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This is a list of official tweets (messages sent via Twitter) that pertain to Metroid and related games and media, from Nintendo, Retro Studios or other development companies. It does not include tweets from individual developers, which are documented on other articles.

Nintendo of America[]

NES Remix 2 (April 28, 2014)[]

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"Know your #Metroid in #NESRemix 2"[1]

Nintendo creature as pets (January 25, 2015)[]

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"Yoshi? Metroid? Pikmin? If you could have any Nintendo creature as a pet, who would it be?"[2]

Kensuke Tanabe (March 3, 2016)[]

"Kensuke Tanabe, producer of the Metroid Prime series, is now speaking about Metroid Prime: Federation Force."[3]

Metroid Prime 4 First Look (June 13, 2017)[]

The First Look trailer for Prime 4 is attached to this tweet.

"#Metroid Prime 4 is now in development for #NintendoSwitch!"[4]

Metroid: Samus Returns Official Game Trailer (June 13, 2017)[]

The Official Game Trailer for Samus Returns is attached to this tweet.

"#Metroid: Samus Returns brings back the feel of the classic adventures, but with improved graphics and new abilities! Coming 9/15 for #3DS!"[5]

New Nintendo 3DS XL Samus Edition (August 8, 2017)[]

"Samus Edition New Nintendo #3DS XL hardware arrives 9/15 at select retailers, just in time for #Metroid: Samus Returns!" [6]

Power Grip (August 28, 2017)[]

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"Samus can wall jump for extra elevation. New to #Metroid: Samus Returns, she can hang from ledges and pull herself up from them as well."[7]

Diggernaut (September 2, 2017)[]

A clip of the Diggernaut is attached to this tweet.

"Diggernaut, a giant Chozo mining robot, adds new danger and tension throughout #Metroid: Samus Returns."[8]

Queen Metroid (September 2, 2017)[]

A clip of the Queen Metroid is attached to this tweet.

"The mother of Metroids is a formidable foe in #Metroid: Samus Returns. Samus will need to think fast to defeat the ferocious Queen Metroid!"[9]

Infiltrating SR388 (September 5, 2017)[]

The trailer is attached to this tweet.

"Planet SR388 is a world of labyrinths, mysterious secrets, and a deadly #Metroid infestation. Samus Aran is the galaxy's only hope!"[10]

Metroid: Samus Returns 3DS Theme (September 6, 2017)[]

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"Celebrate the return of Samus with #Metroid themed #MyNintendo rewards!"[11]

Ice Beam (September 12, 2017)[]

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"The Ice Beam in #Metroid: Samus Returns allows her to temporarily freeze enemies in place. Frozen enemies can even be used as platforms."[12]

Early Varia Suit in Metroid (November 19, 2018)[]

A gif of the Sequence Break in the corridor-connecting room this tweet mentions is attached.

"Use this handy trick to get the powerful Varia Suit upgrade early (no High Jump Boots required). Just make sure to bring at least 5 missiles to break open the item room door! Try it out for yourself with a #NintendoSwitchOnline membership. #NES"[13]

Universe Trailer (November 22, 2017)[]

A gif of the Gravity Suit acquisition cutscene in Samus Returns is attached to this tweet.

"Witness the triumphs that made Samus Aran a legend in this video showcasing her past missions. See where her adventures will take her next in #Metroid: Samus Returns – available now."[14]

SR388 Data File (December 5, 2017)[]

The trailer is attached to this tweet.

"Uncover the evolution of Metroids on SR388 with this data file featuring Samus’ new weapons and upgrades in #Metroid: Samus Returns—out now."[15]

A Piercing Screech (June 12, 2018)[]

The trailer is attached to this tweet.

"New fighters are also coming to Super #SmashBrosUltimate! Splat your opponents with the Inkling, or smash your foes with the Space Pirate Ridley!"[16]

Development Update (January 25, 2019)[]

The Development Update video is attached to this tweet.

"Shinya Takahashi, Senior Managing Executive Officer, has a development update on #Metroid Prime 4 for #NintendoSwitch. Please take a look."[17]

Ridley (January 21, 2020)[]

A clip of the Ridley battle on Ceres Space Colony is attached to this tweet.

