Sakamoto on Metroid: Samus Returns’ development, final boss, Switch, more
Spanish site HobbyConsolas was recently about to speak with Nintendo’s Yoshio Sakamoto. Sakamoto had a bunch to say about last year’s Samus Returns, including its development, how the final boss came to be, and more. He also comments on why there was never a Metroid on DS and why it took so long for a 3DS entry, Switch, and a few other topics.
Here’s a summary of what Sakamoto mentioned:
Super Mario Odyssey & Metroid: Samus Returns rewards added to My Nintendo in Europe
Posted on 6 years ago by Matt(@OnePunchMaz) in General Nintendo, News | 0 comments
Several new PC / smartphone rewards have been added to My Nintendo in Europe. They are as follows:
Wallpaper – Super Mario Odyssey (Cappy) – 50 Platinum Points
Wallpaper – Super Mario Odyssey (Map) – 50 Platinum Points
Starter Guide – Super Mario Odyssey – 10 Gold Points
Starter Guide – Metroid: Samus Returns – 10 Gold Points
Sakamoto on why Metroid: Samus Returns was made for 3DS instead of Switch, remaking Metroid II
Game Rant has published its full interview with Metroid co-creator Yoshio Sakamoto. Sakamoto touched on why 3DS was chosen as the platform for Metroid: Samus Returns on 3DS, as well as why Metroid II was fit for a remake. He was also asked about possible interest in an animated series / movie, though Sakamoto didn’t have much to say here.
You can read Sakamoto’s comments about these topics below. The full interview is located here.
Metroid: Samus Returns sold through 70% of its initial shipment in Japan
Posted on 6 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 34 Comments
Metroid: Samus Returns sold roughly 30,000 copies in its first week in Japan. That may not seem like a lot, but it doesn’t tell the full story.
Dengeki reports that Metroid: Samus Returns sold through 70 percent of its initial shipment. That number gives us an indication that Nintendo was smart with the amount of copies it sent out to retailers.
Metroid has never been a huge seller in Japan. However, Samus Returns did pretty well all things considered. Here’s how it stacks up to other entries in the series:
Nintendo store selling limited edition Metroid: Samus Returns t-shirts
Posted on 6 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News | 2 Comments
Two special Metroid: Samus Returns t-shirts are up for grabs through Nintendo’s online store. Both designs are up here.
Keep in mind that these are limited edition shirts. When they’re sold out, they may not return, and supplies are likely to be limited.
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Metroid: Samus Returns accolades trailer
Posted on 6 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in 3DS, Videos | 3 Comments
Nintendo published another new trailer for Metroid: Samus Returns highlighting the strong critical reception. Get a look at it below.
Metroid: Samus Returns launch trailer
Posted on 6 years ago by Matt(@OnePunchMaz) in 3DS, Videos | 0 comments
Metroid: Samus Returns launches today, and to celebrate this occasion, Nintendo has prepared a special launch trailer. Check it out:
Final boss and ending of Metroid: Samus Returns
Posted on 6 years ago by Nick in 3DS, Videos | 15 Comments
This will contain spoilers, so steer clear of this video if you want to keep your gaming experience pure. If you really want to get a glimpse of the ending and final boss you can check out the GameXplain video down below.
55 minute first look at Metroid: Samus Returns
Posted on 6 years ago by Nick in 3DS, Videos | 0 comments
NintenDann has uploaded a little over 55 minutes of gameplay of Metroid: Samus Returns. You can watch the full video below.
All Chozo memories in Metroid: Samus Returns
Posted on 6 years ago by Nick in 3DS, Videos | 6 Comments
If you wanted to take a look at all the Chozo memories in Metroid: Samus Returns than you are in luck. GameXplain has uploaded a video showing off all of the memories in the game, check it if you want down below.