Metroid II: Return of Samus DX (rumored lost build of unfinished GBC remake of game; existence unconfirmed; 1990s)

Metroid II: Return of Samus DX
Close-up of the screenshot from the article.
Close-up of the screenshot from the article.
Status Existence Unconfirmed

Metroid II: Return of Samus is the second game in Nintendo's critically-acclaimed Metroid series. It focuses on the bounty hunter Samus Aran traveling to the planet SR388 to exterminate the Metroid species. In the end, she rescues an infant Metroid, an action which has major consequences throughout the rest of the series. As it was released on the original Game Boy, the game has no color and is entirely monochrome. Apparently, a colorized "DX" version for the Game Boy Color similar to The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX was planned, and even received a feature in the German magazine Club Nintendo. However, nothing else about it is known.

Notably, the screenshot shown in the magazine shows a room that was not present in the original game, suggesting either that the screenshot is a mockup of an incomplete product, or that the room would have been featured in a new area similar to Link's Awakening DX's Color Dungeon.

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Scan of feature in Club Nintendo.

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Anonymous user #1

4 months ago
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There actually is a build of it held by Nintendo, but it is unlikely they'll release it.
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ArcOfRuin

1 months ago
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Source? Need proof.
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William8456

3 months ago
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Bet you that there's a fan restoration project
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ArcOfRuin

1 months ago
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Project AM2R is pretty similar to the premise of Metroid 2 DX, also Seamus Returns was Nintendo’s official rerelease if Metroid 2.
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Anonymous user #2

3 months ago
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I hope they will release it at some point
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Anonymous user #3

1 months ago
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It is a real game. Change the status to lost
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Ryanskii

1 months ago
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It isn't talking about the game in general. It is talking about the rumoured build of the game

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