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E3 2018: What to Expect from Nintendo

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 08, 2018 12:00pm PDT

With the first-party console makers about to hold their annual E3 press conferences, Shacknews is keeping track of what to watch out for, wrapping up with Nintendo.

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"I am hoping to see more about the online service. Unfortunately, none of the games on this list ..."

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Modojo @ Shacknews Nintendo 3DS Game of the Year 2017: Metroid: Samus Returns

By Kevin Tucker, Dec 31, 2017 9:00am PST

Our favorite Nintendo 3DS release of the year is a brilliant return to one of the greatest portable platformers of all time.

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Super Metroid Will Not Be Run at Awesome Games Done Quick 2018

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 11, 2017 10:15am PDT

Super Metroid did not make the cut at the new Awesome Game Done Quick, bringing an event-wide tradition to an end.

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"Dude follow these channels: https://twitch.tv/speedgaming https://twitch.tv/speedgaming2 ..."

- NastyNorman see all 25 comments

Metroid: Samus Returns - Hands-on at GameStop Expo 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2017 11:00am PDT

Samus Aran is preparing for a return to SR388, in a 3DS reimagining of a 2D Metroid classic. Shacknews gets an idea of what's coming by going hands-on at this year's GameStop Expo.

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Exclusive Mario and Luigi Battle-Cars to Crash Nintendo Switch Rocket League Roster

By John Keefer, Aug 23, 2017 9:45am PDT

A Samus' Gunship version will also be part of the free unlockable lineup when the game launches on Switch later this year.

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"This actually feels like a fairly new paradigm. Nintendo hasn't really licensed Mario stuff ..."

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Metroid: Samus Returns Hard Mode, Fusion Suit Locked Behind An Amiibo

By John Keefer, Jul 31, 2017 9:40am PDT

Nintendo unveils what the different amiibos for the 3DS game will offer.

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"Thank fuck it is stupidly easy to clone the RFID tag in these things."

- node see all 15 comments

21 Facts You Might Not Know About All the Games on the SNES Classic

By David Craddock, Jun 27, 2017 5:05pm PDT

Is Super Castlevania 4 a prequel, a sequel, or something else entirely? Learn the answer and 20 other secrets about the games collected in Nintendo’s Super NES Classic.

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"For a taste of how crazy Rainbow Edition was, check this out: ..."

- Sideways Bob see all 38 comments

E3 2017: Metroid: Samus Returns Reimagines Metroid 2 for 3DS

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 10:20am PDT

A split between 2D and 3D gameplay, Metroid: Samus Returns will roll (via morph ball) onto your 3DS this fall.    

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"I remember not getting far in that game because the tiny screen size and panning screen meant a ..."

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E3 2017: Nintendo Teases Metroid Prime 4 on Switch, Restores Hope to the World

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 9:08am PDT

We got a tease, but for Metroid fans, a tease is more than enough.

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"This game has obviously been in development for over a year, maybe two."

- skankcore see all 47 comments

Nintendo Crossovers With More Potential Than Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

By David Craddock, May 24, 2017 3:20pm PDT

Super Mario and the raving Rabbids doesn't make much sense on paper. Here are ideas for other Nintendo mash-ups that could work better.

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"I was kind of half joking but now I can't stop imagining a really cool sequence of Sora with ..."

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Nintendo of America president on Mother 3, Metroid: 'Talk to me in a year and see what's happened'

By David Craddock, Jan 13, 2017 2:48pm PST

Fils-Aime and his peers are well aware of demand for more Earthbound and Metroid titles.

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"As much as I like to shit on having to pay for the privilege of playing the VC games on the ..."

- roushimsx see all 8 comments

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Review: Big Bots

By Brittany Vincent, Aug 19, 2016 11:28am PDT

Oh no! The latest Metroid title is a spinoff! Woe is me! How does it stack up? Our review. 

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"This is pretty much what I was hoping for. What I saw of the game looked solid mechanically and ..."

- RaptorII see all 5 comments

See 10 minutes Metroid Prime Federation Force gameplay for 3DS

By John Keefer, Jun 21, 2016 11:47am PDT

The game has amiibo support as well.

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"I think I'm the only person who likes this one. As someone who used to read the old comics and ..."

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Xenomorphs, Banshees, and Other Terrifying Video Game Aliens

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 26, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Happy Alien day! To celebrate Ellen Ripley's continued conquest for survival against Xenomorphs, let's take a look back at some of the most terrifying aliens we've encountered in video games. 

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Metroid Prime: Federation Force release date announced

By Daniel Perez, Apr 20, 2016 6:30am PDT

Prepare to assume the role of a Galactic Federation Marine this summer.

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