Super Metroid: Battle
Release date: Sep 21, 2004
Author: Banana Oyaji
Download: Version 1.0 [UH] (543 downloads)
Download: Version 1.0 [H] (391 downloads)
Genre: Boss Rush [?]
Game: SM
Difficulty: Unknown [?]
Average runtime: 0:32
Average collection: 24%
Read Me: [None]
Forum Thread: [None]
Rating: Star Star Star Star Star
Description
I made to try the performance of 0.15 and SMILEVer.0.1. The content is the game of the boss battle only.
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Ratings and Reviews
By Bloodsonic on Apr 03, 2015 (Star Star Star Star Star )
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This hack is pretty cool... It's like a boss rush, but there's a central hub you need to branch out and explore with your new powers. Each area and boss provides new powers to further explore the hub until you beat the game. It's boss-focused but still has super metroid in-between to give you the proper power-ups. An excellent quick-play.
By Aran;Jaeger on Dec 08, 2016 (Star Star Star Star Star )
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Quick Summary of the meaning of my SM hack ratings:
5 orbs: SM hacks within the 80% to 100% (90% ± 10%) range of perceived perfection; SM hacks for outstanding wholesome playing experiences and at most minor inconveniences.
4 orbs: SM hacks within the 60% to 80% (70% ± 10%) range of perceived perfection; Well done SM hacks with noticeable design problems.
3 orbs: SM hacks within the 40% to 60% (50% ± 10%) range of perceived perfection; Normal decent average SM hacks.
2 orbs: SM hacks within the 20% to 40% (30% ± 10%) range of perceived perfection; Overall messy, confusing, or punishing SM hacks with some upsides.
1 orb : SM hacks within the 00% to 20% (10% ± 10%) range of perceived perfection; Ruthlessly unplayable, broken, or barely from the original game changed SM hacks.

Judgement parameters summary:
° Creative ideas and features, polished design, how enjoyable and fun the hack can be, lack of hard to find or cryptic required game elements, the difficulty, and if the hack can be finished without major guides or tools.
° Note that the length of a SM hack will not necessarily contribute to my rating of the SM hack, since instead the averaged out experience over the whole hack will be taken into account to get a relative comparison between SM hacks.
° Besides this, lack of impactful changes from the original SM game also went into the evaluation of SM hacks (otherwise one may consider them among the 3 stars hacks) as follows: Ultimately, for my ratings I consider a situation in which an SM enthusiast that already has, knows about and is familiar with the original game and its prominent mechanics could only choose 1 new SM hack to play and thus would really want to make sure he/she will get a fresh and fantastic experience or journey out of his/her 1 choice.

The goal of all these SM hack ratings is so that rather new players have an overview of the whole spectrum of SM hacks and how to sort them in, in relation to each other, where SM hacks that are rated lower might still be enjoyable for more experienced players.

Finally, sometimes for SM hacks it can be relevant that they may be significantly more enjoyable from a player standpoint at which the player is well practiced and familiarized with Super Metroid's game mechanics in general, and that in particular some of the best SM hacks may not be the outright best first SM hack choices to play otherwise because of this, and for beginner SM hack players this typically steers the best first SM hack choices towards some of the SM hacks that I rated with 4 orbs instead of 5.

Rating for some hacks may be off by 1 Star, but arguably not more, and ratings are not attempted to be provided within the precision of ''half orbs''.
By Syphon on Mar 24, 2020 (Star Star Star Star Star )
35% in 0:36
A boss rush with some exploration in between bosses. I liked it quite a bit.

I recommend it if you have an hour to spare.
By caauyjdp on Jun 03, 2020 (Star Star Star Star Star )
No completion stats.
Played this for about 1h50m(no idea what took so long). It was fun and enjoyable up untill screw attack. Did not finish. Very salty.
By Sapphron on May 16, 2021 (Star Star Star Star Star )
36% in 0:29
Pretty good for a really old boss rush hack, the screw room was not very fun and lost a few e-tanks in there. Escape was changed which is nice, but the "end miniboss" wasn't very challenging, moreso a timewaste.
Finished.
Do not recommend.
time is rta

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