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DF Retro: The F-Zero Saga Revisited - From SNES Launch To GameCube Perfection And Beyond


NeoGAFs Kent Brockman

The game that introduced us to Mode 7 on its launch for Super Famicom and SNES, F-Zero enjoyed a long and distinguished history across three generations of Nintendo home consoles - plus some excellent Game Boy Advance support. But with F-Zero GX, it was also a series that bowed out at its absolute peak. John Linneman and Audi Sorlie assess the history of the series and the technology that delivered some outstanding futuristic racing.

00:00:00 Intro
00:02:29 Chapter 1: Formula Zero
00:06:05 F-Zero (SNES)
00:13:20 BS F-Zero Grand Prix
00:18:00 Chapter 2: The X Factor
00:21:02 F-Zero X
00:28:23 F-Zero X Expansion Kit
00:32:25 Chapter 3: Portability
00:33:17 F-Zero Maximum Velocity
00:36:48 Chapter 4: Rival Becomes Friend
00:37:21 F-Zero GX/AX
00:48:00 Chapter 5: Animated Racing (F-Zero Falcon Densetsu anime)
00:51:00 Chapter 6: The GBA Returns (F-Zero GP Legend)
00:56:10 F-Zero Climax
00:59:57 Chapter 7: The State of F-Zero
01:06:30 The Final Lap


I'll watch this later. I will say, GX is inferior to X in controls. GX is too twitchy, and the GC stick is very inferior to the precision of the N64 stick. TBH: I love playing the original more than anything. Hated the GBA games though.
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