Photos for Episode 2: Metroid (Part 1)

by derek

Hello All!

To go along with our Episode 2: Metriod (Part 1) episode, we’ve included a timeline of the game’s story and also some photos below.

Metriod Organism

Metriod Organism

Now for the timeline of Metriod (According to the story, not release date), with the release date next to the game title:

Metriod and Metriod Zero Mission (1986/2004)
Metriod Prime and Metriod Prime Pinball (2002/2005)
Metriod Prime Hunters (2006)
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (2004)
Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (2007)
Metriod II: Return of Samus (1991)
Super Metriod (1994)
Metroid: Other M (2010)
Metriod Fusion (2002)

Photos for Episode 2: Metriod (Part 1):

Metriod and Metriod Zero Mission (1986 and 2004):
So below is the original Metriod game cover for the NES.

Metriod NES cover

Metriod NES cover

And once you take the game out and put it in your system you’ll get  the title screen below!

Metriod NES Title Screen

Metriod NES Title Screen

Below are some screenshots of the gameplay

Metroid NES - Gameplay

Metroid NES - Gameplay

Metroid NES - Gameplay 2

Metroid NES - Gameplay 2

and if you’re super cool and have a lot of free time to get through the game super fast, you can get Samus almost naked as shown below:

Samus almost naked - Speed run NES

Samus almost naked - Speed run NES

And the evil mastermind of Metriod is Mother Brain

Mother Brain NES

Mother Brain NES

Metriod Zero Mission, for the GBA, is the same game as the original NES Metriod, but with a little extra.  The game cover is shown below:

Metriod Zero Mission Cover

Metriod Zero Mission Cover

The next game we talked about in our podcast was Metriod II for the original Gameboy, note this game is not technically “next” in the storyline.  Again, if you want to follow the order of the storyline, scroll back up for the game timeline.  So the cover for Metriod II is below:

Metroid II Cover

Metroid II Cover

And now onto the screenshots of the gameplay:

Metriod II gameplay

Metriod II gameplay

Note the awesome original Gameboy color: greenish-black!

Metroid II - Metroid Queen

Metroid II - Metroid Queen

Metriod II had more than just the one type of Metriod that was in the first game.  Below shows the Metriod Life Cycle:

Metroid Life Cycle

Metroid Life Cycle

And you can’t have Metriod game without a partially nude Samus if you beat it fast… Humm, probably a bad choice of words “beat it fast” but you get the point…

Metroid II ending

Metroid II ending

Stay tuned for the next posting!

 

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