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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...

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"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....

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

- anonsanonomous see all 129 comments

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...

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" 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...

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" 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...

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" 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,...

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"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...

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" 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...

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" 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...

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" 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...

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" 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...

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" 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...

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"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,

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

- LEX LETHAL see all 13 comments

What Zoid Is Gonna Do

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 29, 2000 4:29am PST

N64.IGN has some news on what Zoid, whose contract with id ends today, is going to be working on at Retro Studios, namely network design and...

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"Q3 isn\'t for everybody. People have a hard time picking it up because it moves faster than ..."

- Spyder see all 114 comments

Carmack on Zoid Departure

By Steve Gibson, Feb 27, 2000 3:32am PST

As Zoid announced late yesterday, he has left id Software to work at Retro Studios in Austin in the console business (along side my goofy...

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"#149, Not so much your country as big business. A cure for cancer would be bad business since ..."

- Saeger see all 151 comments