Mad scientist Andross arises as the emperor of Venom and declares war on the entire Lylat System, starting with Corneria. General Pepper sends in the Star Fox team to protect the key planets of the Lylat System and stop Dr. Andross.

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Takao Shimizu

Writer:

Mitsuhiro Takano (script writer)
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Cast overview:
Daisuke Gôri Daisuke Gôri ... General Pepper / Andorf / Pigma Dengar / Attack Carrier Pilot / Supply Train Conductor (voice) (as Daisuke Gohri)
Kyôko Tongû Kyôko Tongû ... Slippy Toad / Katt Monroe / HVC-09 (voice) (as Kyoko Tongu)
Tomohisa Asô Tomohisa Asô ... Peppy Hare / James McCloud / Meteo Crusher Pilot / Saru Death Pilot / Narrator (voice) (as Tomohisa Asou)
Hisao Egawa Hisao Egawa ... Falco Lombardi / Wolf O'Donnell / Granga Pilot (voice)
Daisuke Sakaguchi ... NUS 64 / Andrew Oikonny / Bill Grey / Area 6 General (voice)
Shinobu Satouchi Shinobu Satouchi ... Fox McCloud / Leon Powalski / Caiman / Sarumarine Captain (voice)
Mike West Mike West ... Fox McCloud / James McCloud (voice)
Rick May Rick May ... Peppy Hare / Andross (voice)
Lyssa Browne Lyssa Browne ... Slippy Toad / Katt Monroe / Spyborg (voice)
Jock Blaney Jock Blaney ... Wolf O'Donnell / Bill Grey / Granga Pilot (voice)
David Frederick White ... General Pepper / ROB 64 / Pigma Dengar / Attack Carrier Pilot (voice) (as David White)
Ja Green Ja Green ... Leon Powalski / Shogun Pilot / Sarumarine Captain / Forever Train Conductor / Area 6 Commander / Narrator (voice) (as J. Green)
Bill Johns Bill Johns ... Falco Lombardi / Andrew Oikonny / Caiman / Meteo Crusher Pilot (voice)
Jim Cissell Jim Cissell ... (voice) (as Jim Cissel) (credit only)
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Storyline

You take on the role of Fox McCloud, the leader of the Star Fox team. Star Fox is an elite group of fighter pilots that works as mercenaries for the Cornerian Army. Corneria is the home planet of the team, and also of Dr. Andross, a mad scientist who was responsible for the death of Fox's father five years after General Pepper, the leader of Corneria, exiled him (Andross) to the planet Venom, and the Star Fox team went to investigate the strange activity from the planet. Many years later, Andross arises as the emperor of Venom and the supreme ruler of an almost unstoppable military force and declares war on the entire Lylat System, starting with Corneria. General Pepper calls the team to action. The orders: protect the key planets of the Lylat System, infiltrate Venom, and stop Dr. Andross. Written by Flotis

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Now you can feel what you see.


Certificate:

K-A

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Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Fox 64 See more »

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Nintendo See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Numerous pieces of art for the game depict Fox holding a small gun, which he never actually uses in the game. However, he does use a weapon like this in the Smash Bros. series. See more »

Goofs

If a wing is lost, the Arwing's shadow still has two wings. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
ROB 64: Message from General Pepper. Priority one!
General Pepper: We need your help, Star Fox! Andross has declared war! He's invaded the Lylat System and is trying to take over Corneria! Our army alone can't do the job! Hurry, Star Fox!
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Crazy Credits

When you beat the game you'll see a screen with an invoice for General Pepper to pay for all the ships shot down during the game by Star Fox (64 credits for each enemy shot down). See more »

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One of the best games ever made
16 December 2005 | by MovieAddict2016See all my reviews

A lot of people had doubts about "Star Fox 64" because it was about animals in spaceships flying around blowing up other animals in space ships. The animation was dreadful and made it look like some child's game.

However, it turned out to be one of the most successful Nintendo 64 videogames. It was also the first to make use of the "Rumble Pak," which was a vibrating box you attack to the back of the controller and enabled you to "feel" the action on-screen. In fact the tagline for "Star Fox" was "Now you can feel the action." You play as Star Fox, the legendary leader of a flying squadron comprised of an old wise rabbit, a frog and others. You are attempting to destroy the baddie who killed you father and is attempting to rule the galaxy.

I remember playing this game for hours when I was younger and part of the brilliance of it all is the cinematics and limitless possibilities - each level can be beaten in a different way, and you can therefore travel to different planets out of order. The final level also has two options and one of them involves being visited by the ghost of your father, who helps you escape alive.

"Star Fox 64" is an awesome game and one of the best ever made. If you have an N64 chances are you already know how great this game is - if not, look it up on Ebay or something and get yourself a copy pronto! And don't forget the Rumble Pak!


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