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This is a reminder that Samus is canonically an emotionally unstable

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This is a reminder that Samus is canonically an emotionally unstable woman of average height who is crippled by extremely severe daddy issues and a near-Elektra Complex for her surrogate military father figure. She also has memory problems that manifest in an inability to keep track of the fact that her arch nemesis' primary gimmick is coming back to life after he dies, rendering her helpless upon seeing him until her male friends rescue her.

This is the end of your friendly reminder of Nintendo canon.
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Other M is gonna be retconned or BTFO canon-wise soon.
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Friendly reminder to OP that we do not like to remember that Other M exists.
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>>256668743
Are Metroid fans the worst Nintendo fanbase on /v/?
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>>256668983
Fuck no, not even top 5.
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>>256668983
Nah, that's smash.
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>>256668983

Yes, mostly because of Samus waifufags.

Their autistic headcanon is nothing like Samus is in the actual games.
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>>256668743
Don't forget that she's like eighteen in Other M, which makes her like fifteen when she was in the military.
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>>256668983
No, you're forgetting a couple.
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>>256668983

Smash
Zelda/Metroid
Console war shitposters
The rest
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She also has an ugly mole.

Dropped.
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>>256669285
>>256669086
I said Nintendo fanbase.
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>>256668983
>implying Skyward Sword boss
>OoT format
Jesus christ
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>One game can change 26 years worth of canon
Nah.

>>256668983
Stop trying to start shit.
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>New Metroid game
>Samus is on the run from the Federation after the Space Pirates got clever for once and framed her for assassinating somebody or something
>Other M is canonically a video game made by the Federation to turn the public against Samus in the hopes that it will increase the chances of the common people turning her in
>Urban exploration and combat in bad parts of space colonies
>You have to use scans and collect evidence exonerating yourself and incriminating the Pirates
>The final level is a dash to get the files to the universe-equivalent of wikileaks
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Everyone hates Other M and Nintendo is well aware of that, so it's likely that they'll ignore it's existence in the next Metroid.

>>256668983
Nah, that goes to Smash, but Metroid has definitely gotten up there. Pisses me off that my favorite series are now surrounded by trash.
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>>256669546

She was a shitty blank slate up until Other M.

Even League of Legends girls have more personally.
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>>256669418
Are we talking strictly series or sub-sections (like waifufags)?

Series:
>Fire Emblem
>Zelda
>Smash
>Mario
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>>256669597
>Samus is on the run from the Federation after the Space Pirates got clever for once and framed her for assassinating somebody or something

Or it just takes place after Fusion
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>Sheik fags THIS mad about Nintendo canon
>Y-you don't like Samus' canon h-haha, you deny that right?!
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>>256669985

replace Mario with Metroid
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I honestly really liked this concept. even if she is pretty tall, the suit being like 9 feet really makes you feel smaller in the world.
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>>256669985

Metroid is the worst on both regards.
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>>256669871
Never played Zero Mission or Fusion?

You should give them a try. It actually does her personality properly.
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>>256670143
What are you even talking about?
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>>256670164
>>256670287
Metroid doesn't have the Rosalina/Daisy/Peach stitstorm.
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Samus is still tall as fuck it's just that Anthony and Adam are 7 feet tall for some stupid reason
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>>256668743

Nice copypasta, poor troll.
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>>256670296
>that carving
So cute!
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>>256670453
Daisy/Peach fags normally get along well, it's Rosalina fags that are the bothersome ones

besides, it still doesn't compare to the amount of bitching in Metroid and Zelda threads
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>>256670492
All of the men are taller than her and the women are the same height. She's average.
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>>256670897
It's the future, maybe women are really tall by then.
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>>256670897
It's because the men are like 7 feet tall, it's confirmed that Anthony is 6'11
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>>256670296
Even though Fusion was weak I could buy the Samus/ Adam relationship there.

>Adam follows the GF's orders because he's the kind of guy who follows orders and the chain of command
>But he's not so stupid that he can't see that Samus has a point that the X is not a threat that can be contained so he defects
>Ok so what do we do?
>Well simplest solution is to blow up BSL station
>Samus decides to just hit the self destruct button, a reasonable conclusion
>Adam, being a perfect military mind (lel) and a super computer, tells her she's working too hard and that she can just throw BSL at SR388

Samus gets to continue being the space badass and Adam gets to be the genius that points her gun in the right direction. Both are made to be semi-competent without the other being demeaned for it.
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>>256668983
On /v/ specifically? Definitely, alongside Smash fans.
Everywhere else? Smash, Zelda and Pokemon are far worse.

Though DK fanatics get an honorable mention for the Expand Dong and TV show memes, and for all the Kremling faggotry.
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>>256670639
Man, I never really got the tubes comics but I guess it's because I wasn't here when that happened
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>>256670639
>he he he

misogynist
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we believed in strong independent women before believing in strong independent women was [redacted][mandated by the government]
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>>256668983
nope. that's objectively zelda. the series has always been thoroughly average, yet they praise it like it has the deepest lore and most intricate gameplay.
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I feel like replaying other M just to laugh at it.

