So apparently nobody cares about Metroid anymore?

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2 years ago#1
I guess this shows what catering to nostalgia can do to a franchise.
2 years ago#2
Metroid has always been niche.
2 years ago#3
MP Trilogy is still in my backlog, and I'll probably tackle it now that vWii off-TV is convenient for my apartment.

Does that count?
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2 years ago#4
I still do! The best modern Metroid games yet are the Prime series and way better than Other M! Honestly though i didn't hate that one. It's just retro studios did a better job overall. The music, the gameplay, the environments! Everything was top notch!
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2 years ago#5
Yeah, nobody cares about Metroid anymore.

Which is why there are topics on here with people asking for more Metroid games.
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2 years ago#6
People do, just not enough to warrant making a new entry. Same with F-Zero and Star Fox.

That said, Metroid's the most likely to see a new entry.
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2 years ago#7
Metroid's a niche franchise, it never really sold that well.

That said, I still would love another proper Metroid game.
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2 years ago#8
It's only been 3 years since the last Metroid.

We don't need 1 game per year to stop worrying about the health of a franchise...
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2 years ago#9
The next Metroid game really should be on the 3DS. We haven't had a main series entry on a handheld since GBA. It's been far too long. Metroid 5 anyone? I'm sure the Wii U will get at least one before it's life cycle ends. Miyamoto even recently said in an interview that the series is still very important to Nintendo and they are thinking about the next game.

Here's an article about it.
http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2013/09/miyamoto_retro_studios_is_high_on_the_list_of_candidates_for_a_new_metroid_game
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2 years ago#10
The update fixed Metroid so she can crawl now.
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