DescriptionPirates have stolen an unknown life-form, recently discovered on the planet SR388. The life-form, called Metroid, is in a state of suspended animation and, according to analysis, was the cause of the complete destruction of SR388. If it ever got loose, the alien could destroy countless other systems.
The pirates have taken the being to the planet Zebes and are fending off the Galactic Federation's attacks. It is up to the space bounty hunter Samus Aran to find her way into the planet's core, destroy the pirates, and take back the alien before the pirates complete their plans of world destruction.
Zero Mission takes Samus back to her first battle with Mother Brain, expanding on the original story line and action from the original Nintendo classic, Metroid, with updated visuals, new puzzles to solve, and cut scenes filling in the personal story of Samus.
The player can perform moves taken from the original game, along with additions taken from the last GBA mission, Metroid Fusion, including the power grab. This game can also be linked to Metroid Fusion to unlock special extras.
- "密特罗德：零点任务" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "Mìtèluōdé: Língdiǎn Rènwù" -- Chinese title
- "Metoroido Zero Misshon" -- Japanese Romaji title
- "メトロイド ゼロミッション" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Groups
- Enhanced remakes
- Gameplay feature: Multiple endings
- Games with hidden / unlockable full games
- Genre: Explorable platformer / Metroidvania
- Metroid series
- Protagonist: Female
|Metroid: The Director's Extended Cut - "Going Back To Where It All Started"||Game Boy Advance||STU2 (72)|
|Though not as good as Metroid Fusion this is still much more than just another remake.||Game Boy Advance||Rensch (203)|
|The best 2D METROID game i've seen.||Game Boy Advance||Justin Bailey (10)|
|A gem of a game||Game Boy Advance||WWWWolf (422)|
|It's every bit as good as Fusion... perhaps better!||Game Boy Advance||Michael Raymer (140)|
|Keep'em coming, Nintendo!||Game Boy Advance||Lad Holyman (6)|
|GamePro (US)||Game Boy Advance||Feb 06, 2004||5 out of 5||100|
|Game Informer Magazine||Game Boy Advance||Feb, 2004||9.5 out of 10||95|
|Wham! gaming||Game Boy Advance||2001||9 out of 10||90|
|Bordersdown||Game Boy Advance||Mar, 2004||9 out of 10||90|
|Random Access||Game Boy Advance||2005||8.8 out of 10||88|
|Diehard GameFan||Game Boy Advance||Mar 02, 2004||85 out of 100||85|
|GameSpot||Game Boy Advance||Feb 05, 2004||8.5 out of 10||85|
|GameSpy||Game Boy Advance||Feb 06, 2004||80|
|JeuxActu||Game Boy Advance||May 11, 2004||16 out of 20||80|
|The Next Level||Game Boy Advance||Sep 01, 2005||80|
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1001 Video GamesMetroid: Zero Mission appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
EndingsLike the rest of the Metroid games, it has a different ending image depending on how long it took the player to complete the game.
Extra ContentThe original Metroid for NES can be played once the player has finished the game.
- 2004 – #4 GBA Game of the Year
- 2004 – GBA Adventure Game of the Year
- 2004 – Game Boy Advance Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
- Joystick Game Awards
- 2004 - Runner-up to Sonic Advance 3 as Handheld Game of the Year