Here we are, kids. This is the big one. Metroid kind of skipped the N64 generation for console releases, after having releases both on the original Nintendo and the Super Nintendo. Well, there were plans for a N64 Metroid game, but they were scrapped. Anyway, Metroid came back with a vengeance on the Gamecube, in 3D for the first time. Released in November of 2002, it is the first time Nintendo handed off one of its first party titles to a non-native third party studio. Retro is based and operates out of Austin, Texas. So, how does Metroid Prime 1 work as Samus Aran’s first foray into the 3D world?