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Nintendo's Reggie Talks Metroid, Amiibo And (Of Course) Mother 3

My annual interviews with Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime are upbeat affairs. He’s always feeling good about the line-up and remains unruffled as I pepper him with as many questions about as many topics as I can squeeze in.

Metroid Prime Is Returning In The Weirdest Of Ways

Following a more than five-year drought since the last Metroid game, Nintendo is bringing back their space adventure franchise with what looks to be a multiplayer-centric first-person game that, at least from its debut trailer, doesn’t feature much (or any?) of Samus Aran.

Metroid-Looking Mech Game Blastball Debuts At Nintendo Worlds

Two teams of three players attempt to shoot a ball through a shrinking goal in Blastball, a 3DS game with a Metroid-vibe making its debut during competition at the 2015 Nintendo World Championships.

Nintendo's Most Famous Secret Code Returns On PlayStation

Nintendo gamers of a certain age knew the trick: type “Justin Bailey” into the password screen of Nintendo Entertainment System classic Metroid and the game’s hero would change outfits. Fast forward — oh my god, I’m old — 29 years later.

Axiom Verge: The Kotaku Review

Yes, I gained a new ability! Now where the hell do I use it?

Zombie Samus Cosplay Is Coming For Your Brains

The world is not short on quality Samus cosplayers, even with all the work that goes into the armour, but a zombie Samus Aran? That’s awesome.

What's So Great About Metroid Prime

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.

What If Samus Shared An Apartment With Sagat?

If this video has anything to say about it, they’d probably just sit at the dinner table and argue about the merits of their respective games.

It's Not Quite Super Metroid, But It'll Do

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.

The Opening Sequence To Super Metroid Is A Masterpiece

It’s been a little over two decades since Super Metroid debuted on the Super Nintendo, and it’s lost none of its power in the intervening years.

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