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Hands-on gameplay with Star Fox Zero's Retro Arwing

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Earlier today, Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct packed full of announcements — including the reveal of the Retro Arwing, a special ship available within Star Fox Zero unlocked through the use of the Fox McCloud amiibo.

Recently, we went hands-on with Star Fox Zero, including a little time with the Retro Arwing. Above, see what the unlockable ship changes: including the sound effects, music, the missile system, and even a low-poly version of the Walker — a sly reference to the cancelled SNES sequel Star Fox 2.

For more on Star Fox, check out Star Fox Guard, a newly announced downloadable Star Fox title available as a pack-in with physical copies of Star Fox Zero.