With Metroid Dread now very close to its debut on Nintendo Switch set for 8 October 2021, Nintendo is preparing to conclude its series of reports focused on the new adventure of Samus Aran. Volume 9 of the Metroid Dread Report basically makes a recap of all the basic features of the game.
First of all, the Big N makes a rough summary of the story told in Metroid Fusion, the previous chapter of the 2D series released in 2002 on the Game Boy Advance, of which the new Dread is a direct sequel. The house of Kyoto then in recapitulating what will be all the movements and basic skills of Samus, who can run, fight with laser beams and missiles, perform counterattacks and slides to cross the narrowest tunnels. Many of these possibilities were also seen in Metroid Samus Returns, a remake of the second installment of the series that arrived on 3DS in 2017.
Nintendo then focuses on the game maps, reiterating that the careful exploration of the game world is one of the peculiar characteristics of the brand and, consequently, also of Metroid Dread. The report then concludes by reminding us of some elements already extensively investigated on past occasions, such as the threatening presence of EMMIs, robotic creatures that will hunt down the protagonist along the map every time they spot her.
For further information you can take a look at the scenarios of the planet ZDR in Metroid Dread. In addition, waiting for the review, here is an hour of Metroid Dread gameplay on Switch OLED.