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Metroid Prime: Federation Force gameplay video

Posted on June 21, 2016 by Jason Nason

With the release of Nintendo’s Metroid Prime: Federation Force set for just under two months away, the Japanese website has launched. Included is a lengthy gameplay promo video for the game.

The video showcases a lot of the in game look to the game, as well as detailing a lot of how the game will look once it launches. Blast Ball is also Blast Ball.

The video also briefly mentions some of the amiibo functionality, with Samus and Zero Suit Samus amiibo shown.

Check out the video below. Metroid Prime: Federation Force is set to be released in North America on August 19th.

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Nintendo teases amiibo functionality in Metroid Prime: Federation Force

Posted on June 20, 2016 by Jason Nason

Nintendo shared some information on their social media channels this evening, sharing some information about amiibo compatibility with upcoming Metroid Prime: Federation Force.

While tackling missions in Metroid Prime: Federation Force, tapping one of the two Samus amiibo (Samus or Zero Suit Samus) provides upgrades like additional missiles and ammo for the Slow Beam. Additionally you can add some bling to your Blast Ball matches in Metroid Prime: Federation Force by scanning amiibo. Doing so allows you to add a custom paint job to your Mech.

No word on just what amiibo will be compatable, with only Mario and Bowser confirmed. Neither Metroid.com nor amiibo.com have any updated information regarding which amiibo will work with Metroid Prime: Federation Force.

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Metroid Prime Hunters and DKC 3 coming to Virtual Console tomorrow

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Jason Nason

The hunt is on! Two new games are coming to the Nintendo Virtual Console tomorrow.

The Wii U eShop will see the VC release of Nintendo DS title Metroid Prime Hunters when the download drops tomorrow. The game, which will run you $9.99 USD, can be pre-installed already. Here’s the plot of the game: A ferocious race, now extinct, has left behind relics of its once-powerful warrior culture. Now six other fierce bounty hunters from across the galaxy will challenge Samus in a race to claim these relics in hopes of harnessing their power for themselves.

Also on the Virtual Console horizon is the third installment in the SNES Donkey Kong Country trilogy, Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie’s Double Trouble. In the game Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong have gone missing. You play as Dixie Kong or Kiddy Kong, where you’ll take advantage of each of their unique abilities as they throw each other into action in over 40 levels. There are plenty of collectibles—including Bear Coins, which grant access to the services of the Brothers Bear, and Banana Birds, which Wrinkly Kong has a deep fondness for.

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Metroid Prime: Federation Force dated for August 19th

Posted on April 25, 2016 by Jason Nason

Nintendo has announced via their social media channels that their upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Metroid Prime: Federation Force will launch on August 19th! While many seem to have to resent the game, I think it honestly looks kinda fun.

I talked about the game over here

There’s still quite a while before the game hits release and there isn’t a ton of information or screens out there. Check out a trailer for the game and a few of the available screens below.

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