I preordered it
;_;
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>>256671272
As far as I know it started out that Samus is capable of sabotaging their entire plans of galactic domination because they keep putting in tubes that can conveniently morph ball into. Then it expanded into making fun of the fact that almost every endevour they work towards only serves to kill and maim all their own people.
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>other M not only ruined a series that had no objectively bad games, but also ruined all threads for years to come

Hold me.
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Will people ever get over Other M and stop whining about it? I mean, I know it's fucking terrible and the worst Metroid game by far. but do we really need threads complaining about it? nearly 4 years later?
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>>256670897
So everything about Other M is retarded and I already don't care, but doesn't she tower over MB?
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>>256671638
Well we still have Mass Effect 3 threads to this day so I guess. At least until we get a new shitstorm to laugh at. Has anything been that bad on that scale since the MOM and FUCK YOU fiascos?
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>>256668743
t-thanks sakamoto
i wouldn't have it any other way
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>>256671638
We'll get over it once we get a new good Metroid game that has nothing to do with Other M. Then we can all move on.
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I'm getting upset at the fact that someone is reminding us how shitty of a personality a fake character has.
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>>256668872
>>256668743
>>256668923
My only wish is that Other M was not canon
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>>256669546
yes, unfortunately
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>>256671192
She did not depend on the AI in the game, hell after a while she went after her own upgrades and the codes for the doors and when he said she shouldn't explode the station he had to lock the doors to stop her she very much made her own decisions
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>>256671620
It is $79.99 at my local Walmart

I like to imagine some angry anon works there and changed the price so nobody would buy it.
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>>256671650
MB is like two inches shorter than her
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>>256671793
>If it's 3D everyone will bitch about how Other M and Retro killed the classic style.
>If it's 2D everyone will bitch about how Other M killed 3D Metroid.
>If it's third person it'll be called Another M regardless of its quality or style.

It'll never improve.
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>>256672003
That's exactly the point I'm making. She'll take advice from it but only when the AI's goals align with her own. When the AI told Samus to leave Samus told the AI to fuck off.
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>>256671638
>it's been that long
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just to be clear, I didn't like fusion either, because I didn't like the idea of Samus being part of the military

the suit that absorbs the life-energy of enemies and can protect against superheated conditions, and move at full speed underwater, and many other insanely powerful things doesn't sound like government issue, certainly not the sort of thing they would hand out to a bounty hunter or a non-officer

it makes more sense for her to have magical bird-technology and exist on the fringe of civilization...as a BOUNTY HUNTER

so both games, fusion, and other M, fucked up her character

and prime had decent lore but lots of internal inconsistencies, and the typical "I have no fucking idea what I'm writing' problem of phazon being both the cause and the result of everything
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>>256671650

In her suit, yes, but she mysteriously grows a lot taller when her suit is on. Scale is a fucking mess in Other M, honestly, since Anthony actually shrinks when he puts his armor on. Comparing characters' heights is practically pointless.
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If we are talking about worst Nintendo fanbase I would say its FE, the fucker do nothing but bitch about everything, at least Metroid fans talk about what they want and the only game that is universally hated on /v/ out of the whole franchise is Other M
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>>256672175
Wait a minute in Fusion Samus was still a bounty hunter and she got injured while working on the bounty. Yeah Samus took a few things on loan from the GF but she was still her own entity.
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>>256668743
The armor is alright for the most part.
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>>256672158
Yeah, it was actually painful watching the interactions between her and the AI after playing Other M, I downloaded last week the game for the VC and when she talked about Adam I whinced because what she said and what the game showed us was completely disconnected, hell even how the AI acted was different as fuck
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>>256672539
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>>256672436
>No ridged shoulders
>giant ass hips
>shota dick arm cannon
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>>256672175
I'm so glad that there are so many people who think Samus having actually enlisted in GF military is a stupid idea.
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>>256668983
Not at all.

In fact I'd say the Metroid fanbase is one of the best fanbases on /v/ as a whole.
It's the Samus fanbase that is so terrible.

Other M gave the Metroid fans a serious hit, definitely made it worse for the wear, but even now serious Metroid discussion is great and fun to be a part of and it happens pretty regularly assuming it doesn't get derailed with softcore Samus porn.
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>>256672081
Man, in my country that likes to overprice games to hell and back that shit is more or less 15 dollars
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>Canon

But it isn't. Nintendo confirmed as much. Where have you been?
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>>256668743
This sucks. Why did they do that.
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>>256672436
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>>256668983
They are pretty shitty when they complain about their lack of games, when they had an absolute fucking insane overabundance shoved down everyone's throats for two full generations. Fucking 3 Metroid Primes (with remasters for 2 of them), a handheld Metroid Prime spinoff, a pinball spinoff, another full 3D game, and two 2D games.

Not going to forget what greedy pieces of shit they were for screaming about needing another Metroid Prime and pissed that DKCR was getting a single fucking sequel a generation later, while MP got a full trilogy and then some.

And they're pretty annoying in Smash threads too. Like, fuck, if it isn't huge arguments over Ridley, it's about how underrepresented Metroid is, as if a game series lauded for an atmosphere of isolation and exploration has a rich, well-loved cast of characters to draw from.
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>>256668743
Good thing Smash isn't canon.
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>implying waifu fags are fans
They come for porn & call us sjw's for being upset about her ruined character.
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Then who is the best Nintendo fanbase?
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>>256672615
I paused and laughed when I reached that part because I remembered the webm
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>>256672732
>In fact I'd say the Metroid fanbase is one of the best fanbases on /v/ as a whole.

This is the most hilarious thing I've ever read.

No fanbase even comes close to as terrible, not even SMT fags, mainline or Persona.
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>>256672136
Nintendo have stated that they're working on both kinds of Metroid games, so we might be seeing two games in a somewhat short time span.

Also, from what the interview said, it seems like the 3D game will be inspired by Prime and not Other M.
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>>256672648
Arm cannon is the only thing that pisses me off.
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>>256672852
>a female can't have traits of a female!
Shitty critique.
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>>256672983
This sentence doesn't make any sense. Did you forget a word?
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>>256672919
>ruined character.

