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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.


Last Year's Portable Batman Hits Consoles And PC In April

Two Batman games came out last year. The big console version, Batman: Arkham Origins, came from a new development studio. That game’s overshadowed, on-the-go semi-sequel Batman: Arkham Origins: Blackgate came from Armature, a collective of creators who helped make the great Metroid Prime games. Previously released only for 3DS and Vita, Blackgate now gets its own chance to find an audience on bigger screens with a downloadable Deluxe Edition. Thank goodness they’re not adding another colon.


I Didn't Even Know I Wanted A Spelunky Metroid Mod Until Now

I don’t know how this game went this long without this mod, but that doesn’t really matter: Here it is, at last, Spelunky done Metroid-style. The title screen and music alone should fire you right the hell up.


The Best Nintendo Stuff We Saw At Toy Fair

Every year, it seems like more and high-end merch from Nintendo lands on the shelves of Toy Fair. Once again, Kotaku hit the annual trade show in New York City and, this year, we might have seen some of the most beautiful sculpted versions of the company’s characters yet.