Review

Metroid Prime is still essential, 20 years later

Whether you’re revisiting, or donning Samus’s visor for the first time, Prime deservedly sits among the Switch’s list of essentials

Lead designer (original)
Mark Pacini
Key Credits
Todd Keller (Lead artist (original)), Kenji Yamamoto (Composer), Shigeru Miyamoto (Producer), Kensuke Tanabe (Co-producer)
5 / 5
Metroid Prime is still essential, 20 years later

Two decades later, Metroid Prime feels just as fresh and modern in 2023 as it did back in the day. Whether you’re revisiting, or donning Samus’s visor for the first time, Prime deservedly sits among the Switch’s list of essentials.

  • Prime still feels fresh and modern, 20 years on
  • Stunning visual upgrade, that remains authentic to the original
  • Gorgeous audio design
  • Welcome control improvements
  • Fast travel would've been welcome
5 / 5
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