You are the cancerous waifufags, she never had any character outside her shitty fanbases' headcanon.
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>>256672706
>>256672175

But she didn't enlist, she just worked to them that time because she wanted to answers to what the fuck was going on in the station, hell they even made up the condition of her taking one of their own spaceships if she wanted to work with them that time
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>>256672852
>Not having a visor notch
>listed as a negative
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>>256672852
holy fucking autism
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>I ask Tanabe if the fact that Samus is female changed his approach to how she interacted with that world, and he reponds that while they were careful about the way they animated her, it wasn’t specifically because she was female but more that they were reticent to “simply make her feel powerful by using powerful looking or barbaric animations.”

>“Through the discussions with Retro,” he says, “we came up with keyword ‘elegant’. She’s beautifully elegant, but also powerful.” Tanabe demonstrates what he means by suddenly grabbing his translator by the collar, pantomiming a hand-gun to the translator’s head, and explains that one of the scenarios they ran through with co-creator Sakamoto is how Samus would react to a Space Pirate taking someone hostage.

>“What we heard from him is that she would not yell ‘hold on!’ She wouldn’t show any emotions at all, she’d just bring up her gun and hit the pirate with a head shot.” Tanabe loosens his grip on the surprisingly unfazed translator and brings his fingers in one slow sweep up to his own head, and with a verbal ‘bajoooom‘ fires dead-eye, leaning back in slow motion, his hands showing us the arc and splatter of Space Pirate viscera spilling from the cap of his skull. “She’s very calm, very professional in killing. She doesn’t show any emotions on the surface, but she’s very passionate inside her.”

Holy shit. Kensuke Tanabe fucking knows what Samus is all about.
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>>256672539
The thing is that it really should not have been hard. I can buy that out of Samus's entire career of blowing shit up she'd eventually run into at least one person she really really respects. So when MOM said it was going to explore their relationship I figured they were going to show us why. So what did we learn about Samus's and Adam's past and why Samus respects him so much.

>Well he called her "princess" after she acted like a brat while enlisted
>He let his brother blow up one time and didn't show a lick of emotion

That's it? That's the mystery? And then the entire mission all he does is treat her like she's a pain in the ass and shot her in the back for no reason. So...why does she respect him more than anyone else again?
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>>256673129
The Primes, Fusion and even Super to a limited extent all showed off her personality.
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>>256668983
You should check out the Shiek threads lately. Those are the worst.
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>>256673043
And why does battle armor need gender specific traits again?
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>>256673129
Did you play the games, anon?
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>>256673043

The androgyny of Samus' armor was one of its most defining traits from her first appearance onwards. I think that's something that should be preserved in successive designs- whether or not the audience is actually surprised, it's still rewarding to see Samus come out of her suit at the end and feel like you're being let in on a secret.
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>>256672923
Any of the smaller less active ones.

Probably the biggest of those is like Kirby, Pikmin, or DK.
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>>256673442
Does it need to be realistic? Why isn't it camouflaged?
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>>256673457

Wow, look at all that personality.
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>>256673245
And not only but Fusion made he seem like a tactical genius when he made one stupid decision after another, hell he coulnd't trust the one person who would win absolutely nothing from the GF cloning metroids
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>>256673226
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>>256673226
Source
http://offworld.boingboing.net/2009/08/20/retro-effect-a-day-in-the-stud.html

Man, they really need to give Metroid back to Retro some day. Maybe not now, but eventually.

I really like their justification on why Samus is a female; they wanted to have a powerful character without resorting to over the top strong animations.
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>>256673506
We're in a new age, the age of Other M where it's outright shoved in your face that she's a woman. There's certainly no way to hide it now Anon.
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>>256672852
Maybe I'm just crazy, but for me the worst thing about the Other M suit is the feminine V shapes on the torso. It's so unsubtle and just screams "VAGINA!" like shitty "symbolic" feminist paintings.
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>>256673129
>Zero Mission showed her get sentimental at the memory of the Chozo
>Prime showed her mourn dead GF troopers
>Metroid 2 showed her sparing a hatchling that by rights she was supposed to kill, whether by mercy or by giving it to the GF to exploit
>Super showed her nervous about Ridley being back and sparing animals that she really didn't need to
>Fusion showed her sparing the same animals again and the relationship between her and Adam and that her relationship between her and the GF was not ironclad

No it's cool. There was nothing there
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>>256673540
Maybe because the fucking armor was made to bird warriors and not for a fucking human female?
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>>256673693

In fact being a woman is all there is to her "character".
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>>256669597
This is actually an awesome idea that I'd love to see the next Metroid do, but it's way to clever for a Nintendo plot.
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>>256673829

>>256673819
>>256673457

toplel
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>>256673160
She's explicitly enlisted in Other M. Fusion, I can't remember.
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>>256670774
>it's Rosalina fags that are the bothersome ones
If by bothersome you mean by existing, then yes. Daisyfags are the ones who constantly start shit though.
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>>256673821
The fucking human female fits and moves about in the bird fucking armor really well. Like it was custom made for her. Just saying the bird excuse is bad.
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>>256672852
What happened?
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>>256674051

How so?
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>>256668743
That's why people hate Other M? Then they're just a bunch of crybabies.

The premise of the game was to make a different approach to the Metroid series, if that means actually giving a shit about characters emotions since they're humans after all. It's natural they made Samus like that since she's a woman and had a very rough childhood.

