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Jack Mathews is a video game programmer, who worked as a tech lead on the Prime Series. He left Retro Studios after the completion of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption and was one of the founders of Armature Studios. In November 2015, he revealed some facts about the development of Metroid Prime in a livestream of several games, including Prime. Mathews created the distortion effect when Charge Beam shots are fired.