A faithful recreation of the NES classic, with touch controls for mobile.

Article by Richard Davey. Posted on 4th Feb 2016.   @phaser_


From the Phaser Forum developer nkholski posted: "The original Metroid for NES turns 30 years this year. To celebrate this and as an exercise I'm recreating the game with Phaser (although it will probably be just a partial remake).


First version includes:

  • Complete Brinstar map, but only populated with enemies in the path to the first missiles
  • All items except varia and wave beam. Keep right to reach a special room containing all of them.
  • All brinstar enemy types. They won’t behave exactly as in the original though. My aim was to add them all, and in some cases I just went ahead as I remember them without comparing with the original.
  • Doors, destroyable blocks and lava.
  • Touch controls on touch devices (and decent performance on at least my Nexus 5 mobile)."

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