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+43 (yeas:75 nays:32)
Other M in general.
+43 (yeas:52 nays:9)
The series adding more and more prequels/interquels but refuses to advance the plot after Metroid Fusion.
+22 (yeas:26 nays:4)
Sliding the Gameplay To Story Ratio
further away from gameplay, leading to onscreen happenings the player never gets to influence or interact in.
+15 (yeas:22 nays:7)
Metroid: other M. Samus's main character trait, before that game, was being a stoic bounty hunter hardened by trauma to the point of being fearless. Other M threw that out the window entirely and turned Samus into a female stereotype. Reliance on men? Check. Overall theme of motherhood? Check. Lack of a backbone? Check, please.
+13 (yeas:21 nays:8)
Overall bad writing, including loads of Show, Don't Tell
failure in Samus's narration.
+11 (yeas:23 nays:12)
The transition over the years away from true Metroidvania and into no-backtracking linear gameplay style.
+8 (yeas:20 nays:12)
Samus's insufferable line in Other M: "The Baby..."
+3 (yeas:10 nays:7)
No more new powers and abilities. Samus just keeps rehashing what she's had, especially in Other M.
+3 (yeas:4 nays:1)
The lack of random encounters with SA-X in Fusion
0 (yeas:12 nays:12)
Taking a more cinematic approach to story telling as opposed to Scrap Book Story
plots the player pieced together if they wanted to when they wanted to.
-2 (yeas:28 nays:30)
The constant bashing
of Other M. While it's true that the game had some flaws and that the story was a bit weak, I honestly feel like a lot of people are making it out to be worse than it actually is.
For example, a lot of reviews complain about the first-person view, acting as if going into it means that you're practically guaranteed to get hit...and yet they all seem to either be ignorant of or flat-out ignore the fact that you can
dodge while in that mode.
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Total number of votes: 515