Star Fox Zero News Roundup 3
Here it is: likely the final roundup of Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard news prior to the game launch. Enjoy!
Motion Controls Learning Curve
Many different people who have access to early editions of Star Fox Zero have stated that they fear players will be turned off by the motion controls. Not because they are bad. Indeed, the motion controls, and specifically the ability to aim in a different direction from your flying direction, is required to actually beat many of the bosses. To put it simply: Star Fox Zero controls must be learned.
This is not necessarily a bad thing. We all had to learn how to use 3D controls when games started shifting from 2D to 3D. We had to learn dual analog controls for first-person gamepad games. People expressed similar problems with having to learn the use of the new Steam controller with its non-tactile tactile feedback. No doubt there will be a learning curve on VR games as they start to discover different visual mechanics in those types of games.
In this age of instant gratification, Star Fox Zero actually requires some patience and time to master. If you find yourself frustrated with the controls, please take heart. Everyone else had to struggle through it too. Once it clicks, you'll be more powerful than you could ever be if you were only able to aim where you were flying.
Summary of discussions by Rawmeatcowboy from GoNintendo, Nintendo Life, and GameXplain.
Star Fox Puppets on Display
The puppets from the E3 2015 Star Fox reveal are currently on display with other Star Fox memorabilia at the Nintendo Store in New York City. (source)
Star Fox Zero Site Updated
The Star Fox Zero website has been updated with the final changes we're likely to see before the game launches. There are wallpapers and full-size profile images of the Star Wolf team. There is more information on the different stages, though these are not all of the stages in the game.
Star Fox Zero Themes
10 tracks of music from Star Fox Zero. Some are direct-source! Epic. Uploaded by Crunchii.
LOTS OF SPOILERS BELOW! You have been warned.
GameXplain Star Fox Zero Footage Compilation
Lots stages and footage not shown in other videos featured here, including what looks like an alternate version of Corneria and some other neat missions.
Star Fox Zero Q&A
50 questions from commenters were answered by GameXplain.
Little Overlooked Details of Star Fox Zero
It's good to have you back, nameless narrator guy!
Tons of Star Fox Guard Videos
Videos of tutorials, cutscenes, and gameplay by GameXplain.
- Star Fox Guard - Main Game Opening & Narrated Story Intro
- Star Fox Guard - Opening Cutscene & Tutorial (w/ Voices)
- 30 Minutes of Star Fox Guard Gameplay
- Star Fox Guard - Titania Mission 18 Gameplay
- amiibo in Star Fox Guard Gameplay (Fox & Falco w/ Voices)
- We Played Star Fox Guard - In-Depth Preview (Wii U)