Looking back on the strange year that has been 2021, I don't know what we possibly did to deserve a surprise new 2D Metroid. Announced in June after rumors of the title originally started way back in 2005 and released just 4 months later, we were not even given adequate time to develop proper hype … Continue reading The Thrill of Exploration in Metroid Dread
Did you ever wonder if your favorite games could be improved by replacing the main character with an adorable feline protagonist? The answer is probably "No", but with Gato Roboto, the latest entry from doinksoft and Devolver Digital, I managed to learn that this indeed was something missing from my life thanks to the spot on homage to Super Metroid combined with the nostalgic visual simplicity and delight of a Game Boy title. Don't mistake this for the many hybrid Metroidvanias populating the gaming world these days. This is the closest you will come to another straight up Metroid title without booting up one of your retro systems.