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Star Fox

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Star Fox
Basic Information
Argonaut Games
Rail Shooter, Shoot 'em up
8 Megabit Super FX Cartridge
Super Nintendo Controller
General Features
Main Credits
Katsuya Eguchi
Shigeru Miyamoto
Shigeru Miyamoto
Hajime Hirasawa
Dylan Cuthbert Giles Goddard and Krister Wombell
European Union European Release
June 31993
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release
March 11993
Japan Japanese Release
Febuary 221993
Awards | Changelog | Cheats | Codes | Codex
Compatibility | Covers | Credits | DLC | Help
Localization | Manifest | Patches | Ratings
Reviews | Screenshots | Soundtrack
Videos | Walkthrough
Star Fox at Wikipedia

Star Fox (Also known as Starwing in Europe due to legal problems with a Danish vacuum cleaner called "Star Fox") was created for the Super Nintendo in 1993. It spawned several sequels, including Star Fox 64, Star Fox Adventures, and Star Fox: Assault. There was also an unreleased sequel in development for the Super Nintendo called Star Fox 2.

The game was originally created as a demo of the Super FX chip that enabled primitive 3D graphics on the SNES. Shigeru Miyamoto slapped on characters, levels, and called it a game. This approach to creating the franchise is one of the reasons why Miyamoto feels no strong attachment to the series and shops it out to Rare and Namco.

Star Fox series
Star Fox | Star Fox 2 (cancelled) | Star Fox 64 | Star Fox Adventures | Star Fox: Assault | Star Fox Command
Star Fox
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