Tagged With metroid

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The Metroid Prime trilogy, arguably the best gaming trilogy ever, has just been re-issued as a $US20 download on the Wii U. That's a good reason for Kirk "never played a Metroid Prime" Hamilton to try them out. I had to see how that went.

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The bad news: we haven't seen a Metroid game in almost five years, and that's not looking to change any time soon. The good news: Xeodrifter, which came out earlier this month for PC and 3DS, is a fine enough substitute. Well, it's an OK substitute. A decent enough substitute. It's margarine, basically. It's I Can't Believe It's Not Metroid.

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Ridley to the rescue! In this Super Smash Bros for Wii U clip, one of us uses the famous Metroid villain to our advantage. Ridley only shows up on the Pyrosphere level and attacks everyone until one player smashes him enough to make him an ally. As Nintendo showed, you don't actually control Ridley.

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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.