Metroid Prime 3: Corruption News
"Andy’s contributions to the gaming industry will never be forgotten"
Bluepoint Games has revealed that its co-founder Andy O'Neil passed away on June 10th, aged 47. O'Neil is perhaps most famous to Nintendo fans as the technical lead on Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime 2, and as principal engineer on Metroid Prime 3. Originally from Birmingham...
Coming this October
Toy manufacturer Good Smile has opened preorders for its forthcoming Figma Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Samus Aran figure. Due for release on October 31st, this limited edition figure features plenty of articulation and comes with a morph ball and interchangeable arm cannon.
"Nintendo was like, this is going to be about the scan visor"
The Metroid Prime sub-series has to rank as one of the most beloved of all Nintendo's franchises. The three mainline Metroid Prime titles are sublime pieces of software, yet it's easy to forget that the public reaction to early footage of the first instalment was met with widespread...
Yes, you really do
Metroid Prime Trilogy is finally here - no longer will you need to trawl eBay for highly priced retail copies, because now you can play three amazing games, in one package, for a much more affordable price. Until 5th February the price is downright outrageous, a promotional cost of $9.99 / €9.99 / £8.99; that's for one of the...
Exploring the long, complicated history of the bounty hunter's public image
Zero Suit Samus' alternate costumes in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Just this week, Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai revealed the new alternate costumes for Zero Suit Samus in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U: “From the ending of
Part of an "empty spaces" mini-series
The Metroid franchise remains a keen source of interest for Nintendo fans and, to some extent, gamers in general. From its iconic NES début to the stand-out Super NES entry, it's a series that has enough lore and variety in style to keep conversations lively for a long time. Retro Studios has played its own...
Check out the real life Samus in action
Here at Nintendo Life we’re not that geeky that we spend all of our spare time scowering the net for photos of ladies in videogame themed cosplay costumes, but when something as awesome as this catches our eye it would be remiss of us not to mention it. The lady in this lovely Samus Aran space suit is none other than Thaís Jussim, aka Yuki who is a 26 year..
Within hours of the rumour of a Wiimake for both Metroid Prime and it's newer sequel were Earthed - Nintendo has gone and squashed everyones wet dreams.
According to our friends over at GoNintendo.com their "mole" has unearthed some juicy tid-bits from a retailers computer regarding a game entitled "Metroid Prime Trilogy". GoNintendo stated: Word has it that a certain retailer..
Key Retro Studios team member dies at just 43 years of age
Mark Haigh-Hutchinson, an industry veteran who worked on all three best selling Metroid Prime titles, has succumbed to pancreatic cancer. He was just 43 years old. Haigh-Hutchinson’s career dates back to the ‘80s, when he worked on games like Paperboy prior to joining Lucasarts. He helped produce Star Wars titles such as Dark Forces,..
Highly respected American developer spills the beans
American developer Retro Studios has broken its silence about working with Nintendo on the critically acclaimed Metroid Prime franchise. The Texas-based company worked closely with the Japanese giant to craft what many gamers regard as being one of the finest FPS adventure series in existence. In a recent interview with Next Gen, company..
Today marks the release of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption in Europe, go and buy this game right now... trust us!
Set six months on from the events of Metroid Prime 2: Echoes on planet Aether, which saw the confrontation between Dark Samus, the Galactic Federation’s computer network has been hit by something which resembles a crippling virus, and only quick action will save the entire network from..
Mark Pacini director of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption has proclaimed that the development team will be taking a break from the classic series.
"We are taking a break from the Metroid series and from Samus. So I’m sure there will be other titles created, but as far as Retro Studios is concerned, we’re taking a break for a little bit." This comes as no real surprise, Retro have said all along that..
Nintendo fans lined up as early as 4a.m. at Nintendo World in New York to purchase Nintendo's new Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.
Game kiosks at Nintendo World in New York were outfitted to receive Nintendo fans who lined up to purchase Nintendo's New Metroid Prime 3: Corruption on Monday. The rich story requires players to use their heads as much as their hands. Complex puzzles, tough enemies and..
Almost a year late, Metroid Prime 3 finally hits the shelves in the US and is ready for all to see, Reggie has Corrupted us all!
Originally a launch title for Wii, Metroid Prime 3 is the 3rd (duh) and deemed last in the Metroid Prime trilogy. "The trilogy ends ... with a bang! Six months have passed since the events on the planet Aether. The Galactic Federation's network computers, Aurora Units,..
It used to be quite lame, but fanart these days is totally underrated... check out the piece of Samus and you'll see what I mean.
Remember watching those kids tv shows where all the kids sent in their pictures of their favourite cartoons? Whilst that might be long gone, there's a whole scene of up and coming artists that use video games as an outlet. We'd not usually post individual artwork, but..
Metroid Prime 3 will ship in August for USA and October for Europe, however there won't be any online multiplayer options.
