NOTE: This walkthrough assumes that you want to collect all 100 items in the game, for a 100% completion. If you're trying for the world-record lowest time (whatever that is), you probably won't make it with this particular walkthrough, though I do try to cut corners whenever possible. For help with a true speed run, I'll refer you to the numerous speed guides which can be found on GameFAQs, and to SECTION 6.1.2, "General Tips for Fast Games" in this guide.
Also, if this is the first time you've played SUPER METROID: take it easy! You don't need to have a great time to beat the game; the only difference is in the scenes you see at the end of the game.
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