Next time you fagets will bitch about how made Link talk, Fox missing his dad or Mario show his love for Peach.
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>>256673937
>That computer reminds me of a gruff Federation CO I served under named Adam Malkovich.
http://metroid.retropixel.net/games/metroid4/transcript.php

Whether it's because she was enlisted or if it was a joint operation we don't know
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>>256674217

>>256673819
>>256673913
:^)
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>>256674175
Can't see the torso well in this image
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>>256673937
In Fusion she's hired to protect scientists doing research when she is attacked by the X. The X takes over her body when she's flying her ship causing it to crash into an asteroid field.

They rescue her from the escape pod and surgically remove her suit, give her a Metroid vaccine to save her life and then loan her a ship when the Station researching her infected suit goes dark. They hire her to investigate why the station went dark. It's never implied she's a Federation operative, merely that she is working for the Federation on contract.
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>Samus is the main character of Smash 4
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>>256674217
>that since she's a woman and had a very rough childhood.
That's a terrible reason to make Samus suddenly a weak willed person. Because she's a woman? Seriously? Fuck off.
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>>256674358
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Every Metroid except the original is "mash buttons with no regard to precision or timing to win" casual trash.
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>>256668983
No, male sheik fags are replacing them.
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>>256674201
Did you miss the whole "MY RIGHTFULLY DESERVED ROLE!" spectacles after Rosalina was announced for SmashU?
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>>256673937
Oh yeah, I forgot about that part, in MOM she has a retarded flashback with her working for the GF whiile using the Power Suit

>>256674073
Yeah, bad excuse, its not like she went into the room with the a legendary bird warrior or anything Jackass
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>>256674494

>this is what Samus autists actually believe
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>>256674636
>MY RIGHTFULLY DESERVED ROLE

This. Rosalina is to blame for the BTFO shitposting.
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>>256674594
This post gave me deja-vu.
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>>256674673
Wow you really want to fight me 1v1 irl huh. It's bird armor but they were so technologically advanced why does it have to be exclusively fitting for bird people?
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>>256674636

No but you've seemed to miss how many Rosalina threads are made and how hostile they are
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>>256674358
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Samus was better before the whole "raised by the ancient extinct bird people" retcon
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>>256672648
>shota dick arm cannon
I'll never be able to unsee this, thanks anon.
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>>256672852
You left out something.
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>>256674272
I'm going to imagine that it was Sakamoto's retarded idea to have Samus actually be enlisted, and the writer subverting Sakamoto's intentions by making it deliberately ambiguous.

It's part of my on-going headcanon narrative where Sakamoto is Japanese George Lucas and always had terrible ideas which were salvaged by the developers, and the moron in the director's chair ended up with all of the credit.
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>>256674874

perfecto
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>>256674874
Nice work.
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>>256673726

I agree that the bottommost one is excessive and makes her codpiece look like a thong, but I don't think repeating V shapes on the torso are necessarily feminine. The Federation armor in Prime 3 had something similar, and it was still pretty masculine.
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>>256674756
So it's Rosalina's fault for just existing, rather than the Daisyfags for throwing a tantrum? lel

>>256674892
You mean the ones done in response to all the Daisy shitposting? Let's just be honest here, they are the ones who started it and contributed to it. The Rosalinafags then responded.
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>>256674874
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>>256674826
Because the Chozo and humans have the same general shape?
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>>256674874
10/10 would bang.
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>>256672648
>>256673012
>>256672852
>>256674874

>being THIS mad over the size of a gun
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>>256674826
Because as far as they knew no human was going to use the armor that was reserved for the ultimate warrior of their own race, why do you think they gave her the original power suit? The legendary armor was locked in the holy palce of their kind, the only thing it changed was the helmet since she did not have a beak or horns
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>>256674874
Oh god... that might actually be perfect
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>>256668983

Yes.

>>256673440
>>256674601

When ZSS, we had shitposting threads for a whole month, sometimes 5 at the same time.

The Shiek thing is recent news, give it 2 or 3 days and it will calm down, because no fanbase is as terrible as the Metroid fanbase.

The only rival was when Rosalina was revealed, but it wasn't even close to as cancerous as Samus threads.
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>>256675239
>Arm CANNON
>it's a peashooter
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>>256675179
Both cause the same shitstorm. People are afraid that their favorite characters aren't getting in, because of filler shit like the announced newcomers so far. That's why you see people being happy that other characters get deconfirmed.
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>>256675327

Meant to say when ZSS was revealed.
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>>256675343
Yes, haven't you ever played a Metroid game? It always goes pew pew pew and shoots little slow moving pellets like Megaman.

Heck, in the original/Zero Mission, they didn't even travel three feet before fizzling out.
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Top 5 worst Nintendo fanbases

-Fire Emblem
-Pokemon
-Zelda
-Metroid
-Smash
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>>256675179
You'll never get through to them. They'll continue to live in their persecution complex world where Rosalina getting in Smash or being an extra in the post-game is on par with being shoved maliciously down people's throats.

Meanwhile Rosalina fans don't start shit on the fact she doesn't have her own game, when Captain Toad is getting one, or that DK, Yoshi, Wario, and Luigi all got their own games spun off from Mario being the main character in their first appearances.
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>>256675564
Smash should be higher, like way fucking higher, hell put it in a tier of its own
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>>256674874
I like it!
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>>256675564

There are only like 10 relevant fanbases anyway.

You don't see many The Legendary Starfy fans around.
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>>256675713
I didn't rank them in any order.
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>>256675380
That is part of what happens when any new character gets in a Smash game. The Daisyfags started shitposting right away, the Rosalinafags laughed in their faces, and the Peachfags just kinda sat on the side contributing.

