Nintendo has announced that it is “essentially… restarting development from the beginning” on the highly anticipated Metroid Prime 4, saying the game as it currently exists “has not reached the standards we seek in a sequel to the Metroid Prime series.”
The surprise announcement comes from Nintendo General Manager for Development Shinya Takahashi. He said in a YouTube video posted this morning that current Metroid Prime 4 producer Kensuke [...]
Bad news for gamers on Nintendo consoles and especially for fans of Metroid. Nintendo shared a development update video for the highly anticipated new entry Metroid Prime 4. Calling it an update is kind of underselling the news however, as Big N announced to scratch all progress made so far and restart the entire development of the game with a new developer at the helm.
It has been a long two years when Nintendo unveiled Metroid Prime 4 to the masses. There wasn’t much to show though with the entire announcement consisting of a mere logo. That was still more than enough for Metroid-starved fans to jump in excitement. That’s pretty understandable as Nintendo has been anything [...]