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Metroid: Dread revealed during Nintendo E3 2021

Metroid: Dread
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Metroid: Dread has been revealed during Nintendo's E3 2021 showcase. It brings the series back to its side-scrolling roots, making it the first new series entry of this kind in 19 years.

As its title suggests, Metroid: Dread intends to instill a sense of terror in the player. I was certainly freaked out by the robotic enemy's erratic movements.

It will likely feature beloved staples the series is known for, including a unique slew of abilities to overcome obstacles, enter new areas, or uncover secrets.

This trailer showcases the game's atmospheric environments and aggressive enemy types, ranging from aggressive alien live to creepy robots.

Momo Tabari
Contributing Writer

Self-described art critic and unabashedly pretentious, Momo finds joy in impassioned ramblings about her closeness to video games. She has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Media Studies from Brooklyn College and five years of experience in entertainment journalism. Momo is a stalwart defender of the importance found in subjectivity and spends most days overwhelmed with excitement for the past, present and future of gaming. When she isn't writing or playing Dark Souls, she can be found eating chicken fettuccine alfredo and watching anime.