Fans of Nintendo Mascot brawler, Super Smash Bros. rejoice as two new instalments in the series have been confirmed, one for Wii U and one for 3Ds.
New characters have been revealed, including “The Villager” from Animal Crossing as well as Mega Man, both of whom are accompanied by their own stages.
Bowser, Donkey Kong, Fox McCloud, Kirby, Link, Mario, Pikachu, Pit, Princess Peach and Samus are all featured in the debut trailer, battling across various levels themed around The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks, Nintendogs and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and more.
The 2D beat-em-up gameplay appears to be traditional in both versions although the graphics differ significantly from past iterations The 3DS visuals are cell-shaded and cartoon-like, while the Wii U’s take full advantage of the consoles HD capabilities.
While no official details were provided, the the pair of games were given a 2014 release window.
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