Another new hire at Retro Studios has come to light. It has been reported that Jon Marcella, a veteran game designer from Santa Monica, has joined Retro Studios as an environment designer for Metroid Prime 4. Marcella came to Retro in July of 2020 according to his LinkedIn profile. His previous work includes level design, Lua and AI scripting, and puzzle design for God of War.
Marcella is one of several industry veterans hired by Retro Studios in recent times, including Dylan Jobe and others who were part of development on titles in the Battlefield, Halo, Call of Duty, Tomb Raider and Donkey Kong Country franchises.
We will keep you up to date on any new hires we hear about, as we await a full unveiling of Metroid Prime 4.