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Metroid (NES)

Developer:Nintendo R&D1
Publisher:Nintendo
Genre:Action-Adventure
First released:1986
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot

Achievements

There are 25 achievements worth 353 (1012) points.
Authors: (25).

 
Ballin'
 
won by 2115 (1264) of 2232 (94.76%)
(2)
Obtain the Morph Ball.
Cross Screen
 
won by 819 (604) of 2232 (36.69%)
(6)
Obtain the Long Beam.
Bombing Run
 
won by 801 (590) of 2232 (35.89%)
(6)
Acquire the Morph Ball Bomb.
Little Extra
 
won by 502 (379) of 2232 (22.49%)
(22)
Obtain the Varia Suit.
Stay Right There
 
won by 658 (494) of 2232 (29.48%)
(18)
Obtain the Ice Beam.
Wavy
 
won by 426 (325) of 2232 (19.09%)
(24)
Obtain the Wave Beam.
Screwin' Around
 
won by 472 (356) of 2232 (21.15%)
(23)
Obtain the Screw Attack.
I'm Mario!
 
won by 528 (398) of 2232 (23.66%)
(21)
Obtain the High Jump Boots.
Extra Punch
 
won by 1167 (810) of 2232 (52.28%)
(3)
Obtain your first set of missiles.
More Punch
 
won by 451 (339) of 2232 (20.21%)
(23)
Obtain a total of 125 Missiles in your stockpile.
All of the Punch
 
won by 264 (215) of 2232 (11.83%)
(88)
Obtain all 255 Missiles into your stockpile.
Tanking Around
 
won by 979 (687) of 2232 (43.86%)
(14)
Obtain your first energy tank.
All the Tanks in the World
 
won by 395 (303) of 2232 (17.70%)
(65)
Obtain all six energy tanks.
Slimeball City
 
won by 642 (449) of 2232 (28.76%)
(18)
Gain access to Hideout I.
The Floor is Lava
 
won by 995 (647) of 2232 (44.58%)
(14)
Gain access to Norfair.
Alienation
 
won by 444 (323) of 2232 (19.89%)
(24)
Gain access to Hideout II.
Secret Facility
 
won by 416 (297) of 2232 (18.64%)
(25)
Gain access to Tourian.
Kraiding Power
 
won by 461 (344) of 2232 (20.65%)
(58)
Defeat Kraid in Hideout I.
Great Scott!
 
won by 446 (337) of 2232 (19.98%)
(60)
Defeat Ridley in Hideout II.
Brain Damage
 
won by 386 (268) of 2232 (17.29%)
(66)
Defeat Mother Brain in Tourian.
Mission Complete
 
won by 354 (263) of 2232 (15.86%)
(28)
Complete the game.
Successful Mission
 
won by 349 (259) of 2232 (15.64%)
(28)
Complete the game in under 10 hours.
It's a Girl!
 
won by 324 (241) of 2232 (14.52%)
(30)
Complete the game in under 4 hours 56 minutes.
Ready for the Beach
 
won by 217 (180) of 2232 (9.72%)
(102)
Complete the game in under 2 hours 28 minutes (first loop, no passwords).
Ready for the Magazine
 
won by 170 (150) of 2232 (7.62%)
(244)
Complete the game in under 59 minutes (first loop, no passwords).
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Recent comment(s):
12 Nov 12:25 2016
Morph ball achievement didn't pop. Anyone else having the same problem?
28 Dec 1:11 2016
I have not earn Brain Damage...another fail in another game...In every game i have mistakes.
20 Jan 23:33 2017
Use Metroid (U) [!] for this set. (E) will not function, it's been linked elsewhere because of timer shenanigans causing problems.
20 Jan 23:40 2017
Do not link Romhacks here. They belong in their own entries.
4 Feb 4:08 2017
Morph ball didn't pop for me either.
4 Feb 17:04 2017
Pal timer would be shorter, not longer, on igt.
4 Feb 17:06 2017
Morph ball pops correctly, use the RANes emulator this site offers, not retroarch. (Or use the nightly build (NOT THE STABLE RELEASE) of retroarch, with quicknes as a core)
1 Mar 0:55 2018
Using RetroaArch is fine!
30 Apr 1:42 2018
Do the ones for beating the game in a certain time stack or do you need to beat it 5 separate times?
5 Jun 3:59 2018
They do stack
29 Nov 3:26 2018
Battery save protection is added to the set as well as other fixes.
3 Dec 23:21 2018
If you're playing on RetroArch please use QuickNES core only for this set.
8 Dec 3:34 2018
Question: Am I going crazy or is the ice beam achievement glitched? Because I picked up the one in Brinstar first, then picked it up in Norfair but the achievement didn't pop. Was I supposed to pick it up in Norfair first for the achievement to work?
10 Dec 15:36 2018
ice beam achievement is glitched
12 Dec 21:34 2018
And I guess alienation is also broken.
20 Dec 17:22 2018
Ice Beam was broken. Fixed now.
21 Dec 8:33 2018
Alienation wasn't completely broken but it's fixed too.
15 Apr 18:29 2020
And that's precisely why I love this community. Only time I had played this game was inside the Metroid Zero Mission bonus and only did the basic. Now, after mastering this classic, I feel so much closer to this epic series.
15 Apr 18:32 2020
It isn't just about the points, it's about truly diving into the game. It's about learning how to truly understand the soul of each game. Thank you, RA.
5 Jul 17:45 2020
played through the game on retroarch and only received the 5 achievements for each level. basic achievements didnt work.. any advice would help

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Complete the game as fast as possible
0:37:17.91
Get all the items (8 E-Tanks) and beat the game as quickly as possible.
1:00:17.81
Complete the game as fast as possible.
0:26:49.28
Finish the final ascent as quickly as possible (Score is time remaining).
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Complete the game as fast as possible.
0:00:20.00
Get all the items and beat the game as quickly as possible.
0:07:10.00
Finish the final ascent as quickly as possible (Score is time remaining).
0:09:33.86