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Unfinished Metroid II Remake Gives Birth To Side Project

By Dennis Wyman on October 21, 2008 9:16 PM | Permalink |

snap+0000.pngIts been over three and a half years in the making, but for fans of the old-school 2D Metroid games, "Project AM2R" (Another Metroid II Remake) shows a lot of promise. Using Game Maker, AM2R aims to remake Metroid II in its entirety, sort of like what Nintendo did with its official remake of Metroid: Zero Mission.

Well, even though the game is far from finished, the makers released a new tech demo earlier this month, titled "Metroid: Confrontation," which showcases the environments, engine and even some boss battles.

Check it out at the official project blog, here.

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Weekly Case Mod Spotlight: Weighted Companion PC

By Damir Halilović on August 26, 2008 5:19 PM | Permalink |

Weighted Companion Cube Case Mod, based off the Portal "character"Everyone likes Portal, right? Well even if not, I am sure that you'll love this mod. It is obvious that you won't fit a GeForce GTX 280 SLI combo into this baby but it sure is some nice eye candy.

Brett Thomas from bit-tech really did a marvelous job with this mod - and all that in only five days! And the best thing about it - He posted a complete step-by-step work log on how he did it so with a bit of cash and work you can get your own Weighted Companion PC!

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