Parents' Guide to

Star Fox Guard

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Fun, challenging tower defense with cartoonish violence.

Game Nintendo Wii U 2016
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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

A bit better than S.F.Z

This game really takes a lot of strategy, it is really fun!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
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An interesting fusion between tower-defense strategy games and security-camera monitoring, this Nintendo Wii U game proves more enjoyable than the "main game," Star Fox Zero, it was bundled with. Like many other tower-defense games, you'll experiment with placing turrets and other items to pick off the waves of enemies infiltrating your base. There are different kinds of enemy robots to deal with. The game gets progressively more challenging as you advance and take on side quests, and there's an editor to tweak the behavior of the baddies and share your creations.

With more intuitive controls than the main Star Fox Zero game, Star Fox Guard also benefits from smart artificial intelligence (AI). Don't expect stellar graphics or a compelling story -- but free is free. And when you start thinking more about this bundled bonus adventure than the game it shipped with, you know it's done something right.

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