Planet Zebes… I called this place home once, in peaceful times, long before evil haunted the caverns below. Now, I shall finally tell the tale of my first battle here… My so-called Zero Mission.
My mommy always said there were no monsters–no real ones–but there are.
-Newt to Ripley, Aliens
“A survivor…unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.”
-Ash to Lambert, Alien
“Space can be mapped and crossed and occupied without definable limit; but it can never be conquered. When our race has reached its ultimate achievements, and the stars themselves are scattered no more widely than the seed of Adam, even then we shall still be like ants crawling on the face of the Earth. The ants have covered the world, but have they conquered it — for what do their countless colonies know of it, or of each other?”
-Arthur C. Clarke
“Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it is. I mean you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space.”
-Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy
Is this the real life?
Is this just fantasy?
-Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody
We’ve less than ten days left in our Elemental Challenge, NPCs! Let’s crank up the difficulty… Today we’re talking about a hybrid sub-genre. It’s not a Metroid fusion or a Castlevania […]