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Review: Yoku's Island Express

There are some genres that work brilliantly when combined, and others you wouldn't expect to mash up very well. Yoku's Island Express blends a Metroid-like action platformer with pinball mechanics, and you'd be forgiven for thinking th...

 
 
 
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The worst moms in video games

Moms don't often take the spotlight in the world of video games. They're usually killed early on, take on some sort of villainous role, or sit quietly in the background while their children go off to save the world.  With Mot...

 
 
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Top 5 Twists in Video Game History

I reckon I owe everyone an apology. It's been nearly two years since I wrote my last listicle, a magnum opus that propelled me to the ranks of Dtoid's elite. It's been over a month since my last front-page piece, a stunning review that none...

 
 
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It seems as if Bandai Namco is working on Metroid Prime 4

Rumors have been swirling as to who exactly is handling Metroid Prime 4, and Eurogamer seems to have the answer based on multiple sources. According to the outlet it's Bandai Namco Studios Singapore that's handling the Switch exclusive, not...

 
 
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Mike Sounders's indecisive six best games of 2017

2017 was a great year for video games wasn't it? Yes we've all heard it said dozens of times already, but it's true nevertheless. This has easily been the hardest year in my life where I couldn't decide my absolute favorite game of the year...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Portable Game of 2017 goes to...

Samus Returns. And how. MercurySteam knocked it out of the park in 2017 with Metroid: Samus Returns. The Nintendo 3DS title took the 1991 Game Boy release Metroid II: Return of Samus, and re-envisioned it into a gorgeous, aggressive and add...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Portable Game of 2017

Portable gaming had a very strong year this year. In the face of intense competition from other handheld devices, the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita held its own with a strong selection of exclusive software.We had anime mysteries, subte...

 
 
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Review: Axiom Verge (Switch)

The original Metroid casts a long shadow, and it's clearly had an enormous influence on current-day game creators. The concept of an interconnected world where progress is gated by your abilities never really gets old, and it's resonat...

 
 
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Watch the 2017 Nintendo World Championships here

I don't know why it took Nintendo so long to make the Nintendo World Championships a semi-regular thing, but I hope today's broadcast is successful enough that it becomes a yearly event. Ever since I saw The Wizard, the 100-minute theatrica...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Metroid: Samus Returns

I went into Metroid: Samus Returns with what can only be described as pure caution. With such a storied pedigree as a whole and given my personal history with the series, I wasn't sure that Nintendo and MercurySteam could pull it off. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Want more 2D Metroid? Well you better buy Samus Returns then

In a recent interview with Game Informer, Yoshio Sakamoto spoke about his desire to work on another 2D Metroid. Sakamoto, who is the producer for the upcoming Samus Returns, stated that he would love to work on another 2D title, however it ...

 
 
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Nintendo holding Mario and Metroid livestreams at Gamescom

Nintendo will be in Cologne, Germany later this month for Gamescom, and they're bringing two of their heavy-hitters with them; Super Mario Odyssey and Metroid: Samus Returns, which they will stream during Europe's largest video game show.Th...

 
 
 
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AM2R developer gets hired at Moon Studios

The saga of Nintendo versus various fan games has been a hot topic for a lot of people. While Nintendo may hold all the legal rights to own and distribute their IPs, what is the harm in a free fan game floating around? If anything, it build...

 
 
 
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