Screw Attack's 'The Game Over Thinker' discusses the reaction to Metroid Other M's character development of Samus and examines reasons why these false assumptions were made.
Amazing video, a must watch by everyone still confused about Other's Samus.
Saw this coming. xD It's a good explanation, though. Considering I saw some of the GAF outrage over this...yeah, this was necessary. >.>;
That was a really really good video. He's right. It's all in your heads.
Got to love the Game Overthinker
Well said. Why can't Samus have human emotions after all
Holy eff. I can't believe it. Truly. Someone...talking...sense?
He certainly hits the nail on the head in terms of the motherly instinct, the sexism debate and the gameplay reaction, but he doesn't seem to know any of the Samus backstory, so he unknownly calls Samus an empty shell character. Other M holds true to the supplemental lore of the Metroid fiction. It's just that no one actually knows the lore, so the fan service is for a very small set of people. I recommend a jog through the Metroid Wikis around town to get a better idea of who Samus is.
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