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Live: Sit Back and Enjoy the Awesome Games Done Quick Finale, Including Super Metroid and Final Fantasy IV

Sit Back and Enjoy the Awesome Games Done Quick Finale, Including Super Metroid and Final Fantasy IV

Will you Save or Kill the Animals?

Awesome Games Done Quick is about to wrap up for another year, hoping to gain momentum in its final hours to take its fundraising total past one million dollars. If past years are anything to go by the odds are decent, especially with the iconic final playthrough of Super Metroid being one of the event's most...

Feature: Why We're Still Playing... Super Metroid

Why We're Still Playing... Super Metroid

Mitch Vogel on why it’s just as good 20+ years later

This is a series of features that'll focus on games that we keep playing again and again, either over an unhealthy number of hours or those that keep getting return visits long after they first graced our systems. I believe that the true test of a game's value is found in how well it stands...

News: Summer Games Done Quick Raises an Incredible $1.2 Million+, Check Out the Super Metroid Race

Summer Games Done Quick Raises an Incredible $1.2 Million+, Check Out the Super Metroid Race

Hats off, once again

The Games Done Quick events - of which there are two every year - are the pinnacle of the goodwill and fundraising possible within gaming. Many notable and wonderful organisations raise money for charity, and this is among the most successful. Summer Games Done Quick has finished for another year and has raised an incredible...

News: Super Metroid Was Planned As An Extra In Metroid Prime Before Nintendo Had It Removed

Super Metroid Was Planned As An Extra In Metroid Prime Before Nintendo Had It Removed

A third-party emulator ended the dream

It may seem like distant history now, but there was a relatively recent time when the Virtual Console was merely an idea rattling around in Nintendo HQ. Super Metroid is one classic that's now been available to buy on two separate occasions, but there was a time when it was almost a bonus feature in a more...

News: Super Metroid is 20 Years Old Today

Super Metroid is 20 Years Old Today

One of the all time greats

Super Metroid is 20 years old today, having been released in Japan on 19th March 1994. It's a title that would go on to be one of a number of iconic, memorable experiences on the 16-bit machine, and is still revered to this day. Alternatively called Metroid 3, this title — like others in the series that would follow —...