Samus Aran - Timeline

Thursday25th Aug 2016

Monday9th May 2016

  • Video Learn How to Make a Cool Replica of Samus' Arm Cannon

    Sure, why not

    It's been quite a while since we shared a video from the highly popular AWE me YouTube channel, which has a variety of shows including some where impressive real-life swords and weapons are made to represent fanciful video game counterparts. The DIY Prop Shop, though, shows how anyone - and not just specialists - can make some...

Monday22nd Feb 2016

  • Random Ronda Rousey "Always Wanted To Be Samus"

    Giving Samus Aran for her money

    It's no secret that former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is a video game fanatic - just watch her workout in a Pikachu onesie - so it comes as no surprise that the "baddest woman on the planet" revealed that she'd want to star as Metroid's Galactic bounty hunter, Samus Aran, in a video game movie. In...

Tuesday22nd Sep 2015

Friday13th Mar 2015

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    Review Metroid: Zero Mission

    From zero to hero

    First things first, Metroid: Zero Mission is not a straight remake of the original NES Metroid with GBA quality graphics. It's a complete retelling and retooling of Samus' first 2D space adventure, including remixed areas, new power-ups and over a decade of refinements added to the formula. Nintendo has freshened the experience...

Monday1st Dec 2014

Friday28th Nov 2014

  • Weirdness Samus amiibo Literally Opens Doors in Russian Metro Station

    NFC it in action

    Update: Eurogamer — naturally being a site frequented by many gamers from Europe — has been contacted by a reader in Moscow to explain that while amiibo does interact with the gates to the Metro, it doesn't actually open them up. You see the green light, though: The confusion here is that the gates in Moscow metro seem to be...

Thursday27th Nov 2014

Saturday22nd Nov 2014

  • Weirdness Factory Error Results in Dual-Wielding Samus amiibo

    Can't grapple it

    Factory defects usually have hilarious consequences, but one plucky Nintendo fan managed to get their hands on an amiibo unlike any other: [tweet 536084014193713152] No doubt this figurine will become exceedingly sought after if kept in its original packaging. Of course you could quite easily make your own by buying two of the...

Thursday20th Nov 2014

Friday31st Oct 2014

Wednesday8th Oct 2014

Thursday21st Aug 2014

Tuesday15th Jul 2014

Wednesday5th Mar 2014

Monday24th Feb 2014

Monday29th Aug 2011

  • News A Better Look at Those Samus Aran Statues

    Zeroing in

    Last weekend saw some new Metroid: Other M figures revealed, and now we have some decent photos of the statues courtesy of Tomopop and Tokyo Hunter. Zero Suit Samus is stood next to a baby Metroid, whereas the poseable Power Suit version of the heroine just comes as-is ready to save the universe, presumably. We're sure some savv

Wednesday10th Aug 2011

  • Feature Samus Aran, Gaming's Leading Lady

    We take a look at the famous female bounty hunter

    Historically, just about every form of media has seen itself dominated by men, and gaming is as guilty as the rest. You could chalk it up to the playing population remaining largely scant of females for reasons too complex and debatable to delve into here, but that's only half the story. The...