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A fox mccloud

Fox Mccloud, the main character of the series

Star Fox is a series of sci-fi video games by Nintendo. All games in the series are space flying simultaors, with the only exception of Star Fox Adventures, that's an action-adventure game, but still featuring flying sections. A distinctive feature of the series is its characters being anthropomorphic animals, with the main character being a fox called Fox McCloud and leader of the Star Fox team.

Video games

Original games

  • Star Fox (February 21, 1993), Super Famicom, SNES. Released as Starwing in Europe.
  • Star Fox 64 (April 27, 1997), Nintendo 64. Released in 2007 for Wii Virtual Console. Rebooting the series, it's sometimes considered a remake of the first game.
  • Star Fox Adventures (September 23, 2002), GameCube.
  • Star Fox: Assault (February 14, 2005), GameCube.
  • Star Fox Command (August 3, 2006), Nintendo DS.
  • Star Fox Zero (April 21, 2016), Wii U. A boundle also including Star Fox Guard was also released.
  • Star Fox Guard (April 21, 2016), Wii U.


  • Star Fox Game Watch (June 1993), Game Watch.
  • Star Fox 64 3D (July 14, 2011), Nintendo 3DS.

Other media

An animated short based on Star Fox Zero, titled Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins, was released online on April 20, 2016 to promote the game.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

5Arrow R Mario199303 March 1993Fox from Star Fox is featured in the comics Super Mario: Mario im Wunderland and, with other Star Fox characters in Part 3 of Super Mario: Verloren in der Zeit.1
5Arrow R Stunt Race FX19940604 June 04, 1994An Arwing from Star Fox makes an appearance in Stunt Race FX.1
5Arrow R Super Smash Bros.19990121 January 21, 1999Characters and places from the Star Fox series are featured in all Super Smash Bros. games; Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard also feature compatibility with the Fox and Falco amiibo from the Super Smash Bros. series.1
4Arrow L N-Gang199906 June 1999Fox McCloud appears in the N-Gang episode "Freeze Frame".1
5Arrow R Picross19991001 October 01, 1999Picross NP Vol. 4 and Vol. 6 include images from the Star Fox series.2
5Arrow R Zelda20000427 April 27, 2000Five masks in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask seem to reference the Star Fox team.3
5Arrow R Pokémon20001214 December 14, 2000In Pokémon Stadium 2, connecting video game consoles to a TV can show an image from Star Fox 64.2
5Arrow R Animal Crossing20010414 April 14, 2001An Arwing from the Star Fox series appears as an item in all Animal Crossing games.2
4Arrow L Banjo-Kazooie20020923 September 23, 2002Star Fox Adventures features a character possibly based on Kazooie.3
4Arrow L Rally-X20050214 February 14, 2005The Special Flag from Rally-X makes an appearance in Star Fox: Assault.1
5Arrow R Donkey Kong20050317 March 17, 2005A song from Star Fox: Assault is featured in Donkey Konga 3.2
5Arrow R Asterix20051016 October 16, 2005In Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum there's a reference to the Star Fox series.3
4Arrow L F-Zero20060803 August 03, 2006James McCloud from F-Zero X is based on Fox and James McCloud from the StarFox series; Leon from F-Zero GX may be a reference to Wolf O'Donnell; Octoman from the F-Zero series makes an appearance in Star Fox Command; there also are other references between the two series.1
5Arrow R Wario20061202 December 02, 2006Microgame versions of Star Fox are featured in WarioWare: Smooth Moves and WarioWare: D.I.Y.2
4Arrow L Famicom Robot20061202 December 02, 2006Some robot characters in the Star Fox series may be based on R.O.B.; UNDIRECT: R.O.B. appears as a boss in the microgame version of Star Fox in WarioWare: Smooth Moves.1
5Arrow R Futurama20090729 July 29, 2009Characters resembling Fox, Peppy and Slippy make a cameo in the issue "The Fry and the Furious!" of the Futurama Comic.3
5Arrow R Mii Plaza20110226 February 26, 2011Mii Plaza features four unlockable hats based on Star Fox and includes a Puzzle Swap puzzle based on Star Fox 64 3D.2
5Arrow R Smosh20110902 September 02, 2011Star Fox characters appear in Star Fox TV Show!.2
5Arrow R Tekken20121118 November 18, 2012Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition features a Fox McCloud outfit for the characters.2
5Arrow R Steel Diver201406 June 2014The Blue Marine submarine from Star Fox 64 was added to Steel Diver in an update; the game also features a character based on Peppy from Star Fox.1
5Arrow R Bayonetta20140920 September 20, 2014Bayonetta 2 features a costume based on Fox McCloud with Arwing-shaped guns and an Arwing actually appearing in the game.1
5Arrow R Ace Combat20150129 January 29, 2015Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy + features unlockable aircraft themed after Fox from Star Fox 64 3D.2
4Arrow L Kirby20160420 April 20, 2016Four planets from Kirby Super Star, Floria, Aqualiss, Mecheye, and Halfmoon, are mentioned on the cover of a travel magazine in Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins.1
5Arrow R Monster Hunter2016 2016Monster Hunter X features a downloadable costume from Star Fox.2

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