Our nineteenth episode of the Shinesparkers Podcast is now available! This episode welcomes back industry veteran Eric Kozlowsky to the podcast, who was a Level 3 artist at Retro Studios and worked on Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze, and currently Art Director at indie video game company, FuzzyBot. The team discuss where we want to see the traditional style of Metroid game go next after Metroid Dread, and Eric shares his thoughts and opinions on Metroid Dread’s art and environments, based on his background in the games industry. The podcast is hosted by Amanda, with team members Darren and Roy.
Please be aware that this episode will contain major spoilers from Metroid Dread. If you wish to avoid spoilers, please listen to this episode later.
01:21 – Main topic: The Future of the traditional Metroid series
19:07 – Topic: Eric Kozlowsky on the Environment and Art of Metroid Dread
33:22 – Mailbag: What is your favorite boss or character from Metroid Dread?
38:52 – Bloopers