Metroid Prime: Hunters News
Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - Metroid Prime Hunters
Hello folks, welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! In our final edition of 2022, we took a look at the GameCube remake of Hideo Kojima's stealth masterpiece: Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes. As expected, the Yoji Shinkawa designed cover for the Euopean and Japanese variant took the lion's share of the vote with 78%. That said,...
Talking Point How Were You Introduced To Metroid?
Lets get this morph ball rollin'
In case you didn't know, tomorrow (Monday, August 15th) marks the 35th Anniversary of Metroid's NES launch in North America. That's insane, right? 35 years! Do you feel old yet? In the years and decades since its debut in 1987 ('86 in Japan), the Metroid franchise has gone on to become one of Nintendo's tentpole...
News Metroid Prime Hunters Designer Would Love To See The Game Remade Today
"It would be great to see those guys at full resolution"
When you consider how beloved the Metroid series is, it's remarkable that more people don't talk about Metroid Prime Hunters. One of the key early titles for the Nintendo DS (a demo was memorably bundled with the console at launch), Hunters was a spin-off of a spin-off; it formed part of the...
News Star Fox, Metroid And Fire Emblem Star In The Latest North American My Nintendo Rewards
A whole new wave of My Nintendo rewards have gone live in North America, with discounts available on a nice range of titles featuring some of Nintendo's favourite mascots. As ever, the usual wallpaper and 3DS theme offerings are present, too. Here's a full list of the discounted games available this month: 30% off Bravely...
Nintendo Download 15th September (Europe)
Dragon Quest VII! Futuridium on New 3DS! Gear Gauntlet! More!
It's the start of another week, and that means we can check out details on the Nintendo Download Update goodies heading to Europe in the coming days. The stand-out is a long awaiting localisation coming to retail on 3DS, while the Wii U Virtual Console adds a first-party DS game to its...
Nintendo Download 2nd June (North America)
Metroid Prime Hunters! DKC3! Kick & Fennick! More!
It's that time once again for the North American Nintendo Download Update, and this week has a mix of genres and styles to choose from. New Wii U releases include some platforming and shooting, while the same can be said for the Virtual Console releases across the home console and New 3DS. Beyond...
News Metroid Prime Hunters Hits the Wii U Virtual Console in North America Tomorrow
Let the hunt begin
Though there were a few tentative attempts at making a Metroid 64 for the Nintendo 64, nothing concrete ever fully materialised, leading many to wonder if Super Metroid would ever receive a proper follow up. The silence was finally broken many years later on the GameCube with the release of Metroid Prime, Samus' first 3D...
News Metroid Prime: Hunters Arrives on Wii U Virtual Console in Japan
Yes please, NoA and NoE
When Nintendo announced DS games for the Wii U Virtual Console quite some time ago, many reacted with variations of "huh", "erm" and "that's weird". Yet it has worked reasonably well in many cases, with the GamePad screen and TV having various configurations to get the most out of these previously portable titles. It also...
News Unseen64 Digs Up Development Insights Into Metroid Prime: Hunters, Dread and Federation Force
Dread "literally looked like a port of Fusion on DS"
Just recently we shared the most recent work of Unseen64, which produced a devastating expose of the doomed Project H.A.M.M.E.R., highlighting the problems between North American studio Nintendo Software Technology (NST) and Japanese management. It was an episode that, ultimately, didn't reflect...
Talking Point A History of the Sexualisation of Samus
Exploring the long, complicated history of the bounty hunter's public image
Zero Suit Samus' alternate costumes in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Just this week, Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai revealed the new alternate costumes for Zero Suit Samus in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U: “From the ending of
Talking Point The Future of Metroid
Where next, Samus?
It’s a big anniversary for Metroid, joining Mario and Zelda in the 25 year club. It’s interesting to note that there hasn’t been much fanfare from Nintendo, with the upcoming 3DS ‘Ambassador’ release of GBA classic Metroid Fusion being the only sign of Samus this year. It seems that as a franchise, Metroid is very much...
News Next Year Will See 750 Metroid Prime Gunships Landing on Desks
First 4 Figures continuing its Metroid Gunship Series
If the recent listing of the life-size Samus Aran promotion statue was too big for you to handle, then you might be interested in First 4 Figures' latest model in its Metroid Gunship Series as it's considerably smaller and won't be a nuisance when it comes to vacuuming. The Metroid Prime Gunship,...
First 4 Figures release another Nintendo figure, this time its Trace from Metroid Prime Hunters.
Alex over at First 4 Figures has pointed out that a new figure will be available in Q1 2007, the blood red Trace figure is another limited edition model with only 1,500 being made. "First 4 Figures is extremely proud to present Trace, the first in...
News US Metroid Prime Hunters To Get Free Rumble
Nintendo announce a limited edition Metroid Prime: Hunters with free DS Rumble Pak... US Only.
Today Nintendo of America have announced that they will be offering a bundled free DS Rumble Pak for those who pick up Metroid Prime Hunters. You may remember this accessory from games such as Metroid: Pinball. "The accessory fits into the Game Boy®...
News May Named As Hunting Season
"The wait for the interstellar bounty-hunters, and gaming's toughest heroine is finally over" - Nintendo
One of the hottest titles on the Nintendo DS at the moment is released next week in the US, however Nintendo have today announced that European gamers will have to wait another month or so as Metroid Prime Hunters will be released on May 5th...
News Metroid Prime Cheaters Will Be Hunted
Nintendo.com reveal lots of Metroid features in an interview with the games designer, Rich Vorodi.
Nintendo.com's "NOA Andy" had a chance to sit down with the game designer behind the highly anticipated new Metroid game, Metroid Prime Hunters for Nintendo DS. Rich Vorodi first explained abit about his role in the development and what he was...
News Metroid Prime: "Voice Chat" Hunters
Get your chat, voice over ip comes to the upcoming Metroid Prime: Hunters for Nintendo DS.
Nintendo seems to be changing its spots and adopting modern standards, today its been announced that a "voice chat" mode will be added into the upcoming Metroid game for Nintendo DS. "The new Metroid Prime Hunters game for Nintendo DS will give gamers the...
News Metroid Spin-Offs On The Way?
Nintendo look to extend the Metroid franchise with the new "Hunters".
Metroid Prime Hunters, set to finally release on Nintendo DS early this year (March 20th if you have your diary to hand) might spark a few spin-off titles according to various sources. The eagerly awaited DS title will feature 6 new "bounty hunters" - no, not the chocolate bars -...