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Review: Star Fox Zero

Depending on how it's wielded, nostalgia can either be a powerful tool or a crippling crutch. No publisher knows this better than Nintendo. Star Fox Zero is obvious in its pitch -- "Did you like Star Fox 64? Okay, then you'll love this...

 
 
 
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A touching Iwata tribute is in Star Fox Zero

Former Nintendo President Satoru Iwata may have passed on months ago, but his loss is still keenly felt in the gaming community. In that spirit, Nintendo put a touching nod to the man at the end of the Star Fox Zero. A small post-credit ded...

 
 
 
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How can Slippy Toad be slippy if uncle Grippy Toad is grippy?

Amateur scientist Brett Makedonski was wondering aloud in the Destructoid chat earlier today, "what went wrong in the Star Fox frog family tree to cause the uncle to be so grippy and all the tread to have worn off by the time his nephew was...

 
 
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Star Fox Guard will have amiibo support too

We already knew that Star Fox Zero would allow players to tap the Fox and Falco amiibo to Wii U GamePad to unlock new Arwing skins, but now Nintendo is spilling the beans on the functionality as it pertains to Star Fox Guard. According...

 
 
 
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Star Fox Zero has a limited edition bundle in Europe

Over at their official UK store, Nintendo unveiled a new bundle for Star Fox Zero, which is still on track for an April 22 worldwide release. It actually looks kind of neat, with two amiibo (Fox and Falco), a hat, and a shirt. Since it's a ...

 
 
 
 
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So that's what happened to Project Guard

Blink, and you missed it. Yesterday, Nintendo announced Star Fox Guard, which is to be bundled in with Star Fox Zero when it hits the Wii U in April. But did you remember Project Guard, unveiled in 2014 where Miyamoto envisioned ...

 
 
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Star Fox Zero's motion controls can't be fully disabled

IGN reports that, despite earlier claims, motion controls can't be fully disabled for Star Fox Zero. Nintendo issued a statement explaining that "motion controls cannot be entirely disabled in Star Fox Zero, although players will have some ...

 
 
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Nintendo announces Star Fox Guard, a new tower defense game

At this afternoon's Nintendo Direct, Shigeru Miyamoto kicked off the show by announcing a new Star Fox game. It's called Star Fox Guard, and it looks to be a tower defense game. The way it works is that the player controls 12 security ...

 
 
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PowerA's upcoming Star Fox figure won't break the bank

PowerA is set to release a Limited Edition (5,000 units) Star Fox figure out into the wild on February 22, and it'll be a GameStop exclusive priced at $79.99. The company sent over a sample for me to check out, and considering it's made of ...

 
 
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That's more like it, Star Fox Zero

Comparing recent Star Fox Zero footage to what was shown in June, it's clear Nintendo made the right call when it delayed the Wii U game to April 22, 2016. Besides visual upgrades, the extra time is going toward improving the GamePad experi...

 
 
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Star Fox and Monster Hunter X are a winning combination

There's no real reason for me to get this much enjoyment out of costumes in Monster Hunter, a series I don't even play, and yet here we are once again. The little promo videos are entertaining. Monster Hunter X, which releases in Japan on N...

 
 
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Star Fox Zero launches for Wii U April 22, 2016

Star Fox Zero was initially supposed to launch this year, but the space shooter suffered bit of a delay. Now we know just how long we'll have to wait. During today's Nintendo Direct, the publisher announced plans to release the game in...

 
 
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Star Fox Zero site mentions online features, probably nothing

When Star Fox Zero was announced at E3, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto said the company was prioritizing single-player (and 60 frames per second) and that there would be no online multiplayer at all. That still seems to be the case despite rec...

 
 
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PSA: Falco amiibo up for pre-order at Best Buy

As we noted earlier today, Best Buy confirmed it has the Falco amiibo exclusively. While Best Buy had a product page up for the Nintendo doll, you could not complete pre-orders. Now, you can go through with the pre-order process, and choose...

 
 
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Want a Falco amiibo? You'll likely have to go to Best Buy

[Update: Best Buy just confirmed Falco's exclusivity on the store's corporate website.] Legendary wingman Falco Lombardi has an amiibo flying to store shelves soon, but he's not landing just anywhere. There appears to be only one stop ...

 
 
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Star Fox Zero has been delayed until 2016

Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has announced that Star Fox Zero for the Wii U is being delayed and will no longer release this year: I made a big decision last week. We have been developing Star Fox Zero for Wii U with the aim of releasi...

 
 
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Star Fox Zero box art revealed, with no Platinum Games logo

Star Fox Zero's official box art has been revealed, and people are pissed. Can you guess why? Take a look at the box in the gallery below. Yep, Platinum Games, who is co-developing the title with Nintendo EAD Group No. 5, is not credit...

 
 
 
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Star Fox Zero won't lock content behind amiibo

Unlike some of the addled fringe elements of Destructoid, I do not partake in amiibo. Recent Nintendo releases like Splatoon and Yoshi's Wooly World have locked certain gameplay bits behind Nintendo's line of collectable dolls. That won't b...

 
 
 




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