There are always more impressive details about Metroid Prime
In this compilation video from YouTube channel KIWI TALKZ, four different developers who worked on Retro Studios’ Metroid Prime series discuss the late Mark Haigh-Hutchinson’s contributions to the games. In the clips, much praise is given to Mark for his work on Metroid Prime’s camera system. In particular, they laud the innovations made in accurately following the character on screen, whether in first-person or morph ball mode.
Watch the video above to hear their full thoughts, and gain some new insight into just how impressive Metroid Prime’s camera is. You can also take an even deeper dive into the world of video game cameras by checking out Mark Haigh-Hutchinson’s book, Real Time Cameras: A Guide for Game Designers and Developers.