Analysis
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How does Samus Aran turn into a ball? An investigation

In other words, how can Metroid crawl?

Explainer
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Everything you need to know before you play Metroid Dread

The life and times of bounty hunter Samus Aran

Analysis
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In Returnal, Selene moves like Samus

Returnal’s Metroid influences run deep, even into Selene’s movement speed

News
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Metroid Prime’s 2D fan remake is now playable

The GameCube classic, with a twist

Feature
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The complete ranking of the Metroid series

Just in time for Super Metroid’s quarter-centennial, we sort the weak from the strong

Cover Story
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The rocky story of Retro Studios before Metroid Prime

It was a long road getting to one of Nintendo’s most-loved games

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Nintendo: Metroid is ‘an important franchise for us’

Nintendo’s announcement of Metroid Prime 4 — with just a title screen during its E3 2017 Spotlight presentation — was at first exhilarating for fans of the first-person version of the franchise....

E3
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Nintendo at E3 2017: The 11 best announcements

Nintendo went all-in on the Switch during the Tuesday morning Nintendo Direct, officially kicking off this year’s E3. We heard about a new Kirby, new Yoshi, new Pokémon games and much more. We’ve...

Retro
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GameCube games we’re dying to play on Virtual Console

The GameCube’s story is, in some sense, a tragedy. Although it boasts one of Nintendo’s most diverse and memorable libraries of exclusive games, the little lunchbox that could stands as one of the...

News
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Try Metroid Prime: Federation Force's multiplayer for free right now

A multiplayer demo for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS title Metroid Prime: Federation Force is now live on the Nintendo eShop. The demo includes the game’s competitive multiplayer mode, Blast Ball,...