It has been eight years since Fox McCloud defeated the evil Andross. Since then, the Star Fox team has been on a slow downturn. Falco, a loyal friend of Fox, decided to leave the team in search of new challenges. Peppy, in his old age, quit his duties as a pilot to focus on navigation, and Slippy did likewise, focusing on his technological developments. While Fox and his comrades are recognized as heroes, they've received little in the way of work since Andross's death, and their ship, the Great Fox, has seen much better days. However, one day, as they're approaching Dinosaur Planet at the edge of the Lylat System, they receive a message from General Pepper asking Fox to investigate what's caused the world to suddenly start breaking up and find a way to fix it. At the same time, Dinosaur Planet's inhabitants are under the dictatorial rule of General Scales, whom Fox must contend with in order to complete his mission. And then there's the mysterious Krystal, who became trapped in a ... Written by
Out of the cockpit... and into epic adventure!
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Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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The original beta version of the game, simply called Dinosaur Planet and slated for a Nintendo 64 release, did not feature Fox as the main character, nor did it include any Star Fox elements. See more
In the beginning of the game when Tricky and Fox first meet, Fox tells Tricky that his father had been captured. However, there was never any mention of his capture before this event, and when the Queen Earthwalker (Tricky's mother) tells Fox and Tricky about the King, there is noticeable surprise in their reactions. See more
Prince Tricky, Earthwalker, you are now an honorary member of the Starfox team!
Dad! Did you hear that? Me! A member of Starfox! Do I get my own spaceship?
Referenced in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U