It had been eight years since an entry in the Metroid franchise…but then, lo and behold, in 2002, we were gifted not one, but two, Metroid titles! Metroid Prime is the more popular/critically acclaimed, and for good reason…but Metroid Fusion for the Game Boy Advance is just as worthy of attention as the sublime Metroid Prime. Metroid Fusion is a direct sequel to Super Metroid, and also returns Samus (for the opening act) to SR-388, the world she explored in Metroid II. Continue reading
I think it’s about time I brought back Top 10 Tuesdays! Yes, I’ve been furloughed, and yes, this lockdown has returned me to writing (or vice versa?). So I think it’s about time to draw up some more Top 10 lists!
Lately, I’ve been thinking about Metroid Prime 4. I’d completely forgotten about it until coming across an article that stated the whole project had been restarted. Nintendo weren’t too happy with the project, and now development has been shifted to Retro Studies, the makers of the original Prime trilogy. Why not give the project to Retro Studios in the first place? This, coupled with the current Covid-19 pandemic, probably means that we won’t see Metroid Prime 4 for a long time…if at all. Continue reading