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  • News The F-Zero Series Is Now 30 Years Old

    Speeding away

    The Super Famicom this week celebrates its 30th anniversary and you know what that means, right? The F-Zero series is now also 30 years old. The first game was released in Japan on 21st November 1990 and followed with a North American release in 1991 and a European release in 1992. Since the original game's arrival, Nintendo has...

Friday17th Jul 2020

  • News Move Aside Mario, A New F-Zero Twitter Account Has Been Discovered

    Second time's a charm

    Following on from the discovery of a private Super Mario Twitter account earlier this week, there are now reports that another account - with a recovery email potentially linked to Nintendo - has been discovered. Yep, this time it's for Nintendo's dormant F-Zero franchise which hasn't received a new entry in about 16 years...

Monday18th Jun 2018

  • Video Sit Back And Enjoy The Complete History Of F-Zero

    A deep look back through the series

    F-Zero is one of those poor franchises that can sometimes feel forgotten about; alongside the likes of Star Fox, Wave Race, and Earthbound, fans are left desperately screaming for a return to the series every time a new console is announced. Sometimes dreams are answered - her

Wednesday5th Jul 2017

Thursday20th Aug 2015

  • Weirdness F-Zero-Style Recharge Strips Are Coming To UK Roads


    The battery life of electric cars could be increased by the use of special recharging strips on roads which use electromagnetic fields to transfer energy to the vehicle while it's in motion. UK-based Highways England is currently testing the technology and will soon begin an 18-month trial to ascertain the viability of the...

Tuesday28th Oct 2014

  • News Developers Reflect on F-Zero As It Passes Ten Years in the Wilderness

    "F-Zero is really something special to me"

    Barely an E3 or Nintendo Direct goes by without someone in the Nintendo Life team muttering that maybe, against all odds, F-Zero will return. It's now been over ten years since F-Zero Climax, a thoroughly disappointing Game Boy Advance entry that's ignored by many, arrived in stores. It was an inglorious...

Monday24th Feb 2014

  • Video F-Zero Gets the "Did You Know Gaming?" Treatment

    Japan had so much more F-Zero than the West...

    While the size of the prospective audience is debatable and no-doubt informing Nintendo's decision-making, there's undoubtedly a vocal group of gamers rather desperate for new F-Zero titles. With no sign of that happening as yet, our only option is to look back and reminisce on the high-tempo, thrilling...

Friday3rd May 2013

Thursday7th Mar 2013

  • News F-Zero AX Found Hidden In GameCube F-Zero GX

    Arcade version discovered by hackers

    If you're one of the thousands of people that still despairs that the arcade version of F-Zero GX — cunningly titled F-Zero AX — was really hard to find in its heyday, and has since all but died out, we've got some good news for you. The intrepid folks over at The Cutting Room Floor have found that the...

Saturday3rd Nov 2012

  • News Miyamoto Puzzled As To Why Anyone Would Want A New F-Zero

    "I thought people had grown weary of it"

    If you ask any self-respecting Nintendo fan which series they'd like to see come out of hibernation, many will say F-Zero. Aside from the themed mini-game in the forthcoming Wii U launch title Nintendo Land, we haven't seen an F-Zero title since 2004's F-Zero: Climax on the Game Boy Advance - which never made...

Wednesday20th Feb 2008

  • News Five GameCube Games That Should Come To Wii


    Given the GameCube's wonderful back-catalogue, here are five games we'd love to see come to the Wii. The PlayStation 2 had already run away with the “console war crown" a good year or so before the GameCube's launch and Nintendo's box never really packed any kind of punch worthy enough of denting Sony's dominance. With Microsoft...