1001 Video Games
The Game Boy Advance version of Metroid Fusion
appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
by General Editor Tony Mott.
In the ending, Samus asks herself how her ship could've gotten her off the planet when it could only be operated manually. The ship's CPU then responds and says "They lent me a hand". The game then shows a picture of the Etecoons (the little gremlins from Super Metroid
that teach you how to wall jump), and the Dachola (the ostrich-looking creature that teaches you how to Super Jump, also from Super Metroid
When you fight Ridley and when you're escaping the station at the end, the music that plays is the boss/escape tune from Super Metroid
- 2002 – Game Boy Advance Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)