Quantcast
Japanese retailer spills new Star Fox 64 3D details - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Japanese retailer spills new Star Fox 64 3D details


12:20 PM on 05.12.2011
Japanese retailer spills new Star Fox 64 3D details photo



While I'm personally more excited about the original work Nintendo can do with the Nintendo 3DS, I'll take remakes of great games while we wait.

Star Fox 64 3D is a great example, and like the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time, it sounds like Nintendo is making sure the update offers something fresh for players new and old.

Speaking to retailers at a briefing in Japan, Nintendo revealed a handful of new details about the upcoming game. The game will be playable in three modes, for instance: 3DS mode, Nintendo 64 mode, and Battle mode. The 3DS mode will use the handheld's gyroscope to control your ship; the Nintendo 64 mode will likely use the 3DS circle pad for this movement.

The new battle mode will support up to four players for four 3DS systems, playable via download play. During this mode, players will be identified by a photo of their face, which will presumably be snapped using the 3DS camera. This mode will not be playable via Wi-Fi connection, which will come as a disappointment for folks like me who don't have any local friends with 3DS units. (I need to make new friends.)

Star Fox 64 3D is out in Japan on July 14; it's expected to hit other territories later this year.

Nintendo Retailer Briefing Nets New Star Fox 64 3D Details
[andriasang]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






3DS

1:15 PM on 04.17.2014
Super Smash Bros screenshot extravaganza: 130 new screens

Here is a blowout gallery of 130 new screenshots from the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros., featuring new looks at new characters Zero Suit Samus, Yoshi, Sheik, Charizard, and Greninja. This comes hot off the Nintendo ...more



1:00 PM on 04.17.2014
Review: Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

Serina is objectively the Best Girl.more



12:30 PM on 04.17.2014
Nintendo Download: Super Mario Bros. 3!

This is the week you've all been waiting for, as Super Mario Bros. 3 is hitting the Wii U and 3DS Virtually Consoles -- just in time for the upcoming release of NES Remix 2. The Wii U is also getting Golden Sun, and F-Zero: M...more



View all 3DS






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more