Metroid

Samus returns to 3DS with Metroid game

A brand-new classic Metroid adventure returns, rebuilt from the ground up and it’s headed to the Nintendo 3DS. In Metroid: Samus Returns, you’ll brave the hostile terrain of an alien planet teeming with vicious life forms as legendary bounty hunter Samus Aran. Her mission? Terminate the Metroid menace in this masterful reimagining of her 1991 Game Boy adventure. Samus Aran’s arsenal has been enhanced with new moves and abilities that are sure to help her face the...

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December 8th Nintendo Download

Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo – There’s more to discover than ever before in the Animal Crossing: New Leaf—Welcome amiibo game. This updated version of Animal Crossing: New Leaf adds new features and activities, as well as support for all Animal Crossing series amiibo figures and cards. Discover new villagers, explore the Campground, and interact with characters—all with the tap of compatible amiibo cards or figures. Also New this Week GALAXY BLASTER (Nintendo eShop on...

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Metroid Prime: Federation Force gameplay video

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...

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Nintendo teases amiibo functionality in Metroid Prime: Federation Force

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...

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Metroid Prime Hunters and DKC 3 coming to Virtual Console tomorrow

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...

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Metroid Prime: Federation Force dated for August 19th

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...

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Metroid Zero Mission lands on Wii U Virtual Console Today

The Game Boy Advance game Metroid Zero Mission is set to be released today! The full story of Samus Aran’s first mission finally unfolds. Space bounty hunter Samus Aran is sent on a lone mission to infiltrate the fortified planet of Zebes. Traverse through the mazelike base of operations for the Space Pirates, gaining access to powerful upgrades and items for your weapons and suit. Locate Mother Brain, and put a stop to the replication of Metroids!...

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Nintendo Dampening Expectations For This Most Recent Direct Was the Right Move

Nintendo’s decision to post a notice on the Nintendo Direct official website outlining that they had no plans to discuss the NX or Mobile during today’s broadcast was absolutely the right move. Usually dampening your fan bases expectation for such a high profile event like the return of Nintendo Directs would be a bad thing but I feel that it helped Nintendo focus solely on the message that the Wii U and 3DS have a lot of...

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Metroid Prime Federation Force Blasts onto 3DS in 2016

Nintendo likes to tease their new games, and one of the things that I said in my pre-E3 wishlist was for new game announcements to have a “this year” release date. No vague “coming soon” or just “2016” release dates. And while this game falls into the later category, I’m okay with that for now. The truth is I need to see more of what this game is all about. This is the (as far as I...

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Club Nintendo Rewards – November 2013

The month of November has brought cooler temperatures and four hot new downloadable game rewards for Club Nintendo members, including Metroid! The game is one of two that are available for the Nintendo 3DS, the other is Dillon’s Rolling Western, a great indie title in its own right!! The two other games for the Nintendo Wii this month are WiiWare title Art Style: CUBELLO and Nintendo SNES classic The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past,...

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