I think that should prove my point about the Mario fanbase.
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>>256675564
Before /vp/ pokemon was the worst. Whenever a new generation would come out there would be so many threads
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>>256675823
Mostly because they want to stick Starfy on their dickhole
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>>256675693
>>256675179
>>256675894

Rosalinafags pls go
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>>256675564

in order

>Smash
>Zelda/Metroid
>Pokemon
>Fire Emblem
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>>256675903
I said worst Nintendo fanbases, not worst Nintendo fanbase on /v/
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>>256676135
Get out of here FEfag
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>>256675903
You gotta admit they have the best taste in waifus, though
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>>256675564
>Implying Smash isn't higher
>Implying Star Fox and Animal Crossing aren't worst than Zelda and Metroid
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>>256673596
>>256673640
Man I'm really wanting to catch up on all these Metroid comics/manga...
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>>256675564
Smash
Zelda
Pokemon
Mario
Fire Emblem

there you go
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>>256676243
Yiff in hell faggot
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>>256676230

FE is just least worse though

all I ever see is obnoxious waifufags
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>>256676356
>hating on Hilda
>hating on Rosa
>hating on May
>hating on Serena
>hating on Flannery
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>>256676243
Only seems that way because there are so many to choose from. And even then, well, just look at how many Hex Maniac fags there were. So no, they don't.
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>>256676317

Just read the first chapter of Episode of Aether. It's great, but every other chapter of every manga is mediocre at best.
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>>256676268
read >>256675836

>StarFox
Bunch of furfags, they aren't actually loud or relevant

>Animal Crossing
Girls and minor Isabelle furfags

>worse than Zelda and Metroid
>the fanbases who throw shit at each other MUH 2D TITLES PRIMEFAGS FUCKING OOT IS SHIT SAKAMOTO FUCKING KILLED METROID
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>>256676571
>StarFox
>Bunch of furfags, they aren't actually loud or relevant
Funny thing is that half the SF fanbase hates Krystal for ruining the series.
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>>256676462
Fire Emblem fanbase was fine until Persona Emblem: Awaifuning
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>>256676773
I don't know why you say shit like this when we already had that kind of bullshit before and the only characters that even had personality were the main protagonists
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>>256676571
Someone please just dump a bunch of cool fanart so I can save it and get the fuck out out of this tread.

Constantly complaining about fanbases accomplishes jack shit, when we could instead be discussing Metroid in this alleged Metroid thread.
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>>256676773
I miss those days. Back then, the worst you'd get were Lynfags. Then Awakening happened and it was like that x20.
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>>256677042
I'll agree to disagree there.
Got -some- fanart. Gon' be dumpin' it periodically.

This one's my fav tho.
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>>256677042
You didn't specify fanart of what
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>>256677042
Are skyboxes okay?
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>>256677039
Before, the only cancer were Lynfags and Micaiahfags, but they were few and FE discussions didn't revolve around waifufaggotry.

Then Awakening brought this harem of uguu animu waifus and then shit like this became the standard for your average FE thread >>256666469
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>>256677270

that's fucking stupid
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>>256677039
The lords are always just a variation of Marth, however Roy and Micaiah are exceptionally bad
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>>256675564
Top 5 most desperate Nintendo Fanbases
>Mother
>FZERO
>Wario
>Wonderful 101
>Starfox
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>>256677459
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>>256677419
I don't see why Mother fans are so damn desperate all the time. Their games got the resolution it wanted. The gameplay itself was shallow and dull. It's a neat little diversion, but it's not the sort of things that NEEDS to keep going.
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>>256677419
>Mother
>F-Zero
Never getting a game again. Dead IPs

>Wario
On the risk of never getting a game again because G&W bombed

>W101
One-shot IP, bombed and won't be a sequel

>StarFox
Miyamoto got generous and they're getting a new game (gimmick wankfest) for Wii U
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>>256677330
But that shit that is plaguing everything, every single game people will come with waifuism bullshit in it and saying /vg/ makes retarded threads is like sayiing water is wet and you need to breath to keep living, hell look at the number on the KS thread and tell that is not a obssessive hellhole
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>>256677771
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Samus canonically has a dick.
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>>256677896
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>>256678037
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>>256677760
Feels bad to be correct
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>>256669272
Didn't Star Wars make it canon that Space government is done by Bongland? Of course Samus is a soldier at 15
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>>256678176
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>>256677945
See >>256674992 you can see it.
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>>256678315
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>>256669784
>it's likely they'll ignore its existence in the next game
This is, unfortunately, demonstrably false. Smash Bros uses Other M Varia Suit designs, as well as Zero Suit. Samus' link on the Smash website? Other M's website.
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>>256678440
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>>256678572
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>>256678518
>Other M's website
It's Metroid.com, the website for the whole series. It's only covered in Other M stuff because that's the last time it was updated.
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I wish there were more pics of Samus in casual garb. Not Other M related gear or Zero Suit.
Or would she be one to wear regular comfy clothes?
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>>256678906
And my personal favorite
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>>256678886
Well she does frequent bars and cities when not hanging out on the ship
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>>256675564
Zelda is definitely the highest for me. They hate their games so much.
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>>256679139
Jawa bars, apparently.
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>>256679139
>in order to get the bottom right ending you have to beat the game on hard mode with under 15% completion in under 1:15:00
>Everything after Tourian kills you in one hit

FUCK. THAT. SHIT
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>>256678886
Captain Samus gets my dick rock hard, but goddamn if Legend of Falcon wasn't a stupid design.
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>>256679334
Eh I'd put Zelda behind FE at this point, but yeah I agree. And I really like Zelda too.

