How to break Metroid Prime 3

Six ways to make Retro Studios really, really hate you

Nov 19, 2007

There’s something about Metroid that makes otherwise normal people skip breakfast, lunch and dinner to play it in ways that must make the developers shake their fists and say ‘Grrrr’. An entire community of Samus speedrunners is out there, digging up shortcuts and tricks with their game spades, shaving milliseconds off completion times - they’ve even got their own language (see below). You don’t have to join the scary clan of people trying to finish the game 100% in the time it takes to peel a potato; but you can still give some of their tricks and glitches a go.

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