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Explore a scary alien planet as legendary bounty hunter Samus Aran in the Metroid: Samus Returns game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.



Samus Aran has fought her way across the galaxy on a quest to destroy the Metroids, a species of deadly space creatures. She now returns to active duty in Metroid: Samus Returns, an intense, side-scrolling platformer that’s perfect for new and experienced bounty hunters alike!

You can experience stunning 3D graphics, deep exploration, fierce boss battles, and loads of hidden power-ups and abilities that can be used to upgrade your arsenal. A wealth of hidden paths, power-ups, and secrets await—find enough of them, and you may even start to unravel the mysteries of Planet SR388’s past. A touchscreen-enabled mapping system and informative menus help new players brave the depths of SR388.

Metroid: Samus Returns is available now, only on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. It can be purchased in stores, in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS, and at

For more information about the game, you can visit the official site.


ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ with Animated Blood, Fantasy Violence, Mild Suggestive Themes