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Vince Joly is the creative director at Retro Studios. Joining in 2004, Joly was an animator for Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, New Play Control! Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime Trilogy. He was the lead animator of the latter two games. Joly was also the art director of Retro's post-Metroid games, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Mario Kart 7 and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. Prior to joining Retro, Joly was an artist at Radical Entertainment and Namco Hometek.