Metroid Dread – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Metroid Dread Box Art
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
MercurySteam, Nintendo
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Release Date
08 October 2021: WW: Switch
Genre
Metroidvania

Game Overview:

Metroid Dread is a Metroidvania action-adventure game developed by Mercury Steam and Nintendo, and published by Nintendo.

It is the fifth mainline instalment in the 2D Metroid saga, and a sequel to Metroid Fusion. It is the first new 2D Metroid entry in nearly two decades.

Latest Updates For Metroid Dread

Metroid Dread Map Improvements Include Markers, Icon Highlighting, Hints, and More

Metroid Dread Map Improvements Include Markers, Icon Highlighting, Hints, and More

A new Metroid Dread Report details the several improvements being made to map functionality in the upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive.

Metroid Dread Will Have Several Types of E.M.M.I. Robots, Each with Unique Abilities

Metroid Dread Will Have Several Types of E.M.M.I. Robots, Each with Unique Abilities

In a new blog update, the developers of Metroid Dread provide new details on the game's stalker enemies, the E.M.M.I. robots.

10 Things We’ve Learned About Metroid Dread

10 Things We’ve Learned About Metroid Dread

A new mainline 2D Metroid game has finally been announced, ending nearly two decades of anticipation. Here's everything you should know about Metroid Dread.

Metroid Dread’s $30 Amiibos Will Increase Players’ Health and Missiles

Metroid Dread’s $30 Amiibos Will Increase Players’ Health and Missiles

As usual, Nintendo has decided to lock gameplay altering upgrades behind amiibo that no one will actually be able to purchase for a reasonable price.

Metroid Dread Marks the End of the Mainline Saga, but May Also be Setting up a New Arc, Producer Says

Metroid Dread Marks the End of the Mainline Saga, but May Also be Setting up a New Arc, Producer Says

Series producer Yoshio Sakamoto says that even though Metroid Dread is ending a 5-game story arc, it also sets up future instalments.

Metroid Dread Shows Exploration, Boss Fights, and More in Another Gameplay Demo

Metroid Dread Shows Exploration, Boss Fights, and More in Another Gameplay Demo

Another Treehouse Live segment shows off over 20 minutes of gameplay from the upcoming game, which is out for the Switch later this year.

Metroid Dread Special Edition Revealed by Nintendo

Metroid Dread Special Edition Revealed by Nintendo

Metroid Dread is the first new 2D Metroid game since Metroid Fusion, which was released on the Game Boy Advance in 2002.

Metroid Dread Gameplay Demonstration Shows a Meaty Chunk of New Footage

Metroid Dread Gameplay Demonstration Shows a Meaty Chunk of New Footage

A lengthy gameplay demo showcased at the post-E3 Treehouse stream shows the upcoming Switch exclusive Metroid Dread in action.

Metroid Dread Gameplay Footage Showcases New Abilities, E.M.M.I. and Much More

Metroid Dread Gameplay Footage Showcases New Abilities, E.M.M.I. and Much More

Mechanics like the Melee Counter and Free Aim return, while Samus can utilize sliding and the Spider Magnet for climbing certain walls and ceilings.

Metroid Dread Announced – 2D Title Releases October 8th on Switch

Metroid Dread Announced – 2D Title Releases October 8th on Switch

Samus finally makes her return along with the series' 2D side-scrolling action roots. Survive against a new kind of invincible killer robot named E.M.M.I.

New 2D Metroid, Super Mario Party 2 Could be Announced at E3 2021 – Rumour

New 2D Metroid, Super Mario Party 2 Could be Announced at E3 2021 – Rumour

These games are nearing completion, insider says.

New 2D Metroid and Paper Mario to Come Out This Year – Rumour

New 2D Metroid and Paper Mario to Come Out This Year – Rumour

Too good to be true?

Metroid: Samus Returns Producer Teases New 2D Metroid; Super Metroid and Fusion Remakes Are Not Planned

Metroid: Samus Returns Producer Teases New 2D Metroid; Super Metroid and Fusion Remakes Are Not Planned

The teases in Metroid: Samus Returns were put there for a reason.

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