After a humorous puppet skit Star Fox Zero gameplay was unveiled. In addition to confirming that the original gameplay that everyone loves has been preserved virtually intact, they unveiled new transformations for the Arwing. A release date was also vaguely confirmed for holiday 2015. Miyamoto also revealed the original inspirations for the famous franchise, including Thunderbirds and his childhood appreciation for animals as humans. For the Wii-U version, the game world is shown on the tv and the cockpit view is realized on the gamepad.