Today, we saw the last Smash Bros. focused Nintendo Direct broadcast. At the end, Smash Bros. designer Masahiro Sakurai gave a great shout-out to all the folks who love and play his game.
This morning, Nintendo dropped three Smash Bros. bombshells named Lucina, Robin, and Captain Falcon.
Part of what makes Smash Bros. so great is that it pits characters from all sorts of different franchises together—naturally, fans have ideas about what characters such be included. Like kids sending letters to the North Pole, tons of people take to Miiverse and write letters to Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of Smash…
Masahiro Sakurai is in pain. The creator of Super Smash Bros. suffers from calcific tendonitis in his right shoulder, and it shows: Sakurai often holds his arms as he talks, and he says he can't use a regular mouse anymore. It hurts too much.