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Old 06-12-2018, 05:19 PM
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Bomberman, as an assist, was the "raised my hopes, and dashed them quite expertly" moment for the year, but overall quite pleased. I want to know more about Gamecube controller support, and single player and team modes. Being six months out, I'm not expecting much more info this week.
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Old 06-12-2018, 05:34 PM
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Same here.
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Old 06-12-2018, 05:39 PM
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Bomberman, as an assist, was the "raised my hopes, and dashed them quite expertly" moment for the year, but overall quite pleased.
Honestly I think Bomberman makes more sense as an assist than as a playable. His power is "blow things the fuck up in a cross formation" and an assist lets him do his thing without toning down his powers to actually be fair for competitive play.
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Honestly I think Bomberman makes more sense as an assist than as a playable. His power is "blow things the fuck up in a cross formation" and an assist lets him do his thing without toning down his powers to actually be fair for competitive play.
I don't disagree exactly, but I have spent a long time thinking about his moveset. Sakurai, if you're reading this, the only way to make it up to me is Gilgamesh.
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Old 06-12-2018, 05:56 PM
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Sakurai, if you're reading this, the only way to make it up to me is Gilgamesh.
Man-At-Arms Gil or Golden Boy Gil?
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Old 06-12-2018, 05:59 PM
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The one who taunted me with his mii fighter costume last time.
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I'm fairly happy about Daisy as an echo fighter. Using that definition, you could say the same about Luigi or Wolf and Falco when they first debuted.

Now that she's in future iterations hold hope for more personal touches.
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Old 06-12-2018, 06:37 PM
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The whole Echo Fighter thing is wildly inconsistent. Why is Lucina an Echo Fighter but Mario-with-a-coat a distinct character?
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Old 06-12-2018, 06:40 PM
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and yes I know it's because Mario's moveset will be Odyssey-based and Dr. Mario will just be based on Melee-era Mario don't @ me
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Old 06-12-2018, 06:49 PM
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Hey, so on the big splash art on the website, Corrin appears to have two left feet.

Again.
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Old 06-12-2018, 07:41 PM
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Mario and Dr. Mario seem to be more different with each passing game, and they already had a whole different down special in 4.

What I don't understand is why Pichu isn't an echo.
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What I don't understand is why Pichu isn't an echo.
Probably 'cuz of the whole self-inflicted harm thing.
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Old 06-12-2018, 10:09 PM
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According to this clip, it's possible to turn off stage hazards. However, it's unclear if they're referring to a proper hazard switch or just Battlefield Mode stages.
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WAPO will fight for Waluigi.
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The music page on the site has some new tracks for listenin'.

I really hope we get some manner of FF7 remix, having all of two BGMs for the Midgar stage, both of them straight from the OST, was a bit disappointing.


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Everything in this game is already more than anyone could ask for, and I worry for the dev team, but given Splatoon's presence it would only follow if Arms was represented as well. There's an appeal to this turning out to be everything it's going to become at launch due to its backwards-looking celebratory nature, with only potential balance and bug patches in its future, so if character additions were indeed limited: make it Dr. Coyle or Twintelle, folks.
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The music page on the site has some new tracks for listenin'.

I really hope we get some manner of FF7 remix, having all of two BGMs for the Midgar stage, both of them straight from the OST, was a bit disappointing.
Thank you so much for this! Was always wondering what the new main theme sounds.

I think the jingle sounds great.
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Old 06-13-2018, 04:18 AM
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I don't disagree exactly, but I have spent a long time thinking about his moveset.
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The whole Echo Fighter thing is wildly inconsistent. Why is Lucina an Echo Fighter but Mario-with-a-coat a distinct character?
I don't remember the details at all, but this is sth that came up in Smash 4.
Sakurai (I seem to remember it was his personal decision, but I'm not sure) couldn't bring himself to allow Lucina and Dark Pit to be counted as their own separate characters in... somewhere... shit, sorry it's all so fuzzy.

But, yeah, basically the gist of it is that the echo fighters are not different enough (in internal parameters, moveset, etc.) for The Man Himself to consider them worthy of being counted by themselves as distinct individuals, whereas all the other clones must have at least sth that differentiates them enough - Examples: In Roy's case he became a Fire elemental of sorts with slower but more powerful attacks than Marth, Dr. Mario has a different Down-B than Plumber, Falco's attacks are stronger in the air instead of on the ground, etc.
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Old 06-13-2018, 04:44 AM
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But he has a new hat!
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Old 06-13-2018, 04:59 AM
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I'm kinda bummed that they were like "hey just FYI don't expect too many new characters for this thing" because I like seeing Smash Bros. character reveals far more than I like actually playing Smash Bros.
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Old 06-13-2018, 05:03 AM
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It just seems impossible that this game isn't going to have regular roster updates plus DLC after launch. Six months is a long way off without any reveals.
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Old 06-13-2018, 05:32 AM
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I like that the visuals for Ness' PK attacks have geometric shapes in them now. It would be nice if they took some sound effects from the Mother games as well.
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Old 06-13-2018, 05:44 AM
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I anticipate two or three more character reveals prior to launch, two or three characters who are intended to be post-launch surprises but will actually be leaked weeks beforehand when the game breaks street date, and then three to six DLC characters.
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Old 06-13-2018, 06:50 AM
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Iím weirdly relieved that Poo shows up for Nessí Final Smash.

PK STARSTORM ISNT NESSí ATTACK, GUYS
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:38 AM
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As someone who only had Smash 4 on 3DS and never bought DLC, I am extremely happy with what has been announced. They did a great job of making enough changes to make it feel like a new game, but they didn't throw out the characters and other additions from the previous games. I'm really happy that we'll be able to have an Ice Climbers, Snake, Ryu, Squid Kid match, or whatever. My friend and I like to cycle through characters when playing, so more characters is the best.

As for additional characters, I would be shocked if there isn't an Arms representative. Plus, there will probably be one completely out of left field character from an 1890's playing card deck or something. They said not to expect a lot more, but there should be at least a few surprises.

Also, I'm really excited to find out what stages are in! There have been so many good ones over the course of the series. It's nice that you can change any into a Battlefield version.

Faster smashes sound good too! Basically everything I've heard sounds good!
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:41 AM
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I will be HAPPY with this game if they add 0 more characters to the current roster. 60-something is a very large number!

I would be ELATED if they added Travis Touchdown. I've been demanding Travis Since brawl and you'd think I'd know better than to get my hopes up but FUCKING TRAVIS TOUCHDOWN YOU GUYS.
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:42 AM
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It feels likely to me that this will be the last game in the series, and in the future it'll get DLC and eventually a straight port to the Super Switch.
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I feel like there might be at least one more character announcement. This game isn't coming out for another six months, after all. And while there are still new things to reveal (new music, details on the game modes) it just wouldn't feel very Sakurai not to have one more surprise character announcement at the end of some future Nintendo Direct.

But I doubt there's a large number of characters waiting to be revealed. Maybe 3 tops.
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I will be HAPPY with this game if they add 0 more characters to the current roster. 60-something is a very large number!

I would be ELATED if they added Travis Touchdown. I've been demanding Travis Since brawl and you'd think I'd know better than to get my hopes up but FUCKING TRAVIS TOUCHDOWN YOU GUYS.
I once believed Travis Touchdown in Smash to be an absurd pipe dream, but as we sit here with Pac-Man, Ryu, Cloud, and Bayo-fucking-netta I think perhaps it is not so absurd a request.
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