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Metroid (franchise)
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Vital statistics
Genres Metroidvania, First-Person Shooter
Developers Nintendo (R&D1/Intelligent Systems, Retro Studios, Nintendo Software Technology Corporation), Team Ninja
Publishers Nintendo
Notable Individuals Makoto Kano
First Release August 6, 1986
The last Metroid is in captivity. The galaxy is at peace…
— Dan Owsen

Metroid is a series of science fiction adventure-games spanning across many different genres and platforms exclusively on Nintendo consoles. The series is one of Nintendo's most financially successful franchises with over 17.44 million games sold as of September 2012, it is also one of the company's most highly acclaimed series, with a GameRankings average score of 85% across all eleven titles.

Main Games[]

  • Metroid (1986)
  • Metroid II: The Return of Samus (1991)
  • Super Metroid (1994)
  • Metroid Fusion (2002)
  • Metroid Prime (2002)
  • Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (2004)
  • Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (2007)
  • Metroid: Other M (2010)

Spin-off Games[]

  • Metroid: Zero Mission (2004)
  • Metroid Prime Pinball (2005)
  • Metroid Prime Hunters (2006)
  • Metroid Prime Trilogy (2009)