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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 PrimeMetroid 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
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  1. 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.
  2. 100
    With three brilliant games that challenge and exhilarate the player, the Metroid Prime Trilogy package is a masterpiece filled with with pristine graphics, an in-depth storyline, and non-stop exploration and action .
  3. The bargain of the century and a great opportunity to visit a brilliant series. [Sept 2009, p.79]
  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. If you grew tired of these games years ago, then move along. But if you love Metroid and want to experience the first two adventures with more user friendly controls, happily indulge in this creature blasting, planet hopping trilogy.
  6. Once again, Nintendo has proven they know how to pay homage to both their hardcore fans and core franchises that make them who they are. This is evident with the recently released Metroid Prime Trilogy which offers three highly regarded titles at the same price point as any other single Wii game making it a tremendous value.
  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: 60 out of 64
  2. Negative: 3 out of 64
  1. Mar 25, 2013
    10
    This is one of the best collections you can own if you have a nintendo wii and are a metroid fan specially; this games are legendary for theirThis is one of the best collections you can own if you have a nintendo wii and are a metroid fan specially; this games are legendary for their sensation wonder, mystery, exploration and discovery, it is remaked by critics and gamers to be some of the finest games ever made and makes one proud to play it. it's not action oriented like halo or war themed like killzone, but is a trilogy that conquers it's gamer with atmosphere and design Expand
  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 tooMetroid 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. Soooo
    Jan 28, 2010
    10
    This is easily the greatest gaming compilation of all time. Forget the hype of Halo, or Killzone, this is real gaming. I'm sick and This is easily the greatest gaming compilation of all time. Forget the hype of Halo, or Killzone, this is real gaming. I'm sick and tired of games' fates being decided by incompetent reviewers. This fact this doesn't have a perfect score is criminally disgusting. I wonder what a Halo Trilogy would get? This IS the greatest series of First Person Shooters ever made, the standard has been set and any intelligent gamer is still waiting for it to be broken 8 yrs later. Retro, we salute you! Expand
  4. JordanG
    Sep 21, 2009
    10
    Buy this a experience the three best first-person adventures ever conceived. I personally think the Metroid Prime Trilogy is heavily Buy this a experience the three best first-person adventures ever conceived. I personally think the Metroid Prime Trilogy is heavily under-rated. Three games that all got very good ratings bundled into one box. This deserves to rule over you all. Definitely the best deal in gaming since The Orange Box. Expand
  5. Dec 24, 2012
    10
    Metroid Prime Trilogy is easily the best $50 you will ever spend on anything related to video games ever. It contains three of the greatestMetroid Prime Trilogy is easily the best $50 you will ever spend on anything related to video games ever. It contains three of the greatest titles of all time, along with a beautiful metal casing and some extras inside the case as well as all three Metroid Prime games on one disk.

    I think it's easily worth the purchase even if you have played all three Metroid Prime games before, because not only do you get the first two titles with Wii controls which, slight quibbles about lack of buttons aside, are far superior to the Gamecube version, but you also get many of the features that were designed for Metroid Prime 3 outside of Wii controls for the first two titles as well. The medal system from Corruption returns, allowing you to unlock a screenshot tool that works for all three games, the Fusion Suit for Prime(which was included in the GC version), as well as various concept art and soundtracks. Unfortunately, the medal system does feel a little lazy on as you only acquire medals for scanning things, defeating bosses, and accomplishing various other mandatory tasks in the game, such as acquiring Chozo Artifacts or Dark Temple Keys. I was somewhat hoping that medals could be earned for doing optional things, such as defeating an enemy in a specific way similar to the Icy Reptilicide or Stylish Kill medals in MP3, but these are rather small quibbles. Overall, if you've played all the Metroid Prime titles before, I would highly recommend this over nearly anything you can get, which are even more enjoyable with the new Wii controls, but if you didn't enjoy the games for a reason besides the control scheme, then Trilogy won't make you enjoy it any more than you did.

    If, however, you haven't played the Metroid Prime games, or enjoyed one or two but missed out on one or more of the titles down the road, then I can't recommend this highly enough. Not only will you get whichever games you've played before on a single disk(if you have played any), but you will also get the chance to play through some of the greatest titles in gaming history in their best form, with Wii controls. It's easily worth the $50.

    Overall, I can't give this compilation anything but my highest recommendation. Every single one of these games is a masterpiece, and the only complaints I have about the games are all small quibbles where I didn't enjoy something that I'm sure some other portion of the gaming community did. If you liked the Metroid Prime games, then get this. If you haven't played the Metroid Prime games, then there is no better time to try them out then now. If you had difficulty enjoying Prime 1 or 2 because of the Gamecube controls, then consider this a new opportunity to enjoy some great games with an excellent control scheme. The only person I wouldn't recommend these to is anyone who has played the Prime games in the past and didn't enjoy them for a reason besides control scheme. Everyone else, this is an excellent buy, and likely the greatest gaming trilogy of all time on one disk.
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  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
    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. Apr 5, 2015
    0
    Garbage. Same games with no graphics upgrade, but you get to pay for them again! But wait, that's not all, now we have MANDATORY MOTIONGarbage. Same games with no graphics upgrade, but you get to pay for them again! But wait, that's not all, now we have MANDATORY MOTION CONTROLS. No controller support of any kind. Steer clear. Expand

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