Metroid: Samus Returns may very well be the first time a bunch of Nintendo fans will play Samus as she was originally conceived, ditching first-person shooting and Smash Bros. antics for difficult, side-scrolling mayhem. From the hour of hands-on time

Metroid: Samus Returns has a special difficulty setting that can only be unlocked by amiibo figurine, Nintendo has confirmed. Speaking with Eurogamer, a Nintendo rep confirmed that the new Metroid amiibo will unlock a special Fusion difficulty mode. Available after completing Metroid: Samus