Metroid Fusion © 2002 Nintendo Company, Limited.
North American release. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Metroid Fusion [Model AGB-AMTJ-JPN]".
Description from the US back cover:
Samus Aran returns in an all-new Metroid adventure!
While lending mission support on planet SR388, interstellar bounty hunter Samus Aran is attacked by an X parasite, an organism with the ability to mimic the abilities of any creature it infects. Near death, Samus is saved by a vaccine made from the DNA of the last Metroid -- the X parasite's only natural predator. When the X spread to a research station in orbit around SR388, a weakened Samus is forced to exterminate them all... or die trying.
* Search out the X! Experience classic Metroid game play as Samus explores the secret passages of a massive research station teeming with hostile life forms.
* Live and learn! Samus must master new moves: clinging to ledges, leaping to high ladders, and firing new weapons like Diffusion Missiles. Along the way, collect classic power-ups like the Morph Ball, Screw Attack and Wave Beam.
* There's nowhere to hide! The SA-X, an unstoppable X mimicking Samus, is on the loose, and it could be just around the corne ...
Game ID: AGB-AMTE-USA
Released on Novemver 18, 2002 in North America.
NOA English Localization
Localization Management: Jeff Miller, Leslie Swan
Localization: Scot Ritchey, Nathan Bihldorff, Tim O'Leary
Engineering Debug: Raychole L. Anett, Robert Crombie, Kirk Buchanan, Yoshinobu Mantani, Scott Callahan, Don Dillinger, Hisako Sakauchi
Special Thanks: Tatsumi Kimishima, Mike Fukuda, Hiroshi Kamada
Executive Producer: Satoru Iwata