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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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Retro Studios is not behind Metroid Prime 4

When Metroid Prime 4 was announced earlier today during the Nintendo E3 Spotlight, I naturally assumed it was Retro Studios' big project it has allegedly been working on since the launch of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. Turns o...

 
 
 
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Nintendo reveals new Metroid 2 remake for 3DS

[Update: The lead developer of AM2R has responded to the announcement.] Nintendo wasn't kidding when it said it had more "surprises" after their big Spotlight presentation. In addition to three new amiibo, they also showed off Metroid:...

 
 
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Metroid Prime 4 gets teased for Switch

Next to nothing was even shown about the game, but Metroid Prime 4 will be coming to Nintendo Switch at some point in time. Whether or not Retro Studios is working on it remains to be seen, but at least Nintendo hasn't forgotten about Samus...

 
 




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