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Metroid: Samus Returns Announced for Nintendo 3DS

posted on by Karen Ressler
Remake of Metroid II launches on September 15

Nintendo announced during its Treehouse Live special on Tuesday that it will release a Metroid II: Return of Samus remake titled Metroid: Samus Returns for Nintendo 3DS on September 15. The company revealed a trailer, which is also viewable in 3D on Nintendo 3DS via the eShop.

The game will have a special edition that includes a 25-track "Samus Archives" CD with songs from the franchise's history.

Nintendo will also release new amiibo figurines for Samus Aran and a Metroid. They will be compatible with Metroid: Samus Returns.

Nintendo released the original Metroid II: Return of Samus game for Game Boy in 1991 and ported it to Nintendo 3DS in 2011 via the Virtual Console.

A fan remake of Metroid II shut down last year after receiving a DMCA notice from Nintendo of America.

Nintendo also announced Metroid Prime 4 for Nintendo Switch on Tuesday.

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