Super Metroid Features

What's Your Favorite SNES Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | With Nintendo Switch Online boosting its library, tell us about your favorite SNES game.

A Rundown of The Clever Choices That Make Super Metroid's Level Design Some of the Best Ever

Watch a video that examines how Nintendo guides you through Super Metroid.

Every Single Metroid Game, Reviewed

We look back on every Metroid game and separate the Dachoras from the Etecoons.

Captain Falcon was Originally the SNES' Mascot and Other Super Nintendo Facts You Didn't Know

Interviews with key Nintendo staff unearths a treasure trove of rare game trivia.

Metroid: Samus Returns Preview — Remember Me?

Metroid: Samus Returns is shaping up to be a great classic side-scroller, if that's what you're looking for.

The Hero's Journey Explained Through Video Games

We find a game to represent each of the stages of Joseph Campbell's famous monomyth.

Route Randomizers: Where Everything You Think You Know is Wrong

Randomizers are giving old favorites like The Legend of Zelda and Super Metroid new twists, particularly for speedrunners.

Game Dev Recipes: Axiom Verge

Metroid and Contra are obvious influences, but what else inspired the design of Axiom Verge? We asked its creator.