Metroid Dread: Falling in Love with an Angry Samus

Metroid Dread excels by giving us a familiar heroine, unhinged

Brandon R. Chinn
SUPERJUMP
Published in
6 min readOct 31, 2021

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Samus Aran has never had to convince us that she’s a badass. The design of her Power Armor is perfect and iconic. Distinctive for its gilded washed-orange shell and instantly recognizable bird-fluted crimson helmet complete with glowing green visor, fans know Samus from her…

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Brandon R. Chinn
SUPERJUMP

Author of the Kognition Cycle. Works featured in Hawk & Cleaver, Twist in Time, Selene Quarterly. For inquiries contact brandonrchinn@gmail.com.