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2 years ago

Feature: Castleprime

The 14 Best Metroidvania Games On PC

The Metroidvania is perhaps one of the more tricky genres to nail down. With its very name coming from an amalgamation of two actually quite different Nintendo-based game series - Metroid and Castlevania - quite what qualifies is always up for debate. Hence, we suspect this could be one of the more controversial lists, when it leaves out a favourite game that someone else might…

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3 years ago

Feature: Another Metroid 2 Remake

Have You Played… AM2R?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. AKA 'Another Metroid 2 Remake' [official site], rather a self-effacing title for what might just be the best Metroid game in years. Trouble being, Nintendo weren't involved - quite the opposite, in fact, as the blighters shut down this fan project soon after…

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11 years ago

Metroid 2, Remade For PC

Also on a free tip is this polished, determined demo of a fan remake of one of the old Metroid titles from the original Gameboy. I'm generally not that much of a classic Nintendo kinda guy - give me X-Com over Zelda any day - but have always had a massive soft spot for the elaborate and affectingly maudlin platforming'n'puzzling of the 8/16-bit Metroid game…

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