Retro Studios News


Nintendo Further Explains Wii Shortages, No Plans for More First-party Studios in the US

By Chris Faylor, Nov 29, 2007 11:11am PST

For the third time this week, Nintendo has spoken out on the shortages afflicting its ever-popular Wii console, which is still difficult to find on...


"This (calling someone "stupid") coming from someone who doesn't know how to use "your" and ..."

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Retro Clarifies Metroid Dread Reference, Depresses 2D Metroid Fans

By Nick Breckon, Sep 27, 2007 11:10am PDT

First Nintendo denied it, and now Retro Studios game director Mark Pacini has put one more nail in the coffin. A long-rumored 2D Metroid handheld...


"I remember reading a quote from Iwata or someone saying that due to the success and audience ..."

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Nintendo Denies Metroid Dread Development

By Nick Breckon, Sep 06, 2007 11:29am PDT

After a cryptic message was found within Retro Studios' Metroid Prime 3--"Metroid project 'Dread' is nearing the final stages of completion."--many...


"What a shame - I've been playing Fusion recently, and loving it."

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Retro to Samus: "We Should See Other People"

By Chris Remo, Aug 30, 2007 9:15am PDT

With Metroid Prime 3: Corruption just released to glowing reviews, series developer Retro Studios has officially stated that its next project is...


"A Wii-based 2D Metroid would rule. I replayed Zelda 4Swords on GC recently and it rocked quite a ..."

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Metroid Dread Potentially in the Works

By Chris Remo, Aug 27, 2007 1:08am PDT

The presumed-dead Nintendo DS sidescroller may yet see the light of day, based on a mention in Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.


"Agreed. I've just beat the remake of Metroid 1 and it was a fantastic game. A new Metroid 2 on ..."

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Review

By Chris Remo, Aug 27, 2007 12:00am PDT

Wii owners, your hardcore, breathtaking adventure is here. Retro Studios' final entry to its Metroid series is an epic experience.


"Metroid is one of the funnest games Ive ever played. Theres my review."

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Finally: Super Metroid Hits Wii VC

By Nick Breckon, Aug 20, 2007 8:10am PDT

One of the Super Nintendo's top titles arrives just in time to gear us up for Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.


"I know that. I just meant when websites were putting them out, as if, they were legal(prior to ..."

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New Metroid Prime 3 Videos Released

By Chris Remo, Aug 16, 2007 8:08pm PDT

Nintendo has released two more trailers for Retro Studios' Metroid Prime 3: Corruption by way of the game's Wii preview channel. Like the first...


"Obviously its single player. But the level design really reminds me of how Q3 Arena looks. "

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Wii VC Gains Metroid, Shining in the Darkness, Cratermaze

By Chris Faylor, Aug 13, 2007 7:56am PDT

This week's three additions to Wii's online Virtual Console highlight the perils of life-sucking parasites, time travel, and knowing someone named...


"i have the nes classic version on gba and i was thinking i'm not going to buy it again, but now ..."

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Metroid, Super Metroid Coming to Wii Virtual Console for "Month of Metroid"

By Carlos Bergfeld, Aug 10, 2007 12:39pm PDT

A message today from Nintendo entitled "It's a month of Metroid!" on the Wii Shop Channel revealed the upcoming releases of Metroid and Super...


"Hmmm - just again checked Wii Shop Channel and Wii VC ... no Metroid Special announced or ..."

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The Shack's Best of E3 2007

By Shack Staff, Jul 23, 2007 9:35am PDT

The Shack editors rack their brains to settle on their top games of E3 2007, so you don't have to figure out which previews are worth reading.


"Kudos to the Shack's news team. I love to see the new caliber forming before my very eyes. The ..."

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E3 07: Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Preview

By Chris Remo, Jul 13, 2007 7:13pm PDT

Retro Studios looks to be the developer that will deliver on what some Wii owners feared would never come: a gorgeous, hardcore action adventure epic. Check out our hands-on impressions.


"I'm not one of those people, i've completed tons of FPS's and RPG's. Maybe it is something ..."

- Pneum0 see all 47 comments

Good Mourning, Nintendo Fans: No Metroid Prime 3 Online, Smash Bros. Not Playable at E3

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Jul 03, 2007 9:31am PDT

Metroid Prime 3 lacks online multiplayer, and Super Smash Bros. Brawl will be unplayable at E3. New screens, though!


"Normally I wouldn't miss a Metroid multiplayer mode--I, like many gamers, feel Metroid is a ..."

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Metroid Prime 3 Delayed, Screens Released

By Carlos Bergfeld, Jul 02, 2007 6:44pm PDT

Retro Studio's highly anticipated first person shooter adventure for Wii has received a slight delay--but we've got new screenshots!


"That's a really good point about the wii remote... I think it will be good though. I have faith ..."

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Nintendo Spring Media Summit 2007 continued...

By Tracy Erickson, May 23, 2007 10:00pm PDT

We check out Mario Strikers Charged, The Bigs, Pokemon Battle Revolution, and Boogie at a recent Nintendo event. Plus, Wii and Nintendo DS screenshots! (Metroid!)