When gamers think about the most anticipated Nintendo Switch game, chances are they’re thinking about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The all-star brawler has given Nintendo unparalleled hype when it comes to multiplayer action, and fans will be out to buy it in droves when Super Smash Bros. Ultimate releases this December. Unfortunately, even that upcoming release date may be too late for some. A 21-year-old fan named Chris Taylor has risen to prominence over the weekend, albeit for tragic circumstances: Chris has terminal cancer, and he posted his concerns that he would pass before getting a chance to play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Soon after his post, Nintendo fans started spreading the word about him in an effort to see if Nintendo could make any special accommodations, triggering an awareness campaign that Nintendo has now officially taken notice of.Fans had been forwarding his message to a number of Nintendo employees, one of whom replied with a confirmation that she’d … [Read more...] about Smash Bros. Ultimate Fans Campaign for Cancer Patient to Play the Game
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About a couple of weeks ago, a leak by a foreign retailer potentially revealed that Nintendo had plans to release a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Switch bundle in order to further support the launch of the forthcoming crossover fighting game. Now, it looks as if the rumors were true to some extent, as the Big N recently confirmed that it will indeed be selling a Switch bundle that includes the title as well. As seen in the tweet below, the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch bundle will include the hybrid mobile console, Joy-Con controllers and dock branded after the crossover fighting release, and the game itself in the form of a download code. While some may have preferred to receive a physical copy of the title, it makes sense as to why a download code is included, as the bundle comes out at the start of November, while the game hits store shelves during the first week of December.Nintendo’s announcement of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Switch bundle should appease … [Read more...] about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Switch Bundle Confirmed
Fans have been eagerly awaiting new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate news since the Nintendo Direct was delayed last week. The Direct didn’t contain as much Smash news as fans might have hoped, but it did reveal one new fighter: Animal Crossing‘s Isabelle. Isabelle, the kind secretary from Animal Crossing: New Leaf is joining the roster of playable characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Her introduction trailer shows her thinking over how the Mayor has been absent for a long time due to their spot on the Smash roster. She then receives mail containing an invitation of her own.Isabelle has a wide variety of weaponry, all stemming from Animal Crossing. She can be seen using a bucket, confetti popper, buried gyroids, and even a fishing rod to attack players that are off the stage. She’s also able to pocket incoming projectiles and can use a bug net, just like Animal Crossing‘s Villager. She appears to use a swing attached to balloons to levitate, which will … [Read more...] about Animal Crossing’s Isabelle Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Considering it’s one of the most anticipated games launching this fall, it’s likely many Nintendo fans can’t wait to get their hands on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Of course, this latest leak only serves to further excite Smash’s fanbase, as it reveals a bundle including this crossover fighting title and a custom Nintendo Switch. Leaked by French retailer Carrefour, this system and game bundle includes, at least, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, a limited edition system, and a limited edition JoyCon controller set. Of course, Nintendo has yet to officially announce this bundle, so some may want to approach this with a grain of salt. However, considering the popularity of the game, this would be a great way to bolster sales, especially during the holiday season.It’s worth noting, if the below image is correct, that this would be the first time that the JoyCon controllers and the Switch had a matching custom design, which could be … [Read more...] about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Switch Bundle Leaks
Super Smash Bros. is a staple of competitive gaming and one of Nintendo’s most celebrated franchises, which makes the latest installment’s fast-approaching release that much more reason to celebrate. Coinciding with the launch of Smash Bros. Ultimate this December, Nintendo is releasing a limited edition Smash Bros.-themed Pro Controller for Nintendo Switch. The official Smash Bros. website was recently updated with images that seem to suggest a special edition will be available on the December 7th release day, bundled with the limited edition Smash Bros. Pro Controller and a special steelbook case for the cartridge. Also featured on the Smash Bros. Ultimate page are pre-order links for a special edition Smash Bros. Gamecube Controller and Controller Adapter, both arriving “Holiday 2018.”Surely proponents of the Gamecube controller as the only viable option for playing Smash Bros. will grimace, however the Switch Pro Controller shouldn’t be overlooked. The … [Read more...] about Smash Bros. Ultimate Getting Limited Edition Switch Pro Controller