You're inside the fortress planet Zebes. The planet of endless secret passagways where the Metroid are multiplying. Left alone the Metroid are harmless. But in the wrong hands they could destroy the galaxy. It's up to you to prevent the Mother Brain that controls Zebes from using the Metroid for evil purposes. But that won't be easy. You'll have to use your spacesuit to absorb valuable energy for your search to gain the use of power items like the Ice Beam, Wave Beam, High Jump Boots and Varia. If you survive, it will be you and your acquired powers against the Mother Brain.
Reviews for Metroid
Hasn't aged well
As much as I like the Metroid series, I find the original Metroid impossible to play. There are clearly a lot of neat and original ideas in Metroid, such as the power-ups that allow you to explore the...