I bought this game as part of a package deal when I bought my Gamecube from Amazon. In all honesty, I didn't even really want the game, but figured I'd buy the package and sell the game as soon as I got it.Luckily, I decided to go ahead and give it a try. While it starts out looking like a fairly lame space game, it evolves into a full-fledged masterpiece. The graphics and gameplay are astonishing for someone who started out his video gaming with the likes of Pong and Space Invaders.That said, the … more
I am a recent law school grad with an interest in Southeast Asia legal issues. Unfortunately for my checkbook, ever since high school I have been addicted to good books. I have eclectic tastes, although … more
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Xbox editor Mike Fehlauer said this game looks likeHalo, and I think he meant it as a compliment. Most of the game is played in the first-person view through Samus's visor, which offers both heads-up display and scanner abilities, but Samus can also roll up into a ball to negotiate tight spots. What's really cool is that the game shifts to a third-person trailing perspective in this mode, which helps refresh the gameplay.Metroid Primehas some original weapons, such as the grapple beam, wave beam, and freeze beam, and the Big N is promising loads of others, too. The game looked great at the show, but we didn't have enough time to really get used to the controls.--Porter B. Hall