Yoshio Sakamoto worked at Nintendo before he co-created Metroid, but it was his sci-fi series - one that that spawned a whole genre - which made him famous.
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Samus Aran is back. Good god it feels to great to be able to finally say that. Samus Aran is back! Metroid hasn't been away as such in recent years - let's not forget last year's Federation Force, an odd and slightly limp offshoot that didn't do much to allay fears that this was a series on life support - but this is a full-blooded return, a double header that could prove every bit as powerful as when Samus' late 90s hiatus was interrupted by 2002's exceptional Prime and Fusion.