Episode 85

The Three Versions of Metroid 2 (with Case Aiken, Matt Storm & Geoff Moonen)


August 23rd, 2023

3 hrs 5 mins 8 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

The black sheep in the Metroid series, Metroid 2: Return of Samus, was originally developed and published by Nintendo for Game Boy in 1991, and has since seen two well-known remakes- the fan remake AM2R, developed by Milton Guasti and released for PC in 2016, as well as MercurySteam and Nintendo's official remake, Metroid: Samus Returns, released in 2017 for the 3DS. This episode is a compare and contrast episode, featuring all three games. Joining me for this episode are three Metroid aficionados- Matt aka Stormageddon ("Fun" and Games, Reignite, Screen Snark podcasts), Geoff Moonen ("Fun" and Games) and Case Aiken (Men of Steel, Another Pass podcasts). Check out all of their fantastic shows on your favorite podcast app or at certainpov.com!

Intros/Personal Histories 1:16:15
Metroid 2: Return of Samus 25:14
Metroid 2 SPOILER WALL 1:01:47
AM2R 1:12:26
Metroid: Samus Returns 1:58:20
Samus Returns SPOILER WALL 2:29:47
Wrap-Up Thoughts/Recommendations 2:50:35

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