Metroid 30th Anniversary – A Retrospect

30 years ago today, Samus Aran set off on her first adventure on the NES, where she explores the depths of Zebes to stop the Space Pirates from exploiting Metroid lifeforms for their own devious agenda. Since then, she has been an influential game character due to the representation of her gender. She is independent, strong, and a badass bounty hunter who has even wiped out entire species and destroyed planets!

To celebrate 30 years of the series, I produced this little retrospect video which showcases some of her best moments over three decade run of the series. Let’s hope it doesn’t end there and there are many more years to come. Enjoy!

Shout out your favourite Metroid moments in the comments below! (Please make comments via the article thread on the forum as we are experiencing some technical difficulties regarding commenting)

By | 2016-08-06T13:36:18+00:00 August 6th, 2016|3DS, Features, Metroid, Metroid Prime, Nintendo, Wii U|1 Comment

Weekend NintyBeats [7th November ’14]

Music plays such a huge part within Nintendo games to make them truly remarkable and memorable. To show our appreciation and love of the music, every Friday we shall share a selection of tracks from various Nintendo games, new and old.

This weekend, we will have a few pieces of music from some recognisable franchises to start of the regular edition of NintyBeats.

Listen to our selection after the break!

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By | 2014-11-07T18:30:47+00:00 November 7th, 2014|Features, Nintendo, Weekend NintyBeats|15 Comments

Let’s Play Pokémon Red With Your Host… A Fish?!?!

The internet, a host to many weird and, sometimes, wonderful things. There’s keyboard playing cats, birds who hide in people’s cleavage, fainting goats and oh so much more. But I think I have just stumbled upon something that pretty much tops everything else… a Let’s Play stream hosted by a fish! Yes, that’s right, a fish, the aquatic animal which has fins, gills and swims through water.

Watch live video from FishPlaysPokemon on www.twitch.tv

The idea, though weird, is actually conducted in a very clever way. It looks like the brains behind the project has aimed motion markers at certain points of the tank, so when the fish swims over the marker the button which it represents will be pressed.

What do you think of this project? What do you think is next? Maybe bumble-bee playing The Legend of Zelda Majora’s Mask?

By | 2014-08-07T10:43:52+00:00 August 7th, 2014|GameBoy, Nintendo, Pokémon, Random, Retro|0 Comments