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iPhone dev cheers short development, quick patching at GDC Online

Vijay Thakkar is the technical director at Newtoy, the company responsible for iPhone hit Words with Friends, as well as a former developer on Star Wars: Galaxies and at the late Ensemble Studios. He took the stage at GDC Online 2010 this morning to run a panel about how to embrace mobile gaming, a...

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Nintendo offers impractical solution to Metroid: Other M bug in Japan

With a regular software update framework in place, Nintendo would have no problem patching out a recently discovered, game-breaking bug in Metroid: Other M. Unfortunately, such a system doesn't really exist, leaving the company to adopt a more ... unique approach to solving the problem. Nintendo is...

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Game-breaking bug found in Metroid: Other M

After years of hunting space pirates, alien insects and metroids, it looks like there's one bug that can defeat Samus -- or, more precisely, one glitch in Metroid: Other M. IGN reports that players have encountered a bug that makes it impossible to complete the game....

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Buy Metroid: Other M at GameStop, get $20 off MotionPlus remote bundle

Mom: Hi there, my son was asking for a new Wii game. Meteoroid or something. GameStop clerk: He's probably looking for Metroid: Other M, the hot new action game from Nintendo. Mom: Yes, that's the one! I'll take a copy, please. Clerk: Ma'am, you're in luck, because we're offering $20 off t...

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Metroid: Other M review: a successful fusion

When I started playing Metroid: Other M, I didn't know what to make of it. Basic movement felt nothing like the previous games. The story was front and center. Samus talked a lot. The cutscenes were unskippable and initially intolerable. As I became acclimated, I began to realize that the game wa...

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Metroid: Other M ads focus on nostalgia, overacting

A recent Metroid: Other M trailer promoted the game by taking us through the series' history. A Japanese TV commercial ties the game to the past even more directly, showing the original NES game morphing into Other M gameplay footage. The ad even goes so far as to declare this "a Famicom game with t...

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Get up to (hyper) speed with this Metroid: Other M trailer

With the release of Metroid: Other M only days away, it's probably time we all got caught up on the series. Thankfully, Nintendo has released a handy video that condenses the entire story into seven minutes -- minus most of the portable entries and the entire Metroid Prime series, anyway....

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Metroid: Other M is an action game in this trailer

We can forget our worries about Metroid: Other M for just a few minutes, thanks to this trailer. While we watch it, we can let our continuing concerns about the number, length and melodramatic content of cutscenes within Team Ninja's upcoming Wii game fall away as we enjoy wall-to-wall action. We...

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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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Preview: Metroid: Other M

With the game set to land in a mere 25 days, I had one last chance earlier this week to play the final version of Metroid: Other M -- though not as much as I would have liked. Nintendo had hand-picked a couple of areas for me to try. The first covered a good amount of ground in a botanical area of ...

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