Count your lucky stars that Star Fox takes place in the Lylat system and not here, because if it did we'd all be screwed.
Assassin's Creed makes a surprisingly good looking retro game. Majami Hiroz reinvisioned the modern classic Assassin's Creed in 8-bit style graphics. It looks more like a 3DS 3D classic than an actual retro game, but that makes it all the more beautiful.
Take for example the loss of Altair's ring finger on his hidden-knife-hand. From playing Assassin's Creed, we know he lost it as part of the Assassin's initiation. But try as I might, I can't remember actually seeing that happen in the game — I only remember internalizing Altair's missing finger as fact.