Truly feel what it is to be the bounty hunter behind the visor. Players become Samus with the Wii controls. By moving around with the Nunchuk™ and aiming Samus’ gun with the Wii Remote™, players do more than look through the eyes of Samus – they experience a quantum..
Retro Studios have been quoted as saying there will be no online play in the forth coming Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. Doh.
Interviewed by GamePro, Retro Studios CEO Michael Kelbaugh told the website that his studio's upcoming title Metroid Prime 3: Corruption will not feature online multiplayer. "It's something we talked about early on, but we only have so many resources. We opted to devote those..
Nintendo have finally gotten round to designing some cover artwork for the upcoming Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.
It's hard to avoid Nintendo's once launch title FPS game, with its release date finally confirmed for August, Nintendo have released the following: [dgp:cover=games/wii/metroid_prime_3_corruption] I'm not overly impressed myself, but still not bad eh?
Delayed but not forgotten, journalists find out about the fruits of labour in Retro Studios Metroid Prime 3.
"As one of the few that got to play Metroid Prime 3: Corruption at Nintendo’s Media Summit several weeks ago, those from the magazine got to experience first-hand the benefits of the game’s delays. There are MINOR SPOILERS below, so you may or may not want to read them. If you choose..
Nintendo have today announced the summer line-up in the US, the big news is that Metroid Prime 3: Corruption is all set for a August 20th release date, bada-bing!
"Whether you're a longtime gamer who likes classic franchises or a newcomer aiming to keep your brain sharp, Nintendo's summer lineup of games has something for you. Nintendo's offerings are anchored by key Wii™ games like Metroid..
GameDaily BIZ have translated the fiscal press conference, Nintendo's President has stated that Hardcore gamers will be happy by the end of the year with 3 key releases. "So when can we expect some of Nintendo's "AAA" first-party games? According to Iwata, Nintendo will be able to satisfy the hardcore gamers this year. " when we will...
Reggie explains that Retro want the game to be "perfect" before it hits the stores, certainly won't be released before the 2nd half of the year.
"Nintendo has confirmed that Metroid Prime 3: Corruption won't be released in the first half of 2007 because Nintendo and developer Retro Studios want to make sure it's "perfect"." I'm not one to argue with Reggie, but wasn't Metroid Prime 3: Corruption..
Talking to MTV Reggie had some interesting stuff to say about the Nintendo Wii and DS consoles.
Firstly he apologised for the lack of Wii and DS units being made readily available. "We apologize that it continues to be a difficult problem to get your hands on [a Wii]," he said. "The fact is, we manufactured 4 million Wii consoles by the end of the calendar year. Our challenge was..
SPoNG have reported a new Metroid Prime 3 trailer has surfaced on the Internet.
One of the hottest Wii titles in development, Nintendo tease us even more with a new video showing us Samus on the new system, keep them coming and get me a release date, stat. "What we've already experienced of Metroid Prime 3's controls has us desperately crying out for more. Moving Samus with the Wii's Nunchuk..
Retro Studios have not been able to complete Metroid Prime 3 in time for the Wii launch.
However, they have tweaked the control scheme to include a sensitivity option for the controller. The sensitivity option not only speeds up the controllers responsiveness, but reduces the 'dead-spot' in the center area of the screen, allowing more natural turning; a much requested feature after playing the..
Cubed3 report on a few new "tidbits" revolving around upcoming Wii launch title Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
One of the biggest launch titles for Wii along side Zelda will be Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. Cubed3 starlet JB has uncovered some interesting facts about the Retro Studios developed title. Samus can go into "hyper mode" as she did in Super Metroid (SNES) at any time for enhanced abilities..
IGN.com has published a fist full of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption images, seems like video grabs.
Metroid Prime 3 is set to take center stage along side Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess at the Wii launch. Nintendo have held back releasing official screenshots for both titles with a mere one each for the E3 Press Pack. IGN.com however have managed to snag a bundle (upto 50) of screenshots (well,..
The entire E3 demo of the new Metroid game for the Wii is viewable over at IGN.
The video runs through the entire demo level and gives us a clear idea of what to expect. I was quite surprised to learn that Samus has a partner during this mission, although he did not appear in anything bar cut scenes. I wasn't surprised at all when I saw the boss, but it looks cool so I have no complaints. I would..
IGN report further details about the new Metroid Prime game, now set to debut as a Wii launch title
Earlier today IGN.com reported information about the recently announce Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. The Retro Studios developed game is set to become the first Metroid Prime launch title and will be available along side The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess on day 1 of Wii. After talking to Retro..
Nintendo announce the third game in the Metroid Prime series, exclusively for the upcoming Nintendo Wii.
Today, Nintendo finally name the third Metroid Prime game, Metroid Prime: Corruption. As Retro have said before Metroid Prime is a trilogy, this could be the last game in the series. "If you think you knew what it felt like to be the bounty hunter behind the visor, think again. Take aim at..