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Ice Climbers Chant Glitch Discovered In Smash Bros 3DS Version

The Super Smash Bros 3DS version has been available in Japan for just over a week, but it’s no surprise players are discovering a few glitches within the game. Unlike the Peach turnip-plucking fiasco, this glitch provides players with a rather haunting vibe from the Ice Climbers.

As we reported last week, the Ice Climbers were removed from the 3DS due to technical limitations, thereby cutting them from the Super Smash Bros character roster on both Wii U and 3DS versions. But a discovery from Twitch streamer Gema Yue of the “Nana, Popo” chant – the signature song from the Ice Climber duo – can be heard after defeating a pair of Dr. Marios when playing as Villager, which can be seen in the video above.

It’s unclear whether the Ice Climbers were a hasty switch from the game’s development, but it’s certainly a haunting remnant of the duo. Though for now, it appears the glitch can only be found in the Japanese version of the game.

Thanks, Nonon Jakuzure

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Super Smash Bros For Nintendo 3DS Sells Through 93 Percent Of Its Shipment

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS has sold through 93.45 percent of its shipment in Japan. Since its debut in the region on September 13th, the hand-held version of the fighting title shifted about 944,644 copies at retail. By comparison, the Wii console’s Super Smash Bros. Brawl sold approximately 819,647 copes at launch and experienced a sell-through of 94.37% of its shipment. It was recently revealed that Super Smash Bros for 3DS surpassed the one million sales mark during its first couple days on sale in Japan.

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Here’s Some US Commercials For Super Smash Bros On Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo of America has uploaded a number of new television commercials for Super Smash Bros on the Nintendo 3DS which is due for release next month. The live action adverts encourage you to settle the score with your loved ones via a game of Super Smash Bros. The highly anticipated game is due for release on October 3rd.

Thanks, MasterPikachu6 and Giygas

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Sakurai Says Including Characters From Smash Bros Melee Is Difficult Due To Aged Data

Super Smash Bros game director Masahiro Sakurai has stated that some characters are decidedly more difficult to add into a new Smash Bros title. In his latest column in Famitsu magazine, the brawler’s director previously stated why the Ice Climbers narrowly missed the roster, but he’s also commented on how difficult it can be to bring back characters from Super Smash Bros Melee due to the aged data.

According to translations, Sakurai explains part of the development process for a Smash game is to migrate data from the older games, enabling their models and animations to be developed accurately. But as Melee’s data is so aged, the team would essentially have to build those past characters from scratch, extending the development process.

Sakurai also touched upon the 3DS game’s Smash Run mode enemies, where those characters selected needed to adhere to a set of specific guidelines, ranging from enemy originality to the maintenance of balance between enemy height and weights. As such, the amount of enemies from Kid Icarus: Uprising is larger due to the original 3DS models and their ability to fit smoothly within the set enemy guidelines.

Thanks, Takamaru64

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Gamestop Is Apparently Doing A Midnight Release For Super Smash Bros

IGN reader Jorgejjvr has posted that popular US video game retailer GameStop will be holding a midnight release for the forthcoming Super Smash Bros on the Nintendo 3DS. This hasn’t been officially confirmed by the company, but hopefully we will hear something soon. Super Smash Bros on the Nintendo 3DS will launch on October 3rd, but the midnight release will take place on the 2nd.

This news is from my local gamestop, they told me that they received an email that they will have a midnight release on October 2nd for the game, get hyped!!

Thanks, Jorge

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Nintendo Minute Plays The Original Super Smash Bros For N64 In Smash-Tember

Smash-tember continues in the latest Nintendo Minute episode, which focuses on the original Super Smash Bros. Hosts Kit and Krysta are joined by JC Rodrigo from the Nintendo of America Treehouse and Twitch user Scar as they duke it out and engage in team matches in the Nintendo 64 classic. Released in 1999, the first entry in the renowned fighting game series includes 12 playable characters and nine multiplayer stages. It is also available on the Virtual Console service for Wii.

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Super Smash Bros Demo Now Live On US Nintendo 3DS eShop

The moment you’ve all been waiting for has arrived as the Super Smash Bros playable demo is now available on the US Nintendo 3DS eShop. The demo went live in Europe a few hours ago. You can grab it now free of charge from the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Enjoy.

Thanks, VoiceofFault