Metroid Dread

Review Date: October 29, 2021 Release Date: October 8, 2021 Platform: Nintendo Switch Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Mercury Steam Genre: Open Platformer Yeah, I know; I wanted to review a different game every day this year. Unfortunately, as the games got longer as I came across the newer ones, I had realized that I just didn’t… Continue reading Metroid Dread

Metroid Fusion

Review Date: October 28, 2021 Release Date: November 18, 2002 Platform: Game Boy Advance Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Open Platformer After discovering Super Metroid years after its release, I was hooked on it. I would play the game over and over trying to come up with a route that could be completed in under… Continue reading Metroid Fusion

Super Metroid

Game Data: Review Date: June 14, 2021 (revised April 27, 2022) Release Date: April 18, 1994 Platform: SNES Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Nonlinear Platformer By the time of Super Metroid’s release, I was losing interest in video games due to being 17 years old and wanting to see parts of the world beyond my… Continue reading Super Metroid

Metroid II: Return of Samus

Review Date: May 12, 2021 Release Date: November 1, 1991 Platform: Game Boy Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Nonlinear Platformer Anecdotes: Having played Super Metroid (review coming June 14) extensively, I was always curious about the opening cutscenes. They show Samus with a baby Metroid. I was thinking, “Wait a minute. Where did that baby Metroid come… Continue reading Metroid II: Return of Samus


Review Date: March 8, 2021 Release Date: August 16, 1987 Platform: NES Genre: Nonlinear Platformer Anecdotes: You may have noticed that there’s been a lack of games with female leads. That’s because, unfortunately, very few exist. Up to this point, I’ve done two Japanese female led games, one North American game with a nonhuman female… Continue reading Metroid