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Basic Controls

Flying, diving, and turning with the Arwing and other vehicles can all be performed with ease using the Nintendo 3DS system's Circle Pad.

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Gyro Controls

For a more immersive experience, opt for gyro controls to enjoy some seriously precise flying by physically moving your Nintendo 3DS system.


Quick Turns

In a pinch? Holding the L and R Buttons while turning can get your ship around tight spaces more quickly, and aid in evasive maneuvering.

Somersaults and U-Turns

Aerial acrobats can use the boost and brake functions to perform these advanced techniques. A somersault bewilders foes in hot pursuit, positioning you right behind them for a surprise attack. A U-turn lets you change course in style while in all-range mode.


Charge Shots and Homing Shots

Hold down your trigger Button to charge up the Arwing cannon for a powerful blast of energy. If an enemy enters your sights while charging, the reticle will lock on, unleashing a pesky homing shot that they'll have a heck of a time shaking off.

Barrel Roll

Do a Barrel Roll! A double tap of either the L or R Buttons performs this action. When timed properly it can be a true lifesaver, deflecting enemy fire from the ship.

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