Reggie Does not Appear To Assume Nintendo Has “Deserted” F-Zero, Says There’s Nonetheless Hope

Reggie Doesn't Seem To Think Nintendo Has "Abandoned" F-Zero, Says There's Still Hope

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One collection we’re positive many Nintendo followers would like to see make a return is the F-Zero. Though the Nintendo 64 model bought a re-release in March by way of the Swap On-line service, there hasn’t been a new entry within the futuristic racing collection for the reason that 2004 Recreation Boy Advance title, F-Zero Climax.

So, will this basic Nintendo collection ever make a return? Former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé (who’s at present busy selling his new guide Disrupting the Recreation) was requested by GamesBeat why F-Zero was “deserted” by Nintendo?

The best way Reggie sees it – a minimum of primarily based on his personal historical past with the corporate – is that it is “by no means” a aware resolution made by Nintendo to cease supporting sure collection. It is truly simply experimenting with new and completely different gameplay kinds and the way they might be utilized to both new or current collection.

He appears to suppose there is a good likelihood that somebody inside Nintendo’s HQ might be experimenting with an concept that might be match for a future F-Zero sport. This is precisely what he needed to say:

“Why was F-Zero deserted? The perception I’d share is that, a minimum of throughout my tenure, Nintendo builders have been at all times experimenting with completely different gameplay kinds, at all times interested by the place a novel expertise might be utilized again, both to an current franchise or perhaps creating a brand new franchise. My wager is that someplace within the Kyoto improvement facilities, some developer is taking part in round with an concept that may be utilized to F-Zero. It’s by no means a scenario, a minimum of in my expertise, the place the corporate makes a aware resolution to not proceed supporting X-Y-Z franchise. Traditionally it simply hasn’t labored that means, not once I was there.”

This is not the primary time we have heard a former Nintendo particular person speak concerning the return of F-Zero, or a future entry requiring one thing distinctive. In actual fact, final 12 months – former Nintendo staffer Takaya Imamura mentioned there was nonetheless life within the racing collection, nevertheless it wants a “grand new concept” to deliver it again. Shigeru Miyamoto additionally talked about in 2012 how he felt the collection hadn’t actually developed.

What do you suppose a brand new F-Zero sport would want to do to evolve the collection? Depart a remark beneath.

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