Retro Studios News


Late Night Consoling

By jason bergman, Jan 24, 2003 8:30pm PST

As was reported here last night in my absence, Nintendo has confirmed plans to get a new system out alongside the next-generation of consoles in...


"wow that basically sums up everything I wanted to say, too. I completely agree."

- jigstah see all 118 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 12, 2002 8:30pm PST

Since I'm doing the console news items, what is my history with consoles? It is rather brief actually. The Dreamcast was my first console, and...


"correction, both the debug kit and the development kit can load retail xbox games if you have ..."

- ease_one see all 107 comments

Game Critics Awards Noms

By Jack Mathews, Jun 05, 2002 2:30pm PDT

Rolling in a day late are the nominees for the E3 2002 Game Critics Awards. Since the results are culled from the feedback of many press...


"Neverwinter Nights. Hands down the most feature rich and innovative game at the show."

- vermiciousknid see all 115 comments

Nintendo Buys Retro

By Maarten Goldstein, May 02, 2002 9:10am PDT

Nintendo news site N-Sider is reporting that Nintendo has purchased Retro Studios. Retro is currently working on the GameCube version of Metroid....


" "more than likley are going 3rd party" No, no they're not. I really wish people would put end ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By jason bergman, Apr 01, 2002 8:30pm PST

I mentioned yesterday that I picked up Blood Omen 2 over the weekend, but I neglected to mention my other purchase: Atari Anniversary Advance. I...


" I dunno. I used to have some kind of smegma buildup on my Genesis controllers. Now THAT was ..."

- ultramega see all 91 comments

Want to work on Metroid?

By Jack Mathews, Feb 19, 2002 9:40am PST

Retro Studios is looking for a game designer to work on Metroid Prime. If you're interested, check out the qualifications on the Careers section...


" they will turn it into whatever the hell nintendo tells them to turn it into and they will like ..."

- fragasm see all 26 comments

Metroid Prime Details

By Steve Gibson, Dec 19, 2001 9:52am PST

Some more details on Metroid Prime (Say hi Jack!) have surfaced in the recent issue of Nintendo Power. Along with a couple of shots that are...


" not calling SSBM a fighting simply proves that you don't understand the the depth involved. ..."

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Metroid Prime Screenshots

By jason bergman, Aug 22, 2001 4:15pm PDT

Cube.IGN has posted three in-game screenshots from Metroid Prime, the GameCube FPS in development at Retro Studios. The shots aren't direct-feed,...


"The Metroid shots looks very nice indeed. If this were for the PC, I'd be interested. But on ..."

- hi-c see all 40 comments

Metroid Prime Update

By jason bergman, Aug 15, 2001 7:12pm PDT

An update on the status of Metroid Prime, Retro Studios' upcoming Gamecube FPS is up at IGN Cube this evening. The update features two new concept...


" He has a tendency to give me dirty looks when that stuff goes up... :)"

- Steve Gibson see all 63 comments

Metroid Prime Stands Alone

By Steve Gibson, Jul 20, 2001 1:26pm PDT

Woah.. looks like the new FPS Metroid game from Nintendo is the last game standing over at Retro Studios. Raven Blade, the 3D RPG that was being...


" having it optional is like admitting "both views are inadequate, so take your pick." A game ..."

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RavenBlade & Metroid?

By Steve Gibson, Jul 12, 2001 8:44am PDT

The guys at IGN sure seem to love Retro Studios. (Note to Jack: STOP READING!) A recent story is pointing to some alleged troubles at the...


" Marvel vs Capcom 2 has sold a ton of copies, no idea where I'd find numbers though."

- Zann see all 271 comments

Retro Layoffs

By Steve Gibson, Apr 11, 2001 8:02am PDT

According to Cube.IGN Retro Studios who are currently working on the FPS Metroid title for GameCube has had some more layoffs. Pretty sure Jack...


" Ah yes because we all know that 2-3 guys losing their job at a contracted development house ..."

- Hustlah see all 12 comments

Anachronox Departures

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 08, 2000 5:30am PDT

From Stomped comes the news that Seneca Menard, who has created levels , textures, models, and skins for Anachronox has left the team and has...


" just knock out some of the chicks in the Lucky Money club..you'll see."

- Bob Jones see all 66 comments

Nintendo Star Cube

By Steve Gibson, Jul 13, 2000 3:17pm PDT

Nintendos next-generation console code named Dolphin is finally getting unveiled at the SpaceWorld show in Tokyo on August 24th. In an attempt to...


"sorry, but i must. STAR CUBE. ROOFLES! /end time warp"

- adnans see all 168 comments

Zoid on Coding

By Maarten Goldstein, May 30, 2000 6:05am PDT

A news article on Slashdot,


"Yeah, and when I show my anus on the net, I'm doing something that I'd do anyway! Thanks! -Lex"

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