Posts tagged with "Metroid"

Nintendo to host pop-up store at MCM London Comic Con

Nintendo to host pop-up store at MCM London Comic Con
The Official Nintendo UK Online Store will host a pop-up shop at  MCM London Comic Con this year. Nintendo fans will be able get their hands on official goodies and merchandise, as well as lots of other exciting  cool stuff, at MCM London Comic Con from Friday 23rd May until Sunday 25th May, at EXCEL London, Royal Victoria Dock. Items available to buy across the weekend at MCM London Comic Con are exclusive to the Official Nintendo UK Online Store... 

Alien Designer H. R. Giger Dies, Aged 74

Alien Designer H. R. Giger Dies, Aged 74
A spokesperson from the Giger Museum in Gruyere has today announced the death of the artist and Oscar-winning designer H. R. Giger, from injuries sustained from a tragic accident at his Zurich home.  Perhaps best known for his work on Ridley Scott‘s Alien, the artist made cinema history in 1979 with his groundbreaking designs for the film’s set and Xenomorph creatures. Giger’s involvement in the film came about after Scott saw... 

Nintendo explains why they are returning to existing franchises

Nintendo explains why they are returning to existing franchises
Following the announcement that Nintendo will be bringing a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past to 3DS, Nintendo’s director of product marketing, Bill Trinen, spoke to GameSpot about why Nintendo focus a lot on releasing games for existing franchises. He explains that it’s not as simple as just deciding to make a new Mario or Zelda game. He said: “What we don’t do is start off and say we’re going to develop... 

Nintendo Land Review

Nintendo Land Review
When the Wii U launched in North America the more expensive of its two bundles came with Nintendo Land. Japan will have a similar situation when the Wii U launches there early next month. While it’s not the only bundled game Nintendo is offering in the UK (you can also get a bundle with ZombiU), it’s clear that Nintendo expects a lot of consumers to be picking up this game when they buy their system. As such, many comparisons have been... 

Tomb Raider Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Art Exhibit

Tomb Raider Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Art Exhibit
With the 25th Anniversary of The Legend of Zelda and the Metroid series earlier this year, another game has made it into the anniversary list – Tomb Raider.  This month marks the 15th year since the début of Tomb Raider, originally released in October 1996. Created by Toby Gard and Core Design, Tomb Raider first introduced the gaming world to action heroine Lara Croft. Combining ingenious puzzles with a compelling story and action-packed... 

Metroid Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Metroid Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
6th August 2011 marked the 25th anniversary of the successful Nintendo series, Metroid. Nintendo has already celebrated the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda this year, as well as Super Mario at the end of 2010. Unfortunately Nintendo have not announced any plans to celebrate as of yet, but considering that Zelda has a celebratory symphony, and Mario acquired a special re-release of Super Mario All-Stars for the Wii, hopefully Metroid will... 
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