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The USgamer Podcast: Jeremy Parish Returns to Debate Metroid: Samus Returns

PODCAST | Destiny 2, Pewdiepie, and a reunion with the old boss. It's all in this episode of the USG Podcast!

Article by Kat Bailey, .

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It's a happy reunion as Jeremy Parish returns to share his perspective on Metroid: Samus Returns. Plus, we talk about Destiny 2, Pewdiepie, and lots more! (download link here).

I enjoyed Metroid: Samus Returns, but Jeremy is feeling a bit more ambivalent. We share our thoughts on the level design, the combat, and more, and decide whether it lives up to the legacy of Metroid. Also: Lots more discussion from the rest of the team on all the topics of the week.

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Show Description

Mike, Nadia, and Caty talk Destiny 2, Pewdiepie, and all the rest of the news that hit this week. Then Kat welcomes back USG alum Jeremy Parish to argue over the merits of Metroid: Samus Returns. Kat loves it, Jeremy is a little more ambivalent. Find out why! (01:04:00)

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  • Avatar for SatelliteOfLove #1 SatelliteOfLove 11 days ago
    HUZZAH!

    *listens furiously*
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  • Avatar for swiller #2 swiller 11 days ago
    I'll listen!
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  • Avatar for JamesSwiftDay #3 JamesSwiftDay 11 days ago
    Is that Other M art in the thumbnail? Get it away!

    Will probably listen to this episode, I can't get enough of Jeremy talking about Metroid.
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  • Avatar for Nuclear-Vomit #4 Nuclear-Vomit 11 days ago
    That's a great headline!
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  • Avatar for GreatLordAbsu #5 GreatLordAbsu 11 days ago
    Ys VIII and Monster Hunter Stories? NOW you're talkin'
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  • Avatar for blueberryboll #6 blueberryboll 11 days ago
    "The vita is like dead"
    But, but... Caty, Vita means life...
    There are many controversial opinions out there, but at some point you step over a line!

    Though I don't understand why Mike wouldn't keep playing DGR2GD on Vita. Like, you get one inch extra and a bit higher res on Switch. But both are still good for on-the-go gaming and there is nothing wrong playing on an older system :)Edited 2 weeks ago by blueberryboll
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  • Avatar for MHWilliams #7 MHWilliams 11 days ago
    @blueberryboll But I don't wanna carry the Vita around anymore! (Actually taking it with me on this trip to finish Danganronpa 2.)
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  • Avatar for Lonecow #8 Lonecow 10 days ago
    There's a good chance Jeremy is having reservations about finishing Metroid because he wants to move on to Etrian Odyssey. We've all had that happen. Two games come out at the same time that you really want to play and you pick one, and then halfway through you wished you picked the other one.

    It's not really a knock on the game you are currently playing, but you read your gaming mood wrong.
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  • Avatar for yuberus #9 yuberus 10 days ago
    Must make a note: Ultra Street Fighter 2 swiped HD Remix's updated art assets but reverted pretty much every single gameplay change they made. It's got a handful of (mostly weird) tweaks of its own from the 90s Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo, but it's definitely its own thing :)
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  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest #10 donkeyintheforest 10 days ago
    Oh man, i was waiting for Kat to say to Jeremy he needs to git gud, but she's too classy
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  • @Lonecow There's still another month to go before EOV ships, though, and Metroid games aren't exactly long, even if you take your time (and replay extensively to get everything/better times).
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