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Nintendo Land: Metroid Blast Review – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 13

Metroid Blast Review Nintendo Wii

This week, I thought I’d have a little bit of fun. The Wii U is a console close to my heart – Nintendo’s first HD system, one that was taken away from us far too soon, and home to a lot of great games. The Switch might have had shinier versions of most of the …

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Metroid: Other M Review. (Wii) – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 12

Metroid Other M Review Nintendo Wii

Released in 2010, Metroid: Other M is the first Japanese-developed entry in the series since 2002’s Metroid Fusion, and a return to the fold for series co-creator, Yoshio Sakamoto. Additionally, this game is also developed via a collaboration with Team Ninja, the team most famous for their work on the Dead or Alive and Ninja …

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Wii Review – The Road To Metroid Dread, Ep. 11

Metroid Prime 3 Corruption Review Nintendo Wii

It’s 2007, and things are looking pretty damn rosy for Nintendo. To say that the Wii’s 2006 launch was successful is arguably the understatement of the decade, and the Nintendo DS was also hitting its stride. For the first time in a long time, Nintendo were absolutely ruling both the console and handheld markets. Even …

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

Metroid Prime 2 Echoes Gamecube Wii Review

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 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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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 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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