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...that Metroid II was not playable on any current gen consoles until the Nintendo 3DS?
...that the manual for the game has several spelling mistakes?
...that Metroid II has the most boss battles in the series, with 40 Metroid fights?
...that it is the only Metroid game without a countdown sequence?
...that the "rock icicle" is the only creature not named in the Metroid II manual?
...that Retro Studios conidered remaking Metroid II as a side project?
...that AM2R, a fan remake of Metroid II was released on the series' 30th anniversary in 2016?
Metroid: Samus Returns is an action-adventure game announced during the Treehouse broadcast on June 13, 2017. It is a 2.5D remake of Metroid II: Return of Samus, and the first traditional Metroid game since Metroid: Zero Mission (also a remake) in 2004. The game features graphics and melee combat similar to Metroid: Other M. Yoshio Sakamoto is leading the game's development, and has stated that it began development in 2015. Samus Returns is being developed by MercurySteam, who were previously working on a Metroid pitch that was presumably rejected.