>HEY GUYS DID YOU KNOW THAT ZELDA A IS SHIT?
>NO ZELDA B IS ZELDA A IS BEST YOU FUCKING FAGGOT
>ZELDA C IS OBJECTIVELY THE BEST ZELDA
>EAT SHIT ZELDA B IS BETTER THAN BOTH
>FUCKING KILL YOURSELF FAGGOT
>GRIMDARKGRIMDARKGRIMDARK
>SUGOI KAWAII DESU LINKU-KUN
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>>256679887
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>>256680156
Little Samus is adorable.

>there will never be a short tutorial prologue where you play as kid Samus training on Zebes
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>>256680431
I'd fund that.
>kiddy Samus in-training under watchful Chozo parents
>babby space jumps
>morph ball training
>firing at tiny bugs/animals with training arm gun
I want this now.
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>>256679385
>The dual black Space Pirates guarding the fighter ships

captcha: difficulty uravye
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>Smash fanbase
The worst assholes and casuals you will meet. Also cause the most drama to any fanbase.

>Mario
Normalfags and loud autists treating Mario as a deep game. It's actually cringe-worthy to listen about any Mario discussion.

>Donkey Kong
Chill fanbase until ruined by the Dong meme. Now it's just Retro & Rareware infighting.

>Yoshi
Can't be taken seriously anymore with the amount of autists and Yoshi being sold as a toddler game now. Only popular for the "haha" and "Playing Yoshi makes you gay" meme.

>Wario
Underrated, but now being used as a fart joke and greedy jew developer. Also spawned pedofuckers.

>Zelda
Fanbase fights itself for any silly reason. Ranges from Normalfags, Autists, Waifufags, Fedorafags and Nostalgiafags.

>Metroid
It's either Prime and 2D infighting, Sakamoto bitching and people sexualizing Samus too much. Doesn't help that the Smash fags treats the Metroid fanbase like shit, because of their Ridley obsession.

>Mother
Closet harmless Pedos and people praising Itoi as a god.

>F-Zero
Has a deep hatred for Nintendo, and hate Smashfags for wanting F-Zero be turned into a beat-em up. Grumpy Grandpas.

>Pokemon
Like Zelda, tons of infighting, boogeyman calling and autism. Also spawned a new sub-genre of furries.

>Kirby
Chill fanbase. Has a rare case of infighting when comparing about which Kirby game is the best. Sound cringe-worthy when they talk about "lore".

>Star Fox
Beyond help. It's either gay furry shitposting, talking about Krystal and people just wanting the series to be rebooted again. It's the worst fanbase so far, despite Pokemon and Zelda being bigger. They hate themselves.

>Fire Emblem
Used to be a chill fanbase with a little bit of waifu shitposting. Now after their latest game came out, tons of infighting, waifu shitposting became stronger and the Smashfags talking shit about them.

(cont.)
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>>256681190
>Kid Icarus
Pretty chill with a little bit of meme-posting. Waifu shitposting is also there, but they don't complain big. Hated by Smashfags for being "Sakurai's chosen child".

>Pikmin
They are pretty normal so far, for being a small as fuck fanbase.

>Xenoblade
>Rythmn series
Ruined by Smashfags.

>Golden Sun
>Advance Wars
>Custom Robo
All three of these franchises are jealous of the success of the other ones. Just want their series to become recognized, despite knowing that Smashfags will ruin their fanbases completely.
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>>256669546
>One game can change 26 years worth of canon

Yeah. It can.
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>>256681190
>treating Mario as a deep game

You do realize the "deep lore" threads are ironic, right?
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>>256668743

Other M contradicts just about everything else lorewise.
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>>256681190
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>>256681469
How do we make a game where Samus finds a group of still living chozo without ruining their mystique?

>time travel
>evil splinter group
>flashbacks
>logbook of an ancient
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>>256682032
>implying Samus raised by them retcon didn't already do that

What? Ancient extinct race of chozo? You were just behind me the whole time? Oh, you know I never would look there!
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>>256681616
Nah, those fuckers don't even know what they are making fun of. It's just an excuse to have a Mario thread on /v/.
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>>256682032
Free-exploration space perhaps?
Can head for different missions or bounties. Follow up on leads, go around hunting big bounties for Federation credits to buy some bitchin upgrades.

Find your Chozo family's relatives.
Good times.
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>>256682487
>dat FIST
Don't know why, but I really like that.
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>>256683150
>sword beam
I've always liked the idea of melee combat in Metroid, but I'm not really sure if a sword weapon would work. a short punch/kick thing, sure, but swords? Eh.
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What are your hopes for the next Metroid game?
Personally I want a Fusion sequel.
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>>256683260
>grenchlers
Fuck these horrible bastards.
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>>256674498
Women are more emotional than men. Also Metroid franchise is supposed to be realistic, unlike JRPGs who portrait women as small girls who can beat ten feet tall monsters.
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>>256668743

Friendly reminder that Other M will probably get retconned out of existence since they basically exiled Sakamoto to making "non-traditional" games
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>>256683672
I kind of want a Fusion sequel and yet at the same time I don't. Now that Samus and the GF are at open odds with each other it could be a chance to see other parts of the Metroid universe. On the other hand Adam is now a permanent part of the Gunship, which means we're going to have to deal with that flavor of nonsense too.
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>>256683901

I liked Adam in Fusion. I just pretend Other M exists, like it does with the rest of the series.
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>>256683672
I'd like to see another shot at a third person game, honestly. It's a good idea that deserves proper execution.
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>>256674874
Its beautiful
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>>256684062
I can agree with this to an extent. The camera itself wasn't the problem, it was the linear level design and the stupid doors that keep forcing you in one direction. You know in addition to the other stupid stuff like playing Where's Waldo and movement in a 3D plane being bound to the d-pad. Open the map up, make the scanning not stupid, and refine the controls i.e. a better way of using missiles and the only thing you'd have left to worry about is the writing. Which never should've been an issue since I was under the impression it was understood that the actual plot only serves as the framework for why Samus is there but for the most part it's in the background.
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>>256669597
>>Other M is canonically a video game made by the Federation to turn the public against Samus in the hopes that it will increase the chances of the common people turning her in
>Implying the federation will release a video game that paints them as biological warfare-developing fascists
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>tfw no 3d game that takes place on SR388
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>>256684746
What about that other guy?

