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8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 1142 ratings
  1. 10 (187)
  2. 9 (404)
  3. 8 (368)
  4. 7 (121)
  5. 6 (30)
  6. 5 (9)
  7. 4 (8)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (11)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:9.2

    Very complex.

    This game has absolutely no map so it is very, very hard to navigate through. Especially since most rooms look alike and there are multiple branches off of one room. Besides that, the game is pretty good, especially sinc... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful

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  • Review Score:9.3

    Metroid 2 is one of the best games I’ve ever played, and probably the best GameBoy game I’ve ever played. The great thing about this game is how much they improved on the first game. The graphics look much better, th... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.2

    Worth tracking down for Metroid fans. If you aren't a fan, this won't change your mind, and is better off skipping.

    System: Game Boy Released: 1992 Players: 1 Link Up?: No Save: Cartridge (three files) Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Creator: Gunpei Yokoi Metroid II: Return of Samus is the sequel to the original "M... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    An instant classic that delivers from start to finish.

    If you have any compatible Gameboy unit, this title belongs in your collection. Metroid 2 pits Samus Aran against the metroids, this time on their home world. And this time, they'll mutate into several forms, each on... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    Metroid is up there with Mario! in my book anyways

    I love this game! Its awesome and a classic just like the mario games. What makes this game so awsome is the fact you can explore without a timer and find new upgrades and enemys, and the story unfolds itself as you play... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.1

    Suprisingly Good!

    When I picked this game up I was like, "here it goes, this game is going to ruin the Metroid series for me." But it really took me by suprise, it introduced many of Samus's advanced weapons (ex. spider ball) that we real... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Old skool yo! Hoyven Melvin!

    I think their going to re-release this game as a classic NES series entry. Who cares? I got the original! I have traded in every last one of my old GB games, except this one. The first time I faced the queen was when... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.6

    Metroid 2 is a huge improvment over the original in almost every way, but it is still far from perfect.

    The original Metroid is considered by many as a classic and one of the greatest games ever made. To me however, I think it is dated, boring, has terrible boss battles,and is ridiculously hard. So I was hoping that I woul... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    With an amazing amount of content, this sort-of sequel to "Metroid" is one of the best Game Boy titles ever designed...

    At least, it was a sequel until “Metroid: Prime” came along. What is it about the Metroid series that makes them so well-liked? It could be the game design, which suggests a purity of interactivity. Massive worlds to exp... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    samus to go

    ya this game is fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun fun. The story is great with a cool ending. The metriod breeds were so cool with the qween she was an ug... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.2

    Why aren't you playing this game? It's for every Metroid fan!

    The sequel to the first Metroid, follows Samus Aran, again hired by the Galactic Federation. This time to exterminate the Metroids on planet SR388. They are a great threat to the galaxy and have to be dealt quickly befor... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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