"As you may know, this game is the product of a unique partnership between longtime Metroidproducer Yoshio Sakamoto, Team Ninja and many other individuals and groups, all of whom have set very high standards for this latest installment in the series," a Nintendo rep told IGN regardingMetroid: Other M. "Although it's taking slightly longer than expected to complete the project, we're confident that fans will find it to be well worth the wait."
As for Sin & Punishment, "A June 27 launch allows gamers to enjoy Sin & Punishment: Star Successor without having to rush through Super Mario Galaxy 2 (May 23)."
Well that's actually good news for my wallet. Now instead of my wallet being nuked a lot within the course of a month, it's nuked a lot in the course of 4 months, so it has more time to recover and buy some other games to nuke it some more. Sure, it screams out in pain, but just ignore it.