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It's important that you watch this Kiki Trick trailer

In just two minutes, you're going to feel very different about the Wii's lineup. No longer will you be able to make jokes about the Wii having no games (technically, Rhythm Heaven Fever means you're wrong for making those jokes anyway). You'll learn that the Wii has at least one game that unque...

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Metroid: Other M team under the Iwata Asks microscope

In an Iwata Asks interview about Metroid: Other M, Team Ninja head and Other M director Yosuke Hayashi classifies the game as "a NES game with the latest technology," an ideal that went on to inform much of the design. "Yes, we thought that if we could make a game that could be controlled with just ...

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Metroid: Other M's cutscenes compiled into two-hour movie in 'theater mode'

Do you feel like living through a full-fledged Metroid experience, but can't be bothered to do all that item-hunting? No, you couldn't care less about those stray E-Tanks and absent missile expansions -- you care about the deep, rich lore of Samus' Zebesian struggle. Metroid: Other M will contain a...

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This is the Metroid: Other M trailer we wanted to see

The last Metroid: Other M trailer confused us with its emphasis on storyline and dialogue over running and shooting. This latest trailer addresses that issue. Boy, does it ever. After Samus's armor mysteriously grows out of her glowing heart or something, we're treated to a nonstop barrage of the...

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This Week on the Nintendo Channel: Sakamoto's D.I.Y. and Metroid: Other M

With the release of WarioWare D.I.Y. Showcase this week, Nintendo is still in hype mode for its mini-game generation suite. This week's Nintendo Channel highlight video features longtime Nintendo developer Yoshio Sakamoto, a guy with impressive resume bullet points like Rhythm Heaven, several Wari...

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Renowned devs creating 'Big Name Games' for free WarioWare D.I.Y. DLC

Playing your own microgames in WarioWare D.I.Y. is great and all, but what if you could play 5-second microgames designed by your favorite developers, like 5TH Cell, Gaijin Games, and even Cave Story creator Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya? In the weeks following the release of the microgame creation suite, y...

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Nintendo's Sakamoto: No Wii Kid Icarus now, but possible

[VGMuseum] If there's a Kid Icarus reboot in the works somewhere at Nintendo, Metroid: Other M producer Yoshio Sakamoto, who worked on the original NES game, doesn't know anything about it. "I don't know personally about any project underway regarding Kid Icarus," Sakamoto told Kotaku, "but if so m...

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Interview: Metroid: Other M producer Yoshio Sakamoto

After delivering a GDC panel on his cinematic inspiration, we met with Metroid: Other M producer Yoshio Sakamoto to ask him about everything from collaborating with Team Ninja, lessons learned from Metroid Prime, the newfound focus on story in the Metroid universe, and whether or not he played Ch...

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Metroid Dread concept is something Sakamoto 'can't say never existed'

Immediately following his well-attended GDC panel, Nintendo's Yoshio Sakamoto talked with us about (what else?) Metroid: Other M. In addition to all sorts of questions on the unique Team Ninja collaboration, we asked Sakamoto about the long-rumored Metroid Dread project and, barring a confirmation ...

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Nintendo's Yoshio Sakamoto reveals Metroid: Other M's cinematic inspirations

Yoshio Sakamoto has had a rather diverse career with Nintendo, having worked on games like Metroid, WarioWare and Tomodatchi Collection. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata asked the Metroid: Other M producer to speak at GDC to "explore the secret of creating games for such a dynamic range of titles." ...

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