A downloadable version of the 1994 SNES game, provided through Nintendo’s Virtual Console service.
Hailed as one of the best 2D adventures ever, Nintendo’s sci-fi epic still provides one of the most thought out and intriguing gameplay experiences around. Players once again slip into the role of galactic bounty hunter Samus Aran and in an interesting twist on the previous games, attempt to retrieve the last surviving Metroid. Ranging from extensive platform challenges to gigantic boss battles to a comprehensive power- up system, Super Metroid has attained a divine place in the hearts of longtime gamers. Certainly, it stands as something players and developers can idolize for years to come.