Star Fox (video game)

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Star Fox
Developer(s) Nintendo EAD
Argonaut Software
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Director(s) Katsuya Eguchi
Producer(s) Shigeru Miyamoto
Artist(s) Takaya Imamura
Composer(s) Hajime Hirasawa
Series Star Fox
Platform(s) SNES
Release date(s) JP February 21, 1993
NA March 23, 1993
EU June 3, 1993
Genre(s) Rail shooter
Mode(s) Single-player

Star Fox (スターフォックス Sutā Fokkusu?), known as Starwing in Europe, is a video game that was developed by Nintendo EAD and published by Nintendo. It was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It is the first game in the Star Fox series. It was the first three-dimensional Nintendo video game. It was released in Japan on February 21, 1993, in North America on March 23, 1993, and in Europe on June 3, 1993. It uses the Super FX chip, which improves the graphics display. The story involves Fox McCloud and his Star Fox team defending their home of Corneria from Andross, the game's main villain.

The gameplay involves guiding Fox's spacecraft, an Arwing, through stages while destroying enemies. Power-ups are placed in stages to help the player. The player must also defend their teammates from enemies. At the end of each stage is a boss. After completing a stage, the player is given a score based on how many enemies they destroyed and how well they defended their teammates.