Metroid

Game of the Year 2018

Our Favorite Games of 2018: 'Hollow Knight'

Join us in the deepnest, as we wrap our brains around 2018's best 2017 video game.
Patrick Klepek
12.20.18
open thread

I Had No Idea It Was Possible to Hate the Mid-Game Twist in 'The Messenger'

It never occurred to me that some people would even have wanted the game to stay the way it was going.
Patrick Klepek
9.25.18
Chasm

The Randomness of 'Chasm' Makes It Impossible to Know If It's Any Good

Even when the level design works, the shoddy platforming, combat, and bland world design drag down the long-in-development game.
Patrick Klepek
7.31.18
nintendo

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aimé on Accessibility, What's Next, and, Uh, Waluigi

Even with the strength of the Switch, E3 left a lot of questions about Nintendo's future. Thankfully, Reggie offers us some answers.
Austin Walker
6.27.18
SteamWorld Dig

'SteamWorld Dig 2' Is This Year's Most Satisfying Hole Digging Simulator

This is also a formal apology for dismissing the original 'SteamWorld Dig.'
Patrick Klepek
10.4.17
Rocket League

‘Rocket League’ Getting Rad Mario, Metroid-Themed Cars on Switch

Who knew Samus’ gunship would look so good when it’s not flying?
Patrick Klepek
8.23.17
nintendo

Nintendo Just Made The ‘Metroid’ Hard Mode Controversy Way More Confusing

It turns out there are two hard modes: one unlocked by amiibo, one that's not. What?
Patrick Klepek
8.8.17
nintendo

It Seems Nintendo's Locking a ‘Metroid’ Hard Mode Behind Amiibo

What used to be a reward for beating a game appears to have quietly become locked behind physical DLC.
Patrick Klepek
7.27.17
Metroid

The Underrated Charm of the Much-Maligned 'Metroid Prime Hunters'

The 2006 DS title was hugely ambitious, but its workarounds for portable play made it a sometimes uncomfortable ride.
Mike Diver
7.5.17
nintendo

Nintendo Explains Why They Didn't Focus on Indie Games at E3

We spoke at length with Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé about fan games, 'Animal Crossing' mobile, and the first public E3.
Austin Walker
6.23.17
Podcasts

We Talk Mario, Zelda, Metroid E3 News on Today's Podcast

We take a walk into New Donk City on this late-night E3 cast.
Danielle Riendeau
6.13.17
rap

'Super Metroid' Started a Trap Song, and This Guy Finished It

Missiles open doors.
Jordan Mallory
3.19.17
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