While this game could probably be worth play as itself, the fact that this is part of the great metroid series just makes it as thoroughly dissatisfing game. Compared to the immaginitive, clever and varied metroid prime on gamecube, this is crud. You are forced to play the same boss fights (which pretty linear themselves) over an over. There is almost no exploration or problem solving, and those that do exist take little effort. Multyplayer could be good if it were not for the ease of exploytation of some weapons. You can find youself being continually killed by the same weapon or alt form - boring.