Quantcast
Super Metroid HD wins Game of the Year in Middle-earth (Update) - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Super Metroid HD wins Game of the Year in Middle-earth (Update)


6:18 PM on 12.06.2007
Super Metroid HD wins Game of the Year in Middle-earth (Update) photo



From Alchemist Defined -- the same artist responsible for yesterday’s gorgeous Sonic the Hedgehog 2 HD mock-up -- comes this equally beautiful rendering of a fictional Super Metroid in HD. I hate typing the word “fictional,” as I keep trying to trick my mind into thinking this game is real.

Not only does this image look absolutely stunning, but it is depicting one of my favorite sequences in the history of videogames: the final showdown between Samus and the extra powerful form of Mother Brain. I almost feel like paying someone with my first born child to make this game a reality, if only to see how the rest of this dramatic scene pans out in high-definition. You fellow diehard fans of Super Metroid know what I am talking about. This scene gets really good in about five seconds.

True, there may be almost too much going on in the overly busy image, but just the fact that it hints at what a 2D/HD Metroid game could look like makes it completely worth it. Like yesterday, check the gallery for a larger version, perfect for your computer wallpaper.

I don’t even have any idea who this Alchemist Defined character is, but I already want to be his/her B.F.F. Call me.

[UPDATE: I just found a hidden Easter Egg concerning this AMAZING pic! On the Alchemist Defined Web site, there is some secret inviso text saying there are hidden images in the picture. Those images are: a Game Boy, a Super Nintendo cartridge, Gunpei, an NES design, and a warp pipe. I haven't found any of them yet. Can you?]

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Seriously. B.F.F.!]

Super Metroid HD wins Game of the Year in Middle-earth (Update) photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






AMAZING

10:30 AM on 09.26.2014
Battle Chef Brigade looks like the actual best game

I love cooking, as you hopefully well know. The initial inspiration for A la cartridge was Iron Chef, though it ended up something completely different. And so here is a game that speaks tenderly to my soul. Battle Chef...more



4:00 PM on 05.29.2014
Using a coin, some tarot cards, and a Magic 8-Ball to make E3 2014 predictions

[Dtoid community darling Handy channels a most AMAZING ex-Dtoid staff member in his E3 predictions post. Want to see your own blog appear on our front page? Go write something! --Mr Andy Dixon] For many years, Chad Concelmo w...more



5:30 PM on 03.06.2014
More beautiful game-inspired woodblock prints you can buy

We've shown off Jed Henry's Japanese woodblock renditions of game characters before. I'm still in love with that original Samus one. But Henry's catalog is growing, to my wallet's growing concern. Shadow of the Colossus, Fina...more



View all AMAZING






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more