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Nintendo 3DS

Star Fox 64 3D

Fox McCloud is Back in a Re-mastered Nintendo Classic

Star Fox 64™ 3D invites players to take on the role of legendary Fox McCloud as they lead a fearless squadron of fighters in fierce aerial combat to battle the evil forces of Andross and save the galaxy from destruction. The rich 3D visuals provide a remarkable sense of depth, distance and position as players dodge meteors and blast enemy fighters out of the sky.


  • A complete graphical update brings a Nintendo classic into the era of portable 3D fun. The game makes effective use of the Nintendo 3DS system’s dual screens: The top screen features 3D aerial combat, while the bottom screen displays characters and dialogue.

  • There are two control methods for the player to experience. The Nintendo 64 Mode offers original controls, while the new Nintendo 3DS Mode uses the motion controls of the built-in Gyro Sensor of the Nintendo 3DS system.

  • Trusted wingmen Peppy, Slippy and Falco are along for the ride – if one of them is chased or captured by an enemy, players must act to protect them in order to keep their team strong.

  • Each mission takes players through a different planet of the Lylat system as they blast enemies, collect power-ups and fight powerful bosses on their way to the final battle.

  • A new multiplayer option lets up to four players engage in fierce aerial combat via a local wireless connection (using four systems and one game card via DS Download Play). The multiplayer mode also includes new power-ups and special weapons. Players can use the Nintendo 3DS system’s inner camera to display a live video feed of their faces as they battle, bringing a new level of fun and personalization to the multiplayer experience.

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Game Profile

Star Fox 64 3D Box Art

Genre Shooter
Developer Nintendo,
Players1 - 4

Worldwide Releases

na: Star Fox 64 3D
Release Sep 09, 2011
RatingEveryone 10+
jpn: Star Fox 64 3D
Release Jul 14, 2011
RatingAll Ages
eu: Star Fox 64 3D
Release Sep 09, 2011
aus: Star Fox 64 3D
Release Sep 15, 2011
RatingParental Guidance
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