Redditor Leaks Potential Star Fox Racing Spin-Off From Retro Studios

Ruben Fields
May 15, 2018

Although according to some fan theories F-Zero and Star Fox are set in the same universe, and at the very least Star Fox games have shown the characters competing as race drivers in various epilogue sequences.

Star Fox Grand Prix will apparently feature boss fights, a hub world to explore, and an adventure mode.

The last Star Fox game was Star Fox Zero for the Nintendo Wii U, which met with less than stellar reviews.

First discussed and revealed by 4chan, and then later confirmed by EuroGamer, we've found out that an alleged game called Star Fox Grand Prix will allow the famous mercenary team to return in an F-Zero meets Diddy Kong Racing kind of game.

We reached to Nintendo for comment and will update if we receive word on this rumor. An F-Zero game from Retro is something I can get behind.

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"What Retro Studios is working on is a spinoff based on an existing Nintendo IP that they haven't worked with before.Star Fox", said DasVergeben.

Nintendo really hasn't quite figured out how to bring Star Fox into the modern era, with just about every attempt after Star Fox 64 being underwhelming.

When Metroid Prime 4 was announced a year ago at E3, the conclusion most came to was that Retro Studios was working on it.

The idea that the studio responsible for past Metroid Prime games and more recently the Switch version of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is working on the racing spin-off comes from the Redditor DasVergeben (via Nintendo Insider), a Redditor known for leaking information on games in the past. Many scoff at the possible new take on the franchise. If you're a Retro Studios fan, though, you may have been hoping for something a bit grander.

"We have heard numerous same rumors, though can not and do not confirm the veracity of the sources".

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