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Metroid Dread

Nintendo is ramping up its advertising efforts for Metroid Dread and has now come out with the game’s very first North American commercial. Also, seeing how it’s coming out on the same day, the Big N is using the advert as a way of promoting the new Switch OLED model as well.

Here’s an overview of Metroid Dread:

When Metroid Dread was unveiled at E3 2021 in June, we heard that new amiibo were planned featuring Samus Aran and E.M.M.I. Information was also provided soon after about how the new figures will work in the game.

Over on Nintendo’s Japanese website, additional details are provided regarding amiibo features in Metroid Dread. It covers how the original Metroid series as well as the Super Smash Bros. figures work in-game.

Here’s the full rundown:

Nintendo has returned with a new report for Metroid Dread, and this time we get to hear all about the Chozo. It covers a mysterious foe players will face, the Chozo Soldiers, and more.

Here’s the full report:

Metroid Dread fans may be interested in a new pre-order bonus being offered through Walmart. If you reserve the game, you’ll receive a mug with key art from the game. You can see what it looks like above.

This isn’t the only pre-order bonus we’ve heard about for Metroid Dread. Back in July, GameStop’s extra was shown to be a pin set. Additionally, for those in the UK, the Nintendo store has been offering a keyring, poster, and sticker sheet.

Nintendo and MercurySteam have rolled out a new written report for Metroid Dread. And if that wasn’t enough, a new trailer has come in as well.

Here’s the full roundup:

Nintendo has shared the “Report Vol. 5” for Metroid Dread. In today’s piece, we get to hear about Samus’ various powers. A new “Another Glimpse of Dread” trailer has been posted as well.

Here’s the full roundup:

Nintendo has issued the “Report Vol. 4” for Metroid Dread. In today’s piece, the series’ story is covered across various entries. A new teaser for Metroid Dread is included.

Here’s the full report:

GameStop has revealed an exclusive pre-order bonus for Metroid Dread. When you pre-order and pick up the game, you’ll receive a pin set. Get a look at the bonus above.

Pre-orders for Metroid Dread are open on GameStop here. The game launches on October 8, alongside the new Switch OLED model.

Following the reveal of Metroid Dread, producer Yoshio Sakamoto held a Q&A session with members of the media. Bits and pieces have surfaced from that event, but not the full transcript. Thanks to Famitsu, we now have the entire discussion in full. 

Sakamoto addressed a variety of topics, including the very long wait for Metroid Dread, Samus’ character in the game, being influenced by Metroid Fusion’s SA-X, and more. Continue on below for our translation.

Nintendo has issued a “Report Vol. 3” for Metroid Dread. In today’s piece, the series’ past entries are covered in detail. Other aspects are also covered including the map, Samus’ abilities, and the Chozo.

Here’s the full report: