Nintendo has introduced Metroid Prime Remastered for Nintendo Switch, a remaster of the GameCube traditional that’s out there now through the eShop at the moment, and will probably be getting a bodily retail launch on third March 2023. The remaster is priced at $39.99 / £34.99.
It’s a reasonably complete trying remaster, taking the unique and making some fairly vital graphical enhancements alongside the way in which. Put side-by-side with the GameCube model and also you’ll see tremendously improved environmental and character fashions and textures, and higher lighting that the Nintendo Switch can present.
The remaster will characteristic each up to date and traditional management schemes, so previous arms will have the ability to dive proper again into the motion. As a primary 3D journey for Samus within the early 2000s, the unique controls are naturally a bit completely different to what you may anticipate from a contemporary shooter, although this remaster does appear to nonetheless have a heavy use of enemy lock-on.
That is one a part of a long-rumoured Metroid Prime Trilogy remaster, however given the extent of the rework it is sensible for Nintendo to decide on to launch these video games individually, constructing as much as Metroid Prime 4. Sadly there have been no updates on how Metroid Prime 4 is progressing, the sport’s improvement having dragged out for much longer than we’d have anticipated when it was originally announced in 2017. Metroid Prime development was rebooted in 2019 at Retro Studios, however 4 years later we’ve heard nothing extra about this recreation.