• A short list of some games we want to see on the Nintendo Switch

    A short list of some games we want to see on the Nintendo Switch

    Nintendo showed off its new console, the Nintendo Switch, for the first time, in a video earlier today. It’s basically a tablet to which you connect two controllers when you’re carrying it around, and then you use a regular controller when the tablet is plugged into the TV. In other words, it’s a kind of hybrid console where you can play both while you’re on the move… Read More

  • Metroid: Other M Impressions I’m going through a bit of the new Metroid game by Team Ninja, the same guys who made Ninja Gaiden and I’m pleased to report that the game, although a departure from the tamer Metroid games, the injection of real emotion and a bit of (non-bloody) space horror adds considerably to the game. Read More

  • Metroid Other M: No Nunchuk, No Cry

    When Nintendo first unveiled Metroid Prime, fans were skeptical (if not downright apeshit). For a 2D adventure game based on exploration, how could it possibly work in first person? Long story short, Metroid Prime was pretty much universally loved upon release, and now that the Metroid Prime trilogy has gone on to become something of a classic series, all is forgiven. And when Nintendo… Read More

  • Unboxing: Metroid Prime: Trilogy (Wii)

    Metroid was probably my most favorite game in the mid to late 90s for the NES and today, Nintendo released Metroid Prime: Trilogy for the Wii. Announced back at E3 in June, Metroid 3: Corruption is packed together with Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime 2 Echoes all of which is encased a shiny blue metal case. M3 brings updated motion controls and widescreen (16:9) to the Wii. It’s… Read More

  • Metroid movie? Please tell me this is true

    If it’s on the Internet, it must be true. Of course, this is entirely speculation — pure internet “it is rumored” nonsense, but damn it man, we can hope can’t we? And they really ought to cast this young lady right here as the armored heroine. Read More