"Did you know? If you’re able to do enough damage to Ridley, he’ll momentarily drop the Infant Metroid before leaving the Ceres Research Station.

Play Super Metroid and other classic #SNES games now with #NintendoSwitchOnline!"[18]

Nintendo of Europe[]

Zero Suit Samus (January 11, 2015)[]

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"Back in Metroid: Zero Mission. She crawled. #SmashBros"[19]

A Piercing Screech (June 12, 2018)[]

The trailer is attached to this tweet.

"He's finally here. Ridley joins Super #SmashBros Ultimate on #NintendoSwitch as a playable fighter! #NintendoE3"[20]

Ridley amiibo (June 14, 2018)[]

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"Good news: Super #SmashBros Collection #amiibo figures for new fighters Inkling and Ridley are on their way! #NintendoE3" [21]

Dark Samus (August 17, 2018)[]

Dark Samus's Character Showcase Video is attached to this tweet.

"Dark Samus joins Super #SmashBros Ultimate as Samus' Echo Fighter. It [sic] has floatier movement than Samus – and it [sic] doesn't roll when dodging or jumping. Its [sic] bombs and missiles look a little different, too. #Metroid"[22]

Metroidmania (June 26, 2019)[]


"The three-day #SmashBrosUltimate spirit event "Metroidmania" starts on 28/06! Check your Spirit Board, because #Metroid characters are coming out of the walls! Defeat them in battle to earn more SP than usual."[23]

"Coming out of the walls" references a line from Aliens.

Reptile Awareness Day (October 21, 2019)[]

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"Happy #ReptileAwarenessDay! To celebrate, why not tell us who your favourite reptilian juggernaut is to fight against in #SuperMetroid, now available to play with #SuperNES – #NintendoSwitchOnline!"[24]

Three Cheers for 35 Years! Event Tourney (May 26, 2021)[]

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"For three days starting 28/05, #SmashBrosUltimate will highlight series that turn 35 in 2021! The latest event tourney will feature fighters, stages and items from these celebrated series."[25]


Nintendo España (October 7, 2017)[]

Check out the impressions of the players at Japan Expo, a video released by Nintendo, is attached to this tweet.

"Descubre qué les ha parecido #Metroid: Samus Returns a los fans. Ya disponible para #3DS. 👉 …"[26]

Nintendo Australia and New Zealand (December 20, 2017)[]

"On the eighth day of Christmas, Nintendo gave to me:

Eight Metroids growing…"[27]

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Figma (Samus Aran Prime 3 ver.)[]

Nintendo New York tweet (January 11, 2018)
"A new Samus Aran #Metroid Prime 3: Corruption figma has landed at #NintendoNYC! Check it out next time you visit our side of the galaxy.
$79.99 +tax"[28]
Good Smile US tweet (July 25, 2019)
"figma Samus Aran: PRIME 3 ver. from "METROID PRIME 3 CORRUPTION" is back for a rerelease! Don't miss out this time and preorder today! #nintendo #metroid #figma #goodsmile"[29]

Nintendo Versus (June 14, 2018)[]

Ridley's Character Showcase Video is attached to this tweet.

"The Space Pirate Ridley joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from the Metroid series! He uses his long tail and sharp claws to strike down his foes. For his Final Smash, he unleashes a stream of fiery plasma at his opponent and Samus's starship."[30]

First 4 Figures Meta Ridley statue (August 5, 2020)[]

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"Metroid Prime™ – Meta Ridley statue pre-orders are about to close! Be sure to place an order before 12 August 2020. After this time, you'll have to jump on the waitlist for a chance at owning this collectible. Don't miss out and guarantee yours today!"[31]

First 4 Figures Samus Helmet statue (February 23, 2021)[]

"Join us for our Metroid Prime™: Samus Helmet statue launch stream! Set your reminders through the links below!

