Ilya Nazarov is an artist who worked with Retro Studios. He worked on Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, Metroid Prime Hunters and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. He has created environments, characters, concept art, and user interfaces.
His website can be found here: http://www.ilyanazarov.com/
In Hunters he created the cinematic model for Kanden.
Though credited for Echoes, his works are not currently known.
His works in Corruption include the Chozo Observatory, the Aurora Chamber on the G.F.S. Olympus, The Nova Beam room and the Logbook. He created various concept arts, and the Metroid Hatcher.
- He was mistakenly credited as "Ilva Nazarov" in Corruption.
- Based on this, it appears that the Ylla/Vlla "mistake" have some relation to his name.
that created Sky Town
looked a bit like birds. I added this statue to remind the player of their origin."
"The theme of this room is astronomy. The creatures that built it used it to record information about the distant stars."
"This chamber, deep inside the Space Pirate
base, is where you get an important weapon upgrade."
"I created the entire in-game user interface for Metroid Prime 3
. There are numerous 3d screens and animated graphics, and this is an example of the Logbook