End of the week, my friends. We finished off another one! Just gotta get through Friday so we can start in with the fun stuff! Let's make it happen, gang! See you in a few, short hours.
I have been excited for Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS for a long time now. I've admitted many times in the past that my excitement for the 3DS version was substantially lower than that of the Wii U version. That's not a knock against the platform or the 3DS outing. It's just that when I think of Smash, I picture sitting around the TV with friends and family, going all out and having an insanely good time. The 3DS version just doesn't give me that same feeling, but it's still a wonderful experience.
My biggest excitement for the 3DS version of Smash came from the fact that once it was out, we'd finally hear some information about the Wii U version! I was nervous that Nintendo was keeping things quiet due to a delay into 2015, but thankfully that's not the case. That meant all I had to do was sit back and wait for new details to come out. I figured they wouldn't hit until a couple weeks after the 3DS version launched, and it seems that's how things played out.
Nintendo put out a new video feature today on Smash Bros. Wii U, bringing us 50 new facts about the game. Between you and me, I think Nintendo underestimated their number of details. Holy CRAP, there was a ton of information released today! It's true that we knew some of these Smash Bros. Wii U details already, but there was so much more content that we didn't know anything about. Turns out that Amazon leaked info was right, but that was only the tip of the iceberg!
How Sakurai and his team manage to cram all this content into a single game boggles my mind. I'm even more flabbergasted than before when realizing that everyone was working on two Smash games at once. One outing is more than enough to fill years worth of work, but doubling up with two versions must have proven very trying. That didn't stop all those involved from really jam-packing the Wii U version with features all of its own.
That new board game addition looks pretty damn sweet to me! A brand new way to play Smash Bros. with friends and family, so I'm all over that. On top of that, we can get in more people than ever before this time around. Can you imagine having 8-player battles in Smash?! Things are hectic enough as it is, but now you can throw in another 4 people for some fun! Hell, you can even plug in two GameCube controller adapters! There was SO much more revealed today, but those two features are enough to get me more amped than ever before.
How many of you are planning on buying Smash Bros. for Wii U? Do you own a Wii U already, or is this game a system seller? Do you own the 3DS version, but can't resist the double-dip after today's presentation? Leave a comment and let us know!