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Metroid Prime Federation Force Blasts onto 3DS in 2016

Posted on June 18, 2015 by Jason Nason

Nintendo likes to tease their new games, and one of the things that I said in my pre-E3 wishlist was for new game announcements to have a “this year” release date. No vague “coming soon” or just “2016” release dates. And while this game falls into the later category, I’m okay with that for now.

The truth is I need to see more of what this game is all about.

This is the (as far as I can recall) the first cooperative Metroid game. From the start of the franchise on the NES, Metroid has been a solo affair. You play as Samus and you go it alone. So with this being a new cooperative game, there is a lot that can and will likely change from the gameplay. Is that a bad thing? Is it a good thing? The truth is that I don’t know enough about the game yet to make that determination, and since it’s still a long ways off there is a lot for Nintendo to say about the game.

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