Figma Samus Aran (Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Ver.)

I’m so glad Max Factory/Good Smile is pursuing their Nintendo lineup, especially with Metroid. I wasn’t surprised when they went back and released Zelda figures from Twilight Princess, because at this point Zelda is more Nintendo’s poster child than even Mario is, but everyone seems to forget Metroid exists, at least until recently (the Prime 4 announcement and Samus Returns has injected some life back thankfully).

When this Corruption incarnation of our favorite intergalactic bounty hunter was announced, I was both excited and taken aback – I didn’t think Nintendo still cared to go all the way back to Prime 3 and greenlight a figure from such an old and neglected title, but here we are.

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