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Jonathan Ross teases 'unexpected revivals' for 3DS event [update]

No matter where his career goes, Jonathan Ross will likely always be best known to many gamers as "the guy who spilled the beans about Fable 3." The UK TV host will be hosting a European Nintendo 3DS event on Wednesday, and may have just outed a few more tidbits. In a Twitter back and forth (det...

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Metroid: Other M for $20 at Amazon for two hours only

Here's a chance to spend something other than full retail price for a new copy of Metroid: Other M. Amazon is currently offering the game in a lightning deal for the far-out sum of $19.99. The discount is only in effect until 6 p.m. EST / 3 p.m. PST, or until they run out, so dash on over. ...

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Video: Sonic, Samus, Mario and more race to the finish line

Animator Steve Williams has made a plethora of 16-bit characters compete in a cross-cartridge race. Oh, Donald Duck, you have a turkey's chance of winning today....

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Father and son create elaborate Samus arm cannon

11-year-old Joseph DeRose decided he wanted to (cross) dress as Samus Aran for Halloween this year. So he and his dad set out to build a replica of Samus's Metroid Prime-era Varia Suit, starting with the arm cannon. The final cannon has a speaker and LED lights controlled by an Arduino microcontroll...

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Cartroid: Samus built from old Nintendo cartridges

We've all got old, crummy games laying around. You could either throw those away or you could make a nice piece of folk art, like this sculpture of Samus created by JJ Hendricks. To check out more shots of the Plastic Varia Suit version of Samus, hit up the link below....

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Metroid Prime model gunship boasts 'unprecedented levels of realism and accuracy'

For $300, you get a spaceship that benefits from the most attentive and accurate craftsmanship. It's not quite what intergalactic bounty hunter Samus Aran paid when she commissioned her gunship, but then ... this one is quite a bit smaller. And it's only a model (shh!). As part of only 750 units...

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Video game characters need business cards too

Getting in touch with heroes can be difficult. Typically, they only bother to roll out of bed and show up when something goes really wrong....

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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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