After skirting the issue for months, Nintendo recently dated the third game in the Metroid Prime series for North America: August 20. Today five new images have been shoved out the door to keep the buzz alive. Content-wise, the shots are mostly ho-hum and don't show off anything radically new in the series. But the image above does raise a few questions, such as "What kind of hair gel does the purple lady use?" and "Have her arm muscles gone on vacation?". Let the rampant speculation ... begin!

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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