Jan 9, 2010

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The Metroid Prime Trilogy is being discontinued

The Metroid Prime Trilogy is being discontinued

Nearing the fourth month since the trilogy’s release date it is being discontinued. A company representative told coffee with games

“When first introduced, it was announced that there would be limited availability.”

Its indeed a collector’s edition now. However, the game should still be fairly easy to get at resale stores, but if you want a new unopened copy you’re now on a time table.

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Sep 12, 2009

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Metroid Prime Trilogy released and developer interview

Metroid Prime Trilogy released and developer interview

Great news Metroid Fans, the Prime trilogy has been released in North America as well as Europe. If you haven’t played Prime 1 or 2 now is the time to take the dive. If you’re interested in any changes be sure to dive into the remakes for new controls, improved graphics, and a few new surprises such as faster loading times and modified boss battles.

The official Metroid website also updated for the Prime Trilogies release. You can find a developer’s interview with Retro Studios. They also hint

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Jul 4, 2009

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Metroid Prime Trilogy gets another pre-order bonus

Metroid Prime Trilogy gets another pre-order bonus

As a bonus for pre-ordering the game at Gamestop buyers will get not only the tin case and art booklet, but also a t-shirt. On top of that if you order the game over the internet you’ll get an online exclusive poster along with the shirt bringing the total bonuses to four, as if three games wasn’t enough!

For recent fans of the series this is a definite pickup, and for older fans it may well be worth another look through

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Jun 29, 2009

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Official Metroid Prime Trilogy Box Art Revealed

Official Metroid Prime Trilogy Box Art Revealed

Nintendo recently revealed the official box art for the Metroid Prime Trilogy set for the Nintendo Wii. The collector’s edition comes in a metal tin with a cover sleeve and an art booklet for the Metroid Prime trilogy.

Sure the case is no wasa-bi creation but after the lapse with Metroid Prime 3: Corruption’s box art I personally couldn’t be anymore

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Jun 4, 2009

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Metroid: Other M more action focused & Metroid Dread concept not dead

Metroid: Other M more action focused & Metroid Dread concept not dead

IGN sat down with Yoshio Sakamoto in an interview on Nintendo’s new Metroid game, Other  M. In the interview he talks about how the partnership with Team Ninja came about and reveals details about the game’s focus.

They appear to be taking the game in a more action oriented direction in an attempt to bring more fans to the Metroid series.

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Jun 4, 2009

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Nintendo announces Metroid: Other M at e3

Nintendo announces Metroid: Other M at e3

Any objections lady?

So unless you have been living in a hole for the past few days by now you know that Nintendo has announced a new Metroid for the Wii at this years e3 conference.

Dubbed Project M it is a collaboration by Nintendo and Team Ninja (the people behind Ninja Gaiden). Set between Super Metroid and Metroid Fusion this story promises to reveal some of Samus’ back story as well as what happened to her former commanding officer Adam Malkovich.

The trailer also looks fantastic showing what the Wii can be graphically capable of. It showcases a hybrid 2D/3D gameplay style. It should be interesting to see how this 2.5D plays out. The game is expected to release sometime in 2010. Personally I’m just glad Team Ninja showed restraint in Samus’ figure.

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