Things I Like: Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt (DS)

Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt boxart

Back when I got my Nintendo DS in the Christmas of 2004 (the system’s launch year) Nintendo included a free demo game called Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt since the actual Metroid Prime Hunters would not release until early 2006. It was a bit of a long wait, but it was cool to be given something at the start of a system’s lifetime. They usually never do that until much later on.

Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt

The game pretty much featured a limited-multiplayer mode featuring game-play similar to the Metroid Prime games on Gamecube. It was a bit weird at first, but with the free-range aim on your blaster really gave the game it’s own feel.

Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt Nintendo DS

But being a limited mode with a lack of maps and extra characters does get boring. It was pretty cool to play a 4-player match with your friends, but when everyone is Samus, the fun is short-lived.

Metroid Prime Hunters Nintendo DS

I was glad they took their time with the main game (above) since it had much more depth than it’s demo.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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