Most Important Headline Of The Week
The greatest of all the Pokemon, Charizard, has been confirmed as a standalone character for Super Smash Bros on 3DS and Wii U. Let’s take a moment to bask in his magnificence.
The Other Headline Of The Week
The Nintendo Direct presentation on Tuesday also revealed plenty more details on the upcoming Super Smash Bros – most important of all was the news that the 3DS version will be launching in the Summer ahead of the Wii U version, which still has a non-specific release date of late 2014.
The 40 minute presentation (hosted by Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai) also had plenty more surprises in store; revealing new items, assist trophies & stages, a two tier system for online play separating those who wish for fun or glory, and a brand new game mode called Smash Run which will be 3DS exclusive. Finally, it was confirmed that Yoshi will return to the roster (along with Zero Suit Samus and Sheik who now have individual spots) with the second newcomer from the Pokemon series unveiled to be Greninja. If you missed the presentation on Tuesday, you can watch the whole thing via the video link below.