Game Classification

Metroid Nintendo R&D1 (Gunpei Yokoi (producer) / Yoshio Sakamoto (director) (Japan), Nintendo (Japan), 1986  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





Besides play, this title features the following intents:
  • Storytelling


This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 8 to 11 years old / 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

Metroid Metroid (?????, Metoroido?) is the first game in the Metroid series of video games. It was released first for the Famicom Disk System on August 6, 1986, and later for the Nintendo Entertainment System in August 1987 (North America) and on January 15, 1988 (Europe). It was re-released for the Game Boy Advance on October 26, 2004 followed by the Wii Virtual Console on July 20, 2007 (Europe) and August 13, 2007 (North America). The game was produced by one of Nintendo's most prolific game and hardware designers, Gunpei Yokoi, and was directed by Yoshio Sakamoto. The game's music was composed by Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka. [source:wikipedia]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : GameBoy Advance (GBA) - NES (Famicom) - Wii