Retro Studios, the developer behind the excellent Metroid Prime series, has been mostly quiet since the release of Donkey Kong Country Returns in 2010, but Nintendo is promising news from the studio soon.

In an interview with Official Nintendo Magazine, Nintendo's Hiro Yamada (who is currently serving a supervisory role on the Donkey Kong Country Returns 3DS port) said that in regard to Retro's new project, the company is hoping to, "introduce it in the not too distant future." It's a vague statement, but considering Nintendo won't be holding a major press conference at E3 this year, we hope that this means we'll hear something, presumably via a Nintendo Direct, before June.


[Source: Official Nintendo Magazine]