Month: September 2021

Metroid Prime Review – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 05

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As previously mentioned in my Metroid Fusion review, fans were hard done by in the years between Super Metroid and the double-whammy of Metroids Fusion and Prime. Nintendo didn’t have the confidence of delivering a 3D Metroid game, ensuring that Samus’ only N64 appearance was as a competitor in Super Smash Bros. When it turned …

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Metroid Fusion GBA Review – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 04

After the release of Super Metroid in 1994, fans of the series couldn’t really be any happier. If only they knew the years of pain they’d be suffering soon after, as while Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda made their own critically-acclaimed jumps to the 3D space via the brand new Nintendo 64 console; …

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Super Metroid Review (SNES) – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 03

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“The last Metroid is in captivity. The Galaxy is at peace”. Never before has a videogame opened with such an unusual statement. After all, what is Super Metroid, the third game in the series, without its titular alien species? Lucky for you, me and gaming history, that statement is thankfully a short-lived one. But, it …

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Metroid 2 Return of Samus Review – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 02

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The Space Pirates of Zebes have been defeated, but the threat posed by the deadly lifeforms known as Metroids is still a real one. It falls upon the Bounty Hunter, Samus Aran to travel to their home planet of SR388 under the orders of the Galactic Federation. Her mission: To exterminate every Metroid on the …

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