Newest ‘Metroid Dread’ gameplay trailer exhibits off new strikes and a brand new enemy

Written by Jeff Lampkin

Nintendo surprise-announced Metroid Dread, the fifth mainline recreation within the sequence, at E3 this yr. A part of the shock was that it was arriving this yr, October eighth to be exact. Now, with simply over a month earlier than it arrives, Nintendo has launched a brand new trailer for Metroid Dread, which could be our final take a look at the sport earlier than launch. In fact, this trailer is not as detailed because the 20 minutes of gameplay Nintendo confirmed off at E3, nevertheless it nonetheless exhibits off a variety of what to anticipate when Metroid Dread arrives on the Swap. 

The video mixes extra cinematic pictures of Samus Aran battling some fairly enormous and intimidating baddies with the 2D gameplay footage that initially outlined the sequence earlier than the first-person Metroid Prime video games. The sport seems instantly acquainted to individuals who’ve been ready for a brand new 2D Metroid recreation, however Samus Aran has extra talents to navigate the terrain and battle enemies than ever earlier than. The trailer strikes quick, however there’s numerous aerial dashing, underwater motion, a number of totally different arm cannon weapons, wall leaping and extra. 

On condition that that is the primary all-new, side-scrolling Metroid recreation since 2002’s Metroid Fusion for the Recreation Boy Advance (!), Dread has rather a lot to dwell as much as. However not less than from what we have seen up to now, Nintendo could have pulled off the feat of bringing one in every of its oldest franchises into the trendy period of gaming. We’ll discover out in simply over a month. 

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Jeff Lampkin

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