The best Rom hack of 2017 is already here. Metroid: Rogue Dawn is a prequel to the events of the original NES Metroid. This ambitious Rom hack pushes the limits of what the NES can do. You will forget this isn’t a Super Metroid romhack after a short journey into this epic game.
There are some video games that are just so well designed and immersive, that you wish they’d never end. Instead of just playing them over and over, some have decided to make their own unofficial sequels by hacking and changing the original ROM. One such game that fits these criteria for many who love the 16-bit era is Super Metroid. The game is flawlessly designed and full of secrets that are still being discovered years later.
Super Metroid: Zero Mission is the ultimate Super Metroid remake. Using tilesets and area themes from the Gameboy Advance Zero Mission, this version of the game plays like an obvious successor to the 1994 classic. With new enemies, new weapons and a world almost 3 times as big as the original’s, you will be kept busy for a long time.
Chozo Legacy is a progressive house journey through the sounds made famous by Nintendo’s hit game Super Metroid. Considered by some to be the greatest video game ever made, Super Metroid set a new standard for exploration and adventure games in its time.
Metroid is a franchise that has a legacy defined by one word: quality. Especially the early years. Rom Hacking one of these games is like covering a famous song – it has to do something new but somehow pay homage to what made the original great. These ones hit the spot, though.
Metroid is not a casual platformer. From day one, it’s been an immersive and serious experience requiring time and dedication. The games often invoke a claustrophobic alien feeling like few others. Check out these games for hours more of xenophobic exploration that’s fresh yet familiar in all the right ways.