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The ‘Backlit Metroid NES’ – a tribute for the #metroidcelebration

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This one-of-a-kind Metroid themed NES was created as a collaborative project between myself and Noel McEwen of ‘Airbrush by Noel McEwen’. We just unveiled it yesterday during the first day of the Metroid Celebration – #metroidcelebration.

We’re both big Metroid fans, and wanted to try and create an art piece that captured the spirit of playing the game. In preparation for this project, I played though Metroid and took note of what stood out the most to me. The final battle through Tourian, and then against Mother Brain, seemed a fitting scene. It’s absolute chaos compared to the rest of Zebes, and the first time you get that far you’re probably going to die. You just have no idea what to expect. The flurry of enemy fire and the lava hazards create one heck of a final NES boss confrontation.

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The Metroid Celebration has started!

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Today marks the USA anniversary of Metroid on the NES and the #metroidcelebration is off to a wonderful start!

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Celebrate Metroid’s Anniversary and win free prizes

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Among other great prizes, I’m happy to announce that this custom built Metroid sculpture will be a FREE PRESENT given away during the Metroid Celebration!

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Let’s show Nintendo that we love Metroid! Post your Metroid stories, photos, videos, music, cosplay, and more, starting August 15th with the hashtag ‪#‎metroidcelebration to join in. Each post you make using the hashtag enters you to win one of the awesome prizes.

Tune in on August 15th for more details!

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Celebrate Samus’ birthday, and WIN a free Arm Cannon!

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Want a FREE (wearable) ARM CANNON? I’m honoring Samus’ (USA) birthday on August 15th by giving away this and other cool Metroid themed prizes!

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Let’s show Nintendo that we love classic Metroid! Post your Metroid stories, photos, videos, music, cosplay, and more starting August 15th with the hashtag ‪#‎metroidcelebration to join in.

Tune in on August 15th for more details!

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Win a Metroid Power Suit Helmet

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Among other great prizes, I’m giving away my custom built Power Suit helmet during the Metroid Celebration. Tune in on August 15th for your chance to win!

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I hope you’ll join in the fun and post your Metroid stories, photos, and videos with the hashtag #metroidcelebration starting August 15th :D

More details to come soon!

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Win a FREE copy of Metroid

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August 15th may be the birthday of Metroid, but you’re the one getting the presents! A complete in box copy of the NES game straight from my personal collection is one of the awesome prizes that can win.

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I hope you’ll join in the fun and post your Metroid stories, photos, and videos with the hashtag #metroidcelebration starting August 15th :)

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Join the Metroid Celebration on August 15th

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August 15th marks the USA anniversary of Metroid on the NES, so I thought what better way to have some fun than to host a birthday celebration! I’ll be unveiling a new Metroid themed ‘Backlit NES’ as part of my ongoing art series, releasing a fun Metroid themed Youtube video, and giving away ALL of my coolest Metroid themed possessions as FREE PRESENTS during the celebration.

In addition to everything I’m personally doing, I hope that any of you who are Metroid fans will join with me and post stories, artwork, photos, videos, music, or any other related content on social media starting on the 15th with the hashtag #metroidcelebration to help show how much we love Metroid. I’m gathering a small army of artists, cosplayers, musicians, and diy’ers to post content and help enrich the event.

EVERY POST that you make ANYWHERE with the hashtag #metroidcelebration will enter you to win the prizes that I’m giving away. Post your favorite Metroid artwork, talk about your first experiences playing Metroid as a kid, whatever. ALL posts that include the hashtag will enter you for a chance to win!

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Metroid Anniversary Celebration – Up first, a FREE copy of Super Metroid!

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The 20th Anniversary of Super Metroid (the USA release) is right around the corner, and I have some big plans to help celebrate. Up first, is a FREE copy of Super Metroid itself.

To ENTER TO WIN, simply head over to the Ad on my Facebook page, HERE, and then: 1.) Share it, and 2.) comment below the Ad so I know you shared it. That’s it!

The WINNER will be selected at random and announced on April 18th, 2014 (The 20th Anniversary itself).

Good luck, and stay tuned for more Metroid Anniversary Celebration news…

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Metroid Hatchling

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As a longtime Metroid fan, I had a blast making this Metroid Hatchling.  Considering Samus Aran is a bounty hunter, I wanted the containment canister to look very worn and battle damaged. Clean and pristine just don’t seem fitting for someone battling monstrous aliens and dodging laser fire 24/7.

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DIY Guide: How to make a Metroid Power Suit Helmet

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Back in the Summer of 2007, I decided I wanted to have a Metroid costume for Halloween. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption was about to come out and Metroid was in the limelight. I had never created a helmet or full body costume though, so unfortunately I didn’t know where to begin.

I did a fair amount of research and created a prototype, but ultimately it just didn’t happen. Halloween came and went with no Metroid love. I was very disappointed, but I hoped that one day I’d revisit the project and complete it.

Almost 5 years later… that day arrived :D

See the DIY Guide and read the full story after the break.

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