Metroid Dread

Metroid Dread Sales Shatter Franchise Records

Nintendo has had a good time recently, with the Nintendo Switch OLED and Metroid Dread sales both doing very well, with Dread in particular setting franchise records. It was October's 3rd best…

November 12, 2021 | 11:50 EST

Samus Aran in Metroid Dread
Feature

Metroid Dread: How Nintendo Gets Horror Right

The newest Nintendo Metroid game to be released on Nintendo Switch, Metroid Dread, has quickly become more than just something to tide fans over while we wait for the Metroid Prime 4 trailer and…

October 18, 2021 | 11:30 EDT

The game's title in front of a red planet
Review

Metroid Dread Review

When I finally hit the credits of Metroid Dread, I was filled with a sense of triumph I have not had in a long while. This was the first mainline 2D Metroid experience we have gotten in almost two…

October 17, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

Metroid Dread

If You Worked For Less Than a Year on Metroid Dread, You Won't be Credited

Everyone and their dog has been heaping praise on Metroid Dread and why it's fantastic, which is great news for all Metroid fans out there that have been neglected for so long. After all, it was a …

October 14, 2021 | 10:28 EDT

Samus facing down Kraid
Guide

Metroid Dread Kraid Boss Guide (Cataris)

So you've made your way further into Metroid Dread. You've blazed your way through the area of Cataris and acquired the Varia Suit, keeping Samus cool under pressure. But what about a certain boss…

October 8, 2021 | 07:36 EDT

Metroid Dread Corpius First Boss
Guide

Metroid Dread Corpius Boss Guide (Artaria)

Metroid Dread sure knows how to pack a punch with its variety of difficult boss battles. Thankfully, the first boss Samus Aran runs across isn't too difficult — if you stay focused and make sure to…

October 8, 2021 | 07:47 EDT

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Game Page

Metroid Dread

Announced as part of Nintendo's E3 2021 Nintendo Direct this is the first mainline Metroid game for the Nintendo Switch. Metroid Dread is set after the events of Metroid Fusion. After it was believed…

October 4, 2021 | 08:44 EDT

Armoured figure crouching in the foreground with a monster in the background
Feature

What Metroid Dread Could Mean For The Metroid Timeline

The Metroid timeline for many years has remained largely unchanged. Admittedly this has been due to a lack of new games in the series, but that isn’t the point, as even the last new game in the…

June 24, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

Samus surrounded by red-eyed robots
Opinions

Is MercurySteam the Right Studio For Metroid Dread?

As the dust settles on an otherwise tepid E3 2021, the confirmation of Metroid Dread continues to rattle in my head. As a big fan of the series, it felt like lightning in a bottle, a continuation of…

June 23, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

Metroid Dread's title on a black background
News

Metroid Dread Announced at Nintendo Direct E3 2021

Metroid fans, your prayers have been answered. In a surprise announcement at this year's E3 2021 through their Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo gave some updates on their sci-fi action series…

June 15, 2021 | 12:23 EDT