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Finally, A New Metroid: Other M Trailer

By Ishaan . March 31, 2010 . 1:24am

It took them long enough, but Nintendo finally released gameplay footage of Metroid: Other M.

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Who’s Composing For Metroid: Other M?

By Ishaan . March 12, 2010 . 10:02am

Neither Kenji Yamamoto nor Hirokazu Tanaka are the primary composer for Metroid: Other M.

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Metroid: Other M Was Originally "On-Rails"

By Ishaan . March 11, 2010 . 2:45pm

During his GDC keynote on game design, Sakamoto revealed that, originally, Metroid: Other M was being conceived with invisible walls, essentially making it an on-rails game, in a sense.

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Metroid: Other M Launches In June

By Spencer . February 24, 2010 . 10:36am

Japan and North America will see Metroid: Other M in stores this summer. Nintendo set June 27 as the game’s release date in the States.

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The Carrot On A Stick Approach To Game Design

By Ishaan . February 21, 2010 . 6:10pm

Ideas on the importance of game design speaking directly to players on a deeper, more instinctive level.

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Metroid: Other M Depicts Samus’s Human Side

By Ishaan . February 3, 2010 . 12:39pm

Metroid series director Yoshio Sakamoto discusses the series and its protagonist’s second transition from 2D to 3D.

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Metroid Prime 2: Echoes And Subtle Immersion

By Ishaan . December 20, 2009 . 3:01pm

Developers go to great lengths to make good on their promises of “immersion” and “realism,” both terms usually used as an indicator of how effectively the art and narrative invoke a sense of escapism in the player.

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Metroid Prime Could Continue On DS

By Ishaan . November 17, 2009 . 8:57am

Kensuke Tanabe from Nintendo SPD Production Group 3 believes there’s room for another game in the Metroid Prime series.

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Food For Thought: Metroid Prime 2 And Other M

By Ishaan . October 25, 2009 . 3:49pm

I thought it’d fun to try a feature entirely based around the “food for thought” concept about Metroid Prime 2: Echoes and about Other M, which I dearly hope will make me cry tears of happiness.

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Design Differences: Metroid Prime 1 and Prime 3

By Ishaan . October 18, 2009 . 9:50am

Metroid Prime is about developing and building an atmosphere that evolves continually throughout the game. In contrast, Corruption is a very different game. It’s more about impressing you at every turn than it is about bringing classic Metroid elements into 3D.

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An Explanation For Metroid Prime 3’s Pointless "Hyper Mode"

By Ishaan . October 11, 2009 . 12:02pm

“However, with the proposal to make Hyper Mode the core system in Metroid Prime 3, Retro were extremely reluctant to accept it at first…”

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Metroid: Other M So Secret Koei Didn’t Even Know About It

By Spencer . June 4, 2009 . 3:45pm

Team Ninja, Tecmo, and Nintendo kept Metroid: Other M well hidden from the public eye. Even Koei, which merged with Tecmo, wasn’t aware the game was in development.

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Metroid Prime 2 Looks Familar On Wii

By Spencer . May 26, 2009 . 9:45am

Since New Play Control! Metroid Prime 2: Echoes comes out in Japan in a few weeks we have screenshots for 1/3 of Metroid Prime Trilogy, the Metroid Prime 2 part that is.

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Deal of the Forever: Metroid Prime Trilogy for $49.99

By Ishaan . May 22, 2009 . 11:45am

No, this isn’t some sort of cruel joke. Nintendo of America is — in an uncharacteristically generous move — packing the entire Metroid Prime trilogy onto a single disc and publishing it for the price of $49.99 on August 24, 2009.

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Metroid Prime Morphs Into A Wii Game In February

By Spencer . January 19, 2009 . 7:47pm

Nintendo’s plan in Japan is to release at least one Play on Wii game every month. Mario Power Tennis is January’s game. After rounds of motion controlled Mario tennis Nintendo is putting Metroid Prime on the market. Japan is scheduled to get Wii de Asobu Metroid Prime on February 19 according to Nintendo’s updated release […]