Mr "I'm a spooky skeleton now jklol I'm dead"
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>>256677945
>>256678345

Are they just being facetious or does Samus actually have a dick?

As a transgirl, that makes me seriously happy.
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>>256684991
He's not one of the four you need to beat to open the route to Tourian.
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>>256684991
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>Metroid spin off
>Traditional FPS
>Play as a Galactic federation trooper in the war against Space Pirates circa Prime 3

Would you play it?
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>>256685117

The quote was real, but it probably was just a joke. Samus has been shown in her childhood, and she was still a girl even as a toddler.
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>>256685267
Would play with the force of a thousand suns.
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>>256685117
You're not a transgirl. Shut the hell up or go back to tumblr. You are a man, as is everyonw else on /v/.
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>>256685267

Would play if coop.
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>>256685117
>Oh god I hope this fictional character validates my disgusting deviant lifestyle
>>>/tumblr/
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>>256685267
>Metroid game
>No exploration
>No playing as Samus
>Just generic space marine FPS game

Literally the worst thing since Other M
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>>256685178
Oh.

Then what the fuck was he? He seemed like a boss. Was he just some faggot who wanted to be hardcore but Mother Brain wouldn't let him?
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>>256684490
>linear level design and the stupid doors that keep forcing you in one direction.
As linear as Fusion was, at least you still had to explore the sector you were limited to. Other M is basically just a straight line.

>playing Where's Waldo
This in particular pissed me off, since scanning is easily my favorite mechanic in the whole franchise. Honestly, how does one fuck up scanning that badly when it was such a piss easy process?

>a 3D plane being bound to the d-pad
This speaks for itself. Just plain retarded.

>the writing. Which never should've been an issue since I was under the impression it was understood that the actual plot only serves as the framework for why Samus is there but for the most part it's in the background.
Metroid has always been a series that strives on show don't tell. Keep that shit simple.
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>>256685956
He was *A* boss, just not one of the four needed for tourian
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>>256685787

What if on every team in multiplayer one person on each team is Samus and the other is Weavel and thereby more powerful than everyone else?
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>>256685267
Would play if it properly represented the Galactic Federation as being full of cool alien species and not comprised entirely of humans like Other M did.
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>>256686045
>the metroid dna injected into samus slowly starts to turn her into a Metroid

That would be a fucking rad plot for a fusion sequel
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>>256686246
>Multiplayer
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>>256686396
Did you play Prime 3?

They would be like that
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>>256686045
>>256686413
>>the metroid dna injected into samus slowly starts to turn her into a Ninja Turtle

Fixed it for you.
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>>256686413
>muh tf fetish

I'd like to see a game where all the DNA fuckery turned Metroid Prime 1 Samus into Other M Samus myself, if just for consistency's sake.
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Other M's biggest sin was ignoring Samus' adopted Chozo family and saying that Adam was her "father figure." Old Bird, Grey Voice, and etc raised her from the age of three to around 13-14 or so. Does that not count for shit? Also Samus shares actual DNA with the Chozo.
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Metroid is ruined forever. Even if they literally retcon everything about Other M, it will remain a black mark over the franchise, and Nintendo for defending it.

I don't care about the whole Shiek is a female thing, but it's the same situation. They've come out and said one thing; they can't take that back. The ambiguity has been lost.
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>>256686645
It'd be like Flowers for Algernon, except in the end she turns into a battered housewife instead of a retard.
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>>256686645
>implying I have a tf fetish and just don't think that would be a cool plot
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>>256686774
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>>256686778
the manga is pretty lame too, just not aggressively bad like Other M
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>>256686897
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>>256687045
I hope Prime 4 is the first game to show the whole Metroid life cycle in 3d.
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>>256675526
Until you upgrade it and it shoots out bigass triple laser beams that go CHOOM CHOOM CHOOM.
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>>256687045
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>>256671638

Only when Nintendo makes a new good Metroid game that officially strikes other M out of canon.
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Samus a shit

This thread is now about Science Team
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>>256687190
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>>256687356
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>>256686774
>>256686897
>>256687045
>>256687190
This seems like a Disney movie that needs to be made.
"Me and My Metroid"
They go on wild adventures and get in fights.
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>>256686778
This. Holy shit this. She was raised by aliens, which in itself speaks volumes about who she is, and is most definitely a much more imortant part of her story than some dude she used to work for.

>>256686960
The manga was great for the first half. The second part is mostly meh, but has its moments. Mauk and Kreatz can go fuck themselves though.
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>>256687503
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>>256687290
Are those the Echoes pirates?
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>>256686791
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>>256668743
>of average height
Her height wasn't changed, she has the same height than the other GF soldier except for Higgs who was huge.
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>>256687114

>tfw Retro had concept art for it and never used it
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>>256686634
Her chestplate is a fox
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>>256687290
SCIENCE?!

