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MalachiEmrisiDeus Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2015
kansaskissers Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014
very interesting arm design. a more realistic concept to her arm cannon. not dogging on the original design i do love it but this is easier to see. only if there were more visual wires connected from the arm to the gun. unconditionally though, your art is beautiful. well done.
Yvanya Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist
god that's awesome !
eclipse561 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
fantastic interpretation of the fun arm!
eclipse561 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
GUN arm. Dang.
FuzzyBunnyAD Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
Guns are fun.
Ether101 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014
Not really, the suit is supposed to be part of her body and explanation of how that all works is the very reason everyone isn't wearing one. To change that is to remove a big portion of the mythos leaving holes. If you just make it just a suit instead then you'd have to justify why everyone isn't making use of them given that the Galactic Federation has access to all of the Chozo knowledge and technology. It would really only end with Samus suffering form special snowflake syndrome which is already bad enough with what Retro did.
LordNidhogg Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
Pretty cool, though I'm wondering why her limbs are twigs...:| (Blank Stare) 
D-Arm Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is a very interesting approach and really well done. It's similar to mine in that we both went the route of making the suit look more feminine, although mine looks a bit more pointy and alien, while yours looks more human. I do like how the gauntlet on the right arm was made the color of the cannon while giving Samus a smaller gun, that's an interesting approach.

Great job, definitely worth a :+fav:! :)
Allyatharii Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013
Oh man I love that hair :0 It's looking awesome
CustomSaga Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would play the FUCK out of this.
artistafrustrado Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
more than a reboot i would like it more as a new more powerfull suit, Reboots are overated & most of the time unnecesary and usually hated
animatrix1490 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
NICE. Probably my favorite Samus I've seen so far on dA. I love how cute AND soldier-y she looks. At the same time. It's awesome!
taeyoon Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Student General Artist
Something about the armor design at the stomach area bothers me but making the right forearm have same color as her gun is a clever approach.

Also there's something very nice and mystical about the blue smoke subtly flowing out of the barrel of the gun like a mist.
TetsuKamikaze Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
Que genial, muy pinUp! me fasino ese toque, excelente!
racotaco Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome :D
flynn1978 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
ieatb3ars Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
This is a great redesign.

First of all, this design makes Samus look more human while still looking badass. The pauldrons are great -- they look a bit like her ship (and remind me a bit of Judge Dredd xP). Lastly, I think it's really interesting there's a green "vein" running down her right arm that seems to connect to the gauntlet. Is that a justification for her cannon's energy supply/ charging?

Power ball mode always seemed kind of silly to me... is it a "no-go" with this suit?
medders Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Ooh yeah I guess I didn't really intend this to be a serious proposal for a reboot, but in this version it would be without the morph ball. Thanks for your comments! I never would have thought to consider the green to be like a vein running down the arm. I guess you could say it powers it lol.
ieatb3ars Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
I think what you have here is plenty sufficient to build off of, if you wanted to.

Keep up the great work!
loco1981 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist
Great job! I just love Metroid :+fav:
PrometheusAlexander Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Professional
Very interesting concept! Well executed.
Skull-the-Kid Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
I like her face.
Chimpanboy Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing!! good work.
Usa-Ritsu Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah yes, because Samus' armor needs to be redesigned to show that she's specifically female. Since clearly everything female needs to be obvious.

It's an AMAZING piece of art, and very well done, but I just can't agree with feminizing the power suit at all.
ieatb3ars Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
I respectfully disagree for two reasons: 1)this is a different type of armor and 2)there is a shift in focus.

TL;DR... this is a more "human/narrative-friendly" design.

Recent depictions of Samus are relatively bulkier, arguably more 'advanced,' and definitely more fantastical than this depiction. This is a reboot/re-imagining so this power suit may not even function the same way. From conjecture based on the piece, this is more like armor seen in the Mass Effect universe where the function is to provide some protection without sacrificing mobility.

As with many games in the action genre, the suit carries the day (powering it up with new beams, new "forms," etc.). But, this depiction pulls the focus away from the power suit and back to Samus as a human. This is likely for narrative purposes similar to how we don't associate Commander Shepard with his/her armor (outside the N7 logo).

It happens that the suit is being worn by a female, which anatomically has certain defining characteristics. That being said, I can see a Samuel wearing this without issue.

If you still feel strongly against this design, would you entertain me and share with me why you feel the suit is feminized?
Jnite Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
I like this version of her. Have never been a fan of the original's large ball shaped shoulders. I also like how you made the arm with pistol look like the arm cannon. It took a while for me to eventually notice it.
esmilodonte Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WAOO amo a Samus y la has hecho mas bonita aun, gran trabajo!
medders Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
alchemist60 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
very cool take on the suit. Love the cannon too.
Screwmon Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
GamingArtist-521 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This looks like an 80's redesign of Samus, a good one if I might add. I wonder how the rest of the Metroid Series would look like with this style.
GrevSev Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Those shoulder pads.....MAAAN that's beautiful. Best Design I've seen so far!

You just inspired take my work more seriously
TammyHylian Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love her
medders Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
She loves you too!
Doragon-Shinzui Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Student General Artist
To be honest, the series desperately needs it, and your design looks phenomenal. Keep up the good work, fellow fan.
Varia31 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very interesting look and art style here... I like. :)
JadedTwin Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Student Photographer
I just wish Nintendo would actually care for something not Metroid T_T
polyfreak Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Professional Filmographer
So awesome, I have favoritied this and wish if only there was some way I could favorite it more.
tigr3ss Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I didn't even see the way you did the arm cannon at first, clever!
dinohunterx Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
pretty nifty. I like how you made the suit more feminine looking. I especially like the arm cannon, almost looks organic
HavNoFear Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
The arm canon is a bit of a far cry from the original design, but the shoulder's don't bother me much. I'd love to see you tackle her again with a more traditional armor design. Her last game nearly ruined the franchise and she's in desperate need of more art that doesn't depict her half naked.
iangoudelock Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013
Awesome job, and very cool take Samus
LutrasEider Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
That's a wicked Samus!

And yeah, it would be cool... Stupid Nintendo.
Radarai Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow, really nice job!
kreedantillesordo Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Y'know, if they ever got the rights to make a Metroid movie, they should use your work as concept art...:D
suckerforsidekicks Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student General Artist
love your loose painting style... very envious :) great work!
Reinhold-Hoffmann Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
Really interesting concept and therefore requested to :icongame-art-hq:

Call me impressed.
upshdragoon Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gabriela-Birchal Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional
Fantastic! I like how you designed her suit to fit an actual woman.
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