Samus Aran's adventures have taken her to some of the weirdest places in the universe. How much do you know about the "Metroid" game series? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.
It is standard procedure to shoot doors in "Metroid" games.
You can't stack them; you have to cycle through them one by one.
The cartridges had a 24-megabit capacity. At the time "Super Metroid" was the most data-heavy game available on Super Nintendo.
Ridley also goes by the alias Geoform 187.
It sold 1 million copies and got resounding reviews from critics and fans.
Zebes is home to most incarnations of "Metroid."
She's 6 feet 3 inches and incredibly agile considering her hulking frame.
She has one eye. Her appearance has become more frightening since the early days.
"Metroid Prime" is considered one of the best games in history.
Samus explores a run-down space station in the game, which was released in 2010.
The so-called Bio-Matter (fresh blood and flesh) is potent enough to bring him back over and over again.
The morph ball grants her access to even the narrowest passageways.
He's the main enemy in "Metroid Prime 2: Echoes" and the most powerful Ing in the Horde.
The bounty hunter has it in for Samus, although players never find out why.
Players have to finish the game quickly to find that out. "Metroid" was one of the first games to have a female hero.
It was first released in Japan on the Famicom Disk System.
Suddenly your ammo worries become a thing of the past.
The varying perspectives were a shift from traditional gameplay.
This game was only released for that handheld device.
The "Metroid" style of gameplay was very conducive to playing the game as quickly as possible.
He is a dinosaurlike member of the High Command that protects the Mother Brain.
The Space Pirates use Metroids to conquer victims by draining their energy.
The maximum number of players is four, but the single-player mode was very popular too.
The 1986 game was directed by Yoshio Sakamoto.
X Parasites can mimic the appearance of their hosts.
It is one enormous, sprawling level.
Unlike so many games, you could actually explore the world around you.
It took about two years for the 15 team members to complete the game.
The oppressive environment of "Metroid" matches the one in "Aliens."
Her adventures take her into many hazardous environments that might harm other explorers.