Metroid: Other M is out now on Wii, but if you've never played a Metroid game before you might need a few pointers. Here's our list of the 10 things you need to know about one of gaming's most popular series.
Samus is a hero
Samus has been the star of the show since the original Metroid was released on the NES way back in 1986. No, she's not a robot: underneath that super powered armour she's actually a rather fetching blonde.