Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Idle Animations

Metroid is back and not for the reason you would expect!

Metroid easter egg

While we must wait patiently for news relating to Metroid Prime 4 and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze sitting pretty after being Nintendo’s best-selling title between April and June, a four year old easter egg has been discovered and it’s a damn good one.

Having been involved with both Donkey Kong Country and Metroid Prime, it has been revealed that developer Retro Studios had actually secreted away a hidden Metroid, in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and not just in the Switch version of the game, but the Wii U version as well. After 4 years though, the egg has finally been revealed and you can see it in action, right here:

Source: GameXplain (YouTube)

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