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Metroid Producer Sakamoto Says He Has Wanted To Make A 2D Metroid Game For A Long Time

By Casey . September 5, 2017 . 8:30am

In a recent interview, Metroid producer Yoshio Sakamoto reflected back on his work with the original Metroid game and spoke of how he’s wanted to create a 2D Metroid game for a while.

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A Metroid Comic Series Was Almost Created By Archie Comics

By Casey . June 1, 2017 . 8:30am

A Metroid comic series was once considered by Archie Comics, as was revealed by the artist commissioned to create some concept artwork for the proposed series.

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Metroid Developers Discuss Why They Decided To Make Samus Aran A Woman

By Casey . December 2, 2016 . 9:30am

Metroid director Yoshio Sakamoto and character designer Hiroji Kiyotake sat down to discuss everything that went into creating Metroid, including their decision to make Samus Aran a woman.

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Castlevania’s Koji Igarashi: “I Would Be Incredibly Honored” To Make A Metroid Game

By Casey . November 24, 2016 . 10:00am

In a recent interview, Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi said he “would be incredibly honored” to make a Metroid game if Nintendo ever approached him with the offer.

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A New Samus Figma Prototype Was Shown Off At New York Comic-Con

By Casey . October 10, 2016 . 9:30am

A new figma of Samus Aran was on display during this year’s New York Comic-Con. The figure was based on how Samus appears in Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.

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Dress Your Miis Up Like Samus As Miitomo Celebrates Metroid

By Jenni . August 19, 2016 . 10:30am

Miitomo users can dress their Miis up like Samus, thanks to new Miitomo Drop, Miitomo Shop, and My Nintendo items.

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Metroid Composer Shares Special Message For The Game’s 30th Anniversary

By Casey . August 7, 2016 . 5:30pm

On August 6th thirty years ago, the action-adventure game Metroid first released in Japan. To celebrate this momentous event, the game’s composer and sound designer, Hirokazu “Hip” Tanaka has shared a special message.

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Preorders Now Open For First 4 Figures’ Samus Varia Suit Statue

By Casey . May 15, 2016 . 5:30pm

The standard version of the figure will cost $384.99 while the exclusive version featuring LEDs will cost $429.99.

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Good Smile Company’s Samus Aran: Zero Suit Ver. Metroid Figure Being Rereleased Again

By Jenni . November 5, 2015 . 11:00am

Metroid fans who missed the Good Smile Company’s Zero Suit Samus Aran scale figure the first three times have another shot at getting her.

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Mario, Peach, Link, Zelda, And Samus Aran Get Their Own Pulp Covers

By Chris . December 26, 2014 . 5:00pm

Illustrator Ástor Alexander has created a series of Nintendo-themed pulp magazine covers that show Mario, Peach, Link, Zelda, and Samus Aran in a way you probably haven’t before.

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Nintendo Considering Two Kinds Of Metroid Games

By Ishaan . June 13, 2014 . 9:32am

“We’re having discussions internally about what we can do next,” says Nintendo’s Shinya Takahashi.

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Super Mario Bros. 2 Hits 3DS Virtual Console Today

By Ishaan . July 11, 2013 . 9:30am

This week’s Nintendo eShop update on 3DS brings Super Mario Bros. 2 to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console.

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Grab Metroid And A Crush 3D Demo Off The Nintendo eShop This Week

By Ishaan . March 1, 2012 . 11:16am

Meanwhile, Europe gets Punch-Out!! and Super Mario Bros. for the NES.

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Metroid Space Jumps To Japanese Nintendo eShop Next Week

By Ishaan . February 22, 2012 . 3:29pm

Cue Samus appearance fanfare.

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Memories Of Making Metroid

By Aria . December 26, 2011 . 2:01pm

The original Metroid first came into being as our desire to create a game that took place in a gloopy, alien-like world. In early development, there were only rows of blocks, and the backgrounds didn’t give you the sense that they were alive.

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