The lights are on
After learning that Metroid: Other M is more story driven than any Metroid game before it, Game Informer reader HK-47 did an Internet search on "Samus Aran origin story." In an email he sent me, he describes his search as a "disturbing journey into fan fiction" and "a sure fire reason why the Internet should be blown up." He also said that he stumbled upon the picture above.
This image has become the talk of the Game Informer office. The focus of our discussion has little to do with the disturbing thought of the events leading up to Yoshi giving birth to a baby Metroid. We all collectively realized, after years of Yoshi laying eggs, that this character we always referred to as "he" is probably a "she." This revelation brought about silence and the question "What does a male Yoshi look like?" Some GI staffers will not accept the idea of Yoshi being a female. They are saying HE has the magic power to lay eggs. One GI staffer, who knows nothing about reptiles, believes that some male reptiles can lay eggs. How does this revelation hit you? (After reading this, Annette confirms Yoshi is a mystical reptile. If male seahorses and can bear children, why can't a mystical male reptile do the same? However, the image above, she says, may have potentially changed her life forever.)
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It's too early in the day for you to start scrambling our brains, Reiner.
Best pic eva. That officially made my day. Thank you very much HK-47 and GI.
im 12 what is this?
I'm blown by this. But that's understandable if Yoshi is a mystical reptile. Even if it were a male or female, it would also be strange giving birth to Metrois. Wook at the wittle fellas!
i love the tags: "dude is actually a lady", "greatest web story of all time"
I hate you Reiner, you just ruined two games for me.
Other M and Yoshi's Story.
Now when I play them, all I'll be able to think about is...
Let us not forget that Yoshi lays eggs as a direct result of eating. It's not necessarily a reproduction/sexual thing for... it.
I thought this picture was for A new Super Smash Bros. where there were team smash moves.
Well I never even considered Yoshi to have a true gender. Because finding common sense in the Nintendo Universe is like finding it in America, although more likely.
No idea what's going on above though. I really don't want to think about a cartoon dinosaur fertilizing its own eggs.
I really just looks like Samus just scared the poop out of Yoshi an it was egg shaped with a mini Samus inside. A gift. Never look a gift horse in the mouth; Never flush a Yoshi's gift down the crapper.
That isn't any crazier than Yoshi being a gal.
Gotta love the file under tags
maybe yoshi is part platypus and lays eggs or is hemaphrodite
THIS after Pluto and the Brontasaurus news is just too much! Thhhhat said, this made me think of Star Wars... if Samus was George Lucas and Yoshi was the Star Wars franchise, that would make the little eggs hatch out Episodes I, II, and III. Tread carefully on those intrawebs GI.
"Don't go waking snakes" -RDR
Someone had waaaaaaayyyyyyy too much time on their hands to come up with this.
If he WAS female, it would make sense, becase Birdo is suppose to be male, and I think they're each others' love interest.