Metroid Series News


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.


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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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.


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.


"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.


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

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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.


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

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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.    


"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.


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

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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.


"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.


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

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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. 


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

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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.


"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. 


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.


Shack Reels: Top 10 Video Game Underbosses

By Shack Staff, Mar 25, 2016 3:15pm PDT

Greg goes over the second in command, while he continues to explore the hierarchy in the world of video game villains.


"Nice vid Greg, cool series I dig them keep it going, looking froward to what is next. Awesome ..."

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