Archie Comics once entertained the idea of making a series based on Metroid. In fact, it went so far as to commission artist Steven Butler to draw up some concept art.
3DS Metroid Prime spinoff Federation Force may not appeal to all Nintendo fans - but a big hint for the next Metroid Prime game likely will.
Metroid Prime series boss Kensuke Tanabe has explained the decision to focus the upcoming 3DS spin-off Federation Force on characters other than series star Samus Aran.
Veteran Nintendo series Metroid celebrated its 25th Anniversary over the weekend.
Donkey Kong Country Returns developer Retro Studios is making a game for Nintendo's next home console, according to an online report.
Metroid Prime veteran producer Kensuke Tanabe has hinted that the series may live on, despite the story coming to a close in Metroid Prime Corruption.
Nintendo has 5000 copies of Metroid (NES, Virtual Console) to give away.
Nintendo is to release all the Metroid Prime games on one disc for the Wii.
New stats appearing on the US Nintendo Channel have revealed what Wii owners prefer to play - and for how long.
Nintendo of America has said that The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass will be released exclusively for Nintendo DS on 1st October.
Metroid Prime 3 will be out in that there America on 20th August, Nintendo said today, in one of those press release things full of release dates.
Nintendo has confirmed that Super Mario Galaxy and Metroid Prime 3 will be among dozen Wii titles to appear in Japan this year, GamesIndustry.biz reports.
Nintendo has confirmed that Metroid Prime 3: Corruption won't be released in the first half of 2007 because Nintendo and developer Retro Studios want to make sure it's "perfect".
Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime has dodged a question about when exactly Metroid Prime 3: Corruption is due out for Nintendo Wii, having previously said to expect it "early in 2007".
If big first party Wii titles like Metroid Prime 3 and Super Mario Galaxy take longer to arrive than expected, Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime could well be left looking a bit silly, after a transcript of an October interview emerged where he promised their swift release in 2007.
Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime has said that American gamers can expect Super Mario Galaxy any time between the end of March and next Christmas.
Nintendo has revealed that the next instalment in the Metroid series will definitely be a Wii launch title, and that you'll be able to play the game using the motion-sensing remote controller.
Developer Retro Studios is still keeping quiet on the gameplay specifics, but have managed to pick up a few snippets of info - such as the fact that the X-Ray visor is making a welcome return, and it's being upgraded slightly to include a new wall-piercing beam that'll let you seek out cowardly enemies and frazzle them before they even know you're there. It's also going to play a bigger role in puzzle solving, but there's no word as to how exactly this will work.
Travel between the huge areas on multiple worlds will be undertaken in Samus' new gunship, and there's a distinct possibility of remotely controlling the ship as a puzzle solving tool - bringing in the heavy weapons to clear obstacles and open up new paths in certain areas.
IGN's Nintendo editor is claiming that Metroid Prime 3 for Revolution will be "fully playable" at this year's E3.
A rare interview with Nintendo's second-party cohorts Retro Studios has shed some light on Metroid Prime 3, which is bound for release on the next-gen Revolution format sometime next year by current estimates.
The interview, aired official Metroid site Luminoth Temple, talks of bringing closure to the story, retaining the game's first-person viewpoint and taking full advantage of the new system.
"The plot of Prime 3 is about closure, told against the backdrop of an epic struggle," the Retro Studios spokesperson said. Apparently the planet Phazon will play a key role again, and heroine Samus Aran willf ind herself coming up against Metroid enemies and new threats as well.