Excerpt: Up to speed yet? It’s a tough idea to wrap your mind around, especially when more than a few people think Nintendo’s 1994 masterpiece is the finest game they’ve been lucky enough to play. If you’re one such person, it’ll likely be that much more difficult to believe.
Excerpt: For those of you who dream fondly at
night of days past when Nintendo was the alpha male of the video game
pack, thoughts of their AAA titles probably drifted through your mind.
A fire spewing Italian plumber on a never ending quest to save his
girlfriend, a sword wielding elfin boy with a similar...
Excerpt: Metroid has always struck me as a platform gaming franchise. So when most of last year's accolades went to one of the few shining stars on the GameCube, I was surprised to find out it was a first-person shooter. But it's understandable.
Excerpt: Concerning Metroid 's leap into the 3D realm, which was considered controversial, but turned into one of the most enjoyable games of last year, and is the reason everybody should own a GameCube. But still, some fans would rather have their Metroid in 2D form.
Pros: Fun adventuring that's reminiscent of earlier titles, Nice graphics and a mind-blowing sound track
Excerpt: Big sister, little sister. In childhood they share the same household, learn from the same parents, have many of the same life experiences, and often even look similar. But ultimately each must grow up and become an independent person. In many cases, this is more difficult for the "smaller" sibling.
Excerpt: Metroid Fusion feels like a combination of Metroid 2 and Super Metroid. While it never fully reaches the level of depth of the other Metroid games, it does follow in their footsteps very closely.
Excerpt: Samus Aran has been out of our control for a long time, as game freaks the world over cried out "We want another Metroid." Finally, Nintendo answered that call in a BIG way, by giving us Metroid Prime for the Gamecube, and the equally impressive (well, ok..
Excerpt: There was a time when you could tell when someone started playing games based on their answer to one simple question: ''Is Samus Aran male or female?'' The answer is one of legend again, just as it was 15 years ago.
Excerpt: It's rare to find a portable game worth talking about, but Metroid Fusion for GameBoy Advance is clearly a cut above the middling powered device's milquetoast, platform-hopping, berry-picking games that otherwise saturate its library of titles...