Nintendo Direct E3 2018: Super Smash Bros Ultimate steals the show

Alfred Osborne
June 13, 2018

Earlier today, Nintendo finally reveals Super Smash Bros.

So gloriously weird. Technically, Nintendo's claim about every returning fighter is correct, since Waluigi hasn't been a controllable fighter in any of the previous Smash Bros. games. Ultimate, and will feature every character that has ever been available in the game's history, with some updates and changes to their attacks.

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I tried a one on one match, and was reminded that our blows would deal more damage than in a standard 4 Player Battle, in order to nearly scale the action so that it had a similar intensity. These are characters that are very similar to an existing fighter, but with slightly different moves, with Princess Daisy being added as a brand new one to the roster. Even better, it's free-to-play.

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Right here! We'll be embedding the livestream from our colleagues at GameSpot, so you can follow along in real time. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Torna: The Golden Country releases on September 14th exclusively on Nintendo Switch. Starting today, you can download it on the Switch. We'll see just how much there is on December 7. Video games in the former category include the aforementioned Smash title along with Super Mario Party while games like Dragon Ball FighterZ, Fortnite, and Hollow Knight will be making their jump to the Switch.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will also be compatible with all Super Smash Bros amiibo figures, as well as GameCube controllers.

1705: Reggie Fils-Aime has appeared on stream to share more news on Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee. But personally I almost nearly died from hype, and it's because Super Smash Bros. We can also look forward to a new Breath of the Wild-inspired stage - Great Plateau Tower. One such mode even encouraged players to put their systems on a table near each other, with the action taking place across all the screens as if they were one giant display. Are you disappointed the new Metroid game was not shown at E3 this year?

With the Switch, that's not an issue, and the company showed a long sizzle reel, showing off several games that are coming including Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, Megaman 11 and many more.

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