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Raiders of the Broken Planet BETA introduces a brand new mission!

This is a seriously challenging mission where you need to find the second protector! Its’ tough, it’s merciless and its going to push you guys to the absolute limit, so bring your A game or hide in a corner dribbling… The beta starts this Saturday 29th July at 09.00AM Europe/CEST to Sunday 30th 19.00PM. US servers will go […]

In her darkest hour

Alicia and her friends admired General Marmalade and enthusiastically embraced the addiction to Aleph plasma that he proclaimed. But one day it went too far and Alicia decided to leave the General. When she went back for her friends, she was acosted by a horde of Aleph fuelled subhuman abominations who got in her way. […]

Meet the Wardogs this weekend!

They are stronger than regular grunts and like to get in your face to use their melee skills and they recover their health constantly. Also, when they have an Aleph boost they can consume it to gain immunity for a short time…. making them very dangerous opponents! We need your help to continue testing this […]

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 […]