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Xbox 360 gets Amazon Instant starting ... right now!

Ever since PlayStation 3 owners got Amazon Instant back in April, those of us with just an Xbox 360 have been left in the lurch. No more! Amazon let loose the Instant Video app today on Xbox Live under the Video Apps marketplace, allowing Amazon Prime owners streaming access to "over 17,000 Prime...

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Monumental Games loses staff following 'unexpected' project cancellation

Monumental Games will incur an unspecified number of layoffs following the unforeseen cancellation of an unannounced project. The UK-based developer, which worked on MotoGP 09/10, stated that the recently deceased deal (with an unnamed publisher) will force it to restructure its business and reduce...

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The road to corruption: Retro Studios and the making of Metroid Prime

As gamers, our focus is often on playing games and not the subtleties that go on behind the scenes. If we only knew about all those details, though, we might be shocked to find out how something like the Metroid Prime series almost never came to be. Retro Studios president and CEO Michael Kelbaugh...

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Against all odds, Samus cosplay looks surprisingly good

In recent times, we've shone the Fanboy spotlight on cosplay experiments that have ranged from adorable to slightly surreal. This Samus number effortlessly trumps the lot, however. For starters, it's Samus. Samus cosplay is not a walk in the park, kids. We can only begin to imagine the sheer...

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Revolutionary: Virtually Complete Collections

Every Tuesday, Mike Sylvester brings you REVOLUTIONARY, a look at the wide world of Wii possibilities. Today marks the long-awaited release of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, and no doubt many of you have been refreshing yourself on the precursors in anticipation. If you've been visiting Wii Fanboy...

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Nintendo's annual pre-E3 bummer

N'Gai Croal at Level Up picked up on a trend based on the pre-E3 output of the big game companies: they tend to get their bad news out of the way a week or two before the show. The resulting Level Up article highlights some of Nintendo's recent examples of this strategy, including the unfortunate...

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Metroid Prime 3 'details' from Play Magazine [update 1]

Play Magazine has evidently revealed some "details" about Metroid Prime 3: Corruption in their latest issue. And, by "details" we mostly mean "opinions." But those are worth hearing, too, right? Otherwise, nobody would read game blogs. Check out the link for the impressions; we've picked out some...

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Rumor: Smash Bros and Metroid Prime press conference coming soon?

The clues are beginning to come together: there's a countdown on the official site of Super Smash Bros. Brawl, and some rumblings of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption news coming around May 20th. In this month once reserved for the mighty E3, it's been quite some time since Nintendo has held a major press...

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'The big three' ARE coming in 2007 (to Japan)

In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Nintendo confirmed that they do in fact plan to release Super Mario Galaxy, Metroid Prime 3 Corruption, and Super Smash Bros. Brawl by the end of this year, as well as pretty much every Nintendo game announced for the Wii. This corroborates an IGN report to...

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Metroid Prime 3 not shipping before July

In a recent interview with Newsweek, Reggie Fils-Aime revealed that he likes ponies Metroid Prime 3: Corruption would not be shipping before July. This is hardly a surprise, as we expect Nintendo to hype the heck out of what will surely be the first killer-app FPS on the console, but we find it...

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