Hey guys! As some of you have noticed, I haven't posted here since around the time Star Fox Zero came out. I am sorry about that. See, I had been posting for hours and hours each day due to the sheer amount of Star Fox news coming out hourly during that time. It was great, but it took its toll. I managed to injury my hands which prevented me from really working on the site at all. At work in real life, I got thrust into a very important project that had a hard deadline and it was fast approaching. With all the busy-ness, I haven't even been able to play Star Fox Zero more than a couple hours. Emails got backed up and posts weren't made. Don't worry though. I have received all of your emails and messages. I will go through them soon. However, I ask that you please remain patient for a little bit longer.
I leave tomorrow morning at 5AM for Seattle (come see me at Everfree NW, if you're in the area). Immediately after I get back, I leave for another trip to see my family. I'll be able to post a little bit during the trips, but don't expect miracles. I can't wait to get back in the swing of things. There is a LOT to talk about. See you soon!
PS - If you are going to be at Everfree, post a comment (or email me and let's meet up!
Warning: Mild language and sexual references
First off, this is a PARODY. Please do not watch this if you can't stand to laugh at yourself, Star Fox, or Nintendo. I personally find this parody by TheBitBlock pretty good. It came out long before Star Fox Zero did. Krystal even makes a few appearances! It's amazing that his Krystal joke predated my April Fools joke, and is almost exactly the same, but neither of us was aware of the other's work. Perhaps we're both in tune with Star Fox fans' wants and dreams.
The Nintendo NY Store is handing out exclusive items that they featured on their twitter feed. You can play the game on a massive screen in an Arwing cockpit. Players apparently receive one of the E3 Arwing pins. Purchasers of the game can get some 'top-secret documents' in a "flight pack" with their patch and game. They can also get a poster featuring every Star Fox game. Various Star Fox clothing is also available for purchase. Check out the photos below.
If anyone is in or near New York and can obtain one of the "flight pack" promos, please contact me immediately! I need to obtain those top secret documents for Star Fox history. I will reimburse you for your purchase and time.
Crunchii [Music Extensions] has uploaded more Star Fox Zero music, all appear to be direct-source. I imagine more are coming. This is Katt's theme. Lovely!
Why are you here?! Star Fox Zero is available now! Go get it! I got mine! But I have to work, but maybe I can give the game a try at lunchtime. In the meantime, here's a couple of new things that showed up recently.
Nintendo of America Posts Launch Trailer
It's pretty much identical to the one posted by Nintendo UK.
Nintendo.com Does a Barrel Roll
Some visitors to the American Nintendo website will get an animated Star Fox Zero banner, complete with Peppy yelling for them to "Do A Barrel Roll!"
Star Fox Zero - The Battle Begins Easter Eggs
There are a few subtle nods to Nintendo history and the like in Nintendo's short animation. GameXplain talks about a few of them. (Source GoNintendo)
Photos of European Preorder Bonuses
Japanese Version of Star Fox Zero - The Battle Begins
The same animation, but with Japanese voices. It's pretty clear that the lip-syncing was designed for the Japanese dub, but the animation was aimed mostly at English-speaking audiences because of the English lettering and first-release in America. It also explains why they misspelled Peppy Hare's last name in the comm screens. (Source GoNintendo)
Star Fox Zero 3DS Theme in Japan
Japanese players can theme their Nintendo 3DS with a new Star Fox Zero theme. (Source GoNintendo)
Official Star Fox Mobile Wallpapers
Nintendo released two official Star Fox mobile wallpapers using the popular Japanese messenger app LINE. View and download them at GoNintendo.
Star Fox Zero/Guard Overview Trailer
Another look over the features and gameplay for Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard.
LOTS OF SPOILERS BELOW! You have been warned.Read more...
I haven't had a chance to watch the recorded livestream fully yet, but this came up. Looks like some of Nintendo's resident artists added some Star Fox characters to the whiteboard in the gameplay room, including our favorite blue vixen. I wouldn't read too much into this guys. It's just a drawing. If it was meant to convey anything about upcoming projects, Nintendo probably would have made them erase it.
I missed the livestream due to an appointment, but I'm about to start watching it not-live! In the meantime, Nintendo has posted the direct source version of the Star Fox Zero short film.
A new Krystal Fursuit has been constructed by LaMascotaFursuits. This first appeared a couple months ago, probably for a commission. Alas, I can't link to more than this picture, because this suit was designed with adult activities in mind. If you explore the gallery further, note that it is NSFW.
Image posted by user zteff.