ActRaiser wrote:If I recall correctly I loved Metroid Prime until the upteenth time I had to backtrack. At that point, I hit the wall...and say, "No thank you." I loved it until then and my God there was a lot of backtracking in that game.
Your point is valid. The series is build around going back and forth; even in the very first game. If you're like me and try to get 100%, you have to backtrack even more, searching for hidden energy tanks, etc. But I still enjoyed it, because the Prime world is an immersive place.