Released as the handheld counterpart for Metroid Prime, Metroid Fusion was released for the Game boy Advance. It received positive reviews but the games linearity was complained about by critics.
Johnny featured this game in his month of Metroid, giving a positive score of 9.5/10. He stated that the game's only down point was the lack of non-linear style, as well as the difficulty level being low. After the review on Metroid: Zero Mission, he stated that this was beaten by Zero Mission only by hairlentgh, and is officialy his second favorite handheld Metroid game.