Tag: metroid

Metroid Director Yoshio Sakamoto Profiled on MDb

Yoshio Sakamoto, Director of the the majority of Nintendo-developed Metroid games, will speak at the Game Developers Conference this year. Sakamoto also happens to be the Director of my favourite Metroid game, and the game that (if pressed) I might call my favourite game of all time: Super Metroid. The Metroid Database has an extensive feature article about Yoshio Sakamoto: Sakamoto…

Metroid Database Make-a-Metroid Contest Results

The results for Metroid Database’s Make-a-Metroid Contest are up. The first prize is an incredibly intricate submission, and worthy of the win. The contest, the first in the site’s history, celebrates the 13th anniversary of the Metroid Database, one of the longest-standing Metroid fan sites in existence. You can view the winners, honourable mentions, and all of the other submissions…

Samus Aran in the House

Most people know that Metroid is my favourite videogame series, with Super Metroid being my favourite game of all the Metroid games I have played. I have a few nice Metroid-related collectibles, such as this Super Metroid travel cup and this Metroid Prime studded leather bracelet, but nothing that knocks people over with its sheer force of its awesomeness. Over one year…

Samus Aran Phazon Suit Statue

I don’t think Santa Claus exists, because I wrote a very eloquent letter a couple years ago asking for the First 4 Figures limited edition Samus Aran Varia Suit statue, but he didn’t come through. First 4 Figures are at it again, and they’ve produced this completely awesome limited edition Samus Aran Phazon Suit statue, complete with over 25 internal…