Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

Wii U

  • US 22nd Apr 2016
  • EU 22nd Apr 2016
Controller Support
Official Site


  • Review Star Fox Zero (Wii U)

    From zero to hero

    Almost from the moment it was revealed, Star Fox Zero has endured the kind of scrutiny that first-party Nintendo releases are rarely subjected to. From Time's botched announcement during E3 2014 to the news that external help was being used and the game would

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Star Fox Zero Guides

  • Guide Best Star Fox Games Of All Time

    Every Star Fox game, ranked by you

    21st February 2023 marks the 30th anniversary of the launch of Star Fox on Super Famicom in Japan. To celebrate, we're republishing this reader-ranked list of every game in the series. Remember, this is a dynamic ranking that changes in real time according to each game's User Rating in our database. If you haven't...

  • Guide Tackling the Bosses in Star Fox Zero

    Open the wings!

    With Star Fox Zero now in stores, you all have the chance to enjoy it for yourselves - we think it's a gem, but ultimately the Wii U audience will decide. In order to help you with the game - should you want assistance - we've already shared a getting started guide and details on how to unlock all the stages. We're wrapping up our...

  • Guide Unlocking Every Stage in Star Fox Zero

    We're not leaving Peppy behind

    In many respects Star Fox Zero is a loving tribute and reimagination of Star Fox 64, yet it takes a different approach to unlocking stages. It starts off relatively linear, in a first run-through of the story, and then it's time to play through once again. As you unlock new transformations and vehicles new options...

  • Guide Getting Started With Star Fox Zero and Mastering the Controls

    We also look at the basics of amiibo and co-op

    Star Fox Zero is landing on the eShop and in stores, bringing us the first full entry in the series in a number of years. We were big fans in our review, yet the game has been divisive, in part because of its GamePad-centric controls - for our money we think the time required to master the game's...

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About The Game

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.