Looking Back at Metroid’s 30 Year History

Metroid is one of Nintendo’s most beloved franchises, and today marks the 30th anniversary of the first game in the series. The original Metroid launched on August 6, 1986 on the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was met with critical acclaim due to its innovative progression system, eerie atmosphere, and overall originality. Its map was continuallyContinue reading “Looking Back at Metroid’s 30 Year History”

Three Classic SNES Games Released For 3DS eShop

Nintendo released three classic SNES games for the New 3DS eShop this week. This is the second batch of SNES games released. These games are only playable on the New 3DS and run on the 3DS Virtual Console. These games are limited to the New 3DS for the high processing power required to run the emulator.Continue reading “Three Classic SNES Games Released For 3DS eShop”

Mother 3 Inbound for Japanese Virtual Console

In a post on Twitter, Nintendo of Japan confirmed the release of the much-loved Mother 3 for the Wii U Virtual Console, solely in their home market. Mother 3 is the most recent title in the franchise known in the West as Earthbound, releasing exclusively in Japan back in 2006 for the Game Boy Advance.Continue reading “Mother 3 Inbound for Japanese Virtual Console”