The Nintendo Video Game Storage is full. From modern heavy hitters like platoon to evergreen talismans such as Mario, big N should always be able to pair a great gameplay idea with a set of characters that fans love. In a recent interview with VentureBeatformer head of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aimé said he believes there are people at Nintendo right now trying to find a spark that will revive F-zero back into existence.
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In the interview, Reggie quickly backs out of any conversation that F-zero abandoned, insisting instead that it just needed a gameplay idea to make it work in the modern age. “I bet that somewhere in the development centers in Kyoto, some developer is toying with an idea that can be applied to F-zero«. He also said that Nintendo never intended to give up on Captain Falcon and his friends, it’s just how the company does business.
This is cold comfort to those who still support franchises such as F-zero and Mum, the latter of which Reggie is currently nurturing as a newbie at Nintendo. Nintendo management often said that new games need new ideas, which led to scenarios in which they reinvent the wheel instead of giving the fans what they want.
This idea is to add something new to F-zero brought up in the past. This was told by former Nintendo artist and designer Takaya Imamura. IGN in 2021 that «without a grand new idea, it’s hard to bring it back.» He also said that the series is not dead. Shigeru Miyamoto also spoke with IGN He said this in 2013[doesn’t] really have a good idea of what’s new, what [Nintendo] can lead to F-zero it will really turn it into a great game again.” This is something similar to what he repeated to the French rosette. game culture a year before.
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Originally released as one of the launch Super Nintendo games, F-zero currently known as the home franchise of fiery punch connoisseur Captain Falcon in Brothers Super Smash. This is what happens when decades go by between games in any franchise and the title F-zero it’s basically a joke answer to questions about what’s coming out of Nintendo’s next Direct. However, there is a core group of fans who just want the publisher to bring the futuristic racer back in HD for new fans.