History TearJerker / Metroid

12th May '17 5:30:27 AM Cryoclaste
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The ''{{Metroid}}'' series indeed has its [[TearJerker moments of sadness.]]

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The ''{{Metroid}}'' ''Franchise/{{Metroid}}'' series indeed has its [[TearJerker moments of sadness.]]
24th Jul '16 7:43:55 AM ErikModi
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*** Also, after releasing Samus, the Metroid will hover around for a bit, then eventually fly away (reminiscent of it hovering around Samus at the end of Metroid II.) [[VideoGameCrueltyPotential If you shoot it, however, it immediately flies away, like a scolded child.]]
27th Jun '14 3:40:04 PM snake300
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCozG1RXkCI The last moments of Adam Malcovich.]] That last conversation between Samus and Adam...

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* YMMV, but [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCozG1RXkCI The the last moments of Adam Malcovich.Malkovich.]] That last conversation between Samus and Adam...
5th May '14 6:52:49 PM theLibrarian
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* One bit of Other M's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53PSPFE07Hw live action trailer]] shows Samus as a little girl. This would be adorable, but at the moment Kid!Samus is screaming in fright as ''Ridley swoops towards her to try and kill her.''
25th Apr '14 9:09:23 PM Harco
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* ''Prime 2'' has couple in the form of logs, but one always stood out for me; a not-even-logged scan of a female Luminoth dead near a gate. The scan indicates she died of malnutrition, adding the note "She remained at her post even though she was starving to death."

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* ''Prime 2'' has couple in the form of logs, but one always stood out for me; a not-even-logged scan of a female Luminoth dead near a gate. The scan indicates she died of malnutrition, adding the note "She remained at her post even though post, despite the fact that she was starving to death.""
** The name of the area you find her in? Path of Honor.
28th Dec '13 6:12:45 AM TypoKiller
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** During the final battle with Mother Brain, Samus is nearly killed by its penultimate attack, injured to the point where she can't even stand upright. As Mother Brain prepares to finish her off, the Giant Metroid bursts into the room and grabs it, sucking the life out of it to save its mother. It then settles onto Samus, restoring her health... at which point the NotQuiteDead Mother Brain gets up and attacks, as the metroid takes the blows. Gamers find themselves [[PlayerPunch heartbroken]] by the death of an alien jellyfish... and relieved when the resulting MamaBear moment from Samus lets them make Mother Brain pay [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome by blowing its head off of its neck.]] With [[EleventhHourSuperpower a weapon so powerful]] that Mother Brain's remains crumble to dust before your eyes.

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** During the final battle with Mother Brain, Samus is nearly killed by its penultimate attack, injured to the point where she can't even stand upright. As Mother Brain prepares to finish her off, the Giant Metroid bursts into the room and grabs it, sucking the life out of it to save its mother. It then settles onto Samus, restoring her health... at which point the NotQuiteDead Mother Brain gets up and attacks, as the metroid Metroid takes the blows. Gamers find themselves [[PlayerPunch heartbroken]] by the death of an alien jellyfish... and relieved when the resulting MamaBear moment from Samus lets them make Mother Brain pay [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome by blowing its head off of its neck.]] With [[EleventhHourSuperpower a weapon so powerful]] that Mother Brain's remains crumble to dust before your eyes.
4th Jul '13 5:38:55 PM Kingault
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* Even a boss gets a Tear Jerk moment. After beating the Draygon, she'll drop to the floor and her three children will mournfully bury her. Samus had inadvertantly orphaned three innocent sea creatures. NiceJobBreakingItHero.
** "Innocent"? Their siblings have tried to kill you throughout Miridia.

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* Even a boss gets a Tear Jerk Jerker moment. After beating the Draygon, she'll drop to the floor and her three children will mournfully bury her. Samus had inadvertantly orphaned three innocent sea creatures. NiceJobBreakingItHero.
** "Innocent"? Their siblings have tried to kill you throughout Miridia.Maridia.
*** One could also view it as the children beginning to devour the corpse...
19th Jun '13 1:50:03 PM TypoKiller
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*** [[spoiler:This scene was recreated ''in full [=3D=] graphics complete with Samus's horrified expression'' in the introduction of ''Metroid: Other M'' as a flashback sequence. It also adds in her ''reaching out to the baby as it's mortally wounded in a futile attempt to do anything.]]

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*** [[spoiler:This scene was recreated ''in full [=3D=] graphics complete with Samus's horrified expression'' in the introduction of ''Metroid: Other M'' as a flashback sequence. It also adds in her ''reaching out to the baby as it's mortally wounded in a futile attempt to do anything.anything''.]]



** Ghor's death is also sad, due to the fact that Samus is ''shooting away at Dark Samus in a futile attempt to save him.''

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** Ghor's death is also sad, due to the fact that Samus is ''shooting away at Dark Samus in a futile attempt to save him.''him''.
18th Mar '13 8:10:20 PM missourielephant
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** Which leads into Gandrayda's death. Gandrayda staggers back, [[ShapeshifterSwanSong losing control of her shapeshifting]], and eventually settles into ''Samus''s form. When Dark Samus appears, Samus doesn't even try to shoot Dark Samus this time. She knows that there's absolutely ''nothing'' she can do to save Gandrayda. All Samus can do is stand there, with a fist clenched in silent fury as Gandrayda dies.

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** Which leads into Gandrayda's death. Gandrayda staggers back, [[ShapeshifterSwanSong losing control of her shapeshifting]], and eventually settles into ''Samus''s ''Samus''' form. When Dark Samus appears, Samus doesn't even try to shoot Dark Samus this time. She knows that there's absolutely ''nothing'' she can do to save Gandrayda. All Samus can do is stand there, with a fist clenched in silent fury as Gandrayda dies.
18th Mar '13 5:10:08 AM ManCalledTrue
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** "Innocent"? Their siblings have tried to kill you throughout Miridia.
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