Game Franchise: Metroid
So, maybe it doesn't have to go by that name, but imagine a lighthearted Monkey Ball-esque game where Samus in morph ball form is tilted around several Metroid-themed courses to specific goals. Chibi Meta-Ridleys and adorable Metroids swimming around in the background? Yes please. And we'll probably want to steer clear of any thumbs-up imagery. You know, for obvious reasons.