Our Favorite Games of 2018: 'Hollow Knight'

Join us in the deepnest, as we wrap our brains around 2018's best 2017 video game.


I Had No Idea It Was Possible to Hate the Mid-Game Twist in 'The Messenger'

It never occurred to me that some people would even have wanted the game to stay the way it was going.


This Guy Made a Working Laser Cannon Arm From ‘Metroid’

The YouTuber used a 2.5 watt laser and a bunch of custom 3D printed parts to create a working replica of Samus Aran’s iconic weapon.


The Randomness of 'Chasm' Makes It Impossible to Know If It's Any Good

Even when the level design works, the shoddy platforming, combat, and bland world design drag down the long-in-development game.


Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aimé on Accessibility, What's Next, and, Uh, Waluigi

Even with the strength of the Switch, E3 left a lot of questions about Nintendo's future. Thankfully, Reggie offers us some answers.


'SteamWorld Dig 2' Is This Year's Most Satisfying Hole Digging Simulator

This is also a formal apology for dismissing the original 'SteamWorld Dig.'


‘Rocket League’ Getting Rad Mario, Metroid-Themed Cars on Switch

Who knew Samus’ gunship would look so good when it’s not flying?


Nintendo Just Made The ‘Metroid’ Hard Mode Controversy Way More Confusing

It turns out there are two hard modes: one unlocked by amiibo, one that's not. What?


It Seems Nintendo's Locking a ‘Metroid’ Hard Mode Behind Amiibo

What used to be a reward for beating a game appears to have quietly become locked behind physical DLC.


The Underrated Charm of the Much-Maligned 'Metroid Prime Hunters'

The 2006 DS title was hugely ambitious, but its workarounds for portable play made it a sometimes uncomfortable ride.


Nintendo Explains Why They Didn't Focus on Indie Games at E3

We spoke at length with Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé about fan games, 'Animal Crossing' mobile, and the first public E3.


'Metroid: Samus Returns' Is the Nintendo Remake We Need

Nintendo dug deep into its archives to resurrect a Game Boy classic.