Sakamoto talks about the process of making Metroid: Samus Returns

“There are a lot more abilities than were present in the original Metroid II …we have taken the abilities we had in the main titles and brought it into this game as well. There’s just more that these platforms can do. And of course, we also have the other main camera, which was suggested by our invaluable […]

Raiders of the Broken Planet BETA: Play a brand new mission this weekend!!

This weekend you will be able to discover one of the biggest secrets of the Broken Planet: The Protectors. If you complete the new mission called “A Breath of Hope” you will get to meet the first of these fabled protector and discover some previously secret stuff regarding the broken planet and the story behind the game! […]

Metroid: Samus Returns wins Best Handheld Game of the E3 Critics Award!

Nintendo have completely dominated the awards this year with Super Mario Odyssey, Mario + Rabbids: Battle Kingdoms and Metroid: Samus Returns being picked out by the gaming critics. Here you can read the complete list of winners: Best of Show Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo for Nintendo Switch) Best Original Game Mario + Rabbids Battle Kingdom (Ubisoft Paris/Ubisoft […]

Why choose MercurySteam for Metroid?

I was asking myself, “Who would be a good partner for this?” and then we heard about MercurySteam and knew they had experience with 2D games like Castlevania and we met and talked about it, and got to know one another. We were really impressed with what we saw and decided to move forward. – […]

Yoshio Sakamoto introduces new features for Metroid: Samus Returns

Yoshio Sakamato, executive officer at Nintendo and co-creator of Metroid talks in depth about the latest game in the classic Metroid series developed in collaboration with MercurySteam and how this union is bringing a new perspective and exciting gameplay that will surprise and delight Metroid fans everywhere. This game is based on Metroid 2: Return […]

MercurySteam proudly announces being the developer behind Nintendo’s recently announced Metroid: Samus Returns game

MercurySteam, the award winning independent development studio behind the multi-million selling Castlevania: Lords of Shadow series announces a collaboration with Nintendo on the latest Metroid game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. “Metroid is one of the most recognized Nintendo franchises and we are so honoured to collaborate with them on the latest game […]

Raiders of the Broken Planet Confirmed to Launch on Xbox One X in 2017

After being featured on the Xbox showreel at the Microsoft E3 2017 Media Briefing, we are showing off Raiders all week on the E3 show floor. Raiders of the Broken Planet is playable on Xbox One X at the Microsoft booth and on PC at the Nvidia booth, too. On Xbox One X, Raiders of […]

The Broken Planet Encyclopedia – Lycus Dion, legendary gunslinger and outlaw!

Lycus appreciates the finer things in life. A good whiskey in his belly and his trusty shotgun to keep the peace. Any motherfucker who wants to get in his face better be prepared for serious shit to go down! The problem is when you have such a legendary reputation, just about everyone wants to fuck […]