**A new pack version (V 1.4 Custom Edition) is available as of 12-26-2019**
A trailer is available here: https://youtu.be/m7WqggitoS4
How to Videos:
-How to Setup Metroid: HD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMBNTRN_IyQ&t=65s
-How to Customize Sound: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02cC889yUTs&t=439s
-How to Customize Graphics: https://youtu.be/yuqxgGnj2fc
-How to Customize Level Layout: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnEgGEjZdmE&t=7s
An HD pack is now available for the NES game, Metroid. This pack replaces graphics, sound effects, and music. It is a hack that builds upon many prior hacks and it uses Metroid mOTHER as a base (available at: https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/1988/
). Credit should go to the original authors for work done on prior hacks.
The pack includes, but it not limited to, some of the features detailed below. Many of these features are carryover from prior hacks that have previously been developed for Metroid. Items denoted with an asterisk are brand new features that have been created exclusively for the Mesen pack.
• Increased resolution**
• Increased frame count for running**
• Scrolling backgrounds**
• Updated sound effects and music**
• File resources for alternate sound and graphics**
• New title and ending screen**
• New secret area in Brinstar**
• Animated environments
• Beam stacking
• Full health on startup
The README contains details the work performed by each author below that helped make the HD pack possible:
KYA, Sour, dACE, snarfblam, Infinity's End, DemickXII, Psyklax, Maximum Potion, VariaZim, WIP, Exaelart, Riklaionel, elgwen, strugglepoo, Luminist, Jorge Fuentes, Patricio Herrera, kottpower, PikaXRichMixer, mkwong98, Omegachaino, and Rundas45.
***HD Pack Download (Version 1.4 Custom Edition): http://bit.ly/Metroid_HD_V1_4
*Note: This is merely a mod and the download will not work all by itself. The pack must be used with a USA Metroid ROM that has a SHA-1 checksum of ecf39ec5a33e6a6f832f03e8ffc61c5d53f4f90b or it will not operate correctly.
#New for Version 1.4#
-Remastered artwork for the Automap.
-Automap location icon is now animated with a glowing effect.
-Increased frame count for Metroids and added 80% transparency to green skin.
-Modified artwork for:
-Rippers, Zoomers, Wavers, Skrees, Rios, and Metroids.
-Environment tiles in Tourian.
-Icons for the Game Over screen and Save Select screen.
-Modified Norfair heat wave effect.
-A minor modification was made to armored Samus in the 8Bit-troid pack.
-Fixed Megatroid end screen glitch for completion times greater than three hours.
-Fixed music glitch in the room above Tourian.
-Fixed graphic glitches that occur under the following conditions:
-During Kraid battle with the Varia suit.
-Freezing fake Kraid with Pink Suit Samus.
-A random Samus helmet is visible in upper left-hand corner of the screen when using the automap.
-Selecting missiles with the Fusion suit resulted in an unintended appearance.
-Green plants in the Kraid area would sometimes reveal 8-bit graphics.
-Bombing Metroids would reveal 8-bit graphics.
-Energy units in Tourian would reveal 8-bit graphics when using the Zero Suit.
-Rio explosions would result in an unintended appearance.
-Reduced volume of the enemy explosion sound effect.