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Metroid 2 remake creator: 'Please, don't hate Nintendo for all this'

Milton 'DoctorM64" Guasti, creator of the AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake) project has some serious guts. For the past ten years, just two things have kept him motivated to continue plugging away at putting the game together -- his love for ...   read

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AM2R: A fine tribute to a legendary franchise

[From the community blogs: JuIc3 gushes over one the finest fan projects we've ever seen. I'm pretty sure Nintendo already sent a bomb squad after it, so enjoy it while it lasts! -Niero] I still recall my first experience with the Metroid f...   read


This Metroid 2 remake is hot hot hot and you can play the whole thing now

I'm as sad as CJ is that Nintendo doesn't seem to be celebrating Metroid's 30th anniversary. But the indie-developed AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake) is finally here. We wrote about it all the way back in 2008, so this is definitely a l...   read


If Nintendo won't celebrate Metroid's 30th anniversary, we will

There is a part of me that can't believe the original Metroid came out 30 years ago today. 30 years of exploration, epic boss battles, haunting music... and not a blip of acknowledgement from Nintendo. No special website, no anniversar...   read

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Metroid Prime: Federation
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At this point, the reaction to Metroid Prime: Federation Force seems split

Let's check in with the E3 2015 trailer for Metroid Prime: Federati.....whoa! It's 10,000+ likes to 88,000+ dislikes. That's right, people hated it. But wait, there's more. It's been over a year now, and some of you out there have came arou...   read

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Here's 10 minutes of Metroid Prime: Federation Force, including amiibo support

Noticeably absent at E3, Metroid Prime: Federation Force still exists, and is creeping up with an August release. If you're still on the fence about it Nintendo has provided 10 full minutes of footage on their YouTube channel, which lo...   read

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This spectacular animation is a great pitch for a Metroid TV show

Clocking in at a short 55 seconds, this "Metroid Short Animation" from Rabbit Machine is only able to give us the gist of what Samus is all about, but it gets the point across. I've watched it five times or so already this morning, and damn...   read

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Metroid cosplay
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Make your own replica Samus beam cannon

The same outfit that taught you how to make your own Fallout 4 Pip-Boy on the cheap has loosed another video into the DIY-osphere, this time to make your own Samus Aran arm cannon with which to hug cute, crawling metroids.   read

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Federation Force

Metroid Prime: Federation Force is out August 19

Nintendo announced a new Metroid at E3 last year. Unfortunately it's Metroid Prime: Federation Force, which is, uh, well. Fortunately, this technicality did mean that we got to try and shave an approximation of a metroid into Zack's hair in...   read

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions

Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE will be playable for the first time in the US at PAX East

Nintendo is going to make a decent splash at PAX East with a handful of games that are made available to the public for the first time. The headliner is probably Tokyo Mirage Sesssions #FE (also known as SMTxFire Emblem), which will be avai...   read

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Metroid Prime

Metroid Prime: Federation Force's site is open for business

The game no one asked for, Metroid Prime: Federation Force, now has a teaser site. What's that you say? It's a million years away so we don't need a teaser site? Well what if I told you that it's slated for a spring release window in t...   read

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Check out gameplay
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Metroid Prime: Federation Force sure has a lot of walking

GameXplain has posted the above gameplay footage lasting just over 18 minutes showing off an entire level in the upcoming Metroid Prime: Federation Force, a game that I was pretty hyped for; past tense. I'm all about slow, lonely expl...   read

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Looks like fun to me
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Why don't you like Metroid Prime: Federation Force still?

Recently, I threatened to start a petition to cancel all upcoming Nintendo Directs unless more Metroid Prime: Federation Force was shown, but luckily Nintendo caved to my demands and showed off the game. The Internet's reaction to the ...   read

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Super Metroid

Experience Points .32: Super Metroid

Experience Points is a series in which I highlight some of the most memorable things about a particular game. These can include anything from a specific scene or moment, a character, a weapon or item, a level or location, a part of the soun...   read

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A Link to the Past and Super Metroid are coming to the EU eShop this week

At last week’s Nintendo Direct, it was announced a whole load of SNES games are finally making their way over to the New 3DS and New 3DS XL. However, when the games come out is different depending upon your region. Last week Europe sa...   read

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Metroid Prime: Federation Force launches in late spring

Metroid Prime: Federation Force is coming to 3DS in late spring, Nintendo just announced. Speaking during today's Nintendo Direct presentation, producer Kensuke Tanabe spoke about the title's development, which started in as 2009 on the Nin...   read

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This Super Metroid hack is a pseudo-remake of Metroid Fusion

We don't know much about what's in store for the future of Metroid. Sure, Federation Force is coming (and I begrudgingly shaved a Metroid into the back of my head when it was announced), but I'm hungry for another side-scroller or firs...   read

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PSA: The original Metroid is still in Metroid: Zero Mission on the Wii U

[Art by Rob "Robaato" Porter] Metroid star Samus Aran turns 30 this year, and if the festivities we experienced for her 25th birthday is anything to go by, then we can expect for Nintendo to celebrate the occasion with... a tweet? May...   read

Metroid: Zero Mission photo
Metroid: Zero Mission

Metroid: Zero Mission is rolling onto the Wii U Virtual Console tomorrow

Metroid: Zero Mission, the remake of the first game in the series, is coming to Wii U's Virtual Console tomorrow. It'll cost $7.99 and utilize off-screen play, should you want to play on the pooper (assuming your console is close to the bat...   read

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This pıoɹʇǝɯ ɹǝdns mod is pretty damn rad

There's no better time to talk about retro games than during AGDQ's recent runs, and Super Metroid is of course a classic. This crazy mod, dubbed the "perspective hack," shifts the entire camera around and flips the world on its ...   read

Zero Suit Samus photo
Zero Suit Samus

This Zero Suit Samus figure puts the amiibo to shame

Two months ago, Nintendo released its Zero Suit Samus amiibo. It was adequate, but real Metroid fans might be left wanting. The Good Smile Company, the company with a good name and good intentions, has a superior figure that will sate ...   read

Metroid short film photo
Metroid short film
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Dang! Watch an Alien-inspired, professional Metroid short film

Nintendo doesn't much care to do anything with Metroid save for soccer games, so here's a professional grade Metroid production, The Sky Calls. I was a bit dismissive of this for about as long as it took to see those excellent title cards ...   read

Metroid photo

Would you play Super Paper Metroid?

[Art by Martin Summerfield] Nintendo recently revealed that Fatal Frame V will feature an alternate costume modeled after Zero Suit Samus. The reveal trailer for the outfit currently has a likes-to-dislikes ratio of about 9-to-1 on YouTube....   read

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Samus in Metroid Prime: Federation Force could explain what happened after Prime 3

Ah, Metroid Prime: Federation Force. I suspect that we'll be debating the merits of this game until it launches, when...we'll be able to actually debate for real since it'll be out. Until then, we can only speculate on what to expect, and C...   read

Metroid Dread photo
Metroid Dread
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The curious case of the missing 2D Metroid Dread

Unseen64 is back with some more insider information after its exposé of Project H.A.M.M.E.R. and this time it deals with the Metroid series.  According to Unseen64's sources, Metroid Prime Hunters was originally pitched as...   read

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