E3 Week 2017 – Our Hopes And Expectations

So, Nintendo’s Direct broadcast from E3 2017 is tomorrow at 5pm BST. With all the rumours floating around; like it’s length, what games will be revealed, and how much will be divided up between the initial broadcast and the Treehouse streams, the show is kind of in a prime position to throw out surprises and … Continue reading

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E3 Week 2017 – E3 Moments – The GameCube (2001)

Welcome back to another entry in this year’s E3 Week here on Nintendo Scene. So far we’ve laughed and cried, gotten unnecessarily angry and we’ve looked back in horror. We have a lot more coming your way over the next few days, including our expectations and hopes for this year. But first, here we are … Continue reading

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NS Analysis: The Life of Metroid Prime – Federation Force

Several issues caused this article to be delayed until well after its official release, but with the extra time it’s now possible to analyse Metroid Prime: Federation Force’s performance in a broader context. Consider this article as half review and half reflection. Was the game fun to play? Were the outraged cries warranted? Why did it sell … Continue reading

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Metroid 30th: In Retrospect – Corruption

Continuing with our look back at some classic Metroid titles, we now cast our eye to the final instalment in the Metroid Prime trilogy: Corruption. We have covered the original Prime and Echoes in the past, so Corruption is a suitable focus for discussion. Just a quick warning of minor plot spoilers; anyone who is still waiting … Continue reading

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NS Preview: Post E3 hands on with Metroid Prime: Blast Ball (3DS)

Continuing with our preview experiences at the post E3 event, we move on to give our thoughts on the most polarising title from the direct. Or at least one half of it with Metroid Prime: Blast Ball, due to be released as an extra game mode on Metroid Prime: Federation Force. What did the Nintendo … Continue reading

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NS Review: MP Trilogy – Metroid Prime

Despite considering myself a lover of the Metroid series and a huge admirer of its lead character Samus Aran, I have never finished a Metroid game; it was only last year that I began playing the series. I almost made it through Super Metroid – my first played game of the series – and have yet to … Continue reading

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Metroid 25th Anniversary

Last year we had Nintendo’s main mascot, Mario, turn 25. A Mario themed Wii was made available, along with a Mario themed DSi and a special edition Super Mario All Stars collection for the Wii. This year we have Zelda’s 25th Anniversary and Metroid’s 25th Anniversary. Yes, this year is also Metroid’s 25th birthday too, but … Continue reading

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New Metroid Game Coming to Wii U

Nintendo’s developer and producer of the Wii version of Animal Crossing, Katsuya Eguchi, has said in an interview with Kotaku that he is sure a Metroid game will be released for Wii U. Eguchi is currently working on upcoming Wii U projects and has revealed details about how the unannounced Metroid title could work on … Continue reading

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There was to have been a Metroid Prime 1.5 Game

A recent document has surfaced on an apparent Metroid Prime game to have taken place between Metroid Prime and Echoes (MP2). A member of NeoGAF apparently found the design document (can be viewed here) by Tony C. Giovanni. Tony was a member of the level design team at Retro Studios. Reverse gravity and all other sorts … Continue reading

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