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Score Breakdown Based on 3489 ratings
  1. 10 (870)
  2. 9 (1217)
  3. 8 (704)
  4. 7 (318)
  5. 6 (176)
  6. 5 (69)
  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...

    Rated on August 24, 2009 by Game_Guy567

    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 e...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

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

    Rated on April 02, 2008 by 201515198568861891519363228016

    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 L...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

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

    Rated on April 09, 2008 by smithy92

    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 ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Metroid (NES) Review. Great Game!

    Rated on March 18, 2012 by CosmicCucco

    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 ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

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

    Rated on May 22, 2007 by jamesgj

    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...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Samus Aran is the Greatest Bounty Hunter

    Rated on September 19, 2004 by Gunarm

    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 goi...

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

    This is the best 2D game ever created

    Rated on January 01, 2006 by Alighaemi

    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 e...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Metroidmatch.com meet you perfect alien.

    Rated on April 24, 2008 by thewiirocks1

    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...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    Anybody remember captian Nintendo?

    Rated on July 31, 2006 by Smitticus

    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 t...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

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

    Rated on October 09, 2009 by crono103

    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 n...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.