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Watch the Star Fox Animated Short Debut Right Here [UPDATE]

The Star Fox animated short, The Battle Begins, debuts today.


[UPDATE] The livestream is now over. We've posted a video of the Star Fox animated short below. You can watch the Nintendo Treehouse presentation of Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard at the bottom of this article. The original story follows:

If you're interested in watching the Star Fox Zero animated short, you can do so in the video player below. Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins debuts on Nintendo's Twitch channel right now.

The Battle Begins was teased the other day with a trailer featuring Star Fox and his other critter companions: Falco Lombardi, Slippy Toad, and Peppy Hare. You can watch the teaser trailer for yourself right here.

After the short finishes, you can watch a Treehouse: Live presentation of the upcoming Star Fox Zero and the standalone game Star Fox Guard, which stars Slippy's uncle, Grippy.

Star Fox Zero releases for the Wii U on April 22 and is bundled with Star Fox Guard.

GameSpot scored Star Fox Zero a 7 out of 10. Critic Peter Brown said, "Zero is a good-looking homage with some new locations to find and challenges to overcome. It doesn't supplant Star Fox 64, but it does its legacy justice."

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