Players will be able to watch the story's cutscenes in a two-hour movie-like presentation.
Metroid: Other M will boast a lengthy film as a special feature when it hits stores on August 31.
The film, unlocked after the game's completion, features all of the game's cut scenes and a few pre-recorded sections of gameplay in a two-hour presentation split up into DVD-like chapters. The pre-recorded gameplay uses sample play data as a way of giving the player hints, functioning like something of an attract mode, according to Nintendo's Yoshio Sakamoto, the father of the series.
"We placed just as much weight on enjoying the story as we did on the action aspects of this game, but it's hard to fully communicate a storyline in a video game with just one playthrough," said Team Ninja's Yosuke Hayashi in an interview with Famitsu (translated by 1UP.com). "At the same time, though, it's asking a lot of players to beat the game twice to get it all, so that's where the idea for that mode came from."Read more...