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The Metroid Legacy is a feature included on the Metroid Prime section of the Nintendo GameCube Preview Disc DVD. As implied by the title, it shows records on games released prior to these titles.
Similar to the later Metroid Prime 2: Echoes Bonus Disc Chronicle, The Metroid Legacy is an interactive timeline of all five Metroid games released prior to Metroid Prime in preparation for that game's release. Each game can be selected for information. Unlike in the Chronicle, however, with the exception of the entry for Metroid Prime, all of the entries had unedited background sounds and music, and there is no scrolling feature for the text.
Each game has three pages detailing the game's synopsis, the game logo, and a screen with gameplay clips (Metroid II: Return of Samus is given a color palette). With the exception of the entry for Metroid Prime, all the entries gameplay clips do not have a specific soundtrack, instead having the footage play with unedited audio.
The Metroid Legacy data
Samus Aran made her debut in the
energy-based creatures with the
In the end, she destroys scores
(Page) Metroid II: Return of Samus (1991)
The second game takes place
and in the caverns below the surface.
Samus then turns the hatchling
(Page 1) Super Metroid (1994)
Super Metroid sees Samus return to
including Kraid, Ridley, Crocomire, and
The Metroid, spent from its efforts,
(Page 1) Metroid Fusion (2002)
Metroid Fusion occurs shortly after
and the only way to save her is with
As Samus fights against the rising
Metroid Prime (2002)
Samus's adventure on the Nintendo
She traces one of these to an orbit