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  • Sakurai Explains Why Wii U Owners Have to Wait For Super Smash Bros

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    Smash Bros series creator Masahiro Sakurai has explained in his weekly column in Famitsu why Wii U owners will have to wait for Super Smash Bros. Sakurai says that the reason for the delay is simply because of the debugging period during which they test for bugs. By delaying the Wii U version Sakurai says they could shift the debugging periods and get the Nintendo 3DS version out the way.

  • Sakurai Wants Super Smash Bros To Appeal To Everyone

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    Super Smash Bros creator Masahiro Sakuraihas explained to EDGE magazine that he ultimately wants to make Super Smash Bros 3DS and Wii U to appeal to as many gamers as possible while retaining the core nature of the game. Here’s what he had to say. “I think the popularity of Melee rested fundamentally on the game’s speed.

  • Ganondorf Found in New Smash 3DS Video

    Nintendo Enthusiast - - 18 readers - A five minute information video was posted by Nintendo earlier today, and it seems as though our old nemesis Ganondorf makes an appearance for a split-second. If you’ve been following the news on Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U, you’d know that Ganondorf has not been revealed officially as a character yet. The moment in question is in the following video at 00:55.
  • Sakurai Talks Equipping Smash Run Power-Ups in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

    Nintendo Enthusiast - - 3 readers - Smash Run is too chaotic of a battle to rush into unarmed. In this exclusive Super Smash Bros. for 3DS mode, you’ll be able to equip special power-ups that will enhance your fighter for the duration of the event. Players can choose their power-ups before the fight, and in today’s Smash Bros. update, Sakurai shows us a menu screen from the 3DS version detailing this Smash Run feature.

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  • All-Star Mode Arrives in Today’s Smash Update With Subtle Changes

    …Smash Bros. is all about fighting Nintendo’s array of all-star characters…well, for the most part. Still, the final challenge for players in recent Smash games has been All-Star Mode, a third mode that usually joins the single-player menus once every character in the game has been unlocked. From there, you must run through a gauntlet with very few…

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  • Ganondorf Found in New Smash 3DS Video

    …A five minute information video was posted by Nintendo earlier today, and it seems as though our old nemesis Ganondorf makes an appearance for a split-second. If you’ve been following the news on Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U, you’d know that Ganondorf has not been revealed officially as a character yet. The moment in question…

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  • Sakurai Wants Super Smash Bros To Appeal To Everyone

    … of the [new] game, even if they turn off items and Smash Balls.” “Although the pace of the game had to be lowered compared to Melee in order to achieve this balance, we have managed to keep the dynamism because we didn’t have to gear towards novice players like we did with Brawl. In fact, we recreated all characters almost from scratch. Also, I feel on a personal level that this game is more interesting than the three previous games in the series.” Filed under: 2DS, 3DS, Nintendo, Wii U Tagged: sakurai, smash bros…

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  • Today’s Smash Update Is Packed With Music Info

    … – but as a bonus, we’ve added more songs for you to enjoy in Smash Run and in the Sounds area.” As a bonus? Mr. Sakurai, what isn’t a bonus in this game? There are so many features and additions, it’s hard to keep up! If you’re a Smash Run enthusiast like myself, this should definitely get you hyped. Customized Smash Run playlists is more than…

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  • Smash Bros. Special Edition 3DS XL Smashing Onto Shelves

    … With just over a month until Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is released in Europe, Nintendo of Europe have just recently announced this beauty, a Limited Edition Smash Bros. 3DS XL system!   As you can see, the Limited Edition design features the snazzy new Smash logo in the top right corner as well as a long line of fighters from the game, both…

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  • SmashShot of the Day (8th August 2014)

    … For the past year, Smash Bros. Director, Masahiro Sakurai, has been showing off Smash Bros. glory by uploading a screenshot from the upcoming instalments for 3DS and Wii U nearly every day on Miiverse… that’s a whole lot of content for your eyeballs! Today Sakurai has a retro surprise… a VERY retro surprise! “♪Ba-ding!♪” If you turn…

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  • Masahiro Sakurai’s Birthday Was This Weekend, Here’s A Look At His Cake

    … 休日出勤中に、スタッフ有志から祝ってもらいました。ありがとう! 大変な時期だけど、乗り切りましょう。 http://t.co/KkwP0HDft0— 桜井 政博 (@Sora_Sakurai) August 03, 2014 It was Masahiro Sakurai’s birthday this weekend, but the dedicated developer ended up spending his time working. However, that didn’t stop his staff from celebrating the special occasion with a lovely cake. Sakurai spent…

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  • Sakurai Reveals The Menu For Smash Bros On Nintendo 3DS

    … Super Smash Bros designer Masahiro Sakurai has revealed the final design for the bottom screen on the Nintendo 3DS version of Super Smash Bros. Sakurai says it took a long while to create because the bottom screen now displays images matching each game mode. Pic of the day. For the first time ever, I present to you…the main menu for the 3DS…

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  • The Great Fox Returns in Today’s Smash Bros. Update

    … players with their laser cannon attacks. According to the screenshot, it seems like they’ll be back once again to cause trouble. It’s interesting that Sakurai makes a point of this being the Great Fox from Star Fox: Assault. Could this be hinting at more Assault assets appearing in the game? We can see that Sakurai is giving love to entire series…

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  • Smash Bros Weekday Update (July 21, 2014): Robin’s Nosferatu

    … Director Masahiro Sakurai has decided to release more information regarding newcomer Robin (Avatar). Robin’s Nosferatu in Smash Bros So far, Nosferatu is the only attack in which the amount of damage changes depending on Robin’s position.  The special attack certainly adds a unique element to Robin’s fighting style, and players will have…

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