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After more than ten years devoted to video games and the people who make them, Joystiq is closing its doors. We won't be reporting on the best games of 2015, so join us for one last hurrah as the Joystiq family reveals their Games of a Lifetime. Super Mario World I'm not a marathon video game p...

February 2nd 2015 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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$10 for the Metroid Prime: Trilogy on Wii U with apparently faster load times? Om nom nom. While we're talking, Nintendo, any word on a new Metr-hello? Anyone there? Oh well. So, check out this week's full list of new eShop releases below the break, as well as the last week of Nintendo's Throwback...

January 30th 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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In an age where seemingly everyone stresses about how long their games are versus how much they cost, it seems like some people just can't plow through them fast enough. Take Cosmo Wright's insane run through The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, for example. Using glitches, he managed to clear th...

July 21st 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Given the sheer size and detail of the recently surfaced design document said to be for a Retro Studios-developed Metro Prime title, it's hard to outright dismiss as a fake. Then again, a nearly 7,000-word design document for an unannounced Metroid Prime game appearing on the internet out of thin a...

February 7th 2011 at 7:40pm 0 Comments
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You may have completed Metroid Prime Trilogy and begun to enter Full Excitement Mode™ for next year's Metroid Other M, but there could be even more Metroid in store under Prime's banner of first-person action. Nintendo's Kensuke Tanabe, who oversaw development on the Prime games for Nintendo...

November 17th 2009 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
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With the recent release of Metroid Prime Trilogy, it was easy to presume that the Prime series of Metroid games had received a final nail hammered into its coffin. According to a recent interview with Kotaku though, it appears the series' producer isn't quite done. In response to a question regardi...

September 23rd 2009 at 11:02am 0 Comments
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Update: The comments have been closed and the winner will be contacted shortly. Check your email, folks! And thanks to everyone for entering!How is it that every time we run a Swag Saturday/Sunday post for a Nintendo Wii game, it's something wonderful? Last time we offered you Zack & Wiki: Ques...

September 20th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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It turns out the word "damn" isn't the only thing missing from Metroid Prime Trilogy. This YouTube video (after the break) demonstrates a few minor, but nice, graphical effects that seem to have been excised from the Wii release of the first Metroid Prime -- specifically, the ripple effect when Samu...

September 7th 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Click image to morph into galleryUpdate: The giveaway has come to a close. Keep an eye on your email to see if you won!On this edition of Joyswag, we're looking to unload one copy of Metroid Prime Trilogy ($50ARV). Wouldn't you like having all three Metroid Prime titles on a single disc? If so, ch...

September 1st 2009 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Promoting the recently-released Metroid Prime Trilogy, IGN posted a video tour (embedded after the break) of Retro Studios' Texas offices. In the video, Retro President and CEO Michael Kelbaugh discusses the franchise and the possibility of a Retro return to the Metroid series. While Kelbaugh note...

August 28th 2009 at 11:15am 0 Comments