In fact, Metroid Dread is the first all-new game in the series since the divisive Metroid: Other M arrived in 2010. And if you havent tried one before, getting the newest installment in the series that helped define the genre is a great way to get your feet wet. Most importantly, it doesnt feel like MercurySteam and Nintendo just checked the boxes for this game. As the fifth mainline, side-scrolling game in the series, Dread has a lot to live up to. At first, I was worried that these encounters would be too frequent, or too hard to escape, but developer MercurySteam did an excellent job balancing out the E.M.M.I. When I play a game that is this well-designed and thoughtful about what it does with the technology available to it, I dont worry about counting pixels. Just dont get cocky run like hell if an E.M.M.I.
Nintendo occasionally milks some of its big franchises, but Metroid is generally not one of them. In fact, Metroid Dread is the first all-new game in the series since the divisive Metroid:Other M arr… [+3516 chars]