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Star Fox Zero

PlatinumGames, Nintendo
Apr 21, 2016 - Wii U

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Critics Recommend

7.5 / 10
No Recommendation
Easy Allies
4 / 5
2.5 / 5
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8 / 10
Game Informer
6.8 / 10
7 / 10
Giant Bomb
2 / 5

Star Fox Zero Review Summary

FairCritic Consensus

Star Fox Zero is a divisive game for critics. Some say its controls are awkward, some say they are good. Some say its graphics and environments are drab, some say they are gorgeous. Certainly this game should be played with some discretion

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Critic Reviews for Star Fox Zero


7.5 / 10.0

Star Fox Zero's fun stages and impressive boss fight give me lot of reasons to jump back in and play them over and over, and especially enjoyed them in co-op until I got a hang of juggling two screens myself. I've played 15 hours and I still haven't found everything. Learning to use the unintuitive controls is a difficult barrier to entry, though it comes with a payoff if you can stick with it.

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No Recommendation / Blank

Platinum Games takes a quirky experiment and fleshes it out into a enjoyable Star Fox revival that's stretched a little too thin.

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There is a good game somewhere inside Star Fox Zero, but its forced reliance on the Gamepad's screen and motion controls cause it to barrel roll right into mediocrity.

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The sort of expertly orchestrated action you'd expect from a team-up between Nintendo and Platinum, but the lack of innovation is a little disappointing.

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Star Fox Zero is like visiting a place you remember fondly, but have outgrown

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The first full-fledged Star Fox game in years mixes classic stylings with unconventional controls. But does it deliver?

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It's the Star Fox game you 2002.

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OpenCritic Coverage

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