Metroid Dread is a great game but a terrible metroidvania | column

Then why exactly isn’t it metroidvania? That question is both very easy and very difficult to answer. The easy answer is that in Metroid Dread you hardly get the freedom to explore, while that is the core of the genre. Although you keep unlocking new skills that make you faster, stronger or more agile, there […]

Metroid Dread seems worth the long wait | preview

It may have taken a while, but Metroid Dread will finally be released in October. ‘Finally’, because it is not only the first Metroid game in HD, but also because the name ‘Dread’ has been circulating in all kinds of rumors for more than ten years. For die-hard Metroid fans, this is a special event. […]