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‘Metroid: Samus Returns’ After 18 Years

‘Metroid: Samus Returns’ After 18 Years

MercurySteam and Nintendo collaborated on “Metroid: Samus Returns.” (Courtesy of Nintendo) Vernon Gibbs Connector Contributor “Metroid: Samus Returns” does its predecessor “Metroid II: Return of Samus” justice in this amazing remake. Released on September 15, 2017, the player follows the bounty hunter Samus Aran on her mission to terminate a deadly alien species, the titular

‘Pokemon: Sun and Moon’ are the best entries in the long-running series

“Pokemon Sun and Moon” are the seventh main entries in the now twenty-year-old series. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Syeda Nizami Connector Staff Nostalgia is a beast more mysterious than a Pokemon itself, but “Pokemon Sun and Moon” brings more to the table than a yearning for simpler days spent playing “Pokemon Yellow” on a Pikachu

Nintendo flips creative Switch

“Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” has been announced for the Switch. (Courtesy of Nintendo) Sarah Noone and Shane Foley Connector Contributors After months of speculation by gamers everywhere, Nintendo finally released the first trailer of their brand new game system: the Nintendo Switch. One of the most important things to make note of

Classic Game Review: ‘Kirby Air Ride’

Kirby rides dragoon, a secret vehicle only playable in City Mode. (Courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Editor Both reviewers and fans in general tend to have very strong attachments to Nintendo Gamecube games. It seems as though there is a very clear upper echelon (“Super Mario Bros Melee”, “Metroid Prime”, “The Wind Waker”, ect.)

‘Pokemon’ and ‘Tekken’ combine for a unique experience

Shane Foley  Connector Editor 2016 marks the year when the “Pokken Tournament” hype train comes to a close. A year ago, all we had was a picture of a Lucario fighting a Machamp; now, we have a full-fledged game. Being a collaboration between The Pokemon Company, Bandai Namco Entertainment and Soulcalibur producer Masaaki Hoshino, nobody

Classic game reviews: ‘Metroid Fusion’

Shane Foley Connector Editor Nintendo handheld represent are a genre that has been typically construed as being dominated by Pokemon games. Each new installment in the series tends to be among the highest selling, with Pokemon X/Y currently selling the most for the Nintendo 3DS. This scrutiny may, though, overshadow some great titles that Nintendo

Classic game review: ‘Super Mario World’

“Super Mario World” featured various hidden vines, pipes and other secrets. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Editor The 21st Century has already seen many classic games be ported to contemporary consoles. With Nintendo’s E-Shop, they can ensure that the most valued titles in their catalog can be played by today’s gamers in their

Pokémon expands further into mobile world

Photo courtesy of Nintendo Jeffrey Cullen Connector Contributor For anyone wanting to catch Pokémon in real life, your dream may have just come true. About two weeks ago, Nintendo and Gamefreak, the creators of the Pokémon franchise, announced their new project partnering with Niantic Inc. titled “Pokémon GO.” Slated for a 2016 release, the main

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