Submitted by ironblitz 959d ago | article

Metroidvanias and Good Game Design

MoarPowah's Kaushik discusses why Metroidvania style games are a prime example of excellent game design, and what other games can learn from them. (Castlevania, Metroid Series, Retro)

kungfuian  +   959d ago
A few more greats not mentioned-

Blaster master (nes and overdrive on wii)
Shadow planet
Metroid 0 mission
Kevlar009  +   959d ago
They left out MegaMan ZX and it's sequel as well

At least I liked it anyway
kungfuian  +   959d ago
the upcoming axium verge looks amazing too

also the snes aliens 3 game is sorta meetroidvania/mission based and was good based on my rose colored nostalgia glasses
Kevlar009  +   959d ago
This article reminds me

New 2D Metroid Please
XXXL  +   959d ago
Would love an HD remake of symphony of the night or a sequel would be even better!
Venox2008  +   959d ago
there are some good metroidvanias people should try

Aliens (DS)
Monsters Tale (DS)
Shantae series
I even liked new 3DS Castlevania :)

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