The world of Star Fox is quite a trippy place. Spark-edged polygonal ships piloted by talking animals driving through boxy environments and shooting at ominous floating triangles. If you think the experience would benefit from a prog rock soundtrack, so do we. But it took rock arranger Ro Panuganti to make it happen: he presents Arwing Odyssey,
Star Fox Zero has been out a scant 48 hours and tinkerers are already finding oddities within the game code. The strangest so far? This:
Back during E3 2014, when StarFox Zero was nothing more than a few tech demos, Shigeru Miyamoto showed the press two smaller game concepts he’d been tinkering with: Project Giant Robot and Project Guard. Project Guard was a game where you switched viewpoints between multiple cameras to prevent enemies from getting to the center of a maze — and it turned into StarFox Guard, which will be shipped with StarFox Zero this April. Project Giant Robot was a fighting game starring giant customizable giant robots battling each other in the middle of a city…and it has yet to turn up again.
Sad but true — you’ll have to wait a little longer for Star Fox Zero. Nintendo boss and Star Fox creator Shigeru Miyamoto posted this on Facebook last night:
At their E3 Digital Event, Nintendo officially pulled back the curtain on the next Star Fox title, called Star Fox Zero. In it, not only will you be doing many a classic Star Fox activity (flying in space, doing barrel rolls, etc.), you’ll also be using new and modified vehicles to complete missions. Such as having your Arwing transform into a walker, and using a tricked out Landmaster. Fun stuff clearly.
In the waning years of the Super NES, Nintendo went into production on a sequel to Star Fox, with bigger and grander ambitions than the original, powered by the Super FX2 chip. But the game never came out, being cancelled at the eleventh hour. Now the website Nintendo Life has scored an exclusive interview with Dylan Cuthbert, programmer for Argonaut Software, which made the original Star Fox and its original sequel. Here are the most interesting revelations gathered from that conversation….
During The Game Awards 2014, Nintendo revealed some new gameplay footage for The Legend of Zelda Wii U.
14 years after Lylat Wars dashed into space to save the universe, get ready to live through the battle for the Lylat system once again as a re-worked offering for the Nintendo 3DS launches on 9th September. The game, which previously appeared on the Nintendo 64, now makes a return in Star Fox 64 3D.
Nintendo has released a 5 minute video showing off the remake of Star Fox 64. The title is set to release on the 3DS sometime this year. The clip shows the full introduction to the 3DS game.