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There Was No Metroid At E3 This Year, But This Is Close

When I saw Axiom Verge on the show floor of E3, I thought to myself “Man, that sure does look a lot like Metroid.” It was only when I got my hands on it and talked to the guy behind it that I realised that it was a whole lot more.


Nintendo Is Planning A Future For Both 2D And 3D Metroid

Time to get your hopes up, Metroid fans. The series no-showed E3, but you might be heartened by what the men overseeing Nintendo’s game development had to say about it.


Artist Gives Video Game Characters A Cartoony Facelift

Browsing German artist HeavyMetalHanzo’s gallery and realising how much potential some video games and video game worlds have as Western cartoons or comics makes me sad. Most of these will probably never get such a treatment, and these amazing pieces remain the closest things.


The Zero Suit Isn't So Sexy Now. Or... Is It?

If you ever needed an illustration of why Samus’ Zero Suit (and now heels) outfit is so stupid — at least when it’s so prominent in a game’s marketing — look no further.


Metroid's Zero Suit Samus And Samus In Her Power Armour

Dayshot: Metroid’s Zero Suit Samus and Samus in her power armour, combined into one amazing fan-art by the talented Wen-JR. A wonderful tribute to the series!


Briefly: If This Metroid Project Gets 10,000 Supporters, LEGO Will Consider Making It Official

If this Metroid Lego project idea gets 10,000 supporters, Lego will consider making an official Lego set.


Metroid Dreadnought

Briefly: Check out this cool Metroid conversion for Doom. It aims to combine the speed and atmosphere of Super Metroid with the gunplay of Metroid Prime. It’s not done, but can download it here.


Metroid Prime On Oculus Rift: One Step Closer To Being Samus

Of all the various and surprising things we’ve seen turn up recently running on Oculus VR, this one might be the one I’d be most likely to play: Metroid Prime, done up in virtual reality.


Imagining Lyrics To Metroid

Video games comedian Brentalfloss has had a long-running “What if video game songs had lyrics?” gag. His first, Mega Man 2, I featured five years ago, and we all had a great laugh. But now, with Metroid — one of gaming’s most beloved soundtracks — he and vocalist Alysha Umphress play it straight, and get it right.


The Real Height Difference Between Samus And Little Mac In Super Smash Bros.

And the real height difference between Samus and Little Mac in Super Smash Bros. Wii U? Masahiro Sakurai’s here to show us, to make things clear.