Metroid Dread (Video Game)

Metroid Dread Age Rating, Parents Guide, Price, Review, 2021
Metroid Dread Age Rating, Parents Guide, Price, Review, 2021

Another video game is on its success trail: Metroid Dread.

This is an action-adventure game developed by MercurySteam and Nintendo EPD and released on October 8, 2021, for the Nintendo Switch. A player can control bounty hunter Samus Aran because she investigates the source of a mystery behind the transmission of something of planet ZDR.

Series Metroid
Developer MercurySteam, Nintendo EPD
Publisher Nintendo
Directors Jose Luis Márquez, Fumi Hayashi
Age Rating ESRB-T(TEEN), PEGI 12
Mode Single-player
Genre  Action-adventure
Release October 8, 2021
Platforms Nintendo Switch

It again recreates the game of side-scrolling of the past 2D Metroid games, and it here with some more new elements this time. This was all set to come on Ninti do DS in the middle of 2000, but it is canceled because of some technical faults in that time mechanics of this game.

The commentators of the gaming industry expressed interest in a new 2D Metroid game and listed this game in their list of Most wanted games. After a little work when Samus returned in 2017, its producer Yoshio Sakamoto appointed MercurySteam to develop this game further. Nintendo Switch announced the game at E3 in 2021. The game is getting more positive reviews.

Metroid Dread Age Rating

ESRB- rated this game as T (TEEN) for Animated Blood, Fantasy, Violence. ESRB T (TEEN) rated means the content of this game is generally suitable for ages 13 and up.

PEGI- This game has received a PEGI 12 because it features moderate violence. Not suitable for persons under 12 years of age.

Metroid Dread Parents Guide

Metroid Dread

It is an Action-adventure game where players must battle organic and robotic enemies on an alien planet in this game.
From the perspective of side-scrolling, the players traverse platforms, solve the puzzles, and battle with the alien creatures and robots.
Many weapons are also used in this game, like short cutters, and this indicates that this game has lots of sequences of violence.
We can see that game ASAP to perform the intensive violence in this game.
Sequences like robots pouncing on Samus, shooting a spike into her chest, and Samus were shooting a robot in the head Samus rolling in the purpose of attacking a giant alien from inside its stomach.
Some aliens also emmit splatters of blood when they are injured, These are colored birds, but they look very scary sometimes.
 But the violence in this game is non-realistic. When characters are killed, they disappear immediately. When any of the characters die, the screen turns black, and the level restarts.
Cutscenes also feature instances of implied violence towards the player’s character, such as them being held down and having a weapon thrust towards their visor, although the scenes cut away before violence is shown.

Metroid Dread Price

Metroid Dread Video Game price is $59.95 on Amazon.

What will be the Gameplay of Metroid Dread?

Metroid Dread is an action game, and in this game, players control bounty hunter Samus Aran as she explores the planet ZDR games. On the other hand, the free aim and melee attacks are added in Samus Returns of 2017. But when the player explodes the game, they discover new weapons and items waiting for them to allow them access to some new areas.

This game adds stealth elements to the game along with Samus avoiding EMMI robots in some areas, as Samus hides from Emmi there. He reduces her noise and uses the Phantom Cloak and camouflage, making her invisible and slowing her movement. 

But when EMMI catches Samus, at that time, the player has two small chances to perform melee counters and to escape. And by any chance, if they fail, then Samus is killed.

Samus has to obtain the tool to kill EMMI in this upgrade, and however, if a Samus destroys an EMMI, then she will get an upgrade automatically. This upgrade will be a new permanent upgrade…

Gamers can also unlock the image from the gallery according to their completion, difficulty level, and the percentage of the item that they collected.

Metroid Dread Recommended System Requirements

OS: 64-bit Windows 8 or 10

Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X or Intel Core i5-9600K

Memory: 8 GB RAM

Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 290, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970

DirectX: Version 11

Network: Broadband Internet connection for download

Storage: 15 GB available space.

Metroid Dread Age Rating, Parents Guide, Price, Review, 2021
Metroid Dread Age Rating, Parents Guide, Price, Review, 2021

Metroid Dread Characters

Samus Aran- Samus Aran is the protagonist of this game, And even for all the other games of this franchise. She is a lady hunter hired by the galactic federation for completing some of the given missions around the galaxy. She is equipped with a Power Suit and Arm Cannon, As people see her, it’s her usual look.

EMMI- The EMMI is another prime character that stands for Extraplanetary Multiform Mobile Identifier, and these are the research robots that somehow went rogue on the ZDR planet.

It seems like there are many more versions of EMI in varying amounts, Each of them Arif different colors and has unique abilities.

The Chozo- These Chozo were an intelligent race capable of developing advanced technologies, such as the Power Suit and Arm Cannon that Samus uses. These are bird-like creatures. These are part of the very strong civilization of past times.  And they want to make peace all over the galaxy. It is very unfortunate that this civilization breaks down and that too by getting a very mysterious end.

X-Parasite- These parasites-Parasites are terrifying and very lethal organisms that take their power on other organic creatures and mimic them based on their genetic information. These were also seen in Metroid fusion. Their attacks can be thought to be eradicated, but could they still be living on planet ZDR or not?

Meteoroids- These are the extinct, floating lifeforms creatures that the Chozo created to destroy the X-Parasite found on planet SR388. They attach to other organisms to absorb. Their energies…

Adam- Adam is the Artificial Intelligence that controls the gunship of Samus, This AI is named after Adam Malkovich, the general in the Galactic Federation and Samus’s commanding officer. Adam Malkovich has first appeared in Metroid fusion.

Metroid Dread Trailer

Metroid Dread Review

The audiences very much positively review this game. The people playing this game I like very much. This game has good mechanics, nice graphics, and well-sequenced Gameplay. 

But the violin seems to make it a little hard for soft-hearted people to enjoy this Gameplay. That’s why this game is already recommended to you people that have passed the certain age that is required to be part of this Gameplay.

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:metroid.nintendo.com

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