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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 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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Super Star Wars: Return of The Jedi SNES Review

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Naturally, in 1994, a year after the release of Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, the final movie in the Original Trilogy would find its way to Super Nintendo (and other consoles, but that’s a story for another time: Hint Hint). Sculptured Software would once again take development duties, and for what it’s worth, it feels like lessons have definitely been learnt after the flaws of the prior titles.

Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back SNES Review – Most Impressive?

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Three years after the events of A New Hope, and the Death Star is nothing but debris in space. The rebels are still hiding from the Empire, who are sending Imperial Probes around the galaxy, hoping to find a chance to Strike Back after their horrific defeat. And thus, we come to the second in …

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