Shigeru Miyamoto's famous words stating that “A delayed game is eventually good, a bad game is bad forever” is often referred to over the years as game development, becoming grander and more ambitious, regularly causing many games to miss their release date. Nintendo has rarely found themselves in such predicaments as it's usually their style to announce a title when it's far enough in development and release date not far off. However, to the shock of everyone Nintendo stepped away from this creed when the announcement of Metroid Prime 4 at E3 2017 was accompanied by only a short title video and no gameplay.
Now fast forward 18 months and little of the game had been seen with very small update from when Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime stated that "the game is well in development" in late November of last year. Such silence had caused many to fear that the game would not be ready for 2019. Today, those fears were realized with Nintendo announcing that Metriod Prime 4 development would be restarting from the beginning with the help of Retro Studios, the original developers of the Metroid Prime games. This decision was made mainly because the game "has not reached the standards we seek in a sequel to the Metroid Prime series" according the Nintendo.
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Hey I am Marlon Mcfarlane the writer here at Blue Crescent Studio & a longtime lover of all things Animation & Gaming.