>>256687534
There's enough there that any half competent writer could bullshit together personality for her better than what was in Other M, but that's not saying much. Metroid never needed much story or characterization.

That said, the Samus I imagined was a cold, detached individual with very little feeling of shared humanity due to being raised by aliens.

I knew Nintendo would never make a character like that, though.
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>>256687491
>Tfw Metroid 2 + Super Metroid could have introduced a Metroid buddy that helps you tear shit up
>Tfw it will never happen now
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>>256686774
>>256686897
>>256687045
>>256687190
>Samus acting all motherly to a space energy leech
>She killed its mother
>and entire fucking species
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>>256687647
You mean the Best Pirates?

Yes.

>>256687759
Maybe HIggs was of normal height and the others were all manlets? Sakamoto's waifu is a delicate 5'0".
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>>256688117
Sometimes women don't make sense.
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>>256687982
Well someone posted a link that I thought explained her really well. She's not a sociopath but she she's not overly emotional. If someone were to take a hostage and use him/ her as a human shield, Samus wouldn't freak out. She'd just coolly line up her shot and put one between his eyes without exchanging a word.
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>>256682032

Just meeting one lone scientist on her quest to get her suit restored after Fusion.
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>>256688117
Not to mention she sent it away to a Federation lab to get vivisected and experimented on.
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>>256688372
>vivisected

I recall them putting it in a tube.
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>>256683723
>Metroid
>Realistic
>Fucking magic space birds, goddamn space dragons that can breathe in space and comes back to life in nearly every fucking game in some way shape or form, magical living energy that can bring locks to life
>A fucking melted dinosaur that turned into a GODDAMN SKELETON after being SUBMERGED IN LAVA still somehow surviving, AS JUST A SKELETON, if only for a few moments and THEN collapsing
>Goddamn ghost brain eyeball that uses ghost flame magic

I laugh at thee.
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>>256688314
I think the one exception would be an apparent genocidal hate of space pirates, given that she seems to take anti-pirate jobs for free.
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>>256687982
>pic
The funny thing about Thardus is not that the Pirates decided to animate a pile of rocks by poring phazon on it. It's the fact it actually worked.
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>>256686413

Sakamoto said after Fusion's release that the Ice beam X-parasite killed her Metroid DNA and put her old DNA back so she could use the ice beam to kill the Omega Metroid.
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>>256688314
>Samus
>the master of collateral damage
>calmly aim and put one between the eyes

Nice headcanon
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>>256684364
>>256683919
What are these from?
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>>256688509
Well most of those could be explained. The Space Pirates area menace in general, and the Metroids are incredibly dangerous when people start messing with them. Which is usually all the time. Usually by the Space Pirates.
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>>256687657
I can't tell if equating me with Charlie Brown means you're agreeing with me or not. Maybe I really am Charlie Brown.

Hyrule Historia is kind of a similar situation too, now that I think about it. But at least it served a purpose.
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>>256688513
Phazon is good shit, man.

Given that canonically phazon exposure turned Samus into Zero Suit Samus and eventually Other M Samus, it's also the Pirates' greatest victory against her.
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>>256688727
That was pretty spooky the first time you saw it.
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guys, i want a new metroid. :(
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>>256688638
So you figure she'd just fry both of them?
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>>256669871
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>>256670639
>Tfw I think Sakamoto made prime non canon
>Tfw I think Nintendo loves Other M because of Smash Bros
>Tfw I'm not ACFAG
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>>256688604
I'm still disappointed by that.
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>>256688874
last time people said that we got Other M.

Do you really want to see how much deeper the rabbit hole goes?
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>look up what Sakamoto's worked on since Other M
>he's supervising Splatoon

Naturally. No wonder that game looks like shit and has an autistic fanbase already.
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>>256688638

Is it really headcanon when the quote he's referring to was from Sakamoto, and reaffirmed by Kensuke Tanabe and Retro?
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>>256669871
>>256688917
Shitty blank slate is miles better than the character portrayed in Other M though.
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I hate the Smash fanbase because they defend Metroid: Other M as good, just to spite the people who want Ridley as a playable character.

I don't even care about Ridley being playable, so you can imagine how disgusting I find it that you guys would willingly defend purile dog feces just to spite someone else.
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>>256689232
I hate faggots who won't shut up about the fanbase instead of talking about the actual games.
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>>256689037
>I think Sakamoto made prime non canon
Good news, you're wrong.
>Sakamoto: "I actually didn't have a lot of input on the Prime series. But when they're doing with Other M here, it's not so much a different universe, it's just a different part of the story."
http://www.joystiq.com/2010/03/12/interview-metroid-other-m-producer-yoshio-sakamoto/
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>>256689059
It could do a full circle somehow.
Like if Nintendo's asked again to make a Metroid game they burrow so far through the Earth they come out the other side and launch themselves into space.
It would never happen but it'd still be cool.
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>>256689356

That interview was taken before Other M was released, and other M officially retcons every single Metroid game that came before it. It also retcons his little interview, making Sakamoto a big fat liar.
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>>256689059
Sales figures don't lie.

If they made a new Metroid game it would be NEW Super Metroid or Metroid Prime 4 because Nintendo doesn't want to take risks.
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>>256688509
>>256688732
She hates Space Pirates because they killed her parents.
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>>256689559

>interviews can be retconned
Oh hey, what do you know, you actually ARE ACfag. The chart is right again.
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>>256689595
how could anyone hate Science Team?

>>256689656
what the fuck is an ACfag? I see this in every metroid thread
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>>256689656

You can call me ACfag if you want, but the facts don't lie. Other M retconned everything.

Go on, prove me wrong.
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