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I haven't seen a reaction this strong in quite some time.
Just two days ago during their 2015 E3 press conference, Nintendo revealed Metroid Prime: Federation Force. Emotions, to say, the least, were high. Some people ar...
Sure, it could use some work
Since I've been busy at E3 I haven't been able to check out the Nitendo Treehouse live streams (which were excellent last year, are they good this year as well?) but I did look up this replay of Metroid Prime: Federatio...
Have you played it? Didn't think so
Fans of the Metroid series have taken to Change.org to petition that Nintendo cancel the just-announced Metroid Prime: Federation Force for 3DS stating:
Metroid Prime: Federation Force was announced at th...
And here is picture proof
I don't plan on backing down from the haircut, but this Metroid is not what I had in mind.
And I will be disowned by all
Super Metroid is my favorite game. I've always loved the series, and though Other M tried its hardest to tarnish that, my passion remains strong. So when Retro Studios tweets something, and it doesn't even sound Metroid-...
'Ah-merr-ica you're gettin' burger hungry'
[Samus and the burger by Evazhou]
If you live in the Northeastern United States, you are well aware of the historical snowfall we endured this winter. Everyday existence in Boston this past February was like living inside of...
Pretty risqué of Nintendo if you ask me
Nintendo sent out a press release celebrating Women's History Month with details about the history of its strong female characters, but I think the company might have missed the point.
In the gallery below are pictures that w...
...but she'll settle for a hug
Nintendo is famous for frustrating some of their diehard fans. The irony is, those fans are only frustrated because Nintendo is doing a lot of things right. It may not let us buy a lot of their products, and it often ta...
Samus and Sagat: BBC Special Report.
If Ridley and Ryu had a baby, it would be this guy
Like the initial entry of any epic trilogy, the first two episodes of Samus and Sagat worked to establish the characters. Now that we're finally into act two of the story, we can start moving into the real meat of this drama...
Exciting adventure, fashion, and fame
[Update: We've gotten a lot of great entries in the gif contest! It seemed a shame to leave them out in the cold, so I've embedded the animations that never made it to the comments into the post below. I also forgot to tell ...
Anyone else playing through the trilogy on Wii U?
Turns out I'm rustier at Metroid Prime than I thought.
I had long forgotten about this tunnel sequence in the fiery Magmoor Caverns. It's sure giving me hell. In order to reach the (entirely optional) ledge above, you have t...
Luigi's pants, tho
Have a favorite NBA team? Have a favorite gaming mascot? Did you want them combined? No? Well, too bad because someone just did that. Have a look at these cool designs by ak47_studios.
A new show about Metroid's star and Ryu's rival living as roommates
[Animation and thumbnail by EndShark]
I've done a lot of video series on YouTube over the years -- Teenage Pokemon, Talking to Women about Videogames, Constructoid, Sup Holmes, Art Hawk, and of course, The Dtoid Show. None o...
And $5.75 shipping; they always get you on the shipping
One reddit user accidentally picked up a defective Samus Aran amiibo, and he's going to profit considerably off of it -- more than one G per arm cannon. The rare Samus amiibo, which was put on eBay one week ago, just sold for...
Be on the look out
Reddit user Adamantium126 took the the site with this rare find over the weekend, one he almost tore open straightaway before a friend noticed the peculiarity of it. It's a Samus guns akimbo amiibo from his local Be...
Now just give me a kiss
[Art by Hakuramen]
Back in the 1980's, rock band Aerosmith and rap group Run DMC did a cover of Aerosmith's Walk This Way. It was an older song, but the novelty, evocative quality, and skills present in the cover made it a mu...
Yes, it's coming westward
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is still coming in 2015 outside of Japan, and there's yet another Nintendo/Capcom crossover coming. A Samus costume is making an appearance, and yes, it will be coming to the western version of the ...
Well, except for the secret characters -- we spoiler free here
People have their hands on the full 3DS Super Smash Bros. and all sorts of fun is coming from that, including a breakdown of all the alternate color variants for non-secret characters.
Quick, open the full image&nb...
Maybe it still is...
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon was one of the games that helped turn the 3DS around back when it was struggling to inspire sales. It's a fantastic game, one of the best on the console. Sadly, it may also may be part of why we hav...
Sakurai took to the Miiverse with some Super Smash Bros. Samus shots to explain that, "Until now, you were only able to choose from four, or sometimes five or six colors for each character. This time, though, a...
That 'escape' music in the opening sequence still stresses me out
Mmm, Metroid Prime. One of my all-time favorites, and yet it's been far too long since I've last played it. For that matter, I don't know that I've ever watched a speedrun of the game in its entirety. This 55:53 single-segme...
New comic from former Rival Schools artist
Way back when, Corey "Reyyy" Lewis wrote and drew a comic for Udon based on Capcom's cult classic fighting game Rival Schools. It was canceled before the final issue saw print. The fact that it never got a proper resolution h...
As a kid, I was lucky to have parents who showed me things that came before my time. One such medium was Hanna-Barbera cartoons. I watched hours upon hours of Hong Kong Phooey, Snagglepuss, and Wacky Races alongside...
Pretty freaky, no?
Okay, this might very well be one of the most amazing pieces of video game art I've ever seen. It's a Mayan-styled painting by Redditor NotSureHowItGoes' wife, who is obviously quite the skilled artist.
I'm immediately drawn ...
The Prime style and traditional 2D
Every year at E3, Metroid fans patiently wait for news on a new game -- whether it's 2D or 3D -- it doesn't matter. But for the most part, they don't really get their wish, including this week. According to Shigeru Miyam...
Japanese fans getting a real treat
Rejoice, Metroid fans! One of the greatest entries in the franchise is making its way to the Wii U Virtual Console, and it could be slated for a North American release if we're lucky enough. Metroid: Zero Mission is headed fo...
Using a Varia-ed Suite of condiments
Because you demanded it, dear viewers, this week Max is doing some amazing Samus Aran fan-art using condiments and macaroni. My god this show is idiotic.
A better remix with stronger samples
NES Remix was able to scratch an itch for many retro enthusiasts out there, but it lacked a certain spark that made it a must-buy for the average gamer. It would be hard to really consider half of the selections "classic...
Someone's got to
If you're counting the game's original Japanese release, it's Super Metroid's 20th birthday today!
As much as I'd be content to mope around given that Nintendo isn't doing much to please series fans right now, we should inste...