Star Fox Zero
The logo revealed for Star Fox Zero.Nintendo

Update: Nintendo has confirmed that Platinum Games - the team behind Vanquish, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and Bayonetta - are developing Star Fox Zero.

Original Story: Nintendo's E3 2015 digital event has opened with the first look at gameplay from Star Fox Zero, the upcoming Wii U exclusive title. A "Holiday 2015" release window was touted at the end of the gameplay trailer.

You can watch that trailer below...

A developer diary with Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto followed, detailing his concept for the Star Fox series and some of the features coming to the Wii U game and its GamePad functionality.

Among the new features is the ability to turn Fox McCloud's famous Arwing starfighter into different vehicles - a walker, which was in Star Fox 2, a helicopter-like Gyrowing and the larger Landmaster tank.

You can watch that video below...

Skirmishes take place on varied landscapes: open fields, cityscapes, a desert canyon and of course in space.

Star Fox was revealed by Nintendo at E3 last year with Miyamoto demoing a proof-of-concept behind closed doors. At The Game Awards in December - during a demo of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U - it was revealed that Star Fox would be released in 2015.

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