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Score Breakdown Based on 3492 ratings
  1. 10 (870)
  2. 9 (1217)
  3. 8 (707)
  4. 7 (317)
  5. 6 (176)
  6. 5 (70)
  7. 4 (37)
  8. 3 (12)
  9. 2 (16)
  10. 1 (70)

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  • User Rating:9.5

    This is a great game but most people who like Metroid would probably rather play a newer game...

    Metroid is a great game, ok for it's time and still fun today. This is the first game in the entire Metroid series yup, this started everything from itself up to Other M. The point of the game is to eliminate the Mother ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    First woman character I know of. Either way it's a great game.

    Warning: The opinions expressed in the following review are NOT endorsed by anyone at Gamespot or any professional reviewer. I'm not paid for my reviews and I do them for fun. They may contain: Foul Language, Violence, r... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6

    Well, at least it spawned a lot of good sequels.

    Metroid / Virtual Console / 6.1 This is the game that started the spectacular and innovative Metroid series. Basically what you do in the game is to jump around (like in mario) and get powerups so that you can kill mo... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5

    Metroid (NES) Review. Great Game!

    Boy, did Metroid start as a great series or what? Metroid, first introduced in 1986, is one of the greatest Nintendo shooters of all time! As a child I grew up with Nintendo so Metroid was one of the games I would play. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    One of the greatest games to ever be released. Ever.

    I can't really explain how great this game is. It is a classic that must be experienced by any gamer. I own every system and many great games. And metroid is one of those games that comes to mind when even thinking of th... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    Samus Aran is the Greatest Bounty Hunter

    This game is probbly the hardest I have ever played in my life so far. The levels are hard just to get by it looks the same as the level before and after it so it is kinda hard to know where your going sometimes and you... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8

    This is the best 2D game ever created

    Wow. I have never seen a 2D game so great.Metroid is an amazing game because there are so many levels and bosses to deafeat. The music can also get really creepy at times. You start off in a strange enviorment. The gun y... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5

    Metroidmatch.com meet you perfect alien.

    I agree with Delcio a lot of the people that play this game weren't alive when this game originally came out, I wasn't either, but this game is great(at least the version I have on me Wii). The game does flicker but, n... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.6

    Anybody remember captian Nintendo?

    A childern's cartoon which combined the greater Nintendo hero's under a self reflecting hero named Kevin. Kevin got sucked into his T.V. and had to take a stand against the evil counter parts of all the hero's in the gam... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    get your paper and pencil to remember your password cause when you start this you will get hooked!!!

    ahh the first game of metroid and still played today on the regular system and not on a stupid emulator.!!! the game starts when samus appears sort ta like a teleport. as you start the game you will notice that the game ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful