Critical appraisal for Metroid: Samus Returns

Metroid: Samus Returns by MercurySteam has received critical praise since it was released on September 15, and the team couldn’t be happier about it! So far, the game has gathered several awards from some of the most prestigious publications and gaming events:

  • Best Handheld Game Category on The Games Awards 2017.
  • Best Handheld Game Category of the E3 Critics Award.
  • Best Portable Game of 2017 at Destructoid.
  • #30 of the 50 Best Videogames of 2017 at Polygon.
  • “It’s a great reminder of why we fell in love with the franchise in the first place.” 9.75/10 – Game Informer.
  • “Samus looks awesome, and 3D allows for much more details in her movements.” 8.5/10 – IGN.
  • “Excellent.” 9/10 – Gamespot.
  • “One of the best Metroid Games ever made.” 9/10 – EGM.

Mercury Steam would also like to thank all Metroid fans who have kindly contacted us to share their love for Samus Returns. It means everything to us!