Tag: Star Fox Zero - Page 2
News Sacked Nintendo Treehouse Staffer Chris Pranger's Dialogue Has Been Removed From Star Fox Zero
"Bummer, but that's business"
Chris Pranger - the Nintendo localiser who was removed from the company after talking about what goes on behind the scenes at the Nintendo Treehouse - has confirmed via Twitter that the lines he recorded for Star Fox Zero have been removed and will be re-done by another voice actor. Nintendo using internal staff to...
News Star Fox Zero Launches on 22nd April, 2016
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...
News Star Fox Zero Website Has Fans of amiibo and Online Play Dreaming
It happens with vague starter websites...
Earlier today we highlighted the fact that the Star Fox Zero official website has some lovely wallpapers to download that help ease the pain of its delay into Q1 2016. Sure, it'd have been nice to play the game this festive season, but putting one of these on our desktop will cheer us up in the meantime...
News These Lush Star Fox Zero Wallpapers Will Make The Wait A Little More Bearable
"I see 'em up ahead. Let's rock 'n' roll!"
Many of us had hoped that we would be playing Fox McCloud's latest adventure on our Wii U consoles this Christmas, but sadly Star Fox Zero has been delayed until early next year - despite what some slightly optimistic retailers might have you believe. The wait might be pa
Random Whoops, Toys "R" Us is Listing Star Fox Zero for November in Its Catalogue
"Jeez! Can anyone take care of it?"
Those on the Toys "R" Us mailing list in North America may be receiving its 'Book of Awesome', a catalogue with such a marketing push behind it that it even has its own commercial. As with any print run, though, it's liable to run into issues should details change late in the day; this one's unfortunately been...
News The Wii U's Broad Audience Means Star Fox Zero's Delay Won't Matter, Says Nintendo UK
"We will always focus on releasing games when they’re ready"
The delay of Star Fox Zero into 2016 was something of a blow for Wii U fans who had been hoping to play the game this Christmas. The unwelcome news has also left the system without a tentpole first-party Nintendo title this festive season - but according to Nintendo UK Marketing Manager...
News Star Fox Zero Delayed To Achieve a "Platinum Feel" in Quality
Pretty smooth flying, Fox
We're still reeling from the news that Star Fox Zero will be missing its Holiday 2015 launch, but this delay to Q1 2016 might end up making the game worthy of doing a barrel roll after all. In a recent interview with GameSpot, Platinum Games' Yusuke Hashimoto reiterated that Star Fox Zero is still running at an impressive 6
Talking Point Star Fox Zero's Delay Could Be The Final Nail In The Wii U's Coffin
Nintendo's console now lacks a AAA release this Christmas
The Wii U's dire commercial situation has become something of an industry joke these days, with some of Nintendo's harsher critics taking delight in pointing out how the Japanese firm has gone from an install base of almost 100 million with the Wii to 10 percent of that total in a single...
Video Players React to Splatoon and Star Fox Zero at Hyper Japan in London
Kids talking about being a squid, now
Hyper Japan was nearly a month ago in London, a major expo that brings together various aspects of Japanese culture. Nintendo UK has been a big supporter of the event and had a booth on hand, also giving attendees what was - at the time - the first opportunity for the European public to go hands on with Star Fox...
Feature Taking to the Skies for a Final Look at the Star Fox Zero E3 Build
Five more opinions on the divisive Wii U title
Star Fox Zero was a divisive reveal at E3, as it seemed to simultaneously delight and worry fans. Some loved the visual style, some compared them unfavourably to GameCube graphics. Some liked the gyroscopic GamePad controls, others thought they were awkward and poorly implemented. It's been a mixed bag...
News Star Fox Zero's Co-Op Mode to Offer Accessibility, and the Arwing's Robot Transformation "Is Not a Chicken"
Fluttering arms animation "was all Miyamoto’s idea"
Star Fox Zero will be a key release on Wii U this Holiday season, likely to lead the Wii U charge alongside diverse titles such as Animal Crossing amiibo Festival, Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash and Xenoblade Chronicles X. The return of the franchise
News Shigeru Miyamoto Suggests Low Key and Accessible amiibo Support in Star Fox Zero
"I’m really not thinking about there being locked content"
Just recently we all had our first real look at Star Fox Zero, and the response to its various E3 showings seemed to be a mix of excitement and hype, combined with some mutterings of disappointment and divided opinions on the control scheme. Nintendo has a number of months to convince...
Hands On Logging More Flight Time With Star Fox Zero
“Impressive, Star Fox!”
In this second look at Star Fox Zero, Morgan Sleeper has a more positive experience than colleague Alan Lopez. To reflect the divisive nature of the controls, Alan's updated impressions from another playthrough are also included. When Miyamoto-san's Muppet started sprouting Star Fox features during the Nintendo Digital...
News Nintendo Says That Star Fox Zero's Gyro Controls Can Be Turned Off
Do a barrel roll, we guess!
Along with the sublime looking Super Mario Maker, Nintendo focused a lot of their E3 efforts this year on Star Fox Zero, a game which seems to be dividing opinion based on previews. A common sticking point seems to be the use of gyro controls to look around in cockpit view on the GamePad. It would appear that you either...
Video Star Fox Zero - What We Know So Far
Alex tackles confirmations and maybes
Over the course of the last three crazy days we saw a fair amount of Star Fox Zero, which is being co-developed by Nintendo and PlatinumGames. It's had a mixed reception, but is nevertheless one of the most anticipated games on the Wii U this year. In the video below our man Alex tackles the confirmed details,...
First Impressions Our Maiden Flight In Star Fox Zero Prompts Mixed Emotions
You okay over there, Fox?
One of our men on the E3 floor, Alan Lopez, had a first run on Star Fox Zero in a short session. We'll aim to have a longer playthrough - to tackle the GamePad control scheme, in particular - in a separate media session later this week. When I got to the Star Fox Zero kiosk inside the Nintendo media room, the Nintendo rep...
News Star Fox Zero Doesn't Have Online Multiplayer, Yet
I can't let you play online, Star Fox!
Speaking to IGN, Shigeru Miyamoto has confirmed that upcoming Wii U space shooter Star Fox Zero will not feature an online multiplayer mode. Here is Miyamoto-san's reasoning for this not entirely surprising omission: So, we're really prioritising getting this new game playing at 60 frames-per-second. In...
News Nintendo Is Thinking About Making A Transformable Star Fox Arwing amiibo
"We have an actual model & we're thinking how much it would actually cost"
Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed to IGN that Nintendo is currently experimenting with the idea of a transformable Awring amiibo which could have some connectivity with the forthcoming Star Fox Zero. The legendary designer was pushed for details by the site, and explained that...
News Star Fox Zero Marks An Explosive Return To Form On Wii U
Not a sequel, but not a remake either
Nintendo has lifted the lid on its biggest game of E3 2015 - Star Fox Zero. The game was first announced at last year's event, where it was assumed it would be a collection of mini-games somehow tied in with Project Giant Robot and Project Guard. However, during today's Digital Event, the game was revealed in a