A listing of what we plan on reviewing and streaming this upcoming month of October!

On the Friday immediately preceding the first Monday of each month when we would normally post our first review, we report on what we are doing to achieve our goal to review every Metroidvania game. This announcement includes our schedule of reviews and articles for the upcoming month, as well as any planned site adjustments or other important announcements.

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Monthly Youtube Video:

Since there was no video last month, there will be two videos this month! First will be a Metroid Trilogy Story Analysis, and then a couple of weeks after will be our video review for Metroid Dread! Check out our Trilogy Story Analysis this Monday October 4th!

October Review and Article Schedule

Below are the games we plan on looking at this month.

Disclaimer – While we work very hard to keep our schedule exactly as we’ve announced it, technical difficulties or surprise high priority review requests can require us to adjust the schedule accordingly. We will post an announcement any time this happens.

Psycron- October 4
An homage to the Metroid series that may come a little too close to its inspirations. But, if you’re looking for a good mini-metroidvania to play, this may satisfy that craving.

Within a Deep Forest – October 11
Dr. Cliche wants to drop a bomb on the world or something, but what that means for us is that we bounce around as a ball, looking for other ball materials to progress the game. This is a very weird premise.

Metroid DreadOctober 18
Finally the conclusion to the 2D Metroid Saga – or so they say. Will Dread live up to the legacy of Metroids 1 through 4?

Carrion – October 25
Play as a horrible monster bent on killing the scientists that are imprisoning you. This has been a long time coming, and it’s a perfect review for the week of Halloween!

The Metroidvania Review Twitch Schedule

We are broadcasting on Twitch once a week for 60-90 minutes at 9:00 AM PST every Saturday, and every Wednesday at 7:00PM PST with r/metroidvania starring Cauldrath and Master. Tune in live if you want to ask us questions. You can also view the Archive from our Twitch page or our YouTube Let’s Play channel.

Every Wednesday we switch back and forth between “For Fun” weeks and “Serious Discussion” (also for fun) weeks. For Saturday we’re continuing Hollow Knight and should be getting into the Pantheon everyone has been waiting for by thee end of the month.

The Metroidvania Review on Twitch

The Metroidvania Review Let’s Play YouTube Channel

Below is our Stream schedule for October:
October 2 – Next Fest Demo Stream

October 9- Hollow Knight Part 13

October 16 – Project Delta Demo

October 23- Hollow Knight Part 14

October 30- Hollow Knight Part 15 – or a Spooky Stream

October 6- No Stream on The Metroidvania Review Twitch. Check out Atcero’s Twitch for a possible replacement

October 13 – Let’s Play Stream

October 20 – r/metroidvania Podcast

October 27 – r/metroidvania Multiplayer Game Night