Sakurai Talks About How A Removed Kirby Feature May Have Inspired Smash Bros

Masahiro Sakurai is best known for creating two of Nintendo's biggest franchises, Kirby and Super Smash Bros. It therefore makes sense that one would have inspired the other. Speaking at the Kirby 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert in Tokyo, Sakurai discussed how the concept of characters dying after flying off the screen was almost featured in … Continue reading Sakurai Talks About How A Removed Kirby Feature May Have Inspired Smash Bros

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Sakurai Talks About The Importance Of Thinking Outside The Box

Creator of Kirby and Super Smash Bros, Masahiro Sakurai has certainly proved himself as an innovative game developer. In a recent edition of Famitsu, Sakurai talked about the importance of thinking outside the box when developing games. Praising Platinum's latest NieR game, he emphasised that games are at their best when players feel like the … Continue reading Sakurai Talks About The Importance Of Thinking Outside The Box

New Unused Petey Piranha Animations Found In Super Smash Bros For Wii U

New unused animations for Petey Piranha have been discovered in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. The folks at Source Gaming did some back-checking with other boss characters in the game and found out that the animation names match up with other characters, suggesting that these newly-discovered animations might have been made specifically for the … Continue reading New Unused Petey Piranha Animations Found In Super Smash Bros For Wii U

Wii U And 3DS Updated Total Global Sales Figures

With Nintendo not long ago releasing their third fiscal quarter financial results, they've also updated their Wii U and 3DS top seller and lifetime sales figures. Included are the global hardware and software totals and you can check them out below: Wii U Mario Kart 8 - 8.26 million pcs. New Super Mario Bros. U … Continue reading Wii U And 3DS Updated Total Global Sales Figures

A Look At Sakurai’s Incredible Game Collection

It's obvious when playing Super Smash Bros that its creator has a passion for video games. Masahiro Sakurai has released some pictures of his almighty game collection. Unsurprisingly, it includes a huge amount of Nintendo games, but it seems Sakurai is also partial to the PlayStation as well. The pictures come from an interview he … Continue reading A Look At Sakurai’s Incredible Game Collection

Video: Drifter from Hyper Light Drifter Has Been Smashified

Smashified continues their initiative of taking fan favorite characters and rendering them into a Super Smash Bros. For 3DS/Wii U style. This week's video didn't involve any trophies, but it did involve Drifter from Hyper Light Drifter. And it also featured commentary from Omni & Chris. If you want to see the video for yourself, … Continue reading Video: Drifter from Hyper Light Drifter Has Been Smashified

Video: Some Best Buy Employees Surprised A Teen Who Has Been Visiting Their Store Daily To Play Smash Bros

Valley Stream, New York's Best Buy store may not stand out all that much, but the employees at the store didn't let that stop them from providing some generosity for a teen this holiday season. The staff purchased a Wii U for the teen, who visited the store every day in an effort to play … Continue reading Video: Some Best Buy Employees Surprised A Teen Who Has Been Visiting Their Store Daily To Play Smash Bros

Rumour: Liam Robertson Advises That There Will Be New Characters in Smash Bros. Switch

Liam Robertson, well known for his contributions to Unseen64, and Did You Know Gaming, has Tweeted a rumour that there will be new characters in Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch. He hasn't confirmed which characters to expect, but did note that there won't be many additions to the lineup from previous iterations. https://twitter.com/Doctor_Cupcakes/status/806216098521763840 Source