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Nintendo’s big Wii U release for the second half of the year now has an official title.
Star Fox Zero is the next game in the publisher’s classic shooter franchise. It is due out “Holiday 2015,” according to the company. Star Fox creator Shigeru Miyamoto explained that this isn’t exactly a remake, but it does return players to environments from earlier releases, which is why this Star Fox has the “Zero” moniker.
Star Fox Zero brings back much of the shooting and action gameplay the series is known for. That means taking out enemies in your Arwing fighter over land and in space. But it also means the ability to use a tank as well as a transformed version of the Arwing that walks around kinda like a crazy chicken (or a Vulture droid fighter from Star Wars).
Miyamoto explained that the transforming Arwing was actually in Star Fox 2 for the Super Nintendo, but that game never came out. So he was happy to include it in this version instead.
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