Metroid Dread Details Revealed at Nintendo Games Showcase

Samus fans rejoice, Nintendo finally unveiled Metroid Dread at E3 2021. After a long silence from Nintendo, Metroid fans were finally treated to new details regarding the popular action-adventure game.

Although yesterday marked exactly four years since Nintendo announced that it was working on Metroid Prime 4, however, news regarding the development of this game is non-existent. News will likely remain scarce, but gamers everywhere are finally getting a new Metroid game in the meantime.

Interestingly, we recently reported on a new Metroid game leak at Walmart, which was supposed to be released in 2021. Additionally, another huge leak from Nintendo revealed more Metroid news, as well as other Nintendo titles to come. come at some point.

Metroid Dread Samus
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After such a long wait, fans of the Metroid series were undeniably thrilled with the announcement. Interestingly, the reveal showed the first gameplay preview for Metroid Dread. Here’s everything Nintendo revealed in the new presentation:

Metroid Dread
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Nintendo E3 2021 Presentation – Metroid Dread

Metroid fans have been clinging desperately to the hope of a new Metroid installment for many years. Interestingly, Metroid remains an extremely popular franchise, however, in recent years Nintendo has put it on the back burner to focus on its other projects.

However, new details have been revealed regarding the latest Metroid game. Fans got a glimpse of the new game through a short presentation, which gave us some exciting insights.

Metroid Dread will be the first 2D Metroid game in around 19 years, but it will feel familiar to those who’ve played previous side-scrollers. After all, it is a continuation of the main Metroid series.

The short gameplay trailer showed a menacing white robot pursuing Samus. To escape, she used abilities to climb walls, turn invisible, and, the classic, turn into a ball. Hopefully there are plenty of other new abilities too!

Additionally, Nintendo revealed the release date. Metroid Dread will be released on October 8, 2021.

What did you think of the presentation of Metroid Dread? If you haven’t already, check out the another reveal from Nintendo at this year’s E3 event.

First, Nintendo revealed the first new fighter for Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Were the leaks correct?

Similarly, Ubisoft also unveiled its new crossover game with the Nintendo universe in Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope. If you are a huge Nintendo fan, you will definitely want to check out this title.

Finally, if you missed Xbox & Bethesda’s E3 2021 presentation, here’s everything coming to Xbox Games Pass in 2021 and beyond.

Timothy C. Mayo