Metroid Prime 4 – Game development restarting from scratch!

Metroid Prime 4
Metroid Prime 4 is a sequel which many Nintendo fans have been expecting for quite some time, and today, finally, Nintendo had an update for them… but it was NOT good news.

When Metroid Prime was released on November 17th 2002 on both the Nintendo Wii and Gamecube, it was actually the fifth Metroid game in the series, BUT the first to have 3D graphics, and it was only envisaged as a three-part trilogy, and would take place between the original Metroid and Metroid II: Return of Samus, but after Metroid Prime 2: Echoes was released in November 2004, and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption released any time between August 2007 and March 2008, depending on the area in which you live, hype was building for a fourth game in the series when it was teased.

This happened in June 2017, with the game being announced for the Nintendo Switch, and rumours suggested the game was being developed by Bandai Namco, but then comes today…

An update video has been released by Nintendo which confirms that development on the game has been restarted from scratch, with Retro Studios taking over from the still-unconfirmed original developer.

Fans are NOT happy, and it’s more a case of NintenDON’T than NintenDO!

And maybe they should relase any half-finished code as “Early Access”(?)

Check out the Metroid Prime 4 update below: