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Retro Studios

Smashterpieces Podcast Episode 41: Metroid Prime

Science team wisely decided to move on....

by Joe DeVader and Melanie Zawodniak - March 31, 2022

Who in the World is Making Star Fox Wii U?

Platinum Games? EAD Tokyo? Or...perhaps someone else entirely?...

by Alex Culafi and Neal Ronaghan - April 2, 2015

Our 2015 Nintendo Predictions: Neal Ronaghan, Director

Predicting Nintendo's year of releases down to the day....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 12, 2015

NWR Staff's 10 Favorite Games of 2014: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Turns out Retro still had plenty more bananas up their sleeves....

by Addison Webb - December 24, 2014

Donkey Kong Country, Through the Years

Take a look at the great ape, game by game....

by Andy Goergen - February 12, 2014

ROUNDTABLE: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Expectations

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze will exceed our expectations if......

by Justin Baker, Curtis Bonds, Andrew Brown, J.P. Corbran, Alex Culafi, Andy Goergen, Tom Malina, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - January 27, 2014

BLOG: Port or Not, I'm Excited for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

A great game is still a great game, even if it's a two-year-old port....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 29, 2013

BLOG: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D: An Unnecessary Remake

A remake of a three-year-old game? Fine, go bananas!...

by Zack Kaplan - February 19, 2013

E3 2012 Awards: Most Disappointing E3 No Show

We left E3 disappointed in some respects. What were those prevailing issues?...

by Zachary Miller - June 14, 2012

E3 Predictions 2012 - Bingo Edition: Neal's Predictions

I'm thinking Silicon Knights, Retro Studios, and Platinum Games all have some big announcements....

by Neal Ronaghan - May 31, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?: SPD Groups, Retro Studios, Intelligent Systems, and the Rest

Outside of EAD, what is going on with Nintendo's developers?...

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?: EAD Groups

Nintendo's primary internal development comes from their many EAD groups....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?

We break down each of Nintendo's internal teams in an effort to make sense of the future....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

GDC 2011: Retro Studios - Donkey Kong: Swinging Across Oceans

A panel of seven from Retro Studios (plus one) tell the story behind Donkey Kong Country Returns....

by Devin Monnens - March 7, 2011

Gotta Find 'em All: The Evolution of the Nintendo Platformer

Just where did all those bananas come from?...

by Devin Monnens - February 13, 2011

BLOG: Retro Studios to Reveal Something Soon


by Neal Ronaghan - June 1, 2009

BLOG: Who Turned Out the Lights?


by David Trammell - September 24, 2008


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