Originally Posted by Emu
Is there anything at all confirmed about this game?
Yeah, it's official title is Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, Dark Samus is returning as an evil bad guy who teams up with the Space Pirates so they can help him/her/it corrupt new planets with "Phazon Seeds," the Galactic Federation has declared war on them and has hired Samus to help out since they are obviously pussies, and at some point I think Samus is corrupted by Phazon and gains new abilities from it and whatnot (and after that the game will periodically go into "Corruption Mode" in which the gameplay and graphical style will change radically).
Also, there are supposed to be a lot more wide open, epic-looking areas like in MP2 (i.e. the path to the Torvus Bog elevator and that part where you're under the great temple and you look up and you're all like "jesus that thing's really big").