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Metroid amiibo 2-pack looks set for retail return

Having trouble finding the Samus and Metroid amiibo 2-pack? It seems like most retailers sold out fairly quickly, but Nintendo could have a fix quite soon. According to CPSIA listings, it seems the 2-pack has received another round of manufacturing in November. If that's the case, we should expect to see the 2-pack hit retail again very soon.

Metroid: Samus Returns - "SR388 Data File" trailer

Samus Aran’s mission on planet SR388 will push her to new levels of power. After acquiring the Spider Ball and Power Bomb, she can even perform the secret Spider Boost! Simply set off a Power Bomb while gripping a surface with her Spider Ball to rocket across any distance imaginable.

Metroid: Samus Returns - Universe Trailer

There’s a reason Samus Aran is one of the most feared bounty hunters in the galaxy. Find out why in this video transmission about the hunter behind the visor and humanity’s first encounter with the Metroid species.

Nintendo Canada says Metroid Prime: Federation Force got a "bad rap", stands by the game

Metroid Prime: Federation Force wasn't exactly met with a warm welcome from Nintendo fans. The game was bashed from the moment it was revealed all the way up to launch, and was largely ignored by consumers. Nintendo of Canada communications manager Andrew Collins feels the game got a bum rap, and spoke about it to Electric Playground.

“It was a great package. You had Blast Ball, which was this really interesting 3-player, sci-fi football. Then you also had Federation Force, a separate game itself which was this 4-player bounty hunter game, and it’s a shame because… because it didn’t feature Samus, fans were very very critical. Samus appears a tiny bit much later into the game. And so because of that, it was seen ‘we don’t want this version, get rid of it, and give us the one that we want.’ And it’s unfortunate for Federation Force because it got a bad rap, it wasn’t the game which people felt it was.”

My Nintendo Europe - content update for Oct. 25th, 2017

[PC/Mobile] Starter Guide – Metroid: Samus Returns (Guide): 10 (available until April 1st)

Metroid Prime 2: Echoes - Torvus Bog guitar cover

I don't know if my tastes in music is changing, but I've been getting into more heavy guitar-based music lately. It can be metal, acoustic, or whatever. I'm especially digging this cover above. I think we can all agree it's a pretty bad-ass cover! Thanks to Clay for the heads up.

EDGE - review scores, Spanish Super Mario Odyssey cover art

Super Mario Odyssey - 10
SteamWorld Dig 2 - 8
StarFox 2 -5
Metroid: Samus Returns - 6

The English cover for the next issue of EDGE should be the same, but we won't know for sure until tomorrow. At least we have this nice Spanish version to look at!

Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 game list released, Super Metroid not included for the first time ever

The games list for Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 has been released, and there's one glaring omission. For the first time ever in the event's history, Super Metroid will not be included. It seems Super Metroid is a risky one to include on the stream, as the runs that the players take don't include save spots. This means if they die, the event can be thrown out of whack. That's actually happened before, as two speedrunners died about halfway through their run.

If you are still interested in seeing what games will be included in this year's event, you can check out the full list here.