F-Zero GX was a critical hit that, 13 years later, stands as a racing game classic for Sega and Nintendo. It was the latest in a string of excellent F-Zero games. It was also the last one ever made for a console. Nintendo has largely neglected the series beyond the mid 2000s, and as such F-Zero sits on the margins of…
As Nintendo cycles through its back catalogue, we've seen the return of everything from Kid Icarus to Donkey Kong. One series that's remained dormant for a while, though, is F-Zero, and sadly, it seems it's going to stay that way.
I've played a lot of driving games. Some, like Gran Turismo, I play because they're like an interactive version of a glossy car brochure. Others, like Dirt, I play for the sensation of barely keeping in control of a car that looks a lot like the actually parked in my garage.