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Nintendo Wii - A former retro studio admits he was disappointed with

Nintendo Wii – A former retro studio admits he was disappointed with

Metro Prime3 Continues to be a great game, which proved what Nintendo is capable of, even for the most avid gamers. Retro Studios Apparently at that time, there were rather stayers Disappointed by technical characteristics Of the console.

The Wii was actually a huge business success, but featured in it Hardware Does not go completely with the competition, and above all focuses on the peculiarities of the control system and the standard quality of the first-party software that shines in the Android Prime trilogy.

On Reese Reilly’s Podcast, Jack Matthews, A former lead engineer at Retro Studios, admitted that he was a little disappointed with Nintendo’s limited hardware capabilities.

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, a scene from the game

The technical limitations of the console led to the burnout of some developers who tried to push the game to the technical side, but were confronted. Many obstacles.

According to Matthews, feeling is like being “Sealed in a small box”, As well as “lagging” compared to contemporary times and competing technology. As a young developer, the engineer in question would like to work on the latest technology solutions, but the Nintendo Wii did not allow this.

After working on Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, the development of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption caused a certain monopoly on some developers in Retro Studios who actually felt they were basically working on a very similar machine. GameCube, more than a generational evolution.

After finishing work on Metro Prime 3, Matthews left Retro Studios to join Armature with other colleagues, working on Recore and Batman Arkham Origins: Black Gate. Ironically, none of the later games reached the popularity or quality of the Android Prime trilogy.

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When it comes to news, we’re waiting for the Metroid Prime 4, but the problem is, not even Nintendo knows when it will be released. Meanwhile, Emily Rogers says the Metroid Prime Trilogy remaster for the Nintendo Switch is ready.