Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 08

Metroid Prime Hunters First Hunt Nintendo DS

So, cards on the table – I did a fair amount of thought on whether I should have done this video. You see Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt is not exactly a game in the fully-formed sense. However, after thinking it over, I do believe it should be covered in this series, even if this …

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Metroid Prime 2: Echoes Review – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 07

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The release of Metroid Prime began what could only be described as a renaissance of sorts for the series. The massive success of Retro Studios’ debut title had cemented Metroid as one of Nintendo’s big hitters, and if you want further proof, I bring you one solid fact: Over the span of 8 years following …

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Metroid Zero Mission Review – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 06

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We’re around the halfway point on my Road To Metroid Dread, but we’re already turning around and already going way back to the very beginning of our journey, to revisit the very first Metroid game, recreated from the ground up in the form of Zero Mission. If you recall my review of Metroid, you’ll know …

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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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Metroid Nintendo Game Review – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 01

The road to Metroid Dread begins as it should – At the very beginning. 1986 was a pretty landmark year for Nintendo. The Japanese release of the Famicom Disk System add-on for their 8-bit console was the original home for many a classic series that started this very year. The Legend of Zelda debuted here, …

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