(Wii U)

Star Fox Zero (Wii U)

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An evil empire has risen and the Lylat system is in danger.

As legendary space pilot Fox McCloud, blast through an onslaught of enemy forces to bring peace to the galaxy. In this white-knuckle space shooter, it'll take more than luck to master the Arwing jet, the Gyrowing flight drone, and the Landmaster tank! You have what it takes. Now prove it.

General Pepper needs your help! Use your TV's cinematic view to fly and identify targets and see through the eyes of Fox with the Wii U™ GamePad's screen as you lock onto enemies and fire. You'll also have to use advanced flight techniques like boosting and barrel rolls to survive the relentless assault.

With the help of the rest of Team Star Fox, tackle missions in the air and on the ground in a variety of planets teeming with enemies. Then engage vast armadas of powerful ships in outer space dogfights. Master your craft, defy the odds, and earn your face-to-face meeting with Andross. Only you can restore peace to the galaxy!


  • Take down an intergalactic onslaught of enemy forces.
  • Pilot a variety of vehicles in the air and on the ground.
  • Hone your skills as the legendary pilot, Fox McCloud.
  • See your surroundings on your TV, and get a different view on the GamePad by tilting it to aim.

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Among the many things brought up in the recent Nintendo Direct, Star Fox Zero was given a new trailer and some new footage. Indeed - after the initial E3 presentation - a common concern brought up about the game was its perceived lacking in the visuals department. Whether or not this was an entirely valid complaint depends upon the...

News: Sacked Nintendo Treehouse Staffer Chris Pranger's Dialogue Has Been Removed From Star Fox Zero

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"Bummer, but that's business"

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News: Star Fox Zero Launches on 22nd April, 2016

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It's about time

In today's Nintendo Direct, Star Fox Zero was finally nailed down with a firm release date for North America, which will be on April 22nd of next year - it's just 'April' in Europe for now. While many will no doubt be disappointed with this news after the game was initially promised for a Holiday release, it certainly doesn't seem...

User Comments (13)



xerneas said:

Naming games in a numerical order or by the console they're on is trending for Nintendo atm apparently. I sure hope they don't continue that for this and Zelda etc...



piggie_pie said:

@xerneas yeah, i remember when the SNES came out and a bunch of titles had the word "Super" in front of it... N64 was the same... Didn't see that on the GameCube (my favorite Nintendo console)... But you are right that it is a Nintendo trend that has gone on for generations.



Alucard83 said:

@piggie_pie Nintendo, now your playing with power, super power. Voila. I remember those adds in the past. I was so blown away as a kid. I so loved my nes



audiobrainiac said:

It'd be awesome if they give players the option of a first person, cockpit view and free roaming in space battles instead of everything on rails, though I love the old games



RegalSin said:

Whatever. Anybody could make an game like StarFox on the PC right now and have people pay for it.

What I noticed from Shots is "Andross Icon is more of an Pirate; instead of an military shield or coat of arms".

Andross is not an Pirate for starters, he was an scientist and was sent away in the far regions of space as punishment of his experiments???

Andross is like god-like being, or an diety of some sorta entity of some sort, in "StarFox Assault" from my opinion. In this game they make him out to be some sorta pirate???

It would make more sense if this game was about StarFoxes father, then himself. Because for this to take place before the original Starfox it would be..

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