Metroid Prime Federation Force News

Metroid Prime: Federation Force is a sales disaster in Japan

Metroid Prime: Federation Force has failed to chart in the Japanese software top 20.

The much-maligned Metroid spin-off has received intense criticism from franchise fans since its announcement, but its failure to appear at all in the chart is still eye-opening.

Federation Force is the first 3DS Metroid game, the first Metroid game of any kind in six years, and comes as the series quietly celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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I was going to tell you all about how much fun Blast Ball, a multiplayer mode that's a part of Next Level Games' Metroid Prime Federation Force, can be, but that doesn't seem pertinent now when you can go and download it yourself. All of it. For free. Now. On your Nintendo 3DS handheld system.

Metroid Prime Federation Force announced for 3DS

A new Metroid game has finally been announced for 3DS. It's called Metroid Prime Federation Force.

Very little is known about it, but based on the teaser trailer revealed during Nintendo's E3 presentation, it appears to support four-player co-op and looks to be set in the Metroid Prime universe.

There also seems to be a three vs three mini-game called Blastball.

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