowered. The game is inessential for those who already have the three games, but for those who are new to the franchise, this is a great place to start. Expand

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