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Score Breakdown Based on 16224 ratings
  1. 10 (10493)
  2. 9 (4174)
  3. 8 (922)
  4. 7 (264)
  5. 6 (98)
  6. 5 (63)
  7. 4 (22)
  8. 3 (30)
  9. 2 (27)
  10. 1 (132)

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  • User Rating 3.1

    Amazing, how do you do that? How can you actuly PLAY this game?

    Rated on December 25, 2005 by Ejacko

    The game itself is great, but it stops there. The controls sucks, i wonder HOW you (other guys here) controlling this game. (i wanna SEE that!! ) Someone said the backtracking is a pain in the ...

    3 out of 36 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Metroid Prime is the best experience for a Metroid fan to discover. With a new view to play, Prime is suited well.

    Rated on May 03, 2007 by ElitesIgnorance

    You hear that distress call by a local Space Pirate Vessel. Odd if you think about, but you are Samus, and nothing is never suspicious when you have the Power Suit ready and beamed. You float into s...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Butt kickin lady!

    Rated on July 14, 2006 by Zeldacrazy5

    This is one of my all time favorite games!!! It's got a great story line!! Awesome garphics and very intense game play! I still havent beetn the game, but thats just the good part...its not one of...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Never has there been a 2D to 3D transition so well executed and polished. Astonishing.

    Rated on August 10, 2009 by calvinsora

    Lets get to the point: Metroid Prime is amazing from its smooth graphics to its incredible gameplay. The game is a perfect example of how transitions to 3D from 2D can actually work, something which d...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    Rated on March 18, 2003 by Eu

    Metroid Prime is not only the best GameCube game today as to me is the second the best game ever created, first is Halo for Xbox, then Metroid Prime for GameCube, and also this is the best Metroid gam...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3


    Rated on October 17, 2004 by playmystation2

    well this is one of my old favorite games but i never got to review it o well here it is the game has really changed since the other metroids i mean teh graphics the retro techno and the gameplay so r...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    Rated on April 01, 2003 by Waylandor

    I had awaited this game long before it was even announced. While i had long awaited a sequel to Super Metroid during the hey-day of the 64, I am glad that Nintendo decided to hold off until it was gra...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.9

    Rated on June 19, 2003 by ollie_b1

    Good: - A stunning graphical presentation - The sounds and background music are excellent - The atmosphere is awesome - New and refreshing ideas - This list could go on forever! Bad: - The co...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Surprisingly excellent action combat game and a blast to play. Not the usual Nintendo game.

    Rated on August 31, 2004 by dryden555

    Buy a cheap gamecube to play metroid prime. The game is beautifully designed so that you regualrly acquire new action moves and new enemies to fight. The controls are 100% perfect. You gain intere...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.9

    Rated on April 21, 2003 by moonan

    I really wanted to like this since I have such fond memories of the original Metroid - and while it's a really good game, it's not a great one. The graphics were amazing, and I liked the gameplay -...

    2 out of 19 found this review helpful.