Mar 10, 2012

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Echoes from the Dark – The Atmosphere of Dark Aether

Echoes from the Dark – The Atmosphere of Dark Aether

If there is one thing Metroid Prime 2 does well it’s scare the living beejeezus out of you. The story behind Echoes was basic enough, its your traditional good vs evil/light vs dark conflict, but why was if effective? I can’t speak for others, but whenever I had to travel to Aether’s dark side I tried my best to get out of there as soon as possible. I tend to take my time exploring the environments or worlds in Metroid games, but dark Aether was an exception.

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Mar 2, 2012

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My first experiences with Metroid – How I got into the series

My first experiences with Metroid – How I got into the series

For a blog this website has very little in the way of actual opinion so maybe it’s about time that changed.

I got into Metroid when I was still pretty young. My brother was old enough to get into gaming and so for Christmas and birthdays his interest was in that area. Meanwhile I was very much still into legos, toy tractors, and digging holes in the yard. Quite a while after he had moved on from the Game Boy to the super Nintendo I got my hands on it. One of the only games he had for the system happened to be Return of Samus and so I spent my fair share of time completely lost in its world.

I mean that literally because when I picked the game up it was still too difficult for me to handle. I found myself

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