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  • Trafford 8 Mar 2014 13:39:38 6,284 posts
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    Yeah the 3 menu screen tunes are awesome. I still YouTube them now and again.
  • Razz 8 Mar 2014 13:50:54 61,882 posts
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    Armoured_Bear wrote:
    There is nowhere better in gaming than Phendrana drifts.
    I need to take the wrapping off my Trilogy and bask in the awesomeness of it.
    I think it's my all time favourite game.
    Lucky bastard, I bet it looks awesome on the Wii U scaler

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  • Deleted user 10 March 2014 17:51:22
    I was thinking of trying to get back into this, would love a 3DS port, stick the head phones on and immerse in the 3D
  • Wavey 10 Mar 2014 18:52:00 469 posts
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    One of my favourite games metroid prime. I might just have to try it on dolphin seeing as though my gamecube does not work anymore :(
  • Deleted user 10 March 2014 19:22:01
    Phendrana drifts has a nice opening, but best area in gaming? Puh-lease.
  • Rajin 10 Mar 2014 19:26:31 678 posts
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    The gamecube is my favorite console of all time starting from the SNES. Still start up some of the games at my parents once in a while.

    Graphics still hold up really well on the Wii(played it without the composite cable)
  • telboy007 11 Mar 2014 14:58:14 759 posts
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    Metroid Prime works really well on Dolphin but don't try and increase the screen size or view point (or what ever it is) as the game won't render the polygons to left and right of the visor and it looks really odd.

    I tell you what, trying to get used to the control mechanism again after all this time is weird.

    Menu screen music is awesome.

    Edited by telboy007 at 14:58:41 11-03-2014

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  • Armoured_Bear 11 Mar 2014 15:06:43 12,746 posts
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    RedSparrows wrote:
    Phendrana drifts has a nice opening, but best area in gaming? Puh-lease.
    It's magical.

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  • DFawkes 11 Mar 2014 15:12:20 24,678 posts
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    RedSparrows wrote:
    Phendrana drifts has a nice opening, but best area in gaming?
    I could certainly see someone thinking that at least. It has a good combination of interior and exterior sections, both of which look pretty good, and is really pleasingly designed. It was some nice verticality to it too, and some of the most interesting standard enemy encounters in the game.

    Not that I share that opinion, but it's a perfectly reasonable opinion to have :)

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  • Deleted user 11 March 2014 15:19:50
    Chozo Ruins was better.
  • Alastair 11 Mar 2014 15:23:27 16,627 posts
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    I never finished MP - bloody Meta-Ridley....
    :(
  • Razz 11 Mar 2014 15:51:33 61,882 posts
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    Ridiculously, stupidly hard boss

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  • Razz 11 Mar 2014 15:53:09 61,882 posts
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    Did you guys ever listen to the Metroid Metal remixes?

    http://www.metroidmetal.com/songs/

    Edited by Razz at 15:56:15 11-03-2014

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  • Razz 11 Mar 2014 15:55:47 61,882 posts
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    This is their cover of Phendrana drifts

    http://www.metroidmetal.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/metroidmetal_phendranadrifts.mp3

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  • RichDC 11 Mar 2014 16:06:46 5,619 posts
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    @Alastair I can't remember what caused me more problems; Ridley or Omega Pirate. Both barstard hard bosses that probably took a few years off my life due to stress/fury. Don't think I've ever been as happy to down a boss as I was with those two.

    There's no way I'd have the patience these days.

    Edited by Megapocalypse at 16:07:23 11-03-2014
  • trav 11 Mar 2014 16:12:18 949 posts
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    Metroid Prime Trilogy on Wii U would be an insta-purchase. Twin stick happiness. *dreams*
  • RichDC 11 Mar 2014 16:15:54 5,619 posts
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    Twin sticks? Why? Is not an FPS and the controls are perfect.

    /runs
  • quadfather 11 Mar 2014 16:23:18 14,631 posts
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    Must get round to playing the trilogy on the Wii. I think I'm at those drifts you're talking about

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  • Bremenacht 11 Mar 2014 21:21:41 20,475 posts
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    It's a lovely chilled gaming moment. There are better levels, but that's a really special level intro.
  • atomicjuicer 11 Mar 2014 22:13:56 315 posts
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    Not being able to play Metroid prime or even other m on Wii u sucks.

    It'd be nice if you could control with the gamepad.
  • DFawkes 11 Mar 2014 23:16:26 24,678 posts
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    You can play both of those games on Wii U, if you want.

    As you say though, Gamepad play and control would be excellent. I wouldn't complain if they did an HD update, though I can't see that happening.

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  • GiarcYekrub 12 Mar 2014 09:34:26 4,300 posts
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    This thread is reminding me that I still need to complete Echoes and play Corruption(still sealed)

    The strange thing is I hold The Dragon Age series up as example of diversity and choice, the fact that the brothels in DA service everybody, male/female with multiple options, to remove the brothels is a step backwards for diversity IMO

  • [maven] 12 Mar 2014 09:50:02 5,208 posts
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    I finished all these (and enjoyed them), but none of them wowed me as much as the original Prime.
  • Alastair 12 Mar 2014 10:13:56 16,627 posts
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    I found Echoes and Corruption to be easier than Prime.
  • Armoured_Bear 12 Mar 2014 10:15:35 12,746 posts
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    Alastair wrote:
    I found Echoes and Corruption to be easier than Prime.
    I def found Echoes the hardest, Corruption the easiest.

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  • Alastair 12 Mar 2014 10:38:42 16,627 posts
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    Well, I didn't complete Prime and did complete the other two.
  • Armoured_Bear 12 Mar 2014 10:39:57 12,746 posts
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    Alastair wrote:
    Well, I didn't complete Prime and did complete the other two.
    A lot of people struggles with a few of the Prime bosses but I found the "non boss" parts tougher in Echoes.
    /Shrugs

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  • quadfather 12 Mar 2014 10:43:33 14,631 posts
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    I remember getting lost a lot in the drifts, and was really tempted to skip to the second game, but I've stuck with prime. It's been that long, I don't know whether I got past the drifts or not. I'm pretty sure I did though. Is the lava level after the drifts?

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  • Alastair 12 Mar 2014 10:44:29 16,627 posts
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    I actually can't remember much about them... except that I very much enjoyed them at the time.
  • AcidSnake 12 Mar 2014 10:44:44 7,326 posts
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    Yeah, Echoes seemed the hardest...Damn stupid sewer fish thing...

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