Another Metroid 2 Remake Version 1.5 released, adds Linux support, improves graphics and more

Reddit’s ‘Lojemiru‘ has released a brand new update for Another Metroid 2 Remake. Version 1.5 adds support for Linux, improves graphics, tweaks and re-sprites some enemies, revamps multiple sections of artwork, adds cheats compatibility and more.

In case you weren’t aware of, Another Metroid 2 Remake is a free fan-made project that is available on the PC. As its title suggests, AM2R aims to recreate Metroid 2 with updated graphics and gameplay.

You can download Another Metroid 2 Remake Version 1.5 from here. Below you can also find its key features.

Have fun!

Another Metroid 2 Remake Version 1.5 Release Notes
  • Linux support added.
    • NOTE: You may need to launch AM2R with env “LD_PRELOAD=libcurl.so.3” ./AM2R if running on non-Debian based distros.
  • Zeta and Omegas have been rebalanced:
    • Omegas received a slight health buff.
    • Cooldown on Zeta missile blocks slightly increased.
  • Revamped the Serris battle:
    • Graphics updated.
    • Movement AI fully rewritten; new movement patterns implemented.
    • Speedboosting and sonic projectiles added.
    • Several bugfixes related to weapon behavior.
  • Revamped the Tank battle:
    • Graphics updated.
    • New attacks added.
    • Health increased.
  • Resprited and tweaked several enemies.
  • Revamped parts of Area 6 (Search & Rescue Hideout):
    • Added a save station closer to the first Omega.
    • Changed a significant amount of level geometry to flow better.
    • Incorporated some new enemies.
  • Cheats to unlock Fusion/Random game modes have been added:
    • On the game selection screen, you may use the following sequence of buttons to unlock: New Game+, Random Game+, and Fusion difficulty:
      • [UP][UP][DOWN][DOWN][LEFT][RIGHT][LEFT][RIGHT][ACCEPT][BACK]
  • Fusion suit now displays correctly on all hardware.

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