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Metroid Prime

Samus is back in an all new adventure. Control the legendary heroine like never before; see the world from her eyes as she explores the world of Tallon IV, battles Space Pirates and uncovers the secrets of Metroid Prime.

Console Elite Four: Your Most Important Nintendo Games: From the GBA to the DS

Our staff's top picks for the most important games for each console continues....

by - July 28, 2020

NWR 15th Birthday: The Best Game of the Past 15 Years: The Finals: Metroid Prime vs. Super Mario Galaxy

It comes down to this: Metroid vs. Mario. Retro Studios vs. EAD Tokyo....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 26, 2014

NWR 15th Birthday: The Best Game of the Past 15 Years: Final Four

This is it! Metroid Prime vs. Xenoblade! Mario Galaxy vs. Wind Waker! Let's and go!...

by Neal Ronaghan - March 24, 2014

NWR 15th Birthday: The Best Game of the Past 15 Years: Sweet Sixteen Zebes/Umbrella Corp Regions

Can Metroid Prime and Resident Evil 4 take out their competitors?...

by Neal Ronaghan - March 18, 2014

NWR 15th Birthday: The Best Game of the Past 15 Years: Round 1 - Planet Zebes Region Part 1

Metroid Prime and Super Smash Bros. Melee are the favorites in this region....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 11, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Dreams: Dark Samus & Mario Clash

A Metroid villain and a stage meant for 3D would make great additions in the next Smash Bros. games....

by Justin Berube - May 10, 2013

The Music of GameCube: Page 2

Kirby, Killer 7, a pair of Primes, and more....

by Nate Andrews - November 17, 2011

The GameCube 10: Metroid Prime

Best. Metroid (Prime). Ever....

by Zachary Miller - November 15, 2011

GC/GBA Connectivity: Precursor to the Wii U?

Finally—the ability to play as Tingle....

by Pedro Hernandez and Zachary Miller - November 14, 2011

The Music of Metroid 

After twenty-five years, a carefully composed structure of musical accompaniment remains a defining piece of the unmatchable Metroid experience....

by Nate Andrews - August 19, 2011

Memories of Metroid

For Samus's 25th birthday, the NWR staff recalls many happy memories....

by Zachary Miller - August 14, 2011

Ten Years of Reviews

We've been reviewing games for 10 years. Crazy, right?...

by Neal Ronaghan - June 13, 2011


Genre Action
Developer Retro Studios

Worldwide Releases

na: Metroid Prime
Release Nov 17, 2002
jpn: Metroid Prime
Release Feb 28, 2003
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