Samus Aran: A Character Study

Ever since Smash Bros. 4 revealed the new design for Zero Suit Samus, the internet has been ablaze with comments and criticisms. Some of the criticism for the new "combat heels/tactical pumps" design is well deserved, but for every (perfectly valid) complaint, there seems to be someone arguing that Nintendo is… » 5/05/14 2:05pm 5/05/14 2:05pm

Feast Your Eyes on Metroid’s Samus Aran Made from Nintendo Cartridges

How tall would Samus Aran be in real life? The seller on this eBay item claims that it's life-size so, if this crafty piece of artwork's to be believed, she'd be about 5'6" (165 cm, for you metric-heads). The sculpture's made from defunct Nintendo games from the Japanese publisher's legacy systems, like the Game Boy,… » 11/29/11 9:00am 11/29/11 9:00am

Metroid Co-creator's Romantic (And Tragic) Samus Aran Fan Fiction

How does Metroid producer Yoshio Sakamoto explain his Nintendo DS megahit Tomodachi Collection—still a Japan-only release—to the non-Japanese GDC attendee? By putting high-level Nintendo execs in weird Tomodachi Collection situations, including Sakamoto's own virtual crush on Samus Aran. » 3/11/10 5:00pm 3/11/10 5:00pm