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Metroid Dread is now the best selling Metroid game EVER
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May 10, 2022, 19:56:30
 
It just surpassed the previous champ, Metroid Prime. Congrats!

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Posted: 05/10/22, 19:56:30    
 
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Congrats to MercurySteam and Dread! It's not my favorite Metroid by any means, but it was still a great time and I hope this helps the series get a little more of a push moving forward.


Posted by 
 on: 05/10/22, 21:06:54
Wish people found 3d Metroid as accessible but this can only be good for Prime 4.

(I have Dread, still haven't booted it up so I can't judge it myself)


Posted by 
 on: 05/10/22, 22:41:29
Great game! I have the odd quibble, but my overall impression is very strong. Because of the solid finish!


Posted by 
 on: 05/11/22, 20:32:54  - Edited by 
 on: 05/12/22, 02:40:22
@Infinitywave

I bought it launch day and have played it about an hour per month. Going to beat it sometime this year!

Think Iím going through one of those phases in life where Iím not too crazy about video games but it should come back eventually.


Posted by 
 on: 05/11/22, 23:59:27
With how many Switch units there are out there (and the holiday release date the game had) I suppose this was kind of inevitable.

Now if only Metroid can start selling Super Mario and Legend of Zelda numbers!


Posted by 
 on: 05/12/22, 16:17:17
Hope this bodes well for the future of the series.


Posted by 
 on: 05/16/22, 02:57:24
The Metroid series is primed 4 a big breakthrough!


Posted by 
 on: 05/16/22, 03:26:57


Posted by 
 on: 05/17/22, 20:52:12
@GameDadGrant

Don't praise that! You just encourage him,


Posted by 
 on: 05/18/22, 15:58:25
With how crazy Switch has been, I'm not surprised. I haven't played it yet meself though, and I'm not sure when I may get around to it as I wanted to play Samus Returns first.


Posted by 
 on: 05/19/22, 23:18:03
Mop it up said:
With how crazy Switch has been, I'm not surprised. I haven't played it yet meself though, and I'm not sure when I may get around to it as I wanted to play Samus Returns first.

Maybe with the success of Dread we'll get a Samus Returns port. That would be great since it's the only Metroid game I've never played and I don't see myself busting out the old 3DS (or New 3DS actually) anytime soon.


Posted by 
 on: 05/20/22, 21:19:22
@Jargon
If you enjoyed Dread, you'll probably enjoy Samus Returns! I played through it for the first time just before Dread, and it was like playing one huge game.

The 3D effect actually felt fresh again, too! But the controls were crippling...


Posted by 
 on: 05/21/22, 13:15:34
Dread is a good game but the levels require having to go through the same rooms multiple times.

If the areas were planned out more like Fusion it would be golden.
Chronologically i think its supposed to be the sequel to fusion but it doesn't give off the same tension that Fusion had.


Posted by 
 on: 08/04/22, 23:06:16
Although Fusion bosses were too easy.

It wasn't that hard to find places to crouch where they couldn't hit you


Posted by 
 on: 08/04/22, 23:08:08
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