Star Fox animated short premieres this week0 Comments
Star Fox Zero is finally nearing launch! Of course, Nintendo isn't about to sit idly by and just let the title arrive without some celebration. This week Nintendo announced that they will be showing off an animated short by the name of Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins on April 20. At 3:00 PM PT (6:00 PM ET) the video will be live streamed via Nintendo.com and later archived on their official YouTube account for potential obsessive repeated viewings.
Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins features some gorgeous artwork which appears to be 3D models overlaid with anime-style cel shading. Interestingly enough, Nintendo did not produce this animation in-house. Instead, it was produced in collaboration between Shigeru Miyamoto, Production I.G., and WIT Studio — which explains why it looks so darn good! These anime studios are known for such titles as Ghost in the Shell and Attack on Titan, respectively.
The only thing we don't know is how long the animated short will actually be. In either case, it definitely seem that it'll be worth a watch for Star Fox fans. After Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins is over you might want to stay tuned in, as a live Nintendo Treehouse broadcast is set to feature gameplay for both Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard directly afterward.