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I don't care what they are making at this point. Anything will do. Just give us a sign that everything is ok over at Retro!



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cycycychris said:

There making a star fox racer game. Which the game sounds prettyamazing to me.

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-05-14-leaks-suggest-nintendos-retro-studios-making-star-fox-racing-spin-off

I'm sure they would make a pretty good MK9 game too, we would probably see the game take a larger leap forward than we have in while. I'm not so sure though at what a team like Retro has to offer for a series like Mario Kart. I think the best use of Retro is for them to take series that needs a new way of looking at the series and to help transform it from there. I don't think MK needs that.

I believe that was proved false months ago. If not, it’s just a rumor for now. Never been confirmed to my knowledge. 

Regardless, I wouldn’t say “they’re working on a Star Fox game” until we know for sure. That way it keeps bad information from floating around and being reported as true when it’s not. Could be, but for now, who knows. 

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UltimateGamer1982 said:
cycycychris said:

There making a star fox racer game. Which the game sounds prettyamazing to me.

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-05-14-leaks-suggest-nintendos-retro-studios-making-star-fox-racing-spin-off

I'm sure they would make a pretty good MK9 game too, we would probably see the game take a larger leap forward than we have in while. I'm not so sure though at what a team like Retro has to offer for a series like Mario Kart. I think the best use of Retro is for them to take series that needs a new way of looking at the series and to help transform it from there. I don't think MK needs that.

I believe that was proved false months ago. If not, it’s just a rumor for now. Never been confirmed to my knowledge. 

Regardless, I wouldn’t say “they’re working on a Star Fox game” until we know for sure. That way it keeps bad information from floating around and being reported as true when it’s not. Could be, but for now, who knows. 

Never proven fake, there was a multitude of insiders who reported they heard about this game including Liam Robertson, it's very unlikely for it to be fake



KLXVER said:
I don't care what they are making at this point. Anything will do. Just give us a sign that everything is ok over at Retro!

Imagine if it was a huge new IP, or a huge re-imagining of a forgotten Nintendo game. ^^



CaptainExplosion said:
KLXVER said:
I don't care what they are making at this point. Anything will do. Just give us a sign that everything is ok over at Retro!

Imagine if it was a huge new IP, or a huge re-imagining of a forgotten Nintendo game. ^^

New StarTropics game confirmed!



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CladInShadows said:
CaptainExplosion said:

Imagine if it was a huge new IP, or a huge re-imagining of a forgotten Nintendo game. ^^

New StarTropics game confirmed!

And they turn into a modern EarthBound! :D



Jumpin said:
I think a Star Fox game would work if it was the launch title for a new Switch iteration of hardware, and it showed off how beautiful games could look on it. I think it could make a huge splash in that regard. But, keep in mind, while Retro studios did have the talent to do that 20 years ago, it was also due to the team being heavily staffed with former Iguana Studios people who were basically making some of the best looking games available. Most of that team left between the releases of Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime Corruption.

I've been thinking that maybe a quirky battle team-battle/competition mode that is something like Splatoon (with vehicles) or Rocket League might work wonders.

We have to stop perpetuating the idea that a Star Fox game can only work as a technical showpiece forshiny new hardware. The first two games are beloved because they feature fun, arcade shooter gameplay that holds up well at any age. No one says Donkey Kong Country Returns should only release as the showoff game for new hardware because the SNES original was doing some mindblowing things at the time. These gameare fondly remembered for their groundbreaking gameplay too. They aren't Crysis 3. 

 

Star Fox just needs a good return to form on hardware people have and want. Cut out all of the gimmicks of every SF game of the last two decades, keep Fox in the damn ship, get back to basics and add some sensible gameplay additions from there. Or just port SF0 to Switch without mandatory Gamepad stuff. 



burninmylight said:
Jumpin said:
I think a Star Fox game would work if it was the launch title for a new Switch iteration of hardware, and it showed off how beautiful games could look on it. I think it could make a huge splash in that regard. But, keep in mind, while Retro studios did have the talent to do that 20 years ago, it was also due to the team being heavily staffed with former Iguana Studios people who were basically making some of the best looking games available. Most of that team left between the releases of Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime Corruption.

I've been thinking that maybe a quirky battle team-battle/competition mode that is something like Splatoon (with vehicles) or Rocket League might work wonders.

We have to stop perpetuating the idea that a Star Fox game can only work as a technical showpiece forshiny new hardware. The first two games are beloved because they feature fun, arcade shooter gameplay that holds up well at any age. No one says Donkey Kong Country Returns should only release as the showoff game for new hardware because the SNES original was doing some mindblowing things at the time. These gameare fondly remembered for their groundbreaking gameplay too. They aren't Crysis 3. 

 

Star Fox just needs a good return to form on hardware people have and want. Cut out all of the gimmicks of every SF game of the last two decades, keep Fox in the damn ship, get back to basics and add some sensible gameplay additions from there. Or just port SF0 to Switch without mandatory Gamepad stuff. 

This!!



I’m not sure what Retro is doing but they better be doing something worth while! Like are they still alive over at Retro lol



burninmylight said:
Jumpin said:
I think a Star Fox game would work if it was the launch title for a new Switch iteration of hardware, and it showed off how beautiful games could look on it. I think it could make a huge splash in that regard. But, keep in mind, while Retro studios did have the talent to do that 20 years ago, it was also due to the team being heavily staffed with former Iguana Studios people who were basically making some of the best looking games available. Most of that team left between the releases of Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime Corruption.

I've been thinking that maybe a quirky battle team-battle/competition mode that is something like Splatoon (with vehicles) or Rocket League might work wonders.

We have to stop perpetuating the idea that a Star Fox game can only work as a technical showpiece forshiny new hardware. The first two games are beloved because they feature fun, arcade shooter gameplay that holds up well at any age. No one says Donkey Kong Country Returns should only release as the showoff game for new hardware because the SNES original was doing some mindblowing things at the time. These gameare fondly remembered for their groundbreaking gameplay too. They aren't Crysis 3. 

 

Star Fox just needs a good return to form on hardware people have and want. Cut out all of the gimmicks of every SF game of the last two decades, keep Fox in the damn ship, get back to basics and add some sensible gameplay additions from there. Or just port SF0 to Switch without mandatory Gamepad stuff. 

My first point is that it doesn’t hold up very well at all. The very reason why it did well in the first place was because it was spectacular and cutting edge: the game itself was very simple as far as gameplay goes - and attempts to remaking something similar without the cutting edge graphics has not turned out well, no matter how good the gameplay or level design.

 

The genre of on the rails shooters hasn’t had that level of success outside of Lylat Wars. If you give the game to someone who doesn’t care about the nostalgia factor, there’s not any particular love for it. There was a particular time and place for Lylat Wars, and that time is over. No Star Fox game has had success without it being a display of cutting edge technology.



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