This morning, Nintendo dropped three Smash Bros. bombshells named Lucina, Robin, and Captain Falcon.
The Internet was quick to react.http://kotaku.com/four-more-char...
For starters, you must check out this new art by Kozaki Yusuke (via TinyCartridge):
Of course Twitter was quick to respond to the big reveals with jokes:
In my darkest moments, I'll find solace in this Smash Bros. screenshot of Captain Falcon acting like a maniac. pic.twitter.com/DiAP88gURa
— Kit Ellis (@kitosan) July 14, 2014
Kellam was also added to Smash Bros. today, but nobody noticed.
— Stephen Totilo (@stephentotilo) July 14, 2014
All this FE/Smash news is amazing, but I hope Sakurai knows the fans won't rest until this guy takes the stage: pic.twitter.com/PlUjadaoqi
— John Ricciardi (@johntv) July 14, 2014
I dread to think how much animating all these female Smash characters is costing Nintendo.
— Chris Schilling (@schillingc) July 14, 2014
"smash bros celebrates the rich diversity of characters in nintendo's various franchises including fire emblem, fire emblem and fire emblem"
— Andrew Goldfarb (@garfep) July 14, 2014
who's got the death stare now you motherfucking plumber pic.twitter.com/OOyORauyrG
— Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) July 14, 2014
There's some concern that Lucina is just a Marth clone:
...and Lucina is a Marth clone? Why didn't she get the newcomer treatment on the Smash Bros site?
— Ben Bertoli (@SuperBentendo) July 14, 2014
Marth with long hair and not a guy >
— Dakota Lasky (@TheRapture_) July 14, 2014
The thing I'm salty about is, lucina looks basically exactly like a marth clone :S
— Kirby Mastah (@KirbyMastah) July 14, 2014
Lucina just looks like a clone of Marth...not excited...shoulda been Chrom
— Mykal Williams (@MykalMTWilliams) July 14, 2014
People are undoubtedly psyched about Captain Falcon, too:
Nice to see Captain Falcon getting a reprieve from the Nintendo unemployment dole. Rumors had been that Falcon was hitting the bottle lately
— Pete Skerritt (@PeteSkerritt) July 14, 2014
"Say my name." "Captain Falcon" "YOU'RE GOD DAMN RIGHT" pic.twitter.com/HC3pBDe7hB
— Not Reggie Fils-Aime (@Reggie_NOA) July 14, 2014
Captain Falcon be like "yeah I'm from Fire Emblem what of it" "ok sir, go on through"
— VideoJames Montagna✨ (@JamesPopStar) July 14, 2014
can i be female captain falcon
— Daniel Switzer (@daniel_switzer) July 14, 2014
Some Redditors chime in:
And there are some great gifs on Tumblr:
There's also concern that Earthbound's Ness still hasn't been announced:
With every Smash Bros. announcement that isn't Ness, Earthbound fans sweat even more. How many characters can the roster realistically have?
— Jason Venter (@jasonventer) July 14, 2014
Nintendo is saving the Super Smash Bros. Chibi-Robo reveal until after they announce Ness and Jigglypuff. Right? RIGHT?!?
— Jeff Cork (@gijeff) July 14, 2014
None of these characters are Ness. I'm going to a bar.
— Marty Sliva (@McBiggitty) July 14, 2014
Another Smash reveal without Ness. IS NOTHING SACRED?
— Ben Gilbert (@RealBenGilbert) July 14, 2014
But really, there's only one character that NEEDS to be in this game:
And can you imagine Professor Layton as a Smash character Like his final smash "This reminds me of a puzzle" AND THEN EVERYONE DIES
— Brianna (@grizbee231) July 14, 2014