A series of leaked screens have been revealed for the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros, the most notable picture being, what could be, the entire roster of the highly anticipated fighting game.
Included in the leaked pictures are a collection of returning characters: Wario, Mr Game and Watch, Ganondorf, Falco, Jigglypuff, R.O.B, Ness and Dr Mario. Excitingly, the list also includes a whole host of new characters to the series such as Bowser Jr, a rival of Mario; the dog from NES classic, Duck Hunt; Dark Pit, who was teased in an earlier trailer alongside Pit and Palutena; and finally Shulk who rose to fame in Xenoblade Chronicles, the recent critically acclaimed RPG game for the Wii. A series of videos depicting Shulk, Bowser Jr and Ganondorf in combat have been released alongside the images, giving a heavy amount of credence to the overwhelming set of leaks.
If this is the entire roster of the game, it’s an incredibly satisfying and varied set of characters that manages to respect the history of Nintendo’s past and Present. There are some sad omissions such as Bayonetta, who’s second game will be released exclusively for the Wii U, as well as Isaac from the Classic Gameboy Advance series, Golden Sun. Who knows though, there could still be some more surprises in store for the popular party fighting game, so there’s still some hope for more characters to be revealed.
So are you happy with the leaked list of characters or are some of your favourite Nintendo icons missing from the lineup?