Back in January 2019, Nintendo gave us the news a lot of us were expecting, news that Metroid Prime 4 was enduring development issues and will be delayed. In reality, the game wasn’t so much delayed, but it’s entire development cycle would begin anew, only this time, Retro Studios will be involved.

A little over three months since that news first broke, it has now been discovered that Retro have multiple positions open within the company and those selected, will have the chance to work on Metroid Prime 4.

Among the 12 positions, is a placement for a new Art Director, Product Tester and Physics Engineer. They also shared the following text:

Joining the Retro team means becoming part of a company that is passionate about what it does and what it is a part of – the Nintendo legacy.

As a North American Nintendo-owned developer, we pride ourselves on delivering high quality, customized experiences in our games and in our studio. Our unique style stands out and wows gamers all over the globe with games in the Metroid, Donkey Kong, and Mario Kart franchises. We believe good company culture, passion and creativity are crucial to delivering great games. Retro is committed to maintaining an environment that supports those qualities and our employees and our games are a reflection of these efforts.

Working at Retro means joining the family – locally and globally. It means breakfast & picnics with the team. It means collaboration with our Japanese partners. But for each individual, it means giving back to that family by bringing creativity, consideration and respect to the strong, wonderful IPs of Nintendo.

If you’re passionate about quality, about being a part of a creative culture and about Nintendo, you’re already one step closer to being part of Retro Studios.

To check out some of the positions for yourself, click here.

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By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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