Smash Series Amiibo Announced For New Ultimate Playable Characters

Super Mario Party Is the Ultimate Party Game for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo announced during its big Nintendo Direct from E3 2018 that Super Smash Bros.

Instead of the usual onstage E3 production that most big gaming companies put together for the conference, Nintendo continued the trend of airing a Nintendo Direct after most of the big shows were already over. The newest character on the roster, Splatoon's Inkling, clocked in at number 64, with the final character revealed, Ridley, making 65 in total.

Is Super Smash Bros. a fighting game or a party game?

Super Smash Bros. ultimate is scheduled for release on 7 December 2018. This took up the bulk of the Direct, as it went over changes and updates to numerous characters' attacks and appearances.

Given the franchise's track record, we wouldn't be too terribly surprised to see a good handful of new characters make their eventual way into the game despite the Director's statements here. Even better, it's free-to-play.

A large part of that, as Trinen explained, comes from the ways that Ultimate will bring "core change to the core mechanics", such as speed, movement, animation, and more, and players as a result will have to "re-learn every character" compared to previous iterations in the series. Ultimate, which should tell you just how important the upcoming mascot fighter is for the Nintendo Switch.

Super Mario Party Is the Ultimate Party Game for Nintendo Switch

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While you're at it, you might want to secure a copy of the aforementioned Super Smash Bros.

The previously announced Pokemon: Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee, and the oncoming Pokeball Plus accessory were also showcased.

Smash Bros., Smash Bros. and more Smash Bros.

I played all my matches with the Pro Controller which felt really great, and whilst I didn't get a chance to try the game using the Joy-Con controllers, the game is fully playable in the play styles you'd expect on the switch. The Switch has also become a thriving home for indie games, and Hollow Knight, Overcooked 2 and Killer Queen Black were also given a piece of the spotlight. Amiibos and any Amiibos featuring a selectable character would be supported by the game.

The CNET team is at E3 in Los Angeles, and will be following up with on-site reporting throughout the week. The strategy RPG is coming to Switch for the first time ever with a three-dimensional adventure. You can use GameCube controllers and Melee techniques like directional air dodge and flawless shielding should up the technical game.

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