Makes announcement on first anniversary of AM2R
The saga around AM2R, a hugely impressive fan-made Metroid 2 remake, was a divisive one in 2016. Acclaimed by fans of the series, the free download was then targeted by aggressive takedowns through Nintendo, while it had a 2016 Game Awards nomination revoked in what many assumed was due to...
"I’m sure it’ll be epic"
The announcement of Metroid: Samus Returns caused quite a stir at E3, and goes some way to explaining why Nintendo was so heavy-handed with a promising fan-made Metroid tribute a short time ago. AM2R was created by DoctorM64 and, like Samus Returns, sought to remaster the Game Boy outing Metroid II: Return of Samus. The...
No longer listed in Best Fan Creation category
Another Metroid 2 Remake and Pokémon Uranium have a lot in common. Not only are they fan-made tributes to famous Nintendo franchises, they were also shut down at roughly the
"There will be no more AM2R updates, and no more releases"
We suspect many regular readers of these pages are very familiar with AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake), a terrific fan effort that was released as a free download in August. We wrote an impressions piece praising it as "the Metroid game that fans deserve". The work of Milton Guasti, known...
Another Metroid 2 Remake, as the name says, but it does the job
Come along with us and take a glimpse into an alternate reality. It's not much different than the one you currently live in; in fact, it's nearly indistinguishable. The only change is that this is a world where Nintendo never stopped producing amazing Metroid games. On a relatively...
Over this past weekend Metroid fans had a fan-made effort to thank for providing a welcome celebration of the franchise with AM2R, rather jokingly being an abbreviation for Another Metroid 2 Remake. Sadly, and predictably, Nintendo has reacted to the overwhelming positivity and broad coverage of the four year project by shutting it...
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