report this adControversy can come in the unlikeliest of forms, and in this case, it comes in the form of a feather on the head of a video game character. The game in question is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and the aforementioned character is Mr. Game & Watch donned in his Native American garb. With the controversy still fresh, Nintendo has now decided to make a last-minute update to the highly-anticipated fighting game, removing Game & Watch’s Native American imagery. In a recent Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Japanese live-stream that aired following a recent Nintendo Direct, Mr. Game & Watch was seen holding a torch and sporting a feather on his head–an apparent reference to a 1982 game called Fire Attack in which players defend a wooden fort from Native Americans who mean to burn it down with torches. Shortly after the live-stream made its rounds on the Internet, some fans were quick to express concerns over what they felt was a racist depiction of Native … [Read more...] about Smash Bros. Ultimate Removing Controversial Game and Watch Animation
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report this adWhile there is some controversy surrounding Nintendo’s approach to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the game is still set to be one of Nintendo’s largest games in terms of both content and sales. Moreover, the latest Smash game could be one of the best-selling games of 2018, though it does have to compete with popular titles like Spider-Man and the Red Dead Redemption 2. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has, by far, the largest roster out of any of the other Super Smash Bros. to come before. Containing 74 playable characters, Ultimate has 16 more options for players than the previous installment for the Wii U and 3DS did, and Nintendo has not shied away from showcasing each and every character in some way or form. In the latest Nintendo Direct, the last two characters to join the other 72, Ken and Incineroar, were revealed along with numerous modes, systems, and features in the newest installment to the Super Smash Bros. franchise. While fans have been … [Read more...] about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Characters Have Already Been Chosen
Nintendo recently showcased Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in a highly detailed Nintendo Direct presentation that revealed the rest of the base game’s roster, touched on future DLC plans, and also showed off the new World of Light story mode. The game has a dizzying amount of content and between amiibos, a LAN adapter, and new controllers, it also has a lot of accessories. It’s understandable that some fans may be having trouble keeping track of everything, and some may be wondering if their old accessories, like the GameCube controller adapter for Wii U, will work with the new Switch game. There’s been some confusion on that front, especially with Nintendo releasing a new GameCube controller adapter for the Switch, but it’s been confirmed that yes, the GameCube controller adapter for the Wii U will work on the Switch. That means anyone who bought that controller adapter to play last generation’s Smash game should be able to save some money if they … [Read more...] about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Does the Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter Work on Switch?
report this adReleasing in just over a month, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is one of the most anticipated games of 2018, and with the majority of the game’s modes and details just announced, it is clear that the amount of content in Ultimate is overwhelming. Although new details surrounding Super Smash Bros. Ultimate have been slowly becoming known throughout the year in previous Nintendo Directs, the latest Direct strongly focused in on Ultimate, and fans now have a much clearer idea of the plans Nintendo has for the newest installment in one of the most esteemed fighting franchises to ever hit the market. Despite the majority of Ultimate‘s character roster having already been revealed, Nintendo announced the last two to join the previous 72, Ken and Incineroar, though it was also confirmed that post-launch DLC will include new fighters. In addition to new fighters, game-changing ‘spirits’ have also joined the arena. These supporting characters give players … [Read more...] about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Online Modes Detailed
report this adThere’s been a ton of chatter in regards to the final Nintendo Direct dedicated to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which revealed the game’s final pre-launch characters and new features coming when the game launches next month. While most of the recent news pertaining to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sets up for future content after the game’s launch, it appears there is still inspiration to be drawn from the franchise’s history, with a few returning game modes to be included in the upcoming crossover. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be receiving three new modes inspired by the Nintendo Gamecube’s Super Smash Bros Melee. The first mode is Century Smash, where players face off against 100 enemies that are much easier to take on. Next up is All-Star Smash, where players will go up against endless waves of all the game’s fighters. Finally there’s Cruel Smash, which also pits the player against endless waves of … [Read more...] about These Super Smash Bros. Melee Modes Are Coming Back for Ultimate