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Star Fox Assault (GameCube)

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Description

The Lylat System has been at peace for several years after the mysterious disaster was averted on Dinosaur Planet. But, alas, Andrew Oikonny, who has been kicked out of Star Wolf, seems to have taken over Andross's army, and to make things even trickier, strange insect-like creatures called Aparoids have started to appear all around and destroy and assimilate objects.

Star Fox Assault marks a return to the space and air combat in the spirit of the original Star Fox and Star Fox 64 games. In addition to this, Fox and friends get to fight on foot, using various different kinds of weapons, and the Landmaster tank. The game includes a 10-mission campaign as well as a rather varied multiplayer mode.

Screenshots

Star Fox Assault GameCube This boss is essentially a re-do of Andross from StarFox 64
Star Fox Assault GameCube That's a lot of tanks
Star Fox Assault GameCube Really nice environment
Star Fox Assault GameCube Entering the planets atmosphere

Alternate Titles

  • "Star Fox Armada" -- Working Title
  • "スターフォックスアサルト" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Ok shoot 'em up Oblio (109) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
Is This The Most Accomplished Starfox? So Hai (338) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
An excellent game, but why is it over already? WWWWolf (422) 3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars
The Rape Of The Starfox Series MasterMegid (897) 0.71 Stars0.71 Stars0.71 Stars0.71 Stars0.71 Stars
The First TRUE Star Fox on Nintendo's Gamecube Steve Thompson (110) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars

The Press Says

Game Chronicles Mar 03, 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
GamePro (US) Feb 14, 2005 4 out of 5 80
Gamesmania Jun 03, 2005 80 out of 100 80
Jeuxpo.com 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Mania Feb 11, 2005 B 75
NintendoWorldReport Feb 23, 2005 7 out of 10 70
IGN Feb 02, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 29, 2005 14 out of 20 70
Nintendo Life Sep 19, 2010 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
Common Sense Media 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

The Aparoids may be based on either the Borg from Star Trek, or the Phalanx from Marvel Comics, as they are both techno-organic alien races bent on the assimilation of all organic life.

Related Web Sites

  • Star Fox (Nintendo's official game site)
WWWWolf (422) added Star Fox Assault (GameCube) on May 08, 2005