Nintendo's take on action-tower defense game is clever and intuitive.
It may be intended as a small counterpart to Star Fox Zero, but Star Fox Guard exceeds expectations by building a creative and intuitive action-tower defense game around the idea of manipulating your perspective. Nintendo uses constant misdirection from enemy invaders to build tension and poke holes in your best-laid plans.

Star Fox Guard’s retro-inspired graphics can look a little bland next to Nintendo’s colorful HD standards, but there’s a lot going on here. Varied enemies of all shapes and sizes will mess with your view of the action, forcing you to make tough decisions to counter attacking troops. Successfully foiling these invasions unlocks more powerful weapons and new skirmishes to play, which creates an addictive upgrade loop.

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