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The Metroid series is so littered with prequels and sequels that it's hard to tell where exactly Metroid II: Return of Samus sits in the story. It definitely takes place after the original Metroid, if that helps. The adventure sees the intergalactic bounty hunter head to the Metroid home world, S...

November 24th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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It's rare for Nintendo to give us advance notice of downloadable games, but the company has done so for some new 3DS eShop content. Metroid II: Return of Samus will arrive on the eShop in both North America and Europe this Thursday. Nintendo also announced a North American release of Nimble Saku...

November 22nd 2011 at 1:35pm 0 Comments
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This week on Ask Joystiq, we tackle Smash Bros Brawl's quirky saving preferences, universal disdain for Metroid II, the Smash Bros Brawl theme song, and the hunt for a classic Apple II platformer.If you have any burning questions, unsolved gaming mysteries, or just a desire for musings from our kno...

March 28th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Metroid II: Return of Samus often gets a bad rap from Nintendo fans for being the "worst" of the early Metroid games. We're happy, however, that some still regard it as a seminal part of the Metroid timeline. In the spirit of Metroid: Zero Mission, one intrepid fan has been building a full remake...

March 21st 2008 at 8:30am 0 Comments