📅 March 2, 2021

🕙 9:00 PST | 12:00 EST | 17:00 GMT | 18:00 CET

🔗 Facebook Premiere –

🔗 YouTube Premiere –"[32]

"And don’t forget to join our #GIVEAWAY for a chance to win a Metroid Prime™: Samus Helmet (Exclusive Edition) statue! Rules to the giveaway can be found here:

#First4Figures #Nintendo #Metroid #MetroidPrime #VariaSuit #Samus #gaming #videogames #statues"[33]

@SmashBrosJP - Three Cheers for 35 Years! Event Tourney[]

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"【トーナメントイベント】 5/28(金)から3日間、「祝35周年! シリーズ対抗戦」を開催! 2021年に35周年を迎える『ゼルダの伝説』『メトロイド』『光神話 パルテナの鏡』『悪魔城ドラキュラ』『ドラゴンクエスト』シリーズのファイター、ステージ、アイテムに限定したトーナメントです! #スマブラSP"[34]
"[Tournament] From the 28th of May (Friday), for three days, the battle of the 35 year old series begins! A tournament with fighters, items, and stages limited to series that turn 35 in 2021; The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Kid Icarus, Castlevania, and Dragon Quest"



  1. ^ Nintendo UK (NintendoUK). 28 April 2014 3:02 p.m. Tweet
  2. ^ Nintendo of America (Nintendo America). 25 January 2015 1:30 p.m. Tweet.
  3. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 3 March 2016 5:32 p.m. Tweet.
  4. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 13 June 2017 12:11 p.m. Tweet.
  5. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 13 June 2017 1:08 p.m. Tweet.
  6. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 8 August 2017 8:00 a.m. Tweet.
  7. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 28 August 2017 12:00 p.m. Tweet.
  8. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 2 September 2017 2:00 p.m. Tweet.
  9. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 2 September 2017 2:30 p.m. Tweet.
  10. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 5 September 2017 2:30 p.m. Tweet.
  11. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 6 September 2017 1:00 p.m. Tweet.
  12. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 12 September 2017 1:00 p.m. Tweet.
  13. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 19 Nov 2018 12:00 p.m. Tweet.
  14. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 22 November 2017 1:32 p.m. Tweet.
  15. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 5 December 2017 3:21 p.m. Tweet.
  16. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 12 Jun 2018 2:00 p.m. Tweet.
  17. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 25 January 2019 8:02 a.m. Tweet.
  18. ^ Nintendo of America (NintendoAmerica). 21 January 2020 4:00 p.m. Tweet.
  19. ^ Nintendo UK (NintendoUK). 11 Jan 2015 3:00 p.m. Tweet
  20. ^ Nintendo of Europe (NintendoEurope). 12 Jun 2018 1:47 p.m. Tweet.
  21. ^ Nintendo of Europe (NintendoEurope). 12 Jun 2018 2:29p.m. Tweet.
  22. ^ Nintendo of Europe (NintendoEurope). 17 Aug 2018 6:01 a.m. Tweet.
  23. ^ Nintendo of Europe (NintendoEurope). 26 June 2019 6:20 a.m. Tweet.
  24. ^ Nintendo of Europe (Nintendo Europe). Oct 21, 2019 9:46 a.m. Tweet.
  25. ^ Nintendo of Europe (NintendoEurope). 26 May 2021 6:39 a.m. Tweet.
  26. ^ Nintendo España (NintendoES). 7 Oct 2017 6:00 a.m. Tweet.
  27. ^ Nintendo Australia and New Zealand (NintendoAUNZ). 20 Dec 2017, 5:00 a.m. Tweet.
  28. ^ Nintendo New York (NintendoNYC) 11 January 2018 6:32 p.m. Tweet.
  29. ^ Good Smile Company (GoodSmile_US). 25 July 2019 12:00 a.m. Tweet.
  30. ^ Nintendo Versus (NintendoVS). 14 Jun 2018 4:10 p.m. Tweet.
  31. ^ First 4 Figures (First4Figures). 5 August 2020 4:01 a.m. Tweet.
  32. ^ First 4 Figures (First4Figures). 23 February 2021 11:23 p.m. Tweet.
  33. ^ First 4 Figures (First4Figures). 23 February 2021 11:29 p.m. Tweet.
  34. ^ Super Smash Bros. (SmashBrosJP). 25 May 2021 9:00 p.m. Tweet.