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Metroid Prime Trilogy Now Available for Wii

Your local movie theater is no longer the only place to find a blockbuster trilogy. With today’s release of Metroid Prime: Trilogy for the Wii, Nintendo is offering an all-in-one action saga, combining all three critically acclaimed Metroid Prime games on one special-edition disk with updated Wii motion controls and wide-screen presentation. Delivering an unforgettable experience to series newcomers and veterans alike, Metroid Prime Trilogy
retails for $49.99.

Each copy of Metroid Prime: Trilogy contains three games: Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2 Echoes and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. The first two games, originally released for Nintendo GameCube, have been updated for play using the innovative Wii motion-control system that debuted with Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. These controls bring a new level of immersion and freedom to these award-winning games. Also, for the first time ever, all three games are rendered in a vivid 16:9 wide-screen presentation. Players can now select the game they want to play through a unified main menu that ties together all three adventures, and gain access to bonus materials through a new in-game unlockables system.

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Each copy of Metroid Prime: Trilogy comes in a Collector’s Edition metal case with a protective slipcover, and includes a special art booklet highlighting content from all three Metroid Prime games. Metroid Prime: Trilogy was developed by Retro Studios and Nintendo, the same developers that created the original games for the Nintendo GameCube and Wii systems.

“Metroid Prime is a landmark series that remains one of the most innovative and influential examples of what first-person gaming has to offer,” said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales and Marketing. “With Metroid Prime: Trilogy, we’ve created a special package for our dedicated fans that celebrates and reflects the passion that they feel for these games.”