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Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – Main Menu Features Revealed

A few days ago, Masahiro Sakurai revealed the main menu screen for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS via Miiverse.

This may not sound like a huge deal, but these images more or less confirm some of the features and modes included in the series’ handheld debut.

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Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – Paper Mario Stage Revealed

The Nintendo 3DS version of Super Smash Bros. will include an exclusive stage based on the Paper Mario franchise – the first from the series.

“This ship (seen below) is the S.S. Flavion from Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door…Since the stage is paper, it transforms when it folds over and opens up again,” said series creator Masahiro Sakurai.

Sakurai revealed the following imagves of the new stage via Miiverse last night:

Super Smash Bros. 3DS - Paper Mario Stage 1 Super Smash Bros. 3DS - Paper Mario Stage 2

What do you think? Personally I find it strange that the 3DS-exclusive stage was based on the Gamecube installment, and not Paper Mario: Sticker Star, which launched in 2012 on the 3DS.

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS launches October 3; the Wii U version is slated for winter. Stay tuned for more details until then.

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Five Concerns About Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

Let me be clear: I am more excited about the upcoming Super Smash Bros. games for 3DS and Wii U than…any other video game, quite frankly.

On the other hand, as much time as I have spent daydreaming about playing the game, I have also come to terms with a few thoughts and concerns regarding the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros.

Click here to continue reading the full article as it was originally posted on Game Freaks 365.

Blog – Catching Up After E3

As most of you are probably already aware, Nintendo’s offerings at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles were pretty much the talk of the show.

This year’s presentation largely expanded the upcoming Wii U library, but plenty more was announced for the Nintendo 3DS, including information about key titles such as Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, as well as upcoming eShop titles.

Unfortunately, I was unable to keep up with any sort of posting during the E3 week, and missed out on most of the big headlines. As a result, I am going to do my best to post a few of the highlights and resume consistent posting from this point forward.

Stay tuned for some of the big release date announcements, trailers and new information about E3′s biggest Nintendo 3DS games.

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – Lucario Joins the Roster

Lucario, the “Aura Pokemon”, will return to the ever-expanding of fighters in the forthcoming installment of the Super Smash Bros. series for 3DS & Wii U.

Lucario was first introduced to SSB in the last game, Brawl. He was unique in that his attacks became more powerful and destructive after taking high amounts of damage, and many these moves were based directly on his actual attacks from the Pokemon games (such as Aura Sphere, Force Palm, Extremespeed, Double Team, and so on).

Here is the official word from Sakurai and the series’ official website:

The heroic Aura Pokémon, Lucario, joins the battle!! We’ve increased the influence of Aura this time, so a damaged Lucario is truly a force to be reckoned with.

Lucario joined the battle for the first time in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, which was released six years ago. The production staff of Brawl worked really hard to expand the character roster–without their efforts, Lucario probably never would have joined the battle.

I am happy to see another Pokemon character confirmed for the next Super Smash Bros. - I am really hoping for the return of Pokemon Trainer, updated with creatures from Pokemon X & Y.

Keep checking back for updates about the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for 3DS & Wii U, I will try to stay current with any news as it comes out.

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – Character Outlines Can Be Removed

Super Smash Bros for 3DS - 34One of the differences between the 3DS and Wii U versions of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. title is the character outlines seen exclusively in the images of the handheld version. 

In addition to the new screenshot update this morning featuring the Wii Fit Trainer and Villager, series creator Sakurai had this to say about the dark outlines surrounding the characters in the 3DS version:

“I guess we haven’t shown the Villager or the Wii Fit Trainer on the 3DS until now. By the way, their outlines can be made thinner or made to disappear completely.”

So, that settles any issues people have with the outlines, I’d say.

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