Nintendo Star Fox 64 3D Star Fox 64 3D User Manual

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1 Important Information

Getting Started


3Arwing Controls

4Controlling Other Vehicles

5Getting Started

6Saving and Erasing Data

7Game Modes

8Map Screen

9Mission View

10Main Game

11Flight Modes


13The Star Fox Team


14Download Play

15Battle Mode

16Battle View

Support Information

17 How to Contact Us

1 Important Information

Thank you for selecting STAR FOX

64™ 3D for Nintendo 3DS™.

This software is designed only for use with the European/Australian version of the Nintendo 3DS system.

Please read this manual carefully before using this software. If the software is to be used by young children, the manual should be read and explained to them by an adult.

Before use, please also read the Operations Manual for your Nintendo 3DS system. It contains important information that will help you enjoy this software.

♦ Unless stated otherwise, any references to "Nintendo 3DS" in this manual refer to both Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL systems.

Health and Safety Information


Important information about your health and safety is available in the Health and Safety Information application on the HOME Menu.

To access this application, touch the icon on the HOME Menu, then

touch OPEN and read the contents of each section carefully. When you have finished, press to return to the HOME Menu.

You should also thoroughly read the Operations Manual, especially the Health and Safety Information section, before using Nintendo 3DS software.

For precautions related to wireless communication and online play, please refer to the Operations Manual, "Health and Safety Information".

Information Sharing Precautions

When sharing content with other users, do not upload/exchange/send any content that is illegal, offensive or could infringe on the rights of others. Do not include personal information and make sure you have obtained all necessary rights and permissions from third parties.

Language Selection

The in-gamelanguage depends on the one that is set on the system. This title supports five different languages: English, German, French, Spanish and Italian. If your

Nintendo 3DS system language is set to one of these, the same language will be displayed in the

software. If your Nintendo 3DS system is set to another language, the in-gamedefault language will be English. For instructions about how to change the system language, please refer to the System Settings electronic manual.

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2 Controls


These instructions refer primarily to the Type A control scheme.




Change point of view*








smart bomb

Bank ship left

Bank ship right

Barrel roll

Receive incoming message


pause menu







Double tap or

Touch the lower screen

* U-turnsand changing the point of view

are only possible in All-RangeMode (p.


Gyro Controls

With the gyro controls, you can ascend, descend and steer by tilting the Nintendo 3DS. If the controls seem misaligned, return the unit to a neutral position, then press lightly.

Steering Ascend/


This software involves moving the Nintendo 3DS system around while you play. Ensure that you have adequate space around you and that you hold the system firmly in both hands while playing. Failing to do so could result in injury and/or damage to surrounding objects.

Other Controls












Touch the lower









3 Arwing Controls


Press and hold / while turning to make a sharper turn.

Somersaults and U-turns

If you angle the craft upwards, you can perform a somersault by pressing boost, or a U-turnby pressing brake. Alternatively, just press to perform a somersault, or

to do a U-turn.

U-turnsare only possible inAll-RangeMode (p. 11).

Charge Shots and Homing Shots

Hold to charge up the laser. When the crosshairs change colour, quickly press again to release a powerful charge shot. If an enemy

target comes into range while charging, the crosshairs will follow it to indicate a lock on. Quickly press

or to release a charge shot or smart bomb that will home in on the enemy.

Barrel Roll

Double tap or to do a barrel roll, a manoeuvre that repels enemy fire.

4 Controlling Other Vehicles

These vehicles are only used on certain stages.

Landmaster Tank

The basic controls are the same as the

Arwing’s, but sliding up and down only moves the gun. Press

or to bank. Hold and together to hover.

The Landmaster can roll, but it cannot repel fire like the Arwing's roll. Also, hovering and banking will fill up the boost meter (p. 9).


The basic controls are the same as the

Arwing’s. Press to fire a Torpedo. The Blue-Marinecannot fire charge shots.

5 Getting Started

Press on the title screen to display the main menu.





Main Game

Play through the single-playerstory mode (p. 10).


Up to four players can compete via Download Play (p. 14). Alternatively, select SINGLE PLAYER to play against the CPU.

Score Attack

Select a mission and aim for a high score.


Learn to fly the Arwing, then test your skills in the trial run.


Adjust the control settings, and erase save data (p. 6).

6 Saving and Erasing Data


Progress through the game will be saved automatically in a single file.

Do not turn the power off, reset the system or remove Game

Cards/SD Cards while saving. Make sure not to get dirt in the terminals. These actions could result in permanent data loss.

Do not use external accessories or software to modify your save data, as this can lead to an inability to progress or loss of save data. Any modification is permanent, so be careful.

Erasing Data

Erase data by selecting OPTIONS from the main menu (p. 5) and choosing ERASE ALL DATA.

Once it has been deleted, data cannot be restored, so please be careful.

7 Game Modes

After the control settings screen, there will be an opportunity to practise flying. After that, choose a play mode to start the game.

On the control settings screen, you can choose whether or not to invert the up/down controls for your craft.

Play Modes


This mode is



designed for

Nintendo 3DS

easy play. It is


possible to


continue in this




This mode


recreates the

Nintendo 64

challenge of




Nintendo 64




This mode will




available after

Expert Mode




certain objectives.

Nintendo 64 and Expert mode cannot be played using the gyro controls (p. 2).

Resuming a Game

When returning to the main game, select SAVED GAME to resume from where you left off. Alternatively, select NEW GAME to start the game again (overwriting the existing save data), or GUEST GAME to start a new game as a guest (during which your progress will not be saved).

8 Map Screen

Your progress and current route are shown on the map screen before starting the next mission. Start a new mission by selecting NEW MISSION from the menu on the Touch Screen.

♦ While on the map screen you can also press or to rotate the map.

Press to check the current rankings.

Map and current route

The colour of the route indicates the difficulty level, with blue being the easiest, yellow being medium, and red being hard. The next mission is indicated by .

Mission results

Shows which team members