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Get Super Metroid for 30 cents on Wii U Virtual Console right now

Super Metroid (SNES) is on sale for $0.30 through the Wii U Virtual Console right now, as part of the Trial Campaign promotion celebrating the Famicom. Super Metroid is fourth on a list of discounts that kicked off back in February – predecessors include Kirby's Adventure, Punch-Out!!!...

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ANNE passes its Kickstarter goal with more than a week to go

ANNE, the 2D nostalgia-laden platformer from developer Mo, hit its $70,000 Kickstarter goal, and from today it still has nine days left to earn more money. In a multilingual thank you update, Mo said words couldn't express his gratitude, so he created the happy robot image above. "For sure the...

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Nintendo reveals exact dates for Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign games

Nintendo's celebration of the Famicom's 30th birthday – the Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign – kicked off last week with the release of Balloon Fight on the Wii U eShop. Each month, Nintendo will release a classic game at a special $.30 price, for 30 days until the next eligible...

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Redditor got 'a little carried away' and made this Android Metroid gauge

We've all had those days, when we sit down, say to ourselves, "Hey, self. We're going to create something amazing today," and then we spend hours browsing the Internet or playing Borderlands, and most decidedly not making anything amazing that day. Redditor telekinetic overcame this rite of...

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Video: The Super Metroid soundtrack on the Sega Genesis

Most of us grew up championing the banner of either Sega or Nintendo -- if you were JC, you had a TurboGrafx-16. Aligning with one or the other wasn't a choice made lightly, predicated on which games you thought looked the baddest and, of course, that pesky money issue. If you were a Sega person,...

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Top 5: Biggest Tear-Jerkers

The video games as art debate is a ridiculous sham. It seems that many who fall on the "games are not art" side have rarely or never played a video game, often a product of an older generation. If your only experience with video games is hearing news reports about 7 year olds beating up...

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Today in Joystiq: May 21, 2008

Take a look at this recreation of 16-bit Samus Aran "made entirely of stone mosaic blocks which were hand-nipped to form a several hundred pixel depiction," according to the Flickr page. Now let's see how we can use mosaic blocks to recreate Metroid Prime-era Samus ... now that'd be an...

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Dojo update: Masterpieces

Do not adjust your monitor. This is still the Nintendo Wii Fanboy Dojo update you know and love, even if today's dojo announcement falls squarely in the region of "Dubya. Tee. Eff." Basically, Brawl will be shipping to stores with several "Masterpieces," disc-based trial versions of Virtual...

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VC Friday: Ah, Samus

In a mirror of the pre-Metroid Prime 3 release that U.S. gamers saw, European Wii owners get to celebrate with a little taste of Samus on their own Virtual Consoles this week. Instead of asking the opposite, let's just do this: who isn't going to get Super Metroid? Now we're going to need to know...

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DS Fanboy poll: Remakes of choice

Earlier this week, we asked you, our dear readers, to discuss games you'd like to see given a spit and a polish for the DS in this age of remakes, and as usual, you came through in a big way. In fact, you gave us so many fantastic suggestions that we've decided to split our selected list into two...

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