If you're itching for some more Metroid action, especially after last week's Awesome Games Done Quick marathon, Nintendo has you covered with a Wii U eShop release of 2004 Game Boy Advance entry Metroid: Zero Mission. You can nab it now for $7.99 and enjoy the off-screen GamePad play that comes along with it. Hit the jump for a trailer.
Monster Hunter X just kicked off its collaboration with a handful of Nintendo properties in Japan, with Star Fox, Metroid, and The Legend of Zelda collaborations now available to download at 7-Eleven stores. The three events will run through February 9. Pics and more past the break.
If you've ever seen 3D chalk art you know how impressive it can be. Artist Chris Carlson recently shared a look at the process behind creating a 3D chalk version of Metroid heroine Samus Aran, and you can watch it all go down in the time-lapse video after the jump.
It turns out Nintendo did have a Metroid reveal for E3, but it might not be what people were expecting. In a very short video Nintendo introduced Metroid Prime: Federation Force, a multiplayer game set in the Metroid Prime world. Hit the jump for more.
Capcom came through as promised with a special Nintendo Direct presentation focused on Monster Hunter 4G, revealing a new collaboration in the process. This one is particularly awesome, because it lets you play as Samus from Metroid in special sidequest DLC. Hit the jump for more.
It can be easy at times to assume Nintendo just doesn't think about its Metroid franchise too much, but the series is still getting some love. Kotaku spoke with Shigeru Miyamoto and Shinya Takahashi, now general manager of Nintendo's Software Planning & Development team, who said the company is currently having internal discussions about what they can do next. Read on for more.
One of this month's Club Nintendo rewards is perfect for building up to the release of A Link Between Worlds. For 150 Coins, you can download arguably the best Zelda game of all time, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, to prepare for Link's follow-up adventure. More after the jump.
OK, so Metroid: Other M isn't exactly hailed as the greatest thing to happen to the series. Some folks didn't appreciate the way the narrative portrayed Samus, for instance, but despite that, the Wii game is getting its own stage in Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS. Peep a screen past the jump.
We see less of Samus Aran than we do of Nintendo's other lead characters--the determined bounty hunter just doesn't get as much time in the spotlight. Spend five missiles at the jump (sorry, had to put a red door somewhere) and check out a beautiful fan animation inspired by Samus' legendary Super Metroid adventure!
If you missed out on Max Factory's slick 1/8 scale Metroid: Other M Zero Suit Samus figure, you're in luck. The figure is getting a re-release, and is now up for pre-order, with availability scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013. Pics and more past the jump.
Set to ship this month, Metroid tribute "Infestation" is the latest video game inspired work from Ukiyo-e Heroes. The woodblock print was designed by Jed Henry and hand-printed in Tokyo by David Bull with materials and techniques authentic to those used centuries ago in old Edo, Japan. Watch the process after the jump.
The Did You Know Gaming? series of video game trivia clips is back again with a look at Nintendo's Metroid franchise. Check out a nice selection of info after the jump.